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Russell Wilson---Seattle Seahawks
 Please forgiv my indulgence in posting this so close to my previous one. These won't be quite so relevant after Sunday when only two of these quarterbacks will remain standing and headed for the Super Bowl in the Meadowlands.
 I'm not sure what inspired me to creat these four collage of the remaining four quartrbacks in the NFL playoffs. I had the tv on this weekend while working on another project and somehow the idea popped into my head that I'd like to make a collage of Seattle's Russell Wilson. As I began working on that I thought I might continue on do the winning QBs of the three other games as well. I had to wait on each. As I was working I was reminded of my high school days and how I probably saved myself from being tortured by the student athletes as friends later related horror stiries of their run ins with the "jocks." I used to attend the High School football games to hang out with friends on a friday night. The team was the Parkland Trojans. One Sunday I was sitting in my room and decided to make a cartoon the school mascot tearing apart or beating up on the next opponent's school mascot. One of the football players was in my art class.I gave him the drawing. He liked it and was quite effusive in his praise. Each week I'd draw him another. One week I skipped. He came up to me and asked for the drawing. I told him I didn't do one for this week. He seemed downcast. Unthreatingly, he seemed sincerely disappointed, He told me he was hanging them up in the locker room and the team was using them in their preparation for that week's contest. From then on I never missed a week. It wasn't until years later after hearing artist friends relate their tragic tales of run-ins with the jocks that those drawings must of acted as some sort of unwitting protection money. I never had my head bashed into a locker, never pantsed and was treated with nothing but respect from the athletically inclined members of the student body.

Tom Brady---New England Patriots

Peyton Manning---Denver Broncos

Colin Kaepernick---San Francisco 49ers




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