NCAAF – 1986 Texas Longhorn Football – Season In Review

DOG ASIDE: The TexasLonghorns football team finished the regular season with a 7–3–1 record and lost to Iowa in the 1984 Freedom Bowl….as the 1984 season had Texas once again ranked No. 1 in the polls….but soon dropped after a tie with Oklahoma….followed by 3 straight losses to end the season. A year later Texas…

NFL – Super Bowl Super Memories – Minnesota Vikings

DOG COMMENTARY: During the decade of the 1970’s….the Minnesota Vikings were one of the more domineering NFL teams….having played in Superbowl IV (1970)….Superbowl VIII (1974)….Superbowl IX (1975)….and Superbowl XI (1977)….but wht sports fans remember about this team is that they never won one….albeit they were losses to some really good teams like Coach Hank Stram’s Kansas City…

NFL – Greatest Rivalries – New York Giants VS Cleveland Browns

DOG COMMENTARY: When Bone Daddy was growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s out in Midland, Texas…..where the wind comes whipping down the plains…..in a time when the NFL was being watched on black and white television….while using “rabbit-ears” antenna to gain the best reception possible….for that is when the rivalry between the New York…

NFL – Great Players – Howie Long – Warlord Of The Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: Howard Matthew Moses “Howie” Long is an American former National Football League (NFL) defensive end, actor and sports analyst. He played in the NFL for 13 seasons and spent the entirety of his career with the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders franchise….during which was named to eight Pro Bowls….while helping his Raiders win a…

NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Coming out for the 2nd half with a lead of 10 – 0 for the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..was definitely a potential huge upset in the making…..as the Longhorns were ranked # 2 in the country coming into their game with Tech….as the Red Raiders are notoriously “tough on their onw turf” at Jones…

NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: 1984 marked the 34 meeting of an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..a rivalry that began in 1928….which accellerated in its intensity in 1960 when the Red Raiders joined the Southwest Football Conference…as these two storied universities have played each year since then for The…

NFL – Great Players – Minnesota Vikings DE Jim Marshall

DOG COMMENTARY: James Lawrence Marshall is a retired American football player who played defensive end for the Cleveland Browns (1960) and the Minnesota Vikings (1961–1979)….who was a member of the Vikings’ famous “Purple People Eaters”….a defensice line that consisted of Marshall (DE), Alan Page (DT), Gary Larsen(DT), and Carl Eller (DE),…a force down in the trenches…

NFL – 1986 NFC Wild Card – Washington Redskins vs Los Angeles Rams – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1986 NFL NFC Wild Card Playoff game features Brent Musberger, Jimmy ‘The Greek” Snyder and Irv Cross in studio for CBS…..with the legendary game commentator crew of Pat Summerall and John Madden bringing the “play by play” coverage of the game….and any time you get to hear these two bring an NFL…

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…