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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

MU's Parker, Payton nominated for Hall

Running back Chris Parker and quarterback Michael Payton, who helped Marshall win the 1992 Division I-AA national championship, have been nominated for the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame. They are among 87 players and 25 coaches among the Divisional category.Payton won the Walter Payton Award in 1992 and was a two-time Southern Conference Offensive Player of the...

It Appears Walter Payton Played vs the Atlanta Falcons Sunday

It appears that Walter Payton played against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. In the Bears game against the Falcons Sunday, a holding penalty was called against the Bears. Now yes, penalties are called all the time, but this one was special. It appears that Walter Payton committed the holding penalty. Wow Walter Payton just got called for a penalty — chuck swirsky (@swirsk054) October...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bear Hunting: Morgan's Herb Walker Added To Payton Watch List.

Two months ago, Herb Walker was a backup running back on a Morgan State squad with low expectations. Now, he's on the short list for the most prestigous individual award in FCS football.The 5'8 redshirt sophomore from Cleveland has been added to the watch list for the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Walker has...
Via HBCU Gameday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Walter Payton Breaks Jim Brown’s All-Tim Rushing Record

Amazing to think it’s been 30 years since Walter Payton broke Jim Brown’s career rushing record. On October 7, 1984, Payton needing just 67 yards, did just that. Payton, a soft-spoken man, was visibly uneasy heading into that game; however, there was a buzz throughout the City of Chicago as they knew something truly special was about to take place. Walter, tired of the hoopla...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 07, 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Qua Cox is the most underrated player in the 2014 NFL Draft

Qua Cox is a 5’10 cornerback from Jackson State University a small black college in Mississippi. The same school that produce Walter Payton. The biggest problem with getting the players exposure is the fact that they play in the SWAC conference. While the SWAC has produced some amazing players their level of competition is not […] The post Qua Cox is the most underrated player...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 04, 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 07, 2014  |  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...
Via The Penalty Flag
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
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