NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 4th Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY:  As we post the final quarter of the 1985 Southwest Conference Game of the Week between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Texas Longhorns….we want to tell the story of the head coaches in this game….Jim Wacker for TCU and Fred Akers for Texas…..as both were very successful coaches…. who either won multiple…

NFL – 1985 – CBS Halftime Show – NFC Championship – Bears Vs Giants – With Brent Musburger

DOG COMMENTARY:    This CBS Halftime Show of the 1985 NFC Championship Game between the Chicago Bears verses the New York Giants features the NFL Today broadcast crew of Brent Musburger, Dan Dierdorf and Irv Cross….along with game commentators Pat Summerall and John Madden….with special guest Jack Buckner of the Los Angeles Rams…..who was scouting…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    I thought this would be a good place to give a little background to Bone Daddy’s tie to TCU….which came from Pops (his Dad) who was a walk-on guard for then Assistant Line Coach Abe Martin and Head Coach Dutch Meyer of the Horned Frogs in 1944 after coming out of the…

NFL – 1985 – NFC Divisional Playoffs – Chicago Bears Vs New York Giants – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   The 1985 Chicago Bears won 15 games and lost one….as the SF 49’ers had the year before….after winning their first twelve before losing….when the Bears’ defense was ranked first in the league….and allowed only 198 total points (12.4 points per game) for the season….and winning the NFC Central Division by seven games over the…

NFL – 1985 – NFC Divisional Playoffs – Chicago Bears Vs New York Giants – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:  This 1985 NFC Divisional Playoff Game was played on January 5, 1985 at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL….in front of 62,070 fans…..and was televised by CBS Sports with the legendary broadcast team of Pat Summerall and John Madden on the mike…..and Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder in the wings.     …

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 2nd Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY:    The 1985 TCU Horned Frogs football team was coached by Jim Wacker….who was the father of Mike Wacker….who was a 6’9″ F/C for the University of Texas Longhorn basketball team from 1981 to 1984….as he played double post with C LaSalle Thompson during the 1981 season under Head Coach Abe Lemons. Mike…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 1st Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   The 1985 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season….as the Horned Frogs finished the season 3 – 8 overall….while posting an 0 – 8 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Jim Wacker….in his third year as head coach….as the Frogs played their home games in Amon…

NFL – 1985 – AFC Divisional Playoffs – Los Angeles Raiders Vs New England Patriots – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    This 1985 AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Los Angeles Raiders and the New England Patriots featured four future NFL Hall of Fame Members….with the Raiders having DE Howie Long and CB Mike Haynes….while the Patriots had G John Hannah and LB Andre Tippett…..as the Raiders finished 12 – 4 on the…

NCAA Football – 1987 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    This 1987 Southwest Conference Game of the Week was brought to the viewing public by Raycom Sports featuring Coach Bud Wilkerson (Oklahoma legendary head coach) and Merle Harmon, the legendary sportscaster whose career spanned nearly 40 years on the mike covering MLB, NFL, NCAA football and NCAA basketball.      This SWC…