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My Chance Encounter with the Giz

Monday, October 2nd, 2006 by Wang

[Ed. – To celebrate the Canadian Football Hall of Fame weekend in which Henry Williams was one of the inductees, Overtime Central presents this tale from guest author Jim Fedyk.]

With the induction of Henry ‘Gizmo’ Williams into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, I was reminded of my own short brush with greatness. The greatness I speak of, of course, is the legendary Giz himself. Here is my account.

It all happened in Regina, downtown outside the Cornwall Center in fact. You see, it was summertime and I was working as a security guard on a mission to take down the shoplifters ruining an otherwise fine city. It was an exciting time… Billy Ray Cyrus was hot and mullets were at their peak. Like Gizmo in many ways, I was winding and weaving my way through university at the time and because of my lack of an affluent background along with my parent’s desire for me to ‘build some character’, I was forced to work through the vacation months. Fate must have had a bigger plan for me that fine sunny day as I normally worked at the Hamilton Center, but on this particular afternoon kismet decided that I be called in to replace someone.
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10 Questions For pigskin_chucker

Saturday, September 30th, 2006 by Jon

Overtime Central sits down with pigskin_chucker to discuss favourite teams, cheating, inside jokes, his stunning good looks and more in this edition of 10 Questions.
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10 Questions For CFL4Ever

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 by Jon

Overtime Central sits down with CFL4ever to talk team names, failing grades, Hollywood sabbaticals, picking tips and more in this edition of 10 Questions.
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10 Questions for BestGuess

Saturday, September 16th, 2006 by Jon

Overtime Central sits down with BestGuess coach to discuss team names, the lack of women in coaching positions and laundry.
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Notebook – September 11, 2006

Monday, September 11th, 2006 by Jon

Lots of CFL news, an expensive practical joke and devastating steroid revelations from CB fill this edition of the Notebook.
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OC Jottings

No jottings in the last 7 days. Here is a random jotting.

  • December 7, 2006
    NFL Provides $300 million Loan for New Stadium at the Meadowlands → Toronto dreamers bidders will be smacking their lips looking to get some of that action. If the richest teams in the NFL cannot build there own shared stadium, and want to avoid personal seat licenses, how can a Toronto franchise build one totally on their own under a $1 billion franchise debt? #
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