Talk:Lee Corso

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Parents[edit]

Father would have probably fled Italy during WWI not WWII — Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.63.185.56 (talk) 14:45, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

Yes, agreed! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mongull (talkcontribs) 17:56, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

Whoever added up the overall record needs to do it again. Their math isn't correct.

This page needs to be better organized. --DvdBengals 20:59, 2 October 2006 (UTC)

Dixon Ticonderoga[edit]

I placed a section in here about Corso's other job, working for Dixon Ticonderoga. I promise and assure you that it is a real job, and he is more than a pencil sales man. I was unable to track down the actual USA Today article, but was able to find a copy posted on a message board. If anyone can find the actual article, it would be appreciated. JKChesky 07:30, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes, you can verify that on the company web page.--Paul McDonald (talk) 19:13, 9 January 2008 (UTC)

Here's the article you were referring to -> http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/2005-04-20-corso-cover_x.htm — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jeffe333 (talkcontribs) 20:59, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

Not so fast, my friend[edit]

Isn't he credited with the saying "Not so fast, my friend" ? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 125.17.142.146 (talk) 04:49, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

1935[edit]

I heard somewhere Corso was born in 1935. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Jason695355554 (talkcontribs) 03:03, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

I heard somewhere Wikipedia has a policy that such facts have to be verified by reliable sources. RJaguar3 | u | t 03:06, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

finally a real source to contradict the 1936 birthdate of Leeland Corso[edit]

Birthdate database has a Lee Corso from Lake Mary Florida born in 1935. Sound familiar —Preceding unsigned comment added by Vaudeville2009 (talkcontribs) 20:57, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Edit request on 1 February 2013[edit]

Corso also attended and played quarterback on the football team at Miami Jackson High School, Miami, Florida from which he graduated in 1953. 66.229.67.146 (talk) 13:48, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done - we need sources. Thanks -- Dianna (talk) 03:20, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

"Great baseball player"[edit]

The article lists Lee Corso as a "great baseball player." Instead, he should be listed as a baseball prospect. Jeffe333 (talk) 20:55, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

High School

Done. Rivertorch (talk) 22:22, 2 November 2013 (UTC)

He attended Miami Jackson High School where he played quarterback. Ppettus (talk) 23:22, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

Corso was born and raised in Miami[edit]

Lee Corso was born and raised in Miami http://www.nolefan.org/football/corso_lee.html https://www.facebook.com/ghostsoftheorangebowl/posts/821931307841046

Someone vandalized his wiki — Preceding unsigned comment added by Herbcerkctreeet (talkcontribs) 00:06, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

What the heck is going on?[edit]

Not only has there been seemingly desperate vandalism of this article recently, but some of these, pardon the expression, dopes are replacing other articles with Lee Corso article content. I've reverted two of these so far. Can anyone explain what's going on? This seems very different from the standard-fare vandalism, with multiple accounts seemingly desperate to make their mark of vandalism. Stevie is the man! TalkWork 23:57, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

See Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Jaredgk2008. Mr Potto (talk) 23:58, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
@Stevietheman: Please report any of these article replacements to me or ANI. Thanks. --NeilN talk to me 00:05, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
Done. Does anyone have any info on this user's hangup about Lee Corso of all people? What sparked this? Stevie is the man! TalkWork 00:18, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
No idea, but it's been going on for years and he is able to use a large number of IP ranges which geolocate to different places. Range blocks are apparently not possible, and I have asked several times for edit filters to stop "Lee Corso" and "Woody Paige" being added to other articles but that has not happened. All we can apparently do is keep reporting, and the more eyes on it the better. Mr Potto (talk) 09:01, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

'autoconfirmed' is broken if folks can build up accounts by making changes to a sandbox like this character does. It seems to me that only legitimate edits to mainspace should be counted. Sheesh. Stevie is the man! TalkWork 06:08, 20 August 2015 (UTC)

Protected edit request on 30 January 2016[edit]

Remove persondata. Persondata has been deprecated since May 2015 by this RfC. MB298 (talk) 20:29, 30 January 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Donexaosflux Talk 21:14, 30 January 2016 (UTC)

Full legal name, city of birth, and family member corrections[edit]

Lee is my father-in-law. We recently had lunch and hold told me that Wikipedia had his name incorrectly listed as "Leland." I offered to help him get the profile corrected. Lee's full legal name is Lee Richard Corso not Leland. Source is his birth certificate and driver's license.

Lee was born in Oak Park, Illinois not Lake Mary, Florida (where he currently lives). Source is his birth certificate. The following Orlando Sentinel article talks about Lee and his parents attending a funeral in Chicago and later moving to Miami but that is the closest source I could provide you with - http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-lee-corso-1026-20141025-story.html

Lee has 4 children not 3. I am married to his daughter, the youngest of the 4 children. Lee would like to add that he has 10 grandchildren. See http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/lee-corsos-life-advice-20151002.

If you need further information or sources for citation, please reply.

Regards, KB Kpbarry32 (talk) 12:47, 7 April 2016 (UTC)

@Kpbarry32: Thank you for requesting this at the talk page. Since you have a conflict of interest, you shouldn't be directly editing the article, but you most certainly can request changes here. I'm going through item by item.
  • Full name: Yellow check.svg Partly done: There is no reliable source supporting Leland in the article, so I've removed it. (birthdatedatabase.com appears to be (have been?) non-reliable.) Birth certificates and driver's licenses are not published sources, and legal documents should not be used anyway per WP:BLPPRIMARY. In absence of a published source, Lee Corso is the fullest verified name we have, so that's what in the intro. —C.Fred (talk) 15:42, 7 April 2016 (UTC)
  • Place of birth: Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: The Sentinel has another piece that lists him as born in Lake Mary.[1] Again, birth certificates are not valid as a reliable source; however, if a biography has been written on Corso, that would be acceptable—even his bio at ESPN. —C.Fred (talk) 15:46, 7 April 2016 (UTC)
  • Children and grandchildren: Yes check.svg Done Supported by Men's Journal interview.[2]C.Fred (talk) 15:51, 7 April 2016 (UTC)
@C.Fred: According to this Chicago Tribune article from 1994, Corso was born in Oak Park however grew up in Miami and attended school there. MB298 (talk) 23:43, 7 April 2016 (UTC)

Early life and playing career, and coaching career corrections[edit]

Updates per Lee Corso:

Coaching career: 1958 Florida State (DB) not (GA) 1966-1968 Navy (QB) not (DB)

Early life and playing career: Add "Corso received an honorary doctorate degree in humanities in 2012." Mentioned in this article: http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/lee-corsos-life-advice-20151002

Coaching career: 2nd paragraph should read: "In 1966, Corso became the quarterbacks coach at Navy." 4th paragraph, last sentence should read, "In his lone season as Northern Illinois' head coach, his record was 4-4-1." Mentioned in his speaker's bio: http://premierespeakers.com/lee_corso/bio

Head coaching record tables: Norther Illinois Huskies 1984 / Northern Illinois record was 4-4-1. Mentioned in his speaker's bio: http://premierespeakers.com/lee_corso/bio

KB Kpbarry32 (talk) 10:32, 8 April 2016 (UTC)

@Kpbarry32: Can you get a source that corroborates that Corso left the team after the Central Michigan game? The 1984 Northern Illinois Huskies football team does not note the change in coach, and the season record was 4–6–1. —C.Fred (talk) 16:27, 11 April 2016 (UTC)

Correction re: city of birth[edit]

Correction: Lee was born in Cicero, Illinois. Source: http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Orlando-Magazine/October-2013/Funny-Business/

Currently says Lee was born in Lake Mary, Florida, which is where he lives now but that is not where he was born.

KB Kpbarry32 (talk) 10:37, 8 April 2016 (UTC)

The link you provided does not explicitly state he was born in Lake Mary, but it implies it. I'm almost thinking to remove the city of birth but go with a hometown/city of origin for where he grew up. —C.Fred (talk) 16:21, 11 April 2016 (UTC)
See above, the Tribune article states he grew up in FL but was born in IL. MB298 (talk) 23:17, 11 April 2016 (UTC)
The Tribune article states he is a native of Oak Park, Illinois—not Cicero. All the more reason to omit a location until multiple sources agree on one. —C.Fred (talk) 02:47, 12 April 2016 (UTC)
However, the sources agree he was born in Illinois. MB298 (talk) 03:02, 12 April 2016 (UTC)