Building a franchise from ground up
January 12, 2006
By Jeff Carlisle
Back on Dec. 16, when the San Jose Earthquakes were officially moved to Houston, that's exactly what Oliver Luck was. When the former NFL quarterback was introduced as the team's president, he may have had a side loaded with talent, and a fan base chomping at the bit, but the front office was about as bare as Death Valley. And Luck's mission was to get the organization up to speed in just a little over three months.