Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Jack (The Assassin) Tatum


I featured Jack Tatum back in October 2013 (https://smallthoughtsinasportsworld.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/old-school-tuesday-they-call-me-assassin-aka-jack-tatum/) You can’t talk about hard hitters without the granddaddy of hard hitters(Dirty player for some) Jack Tatum. Jack Tatum is the single reason why the defense isn’t allowed to hit like they used, the reason for no more helmet to helmet hits late hits and allContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Jack (The Assassin) Tatum”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Warren Moon


Despite his collegiate success, Warren Moon went undrafted in the National Football League. With no takers in the NFL, he turned to the Canadian Football League. Moon signed with the Edmonton Eskimos, where he and Tom Wilkinson shared signal-calling duties and helped lead the Eskimos to an unprecedented five consecutive Grey Cup victories in 1978,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Warren Moon”

Old School Tuesday: Earl Campbell a man among men


He had the speed and power of Bo Jackson and OJ Simpson combined and wasn’t elusiove like Barry Sanders. He came right at you. Defenses knew he was getting the ball and still couldn’t stop him, never mind tackling him. There was no one on one tackiling Earl Campbell. It took the ENTIRE defense toContinue reading “Old School Tuesday: Earl Campbell a man among men”