Articles from January 2012



15 Fun Facts About Ford Field, Home Of The Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions moved into Ford Field in 2002 after having played the previous 26 seasons at the Pontiac Silverdome. The team and the entire community welcomed the new stadium. It is very modern and high tech, the perfect place for football in Detroit for quite some time. Here are some fun facts and interesting […]

Five Little Known Facts About San Diego Chargers Great Charlie Joiner

The San Diego Chargers of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s were one of the more exciting and successful teams of the time. They had a strong armed quarterback in Dan Fouts and a head coach who redefined how teams would think about the passing game in Don Coryell. Another important ingredient was a great […]

Quarterback Doug Flutie Stands Above All Other Rushers In One Way

Doug Flutie first made a name for himself while playing football at Boston College. His hail mary pass to beat the University of Miami is still one of the most remembered plays in college football history. He went on to win the Heisman Trophy that year as the nation’s best college football player. Flutie was […]

A Dozen Fun Facts About The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

The Chick-fil-A Bowl, which has also gone by the names Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Peach Bowl, was first played in 1968 and continues to this day to be one of the more notable bowl games of the college football season. The game has been played in Atlanta, Georgia for the whole time of its existence. […]

The Minnesota Vikings Brad Johnson Throws A Touchdown Pass To Himself

Watching football is enjoyable for a number of different reasons. Some fans just love the game so much that it doesn’t matter what teams or players are on the field. Some are passionate about one team in particular and will follow them through thick and thin. Others have their favorite players who they always hope […]

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks Picked In The NFL Draft

Notre Dame is one of the biggest names in college football history. They are not nearly as dominant as they once were but still are looked on as a potential threat by every team who has to play them. Over the years, there have been few more prominent positions in college football than the quarterback […]

A Look Back At The NFL’s Bert Bell Benefit Bowl

For ten seasons, from 1960 through 1969, the Bert Bell Benefit Bowl was played the weekend after the NFL Championship Game and featured the second place teams from the NFL’s Eastern and Western conferences. Each of the games was played in the Orange Bowl in Miami on the weekend directly following the Championship Game and […]

The First Game In American Football League History

The American Football League started in 1960 as a rival to the older and more established National Football League. The bulk of the ownership of the AFL was made up of investors who had desired purchasing an NFL team, but for various reasons were not able to. After all the planning and preparation, the first […]

Nebraska Cornhuskers Quarterbacks Taken In The NFL Draft

The University of Nebraska is one of the more storied schools in college football history. They have had some amazing teams, played in some great wins, and been a huge part of college football over the years. The team has had a number of different identities throughout time, but like any college a lot of […]

Five Interesting Facts About Pat Haden, QB Of The Rams And Trojans

Pat Haden had a relatively short NFL career, but he was a very memorable player. He starred at the University of Southern California, winning two national championships and making it to three Rose Bowls, including being named the co-MVP of the 1975 Rose Bowl. He then had a productive career in the pros before turning […]