BILLY SIMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Urinal autographed by Barry Sanders sells for $3,000

By Rachel Wold Someone just acquired an awesome addition to their restroom. The urinal originally came from a locker room at the Silverdome where Sanders played during his career with the Detroit Lions. It was reported there were 46 total bids placed by 17 people for this wonderful piece of Lions memorabilia. The original owner reportedly contacted Sanders’ agent, J.B. Bernstein...
Via Sportsnaut
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Sims, Barry Sanders and the Thanksgiving tradition of family and football

From Billy Sims and Barry Sanders and a local hometown hero, Thanksgiving brings out other types of memories besides devouring that big bird. The post Billy Sims, Barry Sanders And The 2 F’s Of Thanksgiving: Family And Football appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma Great Billy Sims Is At The Baylor Game, Yelling Expletives, Upset With Sooners’ Performance

It’s not a good day in Norman, Okla. The Sooners are currently getting shellacked by Baylor, 41-14, a couple minutes into the fourth quarter.  Oklahoma, 6-2, 3-2 in the Big 12 this season, is about to lose back-to-back home games for the first time in the Bob Stoops era. The Sooners fell to Kansas State, 31-30, on Oct. 18.  Former Oklahoma great Billy Sims, who won the Heisman...
Via College Spun
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Headline: Power Rankings, best CBs in the NFL, Detroit Lions playoff chances

In case you missed anything, here are the best columns from the cover32 universe this week: National Columns • Top 10 in 2014: The best cornerbacks in the NFL today (READ) • Power Rankings: Summertime Edition (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best punters in the NFL today (READ) • Ten NFL “contenders” that won’t...
Via cover32 - Lions
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind; Remembering Billy Sims, Ebron has a lot to live up to, Fauria won’t get a chance

Detroit Lions Post 9/11, the NFL helped in the healing process(READ) Billy Sims and his famous karate kick play(READ) It will be very difficult for Eric Ebron to live up to expectations(READ) It’ll be tough for Joseph Fauria to get on the field this year(READ) You may also be interested in:Rewind; Remembering Billy Sims, Ebron has a lot to live up to, Fauria won’t get a chanceRemembering...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Billy Sims and his karate kick

Its throwback Thursday and today I found myself thinking of Billy Sims. The man who carried the Detroit Lions on his shoulders in the early 1980’s and was the first player that I ever honestly paid attention to. He would leap over people, run through them if he had too and almost led the Lions to a playoff victory. Billy won a Heisman trophy and was the best player to wear #20...
Via cover32 - Lions
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons The Detroit Lions Will Make The Playoffs

It used to be that the Detroit Lions would trot out Billy Sims or Barry Sanders and would take their licks as a middle of the pack team or an "also ran" in the NFC. Very rarely did they remain a competitive team and even when they did that, coaches like Wayne Fontes would bear the burden when they faltered.Now, the new look Lions are a pass-first team that relies on the arm of Matthew...
Via Football Nation
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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