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The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL and other professional football leagues. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to him and a guest in his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL and other professional football leagues. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to him and a guest in his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

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United States

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The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL and other professional football leagues. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to him and a guest in his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

Twitter:

@FHDude

Language:

English


Episodes

Super Bowl History (with Tommy Phillips - Host of Lombardi Memories Podcast)

1/27/2021
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY This week we go back to cover 5 1/2 decades of the greatest day of the year (well, not if you're a Lions' fan like me).....the SUPER BOWL!!! Tommy Phillips covers each game in-depth in his podcast, with each episode dedicated to a single game. This week, we decided to bring him on to discuss an overview, as we are about a...

Duration:00:53:19

Pigskin Dispatch (with Darin Hayes)

1/13/2021
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY Darin Hayes is the host of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/podcasts/pigskin-dispatch/ (Pigskin Dispatch podcast) and owner of the https://pigskindispatch.com/ (Pigskin Dispatch website). Billed as "positive football," Darin shares many stories of gridiron history with his fans via multiple mediums. We get into the...

Duration:00:49:07

The Game Before The Money (With Author Jackson Michael)

1/6/2021
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY Michael Jackson (writing as Jackson Michael) is the author of multiple books and the host of multiple podcasts. He has also created a documentary on the Luv Ya Blue Oilers. Below are links to his work and website. https://amzn.to/3rYwEEA (The Game Before the Money: Voices of the Men Who Built the NFL)...

Duration:00:53:14

Amos Alonzo Stagg (With Author Jennifer Hall)

12/30/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY https://amzn.to/38G5n0I (Amos Alonzo Stagg: College Football’s Man in Motion) is Jennifer Taylor Hall’s first book. Jennifer lives in northwest Arkansas where she writes and teaches English. Jennifer’s larger-than-life Uncle George fueled her passion for college football when he introduced her to the game he played at Ole...

Duration:00:48:34

Shaun Horrigan (Multimedia Storyteller) - Former NFL Network Researcher

12/23/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY Shaun is the son of Joe Horrigan, longtime "Mr. Everything" for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Shaun shares how he used this base to produce some great stories in multiple formats. (NFL Network, documentaries, etc.) http://horrigan46.com/ (Check out his website.) THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE BACKGROUND...

Duration:00:46:40

AE Staley: Founder of the Chicago Bears Franchise (with Julie Staley)

12/16/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY Julie Staley is the President of the https://staleymuseum.com/ (Staley Museum). She stops by to share the story of AE Staley, the founder of the eventual Chicago Bears franchise. Although he let the team go at the very early stages of the NFL, he still deserves credit for his role in building the foundation of one of the...

Duration:00:56:13

Morgan Park Military Academy (with Joe Ziemba)

12/9/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY Joe Ziemba stops by to share stories from his book - https://amzn.to/2VQY7cq (Cadets, Cannons, and Legends: The Football History of Morgan Park Military Academy). What he says might be "the best high school football team no one ever heard of?" THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE BACKGROUND...

Duration:00:58:54

Partners of the Sports History Network

12/2/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY This week I get to give thanks to all the partners of the Sports History Network. Listen to each trailer and take a gander into the shows that interest you the most. Here is the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/podcasts/ (podcast page over on the network). THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE BACKGROUND...

Duration:00:33:46

Thanksgiving Special (Interview with Bill Keenist - Detroit Lions Team Historian)

11/25/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). EPISODE SUMMARY This week I get to talk to Bill Keenist, a member of the Detroit Lions since 1985. He has had various roles with the company on the PR and Communications side of things, and now he is the team historian. We discuss many topics revolving around the Detroit Lions, which is perfect for me, because I'm a die-hard. We bring up...

Duration:01:07:40

NFL's Forrest Gump? (Bill Curry Interview)

11/18/2020
The Football History Dude is part of the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/ (Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear). https://sportshistorynetwork.com/contest (Enter to win an autographed copy of Bill's book) EPISODE SUMMARY This week I interview Bill Curry. He has lived an incredible "football life" as both a player and a coach. His life has even been referred to as the "Forrest Gump of the NFL" by some. For instance, he played for both Vince Lombardi,...

Duration:00:46:54

An American Football Fan From London (Shane Richmond)

11/11/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/football-and-politics (Shane Richmond page on Sports History Netwo)https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/united-kingdom-nfl (rk.) In this episode we cover Shane's love of American Football and why he started a website called https://pigskinbooks.com/ (Pigskin Books.) The Football History Dude podcast is part of the Sports History Network - the headquarters for your favorite sport's yesteryear. Head to the https://sportshistorynetwork.com/...

Duration:00:55:34

Football and Politics (with Jesse Berrett)

11/4/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/football-and-politics (Jesse Berrett page on Sports History Netwo)https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/cleveland-rams (rk.) In this episode we cover Jesse's book about politics and the NFL. The book is titled - Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics," so you know there's a different twist from most of my interviews. We get into many topics. Below are a few: How Richard Nixon used the NFL to his gain Why the New Orleans...

Duration:00:56:58

John Eisenberg - Baltimore Sportswriter and Author of Multiple Books

10/28/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/john-eisenberg (John Eisenberg page on Sports History Netwo)https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/cleveland-rams (rk.) In this episode we cover John's career as a sportswriter and stories from his books covering the NFL. Speaking of his books, John has graciously offered to send an autographed copy of his book to one lucky winner. https://sportshistorynetwork.com/contest (Head Here to the contest page). (Note - even after the contest ends...

Duration:00:46:31

Cleveland Rams - The NFL Champ That Left Too Soon (with Jim Sulecki)

10/21/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/cleveland-rams (Jim Sulecki page on Sports History Network.) In this episode we cover Jim's book about the Cleveland Rams, the NFL Champ that left too soon. You'll hear some pretty cool stories about things long forgotten. There are also some pretty interesting. Jim Sulecki Bio Note - this is from Adams' bio on https://clerams.com/ (his website). https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimsulecki (Jim Sulecki) is 2016 winner of the...

Duration:00:53:59

Dave Birkett (Detroit Free Press and Hall of Fame Voter)

10/14/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/dave-birkett (Dave Birkett (Detroit Free Pres and Hall of Fame Voter)) In this episode we cover the following topics with Dave Birkett His time covering the Detroit Lions This upcoming voting period when he will nominate MEGATRON for Hall of Fame candidacy Where he'd take my DeLorean Much more ​ Dave Birkett Bio Note - this is from Dave's https://www.freep.com/staff/2648005001/dave-birkett/ (bio on Detroit Free Press). A three-time Michigan...

Duration:00:43:15

Adam Lazarus (Multiple NFL Book author)

10/7/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/adam-lazarus/ (Adam Lazarus page on Sports History Network.) In this episode we cover Adam's books and many of the unique stories you may never heard before about Joe Gibbs, Steve Young, Joe Montana, and the list goes on. https://sportshistorynetwork.com/contest (Win an autographed copy of Adam's book )(or another offer if past 10/11/2020) ​ Adam Lazarus Bio Note - this is from Adams' bio on http://alazarus.com/ (his website). Adam Lazarus is an...

Duration:00:43:04

65 Reasons Ken Riley Should Be in the Hall of Fame

9/30/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/ken-riley (How is Ken Riley Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?) In this episode we cover the following topics with Ken Riley II His college career playing for his father His father's career in college and NFL Why he feels Ken Riley deserves to be in the Hall of Fame Some of the reasons he was given for why Ken Riley has not been voted into the Hall Much more ​ The Football History Dude podcast is part of the Sports History Network - the...

Duration:00:43:04

47 Years Covering the NFL (with Rick Gosselin)

9/23/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/rick-gosselin (47 Years Covering the NFL (with Rick Gosselin)) In this episode we cover the following topics with Rick Gosselin His journey covering sports, primarily NFL What it was like knowing Jerry Jones, Jimmy Johnson, and the Triplets before they were winning An in-depth conversation about the Hall of Fame voting process, primarily speaking to the Senior Class Much more ​ Rick Gosselin Bio Note - this is from Rick's bio on...

Duration:00:53:27

NFL 100th Birthday Celebration (Stories From Each Original Team)

9/16/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/nfl-original-teams (Check out the post on Sports History Network) This is a very special episode of The Football History Dude podcast, because we brought together 8 industry experts to share stories about the original teams of the NFL. The reason? Well, that's simple. Tomorrow (date of release) is the NFL's 100th Birthday, celebrating 100 years after the famous meeting at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile auto showroom in Canton, OH. Without this meeting,...

Duration:02:02:07

Football Zebras: The 33rd NFL Team (with Ben Austro)

9/9/2020
https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/football-zebras (Football Zebras (with Ben Austro)) https://sportshistorynetwork.com/contest (WIN A COPY OF BEN's book) In this episode we cover the following topics with Patrick Gallivan Why he started Football Zebras What Football Zebras is all about Stories from his book: https://amzn.to/2Fcum0w (So You Think You Know Football? The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Rules) Much more ​ Ben Austro Bio Ben has been an "armchair official" ever since he...

Duration:00:58:26