Wehrli moved almost effortlessly through a crowded backfield to defend a pass, or through a hectic open field with a football cradled under his arm, eating up ground with a long-legged stride that didn't even look fast . . . but it was.
Let's put it this way: Michael Atchison used the word "sinister" just once in True Sons to describe a Missouri player's actions on the basketball court. He used it to describe Anthony Peeler dunking the ball.