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Eagles Fan Roll Call: Introduce Yourself to the BGN Community


Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles training camp officially begins in one week. The wait is almost over.

Before we get there, I wanted to take the time to focus on the Bleeding Green Nation community. BGN currently has 23,291 registered users. That's a lot! Included in that figure are a lot of great members who make this community a special place.

But I know there are plenty more people out there who read this site on a daily basis. So today I'm calling out all you lurkers! Please sign up for a BGN account (it's free!) and introduce yourself below in the comments. Tell us your name. Tell us how you became an Eagles fan. Tell us what your username means and/or how you picked it. Or don't tell us any of that, but definitely do tell us something. Anything. There's no good reason not to contribute.

If you're a long-time community member, get lost. Just kidding, feel free to re-introduce yourself and tell us when/why you joined.

I'll start: my name is Brandon Lee Gowton, but everyone here calls me BLG. You can follow me on Twitter: @BrandonGowton. I first discovered BGN back in 2010. I remember being on Facebook and seeing an article about how Tom Heckert would have given up two first round picks for Kevin Kolb. I thought that was pretty crazy, so naturally I clicked on it. It took me about two months to sign up and starting commenting. From there, I also started to contribute in the FanPosts before eventually being brought on as a front page writer in February 2013. In September 2013, I took over as the site's third-ever Manager & Editor-in-chief, following in the footsteps of BGN legends JasonB and Jimmy Kempski. I've ran the site ever since and it's amazing how much it's grown over the past two years.

Now it's your turn. Introduce yourself!

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