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Bill Winkenbach – The Father of Fantasy Football (A Brief History)

8/15/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the history of fantasy football. Millions of people across the globe play fantasy football each year, but how many of them know how and when the game was founded? It may surprise you a little to find out some of the details behind the fateful first draft back in the early 1960's. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on...

Duration:00:28:13

Listener’s Favorite Football Moments – Part 3 + Chris Berman Interview

8/8/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back for another round of listener's "my football moments". Each listener has a unique story to tell about their favorite football moments. We also have a special guest stop by that needs no introduction and hear about his favorite personal football moment of all-time. He goes by Boomer, Swami, or Chris Berman. Pick your poison. So strap on your seatbelt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show...

Duration:00:31:55

Ray Lewis (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Baltimore Ravens Linebacker

8/4/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Ray Lewis. He was one of the most influential sports team leaders of all-time. This is episode 8 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on...

Duration:00:09:11

Brian Urlacher (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Chicago Bears Linebacker

8/3/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Brian Urlacher. He was one of the most versatile linebackers in league history, revitalizing the "Monsters of the Midway" in the early 2000's. This is episode 7 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode...

Duration:00:08:45

Brian Dawkins (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Philadelphia Eagles / Denver Broncos Safety

8/2/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Brian Dawkins. He was one of the most dominating safeties of the 21st century, earning him the nickname, Weapon-X. This is episode 6 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about...

Duration:00:09:14

Randy Moss (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Minnesota Vikings / New England Patriots WR

7/31/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Randy Moss. He was given the nickname, Freak, because no single man on defense even stood a chance at a hope and a prayer against this guy. This is episode 4 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit...

Duration:00:12:29

Terrell Owens (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – 49’ers / Eagles / Cowboys WR

7/30/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Terrell Owens. He was one of the most polarizing players in recent memory, but there's no denying the success he had between the hash marks. This is episode 5 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit...

Duration:00:09:46

Robert Brazile (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Houston Oilers Linebacker

7/30/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Robert Brazile. He was given the nickname, Dr. Doom, because he created havoc for offenses on the way a Hall of Fame career. This is episode 3 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web -...

Duration:00:09:36

Jerry Kramer (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Green Bay Packers Guard

7/29/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Jerry Kramer. This is episode 2 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube Click below for the transcript. I have...

Duration:00:11:17

Bobby Beathard (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Redskins/Chargers General Manager

7/28/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Bobby Beathard. This is episode 1 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube Click below for the transcript. I...

Duration:00:12:53

Pro Football Hall of Fame (Brief History) – Legends of the NFL

7/25/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a brief history of the Professional Football Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony for the 2018 class is on August 4th. You will learn why the Hall is in Canton, the various renovations throughout the history of the Hall, and the leaders that have made this venue amazing. A side topic gives you a quick explanation of how NFL players, coaches, and contributors are eligible and selected for each year's class. So strap on your seat...

Duration:00:22:53

Wilbur “Pete” Henry – Bigger Than the Founding of the NFL

7/18/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Wilbur "Pete" Henry, nicknamed "Fats". You may remember Pete from a previous episode. He was the All-American tackle that was signed by Ralph Hay and the Canton Bulldogs the same day as the founding of the NFL, but at the time, the news of the signing overshadowed the league founding. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes...

Duration:00:21:13

Jim Thorpe – “The Legend” – Part 2 (First President of the NFL)

7/11/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore part 2 of a 2-part series of Jim Thorpe, "The World's Greatest Athlete". The timeline covered in this episode is Jim's contribution to professional football and the NFL, which would end up turning him into "The Legend" on the all-time NFL team.. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact...

Duration:00:18:38

Jim Thorpe – “The World’s Greatest Athlete” – Part 1 (Olympic Gold)

7/4/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore part 1 of a 2-part series of Jim Thorpe, "The World's Greatest Athlete". The timeline covered in this episode is Jim's birth through his time in college and the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube Are you...

Duration:00:22:07

Listener’s “My Football Moment” Part 2

6/27/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back for another round of listener's "my football moments". Each listener has a unique story to tell about their favorite football moments. So strap on your seatbelt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Are you interested in sharing your favorite football moment on the show? This is your chance to share your story with all my listener’s. Click here to share your favorite football moment Time Stamps and Links For Storytellers...

Duration:00:33:16

Don Hutson (Green Bay Packers) – NFL’s First True Wide Receiver

6/20/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Don Hutson, the NFL's first true wide receiver. Don played wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, and is often referred to as one of the greatest Packers and NFL players of all time. He was the most dominating player of his era, and in this episode we get to learn about how Don Hutson to the touchdown catch was like Babe Ruth to the home run. So strap on your seatbelt, and let’s get ready to take this...

Duration:00:25:53

George Halas – Chicago Bear’s Founder, Player, Owner, and Coach

6/13/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of George Halas, also known as "Papa Bear". George was the founder of the Chicago Bears. He was also a player, coach, and owner throughout 63 of his 88 years on this planet. So strap on your seatbelt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Are you interested in sharing your favorite football moment on the show? This is your chance to share your story with all my listener’s. Click here to share...

Duration:00:23:10

FHD8: Beattie Feathers – NFL’s First 1,000 Yard Rusher

6/6/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Beattie Feathers, the NFL's first 1,000 yard rusher. Until 1934, his rookie season, it was thought to be impossible to amass 1,000 rushing yards in a single season. Beattie Feathers would end up surpassing this mark on the way to one of the greatest rookie campaigns in NFL history. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Are you interested in sharing your favorite...

Duration:00:22:35

FHD7: Bronko Nagurski – The Monster of the Midway

5/30/2018
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Summary This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the career of Bronko Nagurski, a powerful fullback and tackle for the Chicago Bears during the 1930’s. He had a legendary career that started with a mythical story about how he was recruited into the University of Minnesota to play football. George… The post FHD7: Bronko Nagurski – The Monster of the Midway appeared first on The Football History Dude.

Duration:00:31:44

FHD6: Listener’s “My Football Moment” Part 1

5/23/2018
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This is a special episode. We get to listen to the fans of The Football History Dude tell a story about their favorite football moment. There are 5 different stories that run the gamut from a specific play up to a listener’s life. If you’re interested in sending your personal favorite football moment to be… The post FHD6: Listener’s “My Football Moment” Part 1 appeared first on The Football History Dude.

Duration:00:34:25