Vikings DE Jared Allen is one of three candidates to appear on the cover of Madden 11. You'd think that behind the Super Bowl MVP and a flashy WR he's the underdog. But he has a secret weapon.
"Everyone at some point in their lives has either had a mullet or known somebody with a mullet," Allen told ESPN. "I cover all spectrums, and I'm not afraid to call in a few favours".
You've got to feel for the receptionist at Madden developers Tiburon, fielding boisterous calls from people called "Frank" for weeks on end.
"If I make the cover, I'm going to straighten my mullet and make it as trashy as possible," he says. "You have to highlight the tools that got you there."
God I hope he wins.
'Madden' and Mullets [ESPN]