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Marv Murray

December 23, 2007
The Altoona Mirror
Age: 43

Residence: Tyrone

High school: Tyrone, Class of 1982

My favorite sport: Football

I usually attend games with: My wife, kids and friends

Favorite high school team: Tyrone

Favorite college team: Penn State

Favorite pro team: San Francisco 49ers

My favorite sports memory: Watching the 49ers win their first Super Bowl

The local athlete I most enjoyed watching while growing up: Matt Millen and Bruce Clark

My all-time favorite local coach: Jim Butler

The most famous athlete I ever met: Lydell Mitchell

My most prized autograph/picture is of: An autograped photo of John Brodie

If I have a claim to fame as a fan it would be: I have been able to tailgate with former Penn State football players after games, mostly linemen.

If I were czar of local sports: Abolish the “everyone must play in high school” mentality. The most talented kids should play the most in games.

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