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Archie Griffin: 2-Time Heisman Winner 0

Posted on December 11, 2022 by Dean Hybl
Archie Griffin

The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is the only football player ever to capture college football’s top individual award twice.

As a star running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Archie Griffin claimed the Heisman Trophy during his junior season in 1974 and then was able to repeat the honor the following season.

Griffin joined the Buckeyes for the 1972 season, which happened to be the first in which freshmen were eligible to play varsity football, and made an immediate impact. After fumbling in his only carry of his first game, Griffin more than made up for it in his second game by rushing for 237 yards against North Carolina. By the end of the season, Griffin had rushed for 867 yards.

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The Game of American Football 0

Posted on October 06, 2022 by John Harris

The game of American Football is played with a ball that moves from the ground into the hands of the players. A play ends when the player who is holding the ball is tackled or the ball hits the ground. The referee then places the ball on a yard marker that corresponds to where the player’s forward progress ceased. In the game, each team is allowed four downs. In each down, the offensive team has 4 attempts to move the ball 10 yards forward. If they are unsuccessful, the ball is turned over to the defensive team.

Most high schools in the United States field football teams. Many of them have stadiums that can hold more than 10,000 spectators. High school football is closely tied to the community, and the players are generally regarded as heroes in their community. The game is also played recreationally by youth and amateur teams. A few semi-professional teams also play in leagues, but they are not paid enough to make a full-time living.

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How is the NFL MVP for a Given Year Choose? 0

Posted on October 06, 2022 by Grace Jack
Winning the MVP (Most Important Player) grant is the greatest individual NFL honor a player can dream of. The subject is getting more sizzling as time passes, yet many actually doesn’t know how the MVP for a given year is chosen. The cycle is exceptionally straightforward contrasted with different associations, which isn’t to say the framework is great. Here is about who votes on the NFL MVP and how.

Who are the NFL MVP Citizens?

The Related Press picks 50 citizens consistently. They have the last say on who becomes nfl week 3 odds. Now and again, the citizens in a single year will gush out over into the following one, yet they are not really something similar.

In the event that it’s a nearby race, the single democratic framework can make things very fascinating. Now and again, one vote will be unequivocal.

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Top 5 Quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft 0

Posted on October 06, 2022 by Grace Jack

A group should have an extraordinary quarterback for that group to have achievement. This year, a lot of groups can either kick off their modify or support a strong center by drafting a strong quarterback.


Quarterback is unquestionably the main situation in football, and is maybe the most elegant. A lot of the present most well known geniuses are quarterbacks, like the incredible Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson, and some more.

The 2021 NCAAF point spreads class brags of various extraordinary quarterbacks who have had great school vocations and have brilliant fates in front of them in the association. These quarterbacks can possibly be the establishment QB for any group that chooses them and it’s not improbable that we see these players suit up for Expert Dishes and be beneficiaries of various honors.

These are the main five quarterbacks in the current year’s draft class:

1.       Trevor Lawrence

It’s essentially an inescapable result that Trevor Lawrence will be drafted first generally speaking. Albeit the current year’s class is overflowing with ability, Lawrence is notably better than the rest and has shown glimmers of being a NFL genius from the get-go in his vocation.

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NFL Draft Picks No holds barred 0

Posted on October 05, 2022 by Grace Jack
The Nfl picks could in any case be several months away however it’s as yet a hot conversation point. While most articles and blog entries you’ll find are guessing the draft picks, we will shift things up a little as we look at probably the greatest possibilities straight on.

Quality Quarterbacks

There are two principal quarterbacks competing to have their names called from the get-go in the draft with LSU man Joe Tunnel generally tipped to be the main pick. Tunnel had a noteworthy mission last break as he figured out how to toss 5,600 yards and aided his group to 60 scores, which is a NCAA record.

His presentations properly procured him rave surveys and a large group of individual honors, including the Heisman prize however to name him as the independent best quarterback in the draft could be untimely for two reasons. Right off the bat, before joining LSU, Tunnel had been at Ohio State where he neglected to pull up any trees at the same time, more critically, Tua Tagovailoa could have a remark on the subject.

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Larry “The Zonk” Csonka 0

Posted on January 29, 2022 by Dean Hybl
Larry Csonka

The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month was the leader of a running attack that was the cornerstone of two Super Bowl Championship teams, including the only undefeated squad in NFL history.

With his distinctive headgear and a body suited for punishing contact, Larry Csonka looked the part of a fullback and for 11 NFL seasons delivered and took regular punishment on his way to the Hall of Fame.

Following in the great tradition of Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Jim Nance and Floyd Little, Csonka earned All-American honors at Syracuse while rushing for 2,934 yards.  He began earning a name for himself as the Most Valuable Player of the East–West Shrine Game, the Hula Bowl, and the College All-Star Game.

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    • Archie Griffin: 2-Time Heisman Winner
      December 11, 2022 | 1:42 pm
      Archie Griffin

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is the only football player ever to capture college football’s top individual award twice.

      As a star running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Archie Griffin claimed the Heisman Trophy during his junior season in 1974 and then was able to repeat the honor the following season.

      Griffin joined the Buckeyes for the 1972 season, which happened to be the first in which freshmen were eligible to play varsity football, and made an immediate impact. After fumbling in his only carry of his first game, Griffin more than made up for it in his second game by rushing for 237 yards against North Carolina. By the end of the season, Griffin had rushed for 867 yards.

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