Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Calvin Hill

He is known as Grant Hill’s father but for those of you old enough to remember Calvin Hill he was quite a running back in his time for the Dallas Cowboys. He played running back in the National Football League for twelve seasons. Hill played for the NFL Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Cleveland Browns. He also played a season with The Hawaiians ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Calvin Hill”

Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday

How did you do with this week’s question?     If you answered, the Buffalo Bills you are correct. The Bills lost 4 straight Super Bowls in 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993 Ironically all to NFC East teams Giants(1991) Redskins(1992) Cowboys (1993, 1994)

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Lawrence Taylor

I was a little surprised that I have not done a Old School Tuesday on LT, and if you are going to talk about hardest hitters Lawrence Taylor has to be on the list. Below are videos of Lawrence Taylor’s hardest hits … Most noted for his hit on Joe Theisman which effectively ended Theisman’sContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Lawrence Taylor”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Irving Fryar

Fryar was the first wide receiver to be drafted first overall in the NFL Draft when the New England Patriots made him the top selection of the 1984 NFL Draft. Fryar played in Super Bowl XX with the Patriots and scored their only touchdown in their 46–10 loss to the Chicago Bears. He played aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Irving Fryar”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Champ Bailey

Bailey received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, where he played for the Georgia Bulldogs football team from 1996 to 1998. He was regarded as one of college football’s greatest multiple threats (offense, defense and special teams) in his three seasons as a Bulldog. In his final year at Georgia, he registeredContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Champ Bailey”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Vince Lombardi

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday is going to spotlight someone different than the Players of the past. This time it is the coaches turn to get a share of the spotlight and their impact on the game they coach. In this case it is the legendary Coach Vince Lombardi. He is the dean of all coaches,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Vince Lombardi”

RG3 Era is over in Washington …But he is Far from Done

He had the big broad smile, he was drafted second in the NFL draft in 2012 and many thought he had a bright future along with Andrew Luck who was drafted first, one pick ahead of him in the draft by the Colts. I thought of both Luck and RG3 as the Larry Bird andContinue reading “RG3 Era is over in Washington …But he is Far from Done”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Sam Huff

Huff was drafted in the third round of the 1956 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. In training camp, head coach Jim Lee Howell was having a hard time coming up with a position for Huff.[10] Discouraged, Huff left camp but was stopped at the airport by assistant coach Vince Lombardi, who coaxed himContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Sam Huff”