Unheralded NFL Games From the 1970s

For every great and historic game in NFL history, there are undoubtedly hundreds of other games that were probably just as exciting. They just did not possess the ramifications that many of those historic games did.  For the next several Pigskin Past programs, I will try to talk about and re-explore some of those thrilling … Read more

The Ultimate Recount of Super Bowl VI (Cowboys vs. Dolphins)

Today we have Super Bowl VI, between the NFC champion Dallas Cowboys and the AFC champion Miami Dolphins. It was held on January 16, 1972, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, the second Super Bowl of the past three to be held at that site. As always, we have a pop quiz, and then homework … Read more

Five Unusual Historic Tales About the Chicago Cardinals

When a team like the Cardinals has been around for over 120 years, we tend to find some unusual stories and circumstances about that team. While we are all aware of how the club has called three major cities home during its lifetime and captured NFL championships in 1925 and 1947, we’ll dive a bit … Read more

Amos Alonzo Stagg: College Football’s Man In Motion

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 Miss in the 1960s. Long after his own children … Read more

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