John M. Eggemeyer 3d has a nose for money and a weakness for football.

The 50-year-old former Northwestern University football player and college football coach still likes to put on the pads at annual student- alumni scrimmages, once dismissing a case of bronchitis to get in the trenches against players 25 years younger. His zeal earned him a cracked rib.

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