When you’re picking a hero in sports, we choose our idols for odd reasons. Maybe your name sounds like Michael Jordan’s or maybe you look just like one of the superstars of the NFL. But with a last name like Fales, it’s hard to get around the fail behind Fales.
But with San Jose University’s David Fales, the Fales clan here in Iowa might have a hero. You can tease who you want with a last name like Fales but when a superstar athlete has the same name, it helps you carry around the clout and the hopes of the name.