Articles from March 2009

The Mascot Hall of Fame

Not many people know this, but there is a sports mascot hall of fame out there honoring the best in those crazy characters that wander the sidelines. The hall is open to mascots from all sports, both college and professional. The Mascot Hall of Fame was established in 2005 and since then only one pro […]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trivia Updated

A quick note on a Sunday morning… We’ve just updated our Tampa Bay Buccaneers trivia and facts page with some new little tidbits and treasures. An example: The Buccaneers are the first NFL team to have won the Super Bowl after losing at home on the opening day of the season (against the New Orleans […]

Interesting Info About College Football’s Maxwell Award

The Maxwell Award is awarded to the best college football player in the United States as determined by a panel of sportscasters, writers, and NCAA head coaches. The award is named after Robert W. Maxwell who was a prominent college football player, coach and sportswriter. The award has been given each year since 1937. Here […]

Former Detroit Lions Quarterback And Fugitive From Justice, Jeff Komlo

One of the more interesting pieces in the news recently that has ties to the football world is the death of Jeff Komlo. Since leaving the NFL in the early 1980s, Komlo had gone on to face assault charges, drug charges, be suspected in multiple arson crimes, and fled the country to avoid prosecution. Last […]

Let’s Look At Running Back Chuck Muncie

Chuck Muncie played college football for the University of California and became one of the best running backs in the NFL during the late 1970s and early 1980s as a member of both the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers. Muncie was drafted with the third overall pick of the first round in […]

Three Things That Suck About The Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have only really existed since 1997, but have been quite successful since then. The team puts up one of the more consistent winning records in the entire NFL and has had numerous great players, as well as one of the more respected head coaches in the league. With such a short history, […]

Players Sent To The NFL From Rice University

Rice University has a long and storied college football history. The Rice Owls have a strong following in their region and for a very good reason. The school has sent more than 70 players to the NFL over the years. Here are some interesting facts about the football players Rice University has sent to the […]

Green With Envy, NFL Players Born On St. Patrick’s Day

Like everything else in life, there is a lot of luck involved in professional football too.¬† If a pass is tipped just right, a defensive back will be able to intercept it. If the wind picks up at just the right time a possible game winning field goal can be missed. If the television cameras […]

Three Things That Suck About The New England Patriots

In recent years, few teams have been more successful than the New England Patriots. The team won three Super Bowl titles in four years during the early 2000s and has also appeared in two other big games. There is a lot to love about the New England Patriots, but because this series is looking at […]

Players Sent To The NFL From The University Of Missouri

The Missouri Tigers have sent more than 140 players to the National Football League over the years. The Tigers have proven to be somewhat successful over the years and a number of the players playing there have gone on to make quite an impact in the NFL. Here is a look at some interesting facts […]