Music – 1985 – Halftme Show – NCAAF Texas Vs OU – The Show Band Of The Southwest – UT Marching Band

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, speaks often about how much he enjoyed watching the halftime shows of The Showband of the Southwest…..known as the Texas Longhorn Marching Band….while attending the University of Texas from 1965 to 1970…..as this video seen herewith….goes a long way to explain why he enjoyed getting to the UT home games early…

Music – 1982 – Cotton Bowl Halftime – University Of Texas Showband Of The Southwest – Texas Vs Bama

The University of Texas Longhorn Band….also known as the Showband of the Southwest….is the  marching band of The University of Texas at Austin….which was founded in 1900 by distinguished professor of chemistry, Dr. Eugene P. Schoch. The band is currently under the direction of Dr. Scott Hanna. The band performs at all in-state football games….for various Texas Longhorn Athletics teams…. and at special pep…

Music – 1982 – Cotton Bowl Halftime Show – Alabama Marching Band – During Texas Vs Alabama Game

The Million Dollar Band (sometimes shortened to MDB) is the official marching band of the University of Alabama….which was founded in 1912….is the largest student organization at the University of Alabama…..as this marching band performs during pregame and halftime of every home and neutral-site Alabama football game….plus, it also supplies at least a pep band to every away football game….as well as…

NFL – 1973 – Worst Plays Ever – Dolphin PK Garo Yepremian Pass After Blocked Field Goal Vs Redskins

Early in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl VII between the Redskins vs Dolphins….Washington threatened to score by mounting its most impressive drive of the game….while driving 79 yards from its own 11 to Miami’s 10-yard line in twelve plays. On second down at the Miami 10-yard line, Skins QB Billy Kilmer threw to tight…

NFL – 1978 – Worst Plays Ever – Giants QB Joe Pisarcik Fumbles & Eagles Return For TD On Last Play

The play that is known as The Miracle at the Meadowlands happened on November 19, 1978…..as the New York Giants were closing out an apparent 17-12 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Eagles…..when with 31 seconds left to play…..they had the ball on 3rd down…..and the Eagles not having any timeouts left.  All the Giants had to do was snap the ball one…

NFL – 1969 To 1979 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback“….who was an American former football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL)…..as he led America’s Team the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years.  Roger the Dodger attended the U.S. Naval Academy…..where he won the 1963 Heisman Trophy….and after graduation he served in the U.S. Navy, including a tour of duty in Vietnam…..after which he joined the  Dallas Cowboys in 1969….and…

NFL – 1974 – Greatest Plays – Oakland QB Stabler Flip To Clarence Davis With Last Second TD For Win

We have written before about what a great “escape artist” that Oakland Raiders QB Ken The Snake Stabler…..and how often he could pull a “rabbit outa a hat”…..so, here is more video proof of our comment…..I mean…..here was this white boy on spindley legs that could barely run….who looked a lot older than he was…..having white hair, not grey……long before…

NFL – 1961 To 1978 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Vikings Fran Tarkenton – With John Facenda

Fran Tarkenton is an American former football player….who was a quarterback for the University of Georgia….and, subsequently, in the National Football League (NFL)…..where he played for 18 seasons, spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Vikings….which spanned thirteen non-consecutive seasons….while playing with the team for six seasons from 1961 to 1966….then for seven seasons from 1972 to 1978…..while in between his years in…

NFL – 1969 – Legendary Curt Gowdy Highlights His Most Memorable Call – Super Bowl III Jets Vs Colts

Curt Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster….who was well known as the longtime “voice” of the Boston Red Sox….and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  His accomplishments include coining the nickname “The Granddaddy of Them All” for the Rose Bowl Game….while taking the moniker…