Special – 1947 To 1955 – Sports Legend Doak Walker – The Most Celebrated Athlete – Host Paul Hornung

DOG COMMENTARY:    Two days after being discharged from the Merchant Marine…Doak Walker appeared in his first college football game for Southern Methodist University….while playing in just five games for the Mustangs in the 1945 season….but was sufficiently impressive as a halfback and placekicker as to win All-Southwest Conference honors and a spot in the annual East–West Shrine Game in San Francisco….when he threw a…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Colts / Dolphins QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: Earl Edwin Morrall (May 17, 1934 – April 25, 2014) was an American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for twenty-one seasons as a starter and a reserve…who also occasionally punted. Earl Morrall became known as one of the greatest backup quarterbacks in NFL history….when during the 1968…

NFL – Great QBs – Graham & Tittle & Dawson & Layne & Van Brocklin

DOG COMMENTARY: Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL)….who is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era….after having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955….while…

Sports Legends Features Doak Walker – A Most Celebrated Athlete Hosted By Paul Hornung

DOG ASIDE: Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player….wjp played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU)….where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons from 1950…

NFL 1985 Detroit Lions Starring In Changes And Challenges

DOG ASIDE: The 1985 Detroit Lions season was their 56th in the National Football League….and in 1st year Coach Darryl Rogers….the team improved upon their previous season’s output of 4–11–1, winning seven games. The Lions beat four playoff teams at home….Dallas, San Francisco, Miami….and the N.Y. Jets….but lost to Tampa Bay and Indianapolis on the road. Despite…