In an interview with The Houston Chronicle quotable Texans fullback Boomer Grigsby offered up these gems:

On his background: “I’m just a crazy, wild, blue-collar country boy. And real proud to be one, too.”

On how he earned his nickname: “I came out wider than I was long, so my grandmother called me Boomer from the start. Some people grow out of their nicknames. I think I grew even more into mine. It brings a certain degree of personality and that’s why I’ll forever keep it.”

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