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TCU's Tomlinson, Alabama's Thomas among Hall of Fame inductees

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...
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Melvin Gordon’s Record-Breaking Day Gets The Tecmo Bowl Treatment

Melvin Gordon broke LaDainian Tomlinson’s record for most yards in a single game in only three quarters this past Saturday and to commemorate such an amazing achievement, Gordon got the Tecmo Bowl treatment. Nothing like 408 yards in three quarters to elevate your status as a player to Tecmo Bowl. [Lost Lettermen] The post Melvin Gordon’s Record-Breaking Day Gets The Tecmo Bowl...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Melvin Gordon Breaks LaDainian Tomlinson Single-Game Rushing Record With 408 Yards Vs. Nebraska

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? The post VIDEO: Melvin Gordon Breaks LaDainian Tomlinson Single-Game Rushing Record With 408 Yards Vs. Nebraska appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon is closing in on Ladanian Tomlinson’s record

Melvin Gordon just broke Wisconsin’s single-game rushing record. It was previously held by Ron Dayne, who rushed for 339 vs. Hawaii on Nov. 30, 1996. The FBS record is also well within reach, which is 406 by TCU’s LaDanian Tomlinson on Nov. 20, 1999 vs. UTEP. There is still a quarter left to play and […] The post Melvin Gordon is closing in on Ladanian Tomlinson’s record...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson: “I would take Le’Veon Bell over any running back in the league”

Jim Racalto 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 […] Sports...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Slimmer Bell Draws Praise From Future HOF RB LaDainian Tomlinson

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...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ladainian Tomlinson Selling Sick Cali Mansion With Secret Room (Video)

Former San Diego Chargers star Ladainian Tomlinson has decided to put his southern California home up for sale, and you won’t believe how amazing this house really is. Tomlinson bought the 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom mansion back in 2004 for $3.5 million and is selling it now for $3.495 million. The home features everything anyone who wants to live lavishly could ever want, including...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson Selling Mansion With Aquarium, Basketball Court For $3.5M

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...
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Is TCU in the Big 12 without LaDainian Tomlinson?

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...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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