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Johnny Manziel Situation Feels Like '99 Flutie-Johnson

A QB change when you are in the middle of a playoff run can make or break a team, an organization, and sometimes...a player.  Watching this situation in Cleveland play out with Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel makes my skin crawl, because it brings back some not-so-fond memories. Getting drafted to the Buffalo Bills in 1999 was a privilege and honor for me.  That team was talent...
Via Football By Football
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The 30th Anniversary Of Hail Flutie Offers A Reminder About Thanksgiving Friday in College Football

Christmas is — within the Christian tradition — a deeply holy day. Whether you are of a religious persuasion or not, you can appreciate that there’s something very sacred about that day, something which ought to make the day a time for simply “being,” not doing; for quiet, not the hustle and bustle of the weeks which led up to it. Thanksgiving Day has, within American culture...
Via The Student Section
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie: Tom Brady ‘can play well into his 40s'

Doug Flutie was lucky enough to enjoy an NFL career that stretched well into his 40s. He sees no reason why Tom Brady can’t do the same. “No doubt about it,” Flutie said Monday in a phone interview with NESN.com. As far as quarterbacks go, Flutie and Brady share few similarities. The former was a little guy — a scrambler who was known for using his mobility and making...
Via NESN.com
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie to Gerard Phelan: The short and long of the Hail Mary, 30 years later

The game was played on Nov. 23, 1984, the day after Thanksgiving that year. Doug Flutie and Gerard Phelan of Boston College combined for one of the most memorable plays in college football history. Boston College's prayers were answered in a 47-45 miracle that forever is known as Hail Flutie. No. 10 Boston College and No. 12 Miami put on a game for the ages . . . before the thrilling...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Names: Doug Flutie, Tom Penn, Ben Howland

In what is looking like a possibly permanent change, Doug Flutie will again replace Mike Mayock in NBC’s Notre Dame football booth. In other news, ESPN has re-signed NBA front office analyst Tom Penn and NBCSN has hired former UCLA men’s basketball coach Ben Howland. Flutie to Replace Mayock Again NBC Sports has named Doug [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Is NBC replacing Mayock with Flutie as analyst on Notre Dame games?

It certainly seems to be a reasonable speculation after NBC announced Doug Flutie and Mike Mayock will be trading places for Saturday’s Notre Dame-Northwestern game. Flutie will work in the booth as a game analyst with Dan Hicks. Mayock, meanwhile, will serve as a sideline analyst. From the NBC release: “Mike is one of the top Xs-and-Os commentators in football. The sideline...
Via Sherman Report
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Fans Give Boston College’s Doug Flutie Statue A Makeover (Photo)

The Minutemen have fired their shots. In anticipation of the “Battle for the Bay State” football game, one UMass fan — or maybe a few — decided to switch Doug Flutie’s allegiances. The statue of the legendary Boston College quarterback was discovered Tuesday morning wearing a UMass jersey. Someone put a @UMASSFootball jersey on the @DougFlutie Statue @BostonCollege...
Via NESN.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie says NFL becoming more like CFL

A man who has played both in the CFL and NFL, is starting to see the NFL becoming like Canada. Former quarterback Doug Flutie who played eight seasons in the CFL before returning to the NFL, says the excitement in the NFL is turning into the same excitement that the CFL has had. Flutie wrote […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie Selling Natick, Mass. Mansion For Just Under $1.7 Million

Former Boston College and New England Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie is no stranger to moving. The Heisman trophy winner played for nine different teams in three different leagues during his career, before he eventually found his way back to Natick, Mass. where he went to high school. But like many New England residents, Flutie packed up and moved to the sunny shores of Florida...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie raised over a 176k for Autsim by running Boston Marathon

@DougFlutie: Sooo…woke up today & decided to run the @bostonmarathon just picked up my number & heading to the sox game #yup This is how the 51 year old Former Heisman Trophy winner decided to run in the Boston Marathon. It was a last minute decision that raised over 176k dollars for Autism. Flutie finished […] The post Doug Flutie raised over a 176k for Autsim by running...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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