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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 hop on 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 hop on 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 hop on his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

Twitter:

@FHDude

Language:

English


Episodes

Steve Sheinkin Interview | Carlisle Indian School Football

5/27/2020
Steve Sheinkin Interview | Carlisle Indian Football School (https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/carlisle-indian-school-football) Steve Sheinkin stops by to share the story of Jim Thorpe, Pop Warner, and how they helped create modern football. He shares a few of the fascinating stories of how this tiny little Native American boarding school in the middle of Pennsylvania competed with the powerhouses of the day. You will also learn about the origin story of Jim Thorpe, Pop Warner,...

Duration:00:43:38

Jaws | Ron Jaworski Interview

5/20/2020
Jaws | Ron Jaworski Interview (https://sportshistorynetwork.com/football/nfl/ron-jaworski) Ron Jaworski needs no introduction to any NFL fan for the past 4 decades. He was first drafted into the league in 1973 by the Los Angeles Rams. After a couple years in LA, he was traded to Philadelphia, where he would fly as an Eagle under Coach Dick Vermeil. The highlight of his career was leading the Eagles to Super Bowl 15. Although they did not win the game, the team had a great run. Jaworski...

Duration:00:18:25

Don Shula | Interview With Jack Gilden

5/13/2020
Coach Don Shula | Interview With Jack Gilden (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/don-shula-before-the-miami-dolphins-super-bowls) Don Shula is the winningest coach in NFL history, is the head coach of the only NFL team with a perfect season, went to three Miami Dolphins Super Bowls in a row, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His great success is well documented. However, the rocky relationship he had with Johnny Unitas in his first head coaching gig with the Baltimore...

Duration:00:47:04

Invincible Vince Papale | A Real-Life Disney Character

5/6/2020
Invincible Vince Papale | A Real-Life Disney Character (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/invincible-vince-papale) Vince Papale is a name many have heard of, even though he never played college football, nor did he get drafted to the NFL. The reason we all know the name is that his story is an incredible journey of a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan given the opportunity to try out for his beloved team. He ultimately made the team and then 30 years later Disney made a movie about Vince...

Duration:00:37:32

Richard Berthelsen | NFLPA's Trusted Legal Counsel

4/29/2020
(https://thefootballhistorydude.com/richard-berthelsen-nflpa-trusted-legal-counsel) Richard Berthelsen spent 40 years with the NFLPA, fighting for player rights. Perhaps the biggest win for the NFLPA was free agency, allowing players to choose where they want to play instead of the owners having basically all of the power. He shares how he fell into the job working with Ed Garvey, one of the biggest influencers to the players at the beginning. Richard's journey for 40 years gave him...

Duration:00:50:41

Dick Vermeil Interview | Super Bowl Winning Head Coach

4/22/2020
Dick Vermeil | Super Bowl Winning Coach (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/dick-vermeil-interview) Coach Dick Vermeil is one of the most recognizable figures in NFL history. He was successful at every level of coaching in his career with a different approach to leadership than many of his counterparts. Coach won the Rose Bowl with UCLA, then took the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl (lost,) and then finally won it all with "The Greatest Show on Turf." He later finished his career with...

Duration:00:41:51

Joe Zagorski (NFL in the 1970s) Pt. 2

4/15/2020
Joe Zagorski Interview | Was the 1970s the Most Important Decade For the NFL? Joe Zagorski stops by the show to share with us why he believes the 1970s were the NFL’s most important decade. He’s even written 3 books so far on the topic. Throughout his days, Joe spent some time as a sportswriter and has been a member of the Pro Football Researchers Association since the mid-1980s. You can find his work in the monthly publications, called The Coffin Corner, which you can get sent to you when...

Duration:00:35:42

Joe Zagorski (1970s NFL's Best Decade?)

4/8/2020
Joe Zagorski Interview | Was the 1970s the Most Important Decade For the NFL? Joe Zagorski stops by the show to share with us why he believes the 1970s were the NFL’s most important decade. He’s even written 3 books so far on the topic. Throughout his days, Joe spent some time as a sportswriter and has been a member of the Pro Football Researchers Association since the mid-1980s. You can find his work in the monthly publications, called The Coffin Corner, which you can get sent to you when...

Duration:00:39:35

David Baker | President and CEO of Pro Football Hall of Fame

4/1/2020
David Baker | President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame David Baker is the current President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He stops by on the show to share with us some stories from his career, as well as the future plans for the Hall and the Centennial Celebration in September. Listen in to hear about David's journey in the world of football and strap on your seat belt because we're about to get this baby up to 88MPH. Support the Show via Donation...

Duration:00:19:32

War Football (Chris Serb Interview)

3/25/2020
Chris Serb Interview (War Football) (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/chrisserb) Chris Serb is a Captain on the Chicago Fire Department by day and a veteran freelance writer by night, with concentrations in sports and history. His 2019 book, War Football: World War I and the Birth of the NFL, looks at how military football led to the growth of professional football and helped launch the NFL less than two years after World War I ended. The Professional Football Researchers Association...

Duration:01:01:47

Chris Willis (NFL Films) Interview Part 2

3/18/2020
Chris Willis (NFL Films) Interview | Part 2 Support the Show via Donation Chris Willis is the Head of the Research Library for NFL Films, a position he has held since 1996. He also is an author of 7 books, mostly revolving around the early history of the NFL, including his most recent book on the life of legendary Red Grange. Chris has been nominated and won Emmy's for his work on NFL documentaries, including HBO's Hard Knocks. He was elected in 2018 to the Urbana University Hall of Fame and...

Duration:00:27:51

Football History Dude (Trailer)

3/17/2020
THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE WEBSITE The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching NFL fans about the rich history of the game we all know and love. I’m your host, Arnie Chapman, and I’m just a regular dude that loves football and is a nerd when it comes to learning about history. I created this show to share the gridiron knowledge nuggets I gain from researching various topics about the history of the National Football League. Each episode I welcome you to climb aboard my DeLorean...

Duration:00:01:12

Chris Willis (NFL Films Head of Research) | Interview Part 1

3/11/2020
Chris Willis (NFL Films) Interview | Part 1 Support the Show via Donation (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/support/) Chris Willis is the Head of the Research Library for NFL Films, a position he has held since 1996. He also is an author of 7 books, mostly revolving around the early history of the NFL, including his most recent book on the life of legendary Red Grange. Chris has been nominated and won Emmy's for his work on NFL documentaries, including HBO's Hard Knocks. He was elected in...

Duration:00:29:58

Chris Landry (Former NFL Scout) Interview | Part 3

3/4/2020
Chris Landry (Former NFL Scout) Interview | Part 3 Support the Show via Donation Chris Landry spent an entire lifetime in football in various roles. He was a scout, coach, and administrator at the college and professional level. From his days with LSU to the main scout with the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans, then a coordinator of the NFL combine, and now an independent coaching and scouting consultant; Chris has a plethora of knowledge about football. He shares what it's truly like to be a...

Duration:00:46:58

Chris Landry (Former NFL Scout) Interview | Part 2

2/26/2020
Chris Landry (Former NFL Scout) Interview | Part 2 Support the Show via Donation Chris Landry spent an entire lifetime in football in various roles. He was a scout, coach, and administrator at the college and professional level. From his days with LSU to the main scout with the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans, then a coordinator of the NFL combine, and now an independent coaching and scouting consultant; Chris has a plethora of knowledge about football. He shares what it's truly like to be a...

Duration:00:40:42

Chris Landry (Former NFL Scout) Interview |Part 1

2/19/2020
Chris Landry Interview (Part 1) Support the Show via Donation Chris Landry spent an entire lifetime in football in various roles. He was a scout, coach, and administrator at the college and professional level. From his days with LSU to the main scout with the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans, then a coordinator of the NFL combine, and now an independent coaching and scouting consultant; Chris has a plethora of knowledge about football. He shares what it's truly like to be a scout of the NFL....

Duration:00:46:53

NFL Scouting Combine History (A Brief Overview)

2/12/2020
NFL Scouting Combine History (A Brief Overview) Support the Show via Donation The NFL Scouting Combine nowadays is a major event with media coverage all over the place and fans around the world tuning in to see if they can catch a glimpse at a new record. It wasn't always this way, and the combine itself isn't really that old, either. The first combine with all teams included wasn't until 1985. Even then it was a disorganized kind of a mess. This episode covers a brief overview of the...

Duration:00:24:42

Mike Wright Interview (Fantasy Footballers podcast)

2/5/2020
Mike Wright Interview (Fantasy Footballers podcast) Support the Show via Donation Mike Wright is the reigning "Players Choice: Fantasy Analyst of the Year" and co-host/founder of the top-rated fantasy football podcast, The Fantasy Footballers. He stops by on the show to share his origin story in football, fantasy football, and how he worked with Andy Holloway and Jason Moore to create their show. Check out Mike Wright's dedicated page with all his content here. Listen in to hear about Mike's...

Duration:00:52:26

Dan Carlin Interview (Hardcore Football) Part 2

1/29/2020
Dan Carlin Interview (Hardcore Football) Part 2 Support the Show via Donation Dan Carlin is the king of storytelling. His podcast, Hardcore History, dives deep into many topics across many years in the history of human existence. Most of the time his episodes cover military-based events. He even released a book recently called The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses. This is 2nd half of the interview with Dan, where we take a little...

Duration:00:32:46

Dan Carlin Interview (Hardcore Football)

1/26/2020
Dan Carlin Interview (Hardcore Football) Support the Show via Donation Dan Carlin is the king of storytelling. His podcast, Hardcore History, dives deep into many topics across many years in the history of human existence. Most of the time his episodes cover military-based events. He even released a book recently called The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses. This time Dan stops by on the DeLorean to talk about another passion of his,...

Duration:00:33:48