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NEW YORK -- Shane Conlan played high school football in western New York on teams with some linemen who weighed 140 pounds.
He was discovered by longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, who decided to offer the 170-pound kid from Frewsburg a scholarship after watching him play basketball.
Conlan proved he belonged at his first college practice, and Bradley's faith in...
Melvin Gordon broke LaDainian Tomlinson's single game rushing record with 408 yards versus Nebraska. Can we give the man the Heisman Trophy right now?
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Pittsburgh Steelers second-year running back Le’Veon Bell showed flashes of potential during his rookie campaign. He headed into the 2014 season being relied upon heavily to carry the load in Pittsburgh’s backfield and perform like a second-round pick. Noticeably thinner and faster, Bell has not disappointed through the first three weeks of the season. He […]
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was regarded as a big back during his collegiate career at Michigan State, approaching the 250 pound mark at 6’1”. He’s still a big back in his second season in the NFL, despite being more than 20 pounds lighter. But the weight drop has made a significant difference on […]
Slimmer Bell Draws Praise From Future HOF RB LaDainian...
LaDainian Tomlinson will likely be a first-ballot Hall of Famer when he’s eligible in 2017, and will go down as one of the best running backs to grace the NFL. He called San Diego his home for nine years where he tallied eight-straight seasons of 1,000-plus yards, while also breaking the single-season record for the most rushing touchdowns.
However, Tomlinson may not be calling...
Back in 2004, the San Diego Chargers made LaDainian Tomlinson the richest running back in NFL history by awarding him with a six-year, $60 million contract.
During that same year, Tomlinson built a pretty awesome home in Poway, Calif. The 2006 NFL MVP is selling it for $3.5 million, but once you see what it looks like you might begin to think that’s a steal.
The home has five bedrooms...
Former NFL running back LaDainian Tomlinson is selling his 10,000 square foot San Diego mansion and for only $3.5 million you can reside in an exclusive private community with your basketball court, wine cellar and rope bridge.
There is also a secret room that can only be entered through a hidden bookcase.
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TCU won one game in 1998, the first year LaDainian Tomlinson suited up for the Frogs. In the final game of the season, they upset cross-town rival SMU.
"We celebrated like we won the Super Bowl," Tomlinson said Thursday.
The former Frog was one of 12 players and two coaches inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Three years later, Tomlinson had amassed more...