Tony the terrible

Lieber, Jill
September 1992
Sports Illustrated;9/28/92, Vol. 77 Issue 13, p30
Profiles Tony Mandarich, once hyped as an outrageously talented lineman. The biggest bust in football; His powerful collegiate image; His powers evaporate; A series of illnesses; Hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid condition; Starts season on the injured reserve list; Rumors of steroid use; Early professional image; Reactions of fans and media; A self-evaluation; Many unanswered criticisms.


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