Robert Vega

Robert Vega

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Born in Mexico, I moved to the Houston as a four year old kid in 1982. I spent five years there and began forging relationships that would last a lifetime. Yeah, some of that was with other people, but what really stuck were my relationships with Houston pro sports. I have since moved all over the country and currently reside in a small town on the east coast of Florida, but my passion for Houston pro sports has never wavered.

That passion reached it's greatest heights in the mid nineties when the Rockets won back to back NBA championships, but came crashing down only a few years later when the Oilers left for Nashville. My faith as a fan was shaken, but eventually rebuilt when the Texans downed the Cowboys on opening day, 2002. It's been a bit of a bumpy ride, but now we're ready to break out and change the future of the NFL.

I was recently married in July of 2009 to a wonderful woman who's only flaw is that she hates sports. As such, I'm currently in the process of converting her. She doesn't know it yet, but she stands little chance.

I have a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from MIT (where I was fortunate enough to take current Houston Rockets GM, Darryl Morey's sports management class). So naturally, I like to get into the details and stats of sports. Unfortunately, this probably drives my wife further away from them. Damn.

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  • JW Nix posted 1608 days ago

    JW Nix

    Has Roger Goodell Lost His Mind?:
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/344819-roger-goodell-looks-into-castratring-the-nfl-forever

  • JW Nix posted 1613 days ago

    JW Nix

    controversy begats controversy :
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/341445-cantons-voters-once-again-show-they-know-nothing-about-football

  • Sam Deerhill posted 1655 days ago

    Sam Deerhill

    Big win for the Texans yesterday... See what the Dolphins need to do: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/315264-miami-dolphins-in-serious-need-of-the-x-factor

  • JW Nix posted 1660 days ago

    JW Nix

    you may like this :

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/312644-chris-henry-may-inspire-the-bengals-to-a-title

  • rob faulkenberry posted 1661 days ago

    rob faulkenberry

    What about if we tie with CIncy at 9-7?

  • JW Nix posted 1682 days ago

    JW Nix

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/300399-heisman-busts-usually-bring-nfl-busts

  • Alex Johnson posted 1684 days ago

    Alex Johnson

    Will both of the NFL's last standing undefeated teams go down this week?

    Find out that and more right here:

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/299253-sunday-morning-under-the-helmet-what-to-watch-for-in-nfl-week-12/show_full

  • Richard Langford posted 1689 days ago

    Richard Langford

    You are cordially invited to witness a unique and funny evening with the Tennessee Titans.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/294984-an-evening-with-the-tennessee-titans-bud-adams-style-pt-1

  • JW Nix posted 1689 days ago

    JW Nix

    you may like this :

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/295611-crazy-canton-cuts-kenny-easley

  • Steven Merriam posted 1689 days ago

    Steven Merriam

    Hey Robert!

    If you could check this out and leave some feedback it would be greatly appreciated.
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/295976-five-nfl-players-who-should-be-in-their-first-pro-bowl-this-season-nfc-offense-edition

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