Archive for the 'Football Urban Legends' Category

Football Urban Legends Revealed #27

This is the twenty-seventh in a series of examinations of football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, marvel at the quarterback that the Giants purchased a whole team just to acquire, learn whether the Florida Gator was invented at the University of Virginia and find out whether a player really [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #26

This is the twenty-sixth in a series of examinations of football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn about the Georgetown mascot that was a war hero, find out the history of the Rose Bowl and discover how the Cardinals got their name! Click here to view an archive of [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #24

This is the twenty-fourth in a series of examinations of football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, in an all college football edition, discover if the coach of Harvard really choked a bulldog to death to inspire his players before a game against Yale, marvel at how a panty raid [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #22

This is the twenty-second in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn whether Andre the Giant tried out for the Washington Redskins, discover whether Pamela Anderson was plucked from a football crowd for stardom and find out the story behind Iowa’s famed “Steubenville Trio!” Click [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #21

This is the twenty-first in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn whether the Washington Redskins actually trace their history back to the legendary Duluth Eskimos. Plus, learn the harrowing tale of survival of NFL legend Jim Marshall as he survived a blizzard through burning [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #20

This is the twentith in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. This week, in honor of the two teams that faced each other in Super Bowl XLV, let us examine one legend from the Pittsburgh Steelers and two legends from the champion Green Bay Packers, including whether [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #19

This is the nineteenth in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. This week, we learn the story of how a future U.S. President essentially saved the game of football, reveal whether the creator of basketball also invented the football helmet and discover what future Hall of Fame [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #18

This is the eighteenth in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous football legends. Let’s begin!

Football Urban Legends Revealed #17

This is the seventeenth in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous football legends. In honor of the new NFL season, here’s a special edition taking a look at legends related to the 2010 Super Bowl Champion New [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #16

This is the sixteenth in a series of examinations of football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous football legends. Let’s begin!