"Robert Perry "Bob" Golic" is a former American college and professional American football/football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Golic played college football for the University of Notre Dame, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns, and Los Angeles Raiders of the NFL. Since retiring as a football player, he has worked as a television actor, radio personality and sports commentator.

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He was one of the guys ... there was this perfect communication with him. When I heard he was getting this job, there was no doubt in my mind from a personality standpoint he was perfect for this job.

Other than that, I've taken grief my whole life over the way I played and this and that. I let the criticism roll of my back and use it to get better.

It was a little more raw than they had been used to hearing. From our discussion, I gathered there was a feeling the players had become a little complacent. He brought back to them they've got to play hard. He brought a lot of competitiveness.

The more comfortable we got chatting, the more I drifted away from giving down-and-distance and the other basic things.

When I turned on the TV one day and saw he was the offensive coordinator for the Patriots, the first thing I thought was ... Charlie? Wow, maybe I should have known that since I'm in sports broadcasting. Of course, now I try to get tickets and can't, and he doesn't return phone calls.

When they said he was going to be the guy, it was amazing because no one could be a bigger fan not only of the school but of the players. He was one of the guys. There was a perfect connection between us.

I remember he got beer for us for parties after the game. He was always good friends with us (players) for a long, long time.

I was thirstier after games, (Weis) did his best.

The only thing that hurt me was the comment we cheated the Browns' fans.