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The Players' Tribune - Von Miller: Nerd
Posted By:  Sean Cox
Friday, February 19, 2016

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Get to know Von's Vision founder and Super Bowl 50 MVP, Von Miller, in The Players' Tribune.

February 18, 2016 - Let me tell you about a little spy operation my mom and I used to run. When I was in fifth grade, I wanted to play peewee football so bad.So I went up to my dad after school and told him he had to go sign me up.

He just laughed.

“Boy, you not ready. You’re way too skinny to be playing football.”

“I’m ready, dad! I’m ready!”

I was begging him, but he wasn’t having it.

This was ’99 in DeSoto, Texas — right outside Dallas.Deion Sanders. Michael Irvin. Emmitt Smith. Leon Lett. Every day, I’d be throwing the ball around at recess pretending I was them.

There was just one problem, though. I was a nerd...

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