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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

Walter Payton Award List is out; Several QB’s on the list

The FCS Walter Payton Award is similar to the Heisman Trophy for FCS players. Well the list for 2015 is out and to no surprise a lot of QB’s are on the list. Returning as finalists to the Watch List besides Zach Zenner, who finished seventh in 2012 and sixth last year, were five quarterbacks: […] The post Walter Payton Award List is out; Several QB’s on the list appeared first...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Did you know Walter Payton threw 8 touchdown passes?

We do not see trick plays as often anymore because many teams feel they trust in their defense. Well while Trick plays are fun, we have an amazing stat. We already know Walter Payton was an amazing running back, but did you know he threw 8 touchdown passes? Payton three 8 TD passes. The 9 […] The post Did you know Walter Payton threw 8 touchdown passes? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo is one of the hottest small school prospects on the market this year, and it looks like the New England Patriots have interest. The 6-foot-2 1/4, 226-pound Garoppolo earned the Walter Payton Award in 2013, which is given to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. In 14 games, he completed 375 […] The post Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign small school stand out running back

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet to a future deal.  Maysonet was a road warrior for the Stony Brook finishing in the top three for the Walter Payton Award. Maysonet has bounced around this past year from team to team, but will hopefully be able to shine for the […]The post Pittsburgh Steelers sign small school stand out running...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Walter Payton's mom dies after illness

Alyne S. Payton, the mother of late NFL Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton, has died in Jackson, Miss. She was 87. Family members say she died in the hospital Monday after a long illness. Officials with Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home say services are scheduled for Friday at Black's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson. Burial will be Saturday in Resthaven Cemetery...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Walter Payton: Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion, what does that mean?  Moving that is so fluid and carefree that it is in harmony with everything around it. This sounds a bit crazy when you think of the game of football. Football is a series of violent collisions that are bone jarring and not very harmonious. When you think of poetry in motion on a football field, for me, one name comes to mind “Sweetness...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweetness’ Kid Brittney Payton Becoming Media Star

If you don’t know the name Brittney Payton, you soon will. The offspring of the greatest Chicago Bears player in history, Walter Payton, is keeping the family name in the spotlight. Brittney Payton WGN-TV and CLTV present Chicago’s Best – a weekly half-hour food and lifestyle program celebrating the best the Windy City has to offer. On Brittney’s Facebook page she writes...
Via The Sports Bank
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Heinicke wins Walter Payton Award

Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke has won the Walter Payton Award, given to the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Heinicke, a native of Atlanta, became just the second sophomore in FCS history to win the award, after receiving 72 first-place votes and 531 points Monday. Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet finished second (284) and Wofford...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

How to Dougie: Doug Martin highlights (VIDEO)

Rookie running back Doug Martin has taken the NFL and it’s fans by storm as of late. At the halfway mark of the 2012 season, Martin is getting lots of attention. And with the performances and stats he has recorded, he deserves it.  Martin now holds the Bucs’ record for most yards and touchdowns in a single game with 251 yards and four touchdowns against the Oakland Raiders....
Via The Bay Cave
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Couple looking to sell Barry Sanders/Walter Payton card to pay for fertility treatment

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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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