Superbowl MVP Mark Rypien Joins I Only Touch Greatness Podcast

Superbowl MVP and Champion QB Mark Rypien joined Ryan Haze & Big Mike of the I Only Touch Greatness Podcast to talk about his superbowl, the death of his nephew Rick Rypien.
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COQUITLAM, British Columbia - Jan. 12, 2021 - PRLog -- Mark Rypien (born October 2, 1962) is a Canadian-born former American football quarterback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington State and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He was the first Canadian-born quarterback to both start in the NFL and be named Super Bowl MVP, doing so in Super Bowl XXVI with the Redskins. He was also a member of several other NFL teams. His nephew Brett has also played in the NFL. His other nephew was Vancouver Canucks beloved forward Rick Rypien, which they got into that conversation about Rick during the Interview.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Rypien moved to the United States in 1965 and was raised in Spokane, Washington. He was a star three-sport athlete at Shadle Park High School. As a senior in 1981, in one of the most controversial high school games in Washington state history, he led the Highlanders to the state title in basketball. All three of his varsity numbers (football, basketball, and baseball) were later retired by the school.

He accepted a football scholarship to Washington State University in Pullman, and joined the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. A knee injury in spring drills in 1982 redshirted him for that season and he nearly left football and WSU in November 1983. After a good showing as a late replacement to the roster in the Senior Bowl, he was selected by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft, the 146th overall pick and the eighth quarterback selected.

I Only Touch Greatness Podcast is a sports podcast that interviews NHL, NFL, WWE, CFL, UFC alumni, along with Canadian Olympians, Canada women's hockey team members. We also interview Country music artists, and big-name rap artists. We also have interviews with all the top sports radio hosts from here in Vancouver.

Born and raised in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. Ryan Haze and Co-host Mike Patron started a podcast in June 2020. I Only Touch Greatness is a registered company as of October 2020

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