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MAC on MAC OL reps in Minnesota, WMU ground attack, new Buffalo assistant, NHL expansion draft

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When it comes to Hollywood actors, you can choose one of any number of A-listers to demonstrate versatility and memorable roles. For my dollar, there is no one better at both than John Goodman.

If you’re my age (mid-30s) your first intro to John Goodman was the patriarch on Roseanne, but you could pick any number of roles as the one that he’s known best for. There’s the right wing veteran who loves his Jewish faith and bowling. There’s the American who assumed the throne. There’s the animated monster that changes the scare game. Any would be good choices.

The official Hustle Belt John Goodman Roles Top 5 Power Rankings:

  1. Walter Sobchak, The Big Lebowski
  2. Dan Conner, Roseanne
  3. Big Dan Teague, O Brother Where Art Thou?
  4. Gale Snoats, Raising Arizona
  5. Howard Stambler, 10 Cloverfield Lane

You can put your own Power Rankings in the comments. They won’t be as good as those. Just so you know.

Today’s birthday boy, one of my fraternity brothers no less, turns 65, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with all the sports goings on you need to know with today’s Hustle Belt Daily Dump. On to the news and notes...

MAC alums battling for OL reps in Vikings camp | PurplePTSD
For WMU’s Willie Beavers and Toledo’s Zac Kerin it’s their time to shine as they attempt to secure a spot in the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive line rotation. There’s even a shot at the MAC as a whole, saying that committing to a MAC school makes you undervalued from the start. Yay?

Okorafur ready to pave way for WMU ground game | The Detroit News
At 6’6” and 330-pounds, Chukwuma Okorafor (or “Chukes”) is likely to be the straw that stirs the drink for the Broncos ground game. And should WMU have a serious shot to repeat under new leadership and skill players, that ground game is more important than ever.

Buffalo hoops adds new assistant Jamie Quarles | Augusta Chronicle
Head Coach Nate Oats has added the former Augusta University assistant coach to his coaching roster. The Bulls are looking to rebound after last year’s 17-15 record just one year removed from a MAC Championship.

Latest NBA mock draft complete’s Philly’s process | SBNation
The NBA Draft is Thursday so if you’re unaware of the comings and goings, this is a good place to start. With the Philadelphia 76ers moving up to the #1 spot, it appears to be a virtual certainty that Markelle Fultz from the Washington Huskies will go in the top spot.

NHL expansion draft tool | SBNation
The newest kid on the block, the Vegas Golden Knights will be announcing their selections for their roster at the NHL Awards. Here’s a tool for you to attempt to do better, which you most certainly will.