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Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie

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It was often said he was too short to play quarterback, he is going to be throwiing at his own lineman’s head , yet Doug Flutie was college football golden boy…he threw a Hail Mary pass for the win Boston College vs Miami Hurricanes. Flutie proved time and again throughout his career , that it was the size of the player it was the size of his heart that matted most. On the last play of the game, Flutie scrambled away from the defense and threw a “Hail Mary pass” that was caught in the end zone by Gerard Phelan, giving BC a 47-45 win. he was a Heisman Trophy Winner …Remember the now long deceased USFL…Doug Flutie was the New Jersey Generals …starting quarterback. Little known fact …the owner of the USFL New Jersey Generals during Doug Flutie’s time there was…Donald Trump.And his his backfield mate was running back …Herschel Walker. In his career Flutie has played in the NFL for the Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers and the New England Patriots the Canadian Football League BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts.

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday spotlights…Doug Flutie.

 

Career history
Career highlights and awards
CFL records
  • 6,619 passing yards, season
  • 48 passing touchdowns, season
Career NFL statistics
TDINT: 86–68
Passing yards: 14,715
Passer rating: 76.3
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
TD–INT: 270–155
Passing yards: 41,355
Passer rating: 103.9
Rushing yards: 4,660
Rushing touchdowns: 66

 

 

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