The Unheralded Champion

Robert Mays | July 2, 2013 | Grantland

John Sullivan '07 plays for the Vikings

Vikings center John Sullivan '07, a 27-year-old Notre Dame graduate, is the second-longest tenured member of the Vikings offense, and like his MVP running back, Adrian Peterson, he has proven to be perhaps the NFL’s preeminent player at his position. For the most part — whether it’s his lack of that barrel chest or the plainest Irish name imaginable — that fact has gone mostly unnoticed. What’s remarkable about Sullivan’s success is just how unremarkable it appears — a product of acumen and subtle physical tools that, while easy to miss, have made him one of the best football players in the world. 

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