Originally written December 27, 2012 on Football Nation:
Many of us grow up with an older sister of brother whom we constantly try to emulate or best in some fashion. Whether these petty (but often times enjoyable) conflicts take shape in sports, academics, parental approval or social status, the rivalry that is created stands the tests of time and the memories never fade.   As the baby in my family, I can remember trying to become a better tennis player because almost everyone in my family plays. Some of my most enjoyable memories came from those tennis courts at Graham Memorial Park in central Kentucky. My brother and two of my sisters and I would play most every day in the summer and fall months until ten or eleven o’clock at night. What we didn’t know then was that our group effort trying to beat up on each other was not only fun, but it was actually making us better. And that is where this tease ends and a teaser for the ages begins. In less than a week, two brothers will play for the first time on opposing teams in a college game th...
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