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Jim Schwartz: Two Parts Mental, One Part Metal

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Jim Schwartz, first-year head coach of the Detroit Lions, is a bit of an enigma.

Schwartz was all-American linebacker and captain of his football team at Division III Georgetown. He also graduated with honors in the economics program as well as being an academic all-American. At both times a whiz kid and a jock, he had it all.

He could be sitting at a desk on Wall Street right now earning bailout money with most of his graduating class.

Instead, he's preparing for a rebuilding project almost as daunting as fixing the financial industry, the 0-16 Detroit Lions.

Rod Marinelli was Millen's guy. Tough, hard nosed, disciplined—the Vietnam War veteran fit in perfectly with Millen's ideal team ...

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