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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

Sweetness: The World Remembers Payton

It's been nearly 15 years since Walter Payton left this earth, but the man known as Sweetness is still on the minds of many. From television to social media, people around the world remembered the former Jackson State star on what would have been his 60th birthday.Forever in our hearts especially here in Chicago. Happy 60th Birthday, Walter Payton! pic.twitter.com/b78KBOZNNC—...
Via HBCU Gameday
7 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
25 days ago  |  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.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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...
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

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...
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

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

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Via Larry Brown Sports
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Memories Of A Star: Happy 58th Birthday To Bears Great Walter Payton

Bears great Walter Payton would have turned 58 today. Unfortunately he was lost to see soon 12 years ago at age 46. He lost the battle to bio-duct cancer. He spent all of his NFL seasons (13) with the Chicago Bears and missed only one game. He was a star on and off the field. The Bears haven’t had a consistent runner since Payton. Neal Anderson, Thomas Jones and Matt Forte have...
Via Bears Backer
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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