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Mike Oriard

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Role  American football player
NFL draft  1970 / Round: 5
1970-1973  Kansas City Chiefs
Positions  Lineman
Name  Mike Oriard

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Date of birth  (1948-05-26) May 26, 1948 (age 67)
College  University of Notre Dame
Books  Brand NFL, Reading Football, The end of autumn, Bowled Over: Big‑Time, Sporting with the gods

Place of birth  Spokane, Washington
Education  University of Notre Dame

Mike Oriard was a professional American football player who played offensive lineman for four seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs. Oriard has gone on to have a distinguished career as a professor of English and later Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. His academic work has centered on American sports nonfiction in multiple mediums. His bibliography includes Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport (published in 2010), Bowled Over: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era (published in 2009), Sporting with the Gods: The Rhetoric of Play and Game in American Literature (published in 2008), King Football: Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels, Movies and Magazines, the Weekly and the Daily Press (published in 2003), Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle (Cultural Studies of the United States) (published in 1999), and Dreaming of Heroes: American Sports Fiction, 1868-1980 (published in 1982).


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