– Magazine – SI Flashback: Tillman’s intensity made him the heart of Arizona State’s defense – Friday April 23, 2004 12:04PM.
I’d never heard of this fellow, but this is a great profile, well-written and inspiring–even though there are large parts of it which I can’t understand at all. Football, it seems, is a different language.

What makes it even more poignant is that Pat Tillman (the player profiled) was killed in Afghanistan this week.