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 wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie”
Anthony Davis was a college football All-American in 1974, and led the USC Trojans in rushing, scoring and kick return yardage for three consecutive seasons. He is especially remembered for scoring 11 touchdowns in three games against Notre Dame. In a 45-23 USC win on December 2, 1972, he scored six touchdowns which set aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Anthony Davis”
If I were Tim Tebow …I might want to take a long look at the career of Doug Flutie…deemed too short for the NFL at 5 foot 9 played in the USFL , the Canadian Football League (which has been suggested that Tebow really give it a try) and the NFL and along the wayContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie”
When you think of great athletes …many people forget about Herschel Walker. In college he was a sprinter and a football player, Heisman Trophy winner and challenged the NFL in court for Juniors to be allowed to play pro football before his senior year. Walker ended up starting his pro career in the rival league Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Herschel Walker”
We featured Marcus Dupree on Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday some time ago. This is footage from when he played in the USFL and as you can tell it is raw footage. Enjoy!
Considering the fact that nextweek is the start of the NFL football season, Smallthoughtsinasportsworld thought it was best to further wet your football appertite with some old school football USFL style and for you out out to young to remember or just too young to know there was another league called the USFL and checkContinue reading “1983: “USFL The Big Plays” on ESPN – Week 7 Game Highlights”