Sam Page
Wednesday October 2nd, 2013

T.J. Houshmandzadeh returned to his alma mater Oregon State for their game against Colorado and the latest stop on SI's Tailgate Tour. Proving that old habits die hard, the former Bengals receiver wasted no time expounding upon his Madden prowess. Remember how upset he was at his in-game attribute ratings in Madden 10?

And speaking of Houshmandzadeh's contested speed, he also made the point of calling himself faster than buddy Chad Johnson...and tougher, and more handsome.

[si_video id="video_8118B48D-92A9-3D31-A8C1-79E0F2DD6D40"] Also on hand for the tour was Steven Redzikowski of Oak at fourteenth in Boulder, who prepared braised short ribs wrapped in bacon and basil with ancho chili sauce and grits. If there was a Madden equivalent for cooking, Redzikowski's attributes would not doubt be off the charts.

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