Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/19/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 15: Former NY Giant and star of upcoming FOX comedy series 'Brothers,' Michael Strahan attends the Fox 'Brothers' Challenge at the New York Giants Timex Performance Center on September 15, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Fox)
Michael Strahan is a pretty cool guy. Not that I didn’t expect that, but sometimes you just don’t know for sure. Last Friday, I was attending the NYPLA’s Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary in the Waldorf=Astoria (and yes, that equal sign is intentional and I have no idea why they do that). Normally I would never discuss this with anyone, ever, for fear of people making some random excuse to slip away (“um, I have this root canal I have to get to…”), which would be understandable since it’s really a bunch of patent lawyers, judges and… whoops, looks like I’m already losing you. OK, so who should show up as the main speaker this time other than Michael Strahan, formerly of the New York Giants, and currently of Kelly & Michael (I swear, that’s one show that I never thought would ever exist). Strahan basically told the story of how he went from only one year of high school football, to college football to the Giants, then to Fox NFL Sunday a...
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