Found February 18, 2012 on NESN.com:
When Jeremy Lin first popped up on the national scene about two weeks ago, no one knew who he was or where he had gone to college. Today, Lin has become something of a folk hero nationwide and has garnered unbelievable praise for his sudden rise to stardom with the New York Knicks. Lin's rise has definitely brought on comparisons to other rags-to-riches type sports stories, but many have also been overlooked. The likes of Tom Brady, Kurt Warner and Tim Thomas may jump to mind initially but there are many other sports stars who have risen from mere obscurity...
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