Friday, September 14, 2012 By Aaron Brown
Joel Maturi coached the late comedian Chris Farley when he was a nose tackle at a high school in Wisconsin. Farley based his famous motivational speaker character, Matt Foley, at least in part on Maturi.
You might have the iconic Matt Foley Saturday Night Live sketches in your mind, but here is something I found on YouTube. Farley, as Matt Foley, does a stint on an early episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien:
Yeah, I guess I can spot an element of Iron Range coaching style in ol' Matt Foley.