Knowing and being aware of his own physical limitations made the goal simple enough in Sonny Jurgensen’s mind as to what would make him successful as a quarterback in the National Football League.
Beth Mowins: From Three-Sport Athlete To Sportscasting Pioneer
The daughter of a high school basketball coach, Mowins was introduced to basketball at an early age and was introduced to a whole other world while sitting on the floor in the family living room on Sunday mornings watching Phyllis George talk football.
Culp Stands Alone as Wrestling, Football Great
Growing up in the searing heat of the desert surrounding Yuma, Ariz., a young asthmatic boy spent plenty of time helping out around the family home before finding an escape into a world that eventually led him to immortality.
Kilmer Shines at UCLA and Later Enjoys Solid NFL Career
It’s a long-held belief that many will not dispute, but moms really do know what’s best.
FCS Talent Attempts to Make NFL Rosters Despite Being Ignored
For a second year in a row only six former FCS players were selected in the NFL Draft. This year seemed to be even more small-minded of the NFL as they stuck to drafting five from the Missouri Valley, including three former NDSU Bison, and one from the Southland Conferences. While the NFL was timid […]
Greg “Coffin Corner” Coleman Boots His Way to Football Immortality
Florida A&M punter Greg “Coffin Corner” Coleman did his job with a level of expertise that has landed him a spot in the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
Renaldo Nehemiah Owned the Track & Field World
In the end, even the wind was no match for Renaldo Nehemiah.
Sam “Bam” Cunningham Helps USC to Historic Win and Ushers in New Era of Football
Jerry Claiborne, a former assistant coach for Bryant, and later the head coach at Kentucky said, “Sam Cunningham did more to integrate Alabama in 60 minutes than Martin Luther King Jr. did in 20 years.”
Hall of Fame WR Don Maynard’s Name Is Front And Center In Football History
Maynard, who became an outstanding dual-sport standout for the Miners while at Texas Western, was front and center for plenty of history in professional football.
Bob Talamini Fulfills Dream in Iconic Game
It has long been said that when one door closes another door opens. Few people know the validity of that adage better than Bob Talamini.
Preston Pearson: From College Hardwood to NFL Legend
While any notion of Pearson leaving a mark in football may have been the furthest thing on his mind after graduating from high school, his legacy in the NFL is secured for all time.
FCS: A Letter to the NFL
Dear NFL, Why? Why was there such a distrust of the FCS in this year’s NFL Draft? What was it that made the FCS so undesirable?– Bad grades from scouts?– Coaches worried about the strength of the schedule?– GM/Owners worried about the “lower division” talent? The previous low was 13 picks last year. A new […]
The Best Active FCS Player on Each NFL Team
While our lives are put on hold by COVID let’s get a discussion piece going. FCS players are often discounted as a lower division athlete. I thought it might paint a clearer picture of the FCS player contributions by making this list. Hopefully, NFL teams will continue to see the value of FCS players in […]
College Sports Journal Group of Five 2020 NFL College Draft Top 50 Player Rankings
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