Found August 14, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Matt Schaub returned to Houston Texans practice on Wednesday after taking time off to attend his grandfather's funeral, a man he called his biggest fan. The quarterback, normally reticent about discussing his personal life, smiled as he recounted what his grandfather Bob Rutledge meant to him ''He was always there, always supportive,'' Schaub said. ''First one I would talk to when I got home from games growing up and in high school and college. He would always be there to support me. He was a special man ... he lived 90 great years.'' Rutledge, who lived in Roswell, Ga., died Aug. 4. Schaub, whose middle name is Rutledge, was thankful he was given the time off from training camp to attend the funeral on Tuesday in North Carolina. ''It's my mom's dad and she's an only child so we were around him and my grandmother a lot growing up,'' he said. ''So it was huge for me to be able to go back there and spend some ...
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