He plays a position synonymous with violence and collisions.
He plays a position on a team synonymous with Hall of Famers and legends.
He is Brian Urlacher, middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears.
Urlacher, a six-time Pro Bowler, has been the staple of the Bears’ D for the past nine years. Critics charge him as overrated—others believe him to be a first ballot Hall of Famer. If given the opportunity for a one-on-one interview, I would ask him the following 10 questions.
- Do you feel that you have revolutionized the MLB position?
- What would you do differently in trying to tackle Jerome Bettis on that fateful 2005 snowy afternoon in Pittsburgh?
- Butkus or Singletary?
- Do you have what it takes to be a Hall of Famer?
- Has you role changed over the years?
- 6. Who is the toughest quarterback to read?
- What motivates you as a player?
- How much gas left in the tank to play at a high level?
- If you could not be a player or involved in football in any way, what would you be doing?
- When your team needs a sack, what is you best move to get to the opposing quarterback?