The Ultimate Recount of Super Bowl 1

We begin with Super Bowl I, or more correctly, the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game. That’s what its official name was. The logo for Super Bowl I you see in various places which says “First World Championship Game AFL vs. NFL” – that’s an anachronism. The only logo used in the actual Super Bowl was … Read more

Learn From a 47 Year Veteran NFL Sports Writer

Ever dream of “working in football” or living football as your life?  This is something Rick Gosselin did for almost 5 decades.  He stops by to share his 47 years of “NFL coverage” experience in this week’s episode of The Football History Dude Podcast.  In this episode we cover some of these topics: Rick’s origin … Read more

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 then many of his counterparts. Coach won the Rose Bowl with UCLA, then took the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl (lost,) and then finally … Read more

Joe Zagorski Interview

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.  … Read more

The First Super Bowl – Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the first Super Bowl in NFL history.  The game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs provided concrete proof for the first time of the AFL-NFL merger.  Legendary coach Vince Lombardi and his Packers faced another legendary coach, Hank Stram, … Read more