Posts Tagged ‘football’

Hugh “Shorty” Ray – NFL’s Mr. Einstein

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man known as the NFL’s Mr. Einstein and often referred to as the NFL’s Unknown Hero, Hugh “Shorty” Ray.  We were introduced to him in last week’s episode covering the History of the NFL Official, but this episode we get…

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History of the NFL Official

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the evolution of the NFL Official.  Last week we discussed the evolution of the rules, but the rules do not matter if the official is not there to enforce them.  Back in the early days of the NFL, the official was…

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History of NFL Rule Changes

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the more prominent rule changes in NFL history.  Episode 1 discussed how Walter Camp, The Father of American Football, helped transform the game from soccer and rugby closer to the style we are used to seeing today.  However, this style of…

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NFL 100th Season and The Future of the Show

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to ground zero of The Football History Dude Podcast.  It’s a special edition 50th episode that goes a little behind the scenes of how and why I started the show, gives a recap of the previous 49 episodes, and hints towards what’s on tap…

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

Tweet 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…

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