Kurt Warner, quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, announced his retirement today. In my short lifetime as a sports fan, I have encountered few athletes who carried themselves with the same dignity and grace as Warner. Though he played for a football team on the wrong side of the state of Missouri (the St. Louis Rams), I couldn't help but root for him. Seth Wickersham, University of Missouri alum and current writer for ESPN The Magazine, wrote a poignant tribute to this unique man. Read below.
Seth Wickersham - "Hailing Warner's Unique Story"