George Stewart walked through the terminal at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and saw a stranger with a familiar frame.
The broad shoulders, the defined arms, the powerful legs, the tree-trunk neck. Stewart knew this man wasn’t an accountant, wasn’t a chef, wasn’t a salesman. This stranger, he was a football player.
It was 1996 and Stewart was traveling to San Francisco to run George Seifert’s special teams units. He was right about that stranger — the man was a football player also headed to the 49ers. He was a backup running back about to enter his third season.
His name was Anthony Lynn.
Twenty-one years later, the two men have reunited. Lynn tabbed...