Rudy, Rudy, Rudy!

by Ken Morimoto

“When I saw it I told myself if I can play as hard as Rudy with the talent I have, anything’s possible,” Bryant said. “I’ve met a lot of people in my life but that one there, man, that one [messed] me up.

“You want to meet the person who’s had the biggest influence on my life?” Bryant said. “That’s Rudy. The real Rudy Ruettiger.”