Podcast History Lessons
Beginning with Episode #301, the History Lessons are posted exclusively on our YouTube channel.
(06/13/2023) Episode #300 - NFL and college coaches with over 300 wins.
(06/06/2023) Episode #299 - History of the Arena Football League.
(05/30/2023) Episode #298 - Steve Young's $40 million lifetime contract in the USFL.
(05/23/2023) Episode #297 - Cleveland Browns 1st season in the NFL (1950).
(05/16/2023) Episode #296 - History of NFL Europe.
(05/09/2023) Episode #295 - The 2001 XFL Championship game, a.k.a. The Million Dollar Game.
(05/02/2023) Episode #294 - The first NFL College Player Draft 1936.
(04/25/2023) Episode #293 - History of the World Football League 1974-1975.
(04/18/2023) Episode #292 - History of the United States Football League 1983-1985.
(04/11/2023) Episode #291 - History of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL).
(04/04/2023) Episode #290 - History of the Number Zero in the NFL.
(03/27/2023) Episode #289 - 2006 af2 championship game played in Puerto Rico.
(03/20/2023) Episode #288 - History of the United Football League.
(03/13/2023) Episode #287 - 2001 XFL expansion plans.
(03/06/2023) Episode #286 - History of the Indoor Football League. (first video with me on camera)
(02/28/2023) Episode #285 - HBCU coach Eddie Brown, Grambling State. (Black History Month)
(02/21/2023) Episode #284 - QB Charles West, first black QB to play in Rose Bowl (1922) William and Jefferson College. (Black History Month)
(02/14/2023) Episode #283 - Herb Trawick, first black player in the Canadian Football League. (Black History Month)
(02/07/2023) Episode #282 - Bob Mann, first black player for Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. (Black History Month)
(01/31/2023) Episode #281 - History of the Pro Bowl. (re-recorded on -2-1-2023)
(01/24/2023) Episode #280 - First XFL game in 2001.
(01/17/2023) Episode #279 - Nine NFL teams that shared a name of a MLB team.
(01/10/2023) Episode #278 - What exactly is an Oklahoma Sooner?
(01/03/2023) Episode #277 - What is a Coastal Carolina Chanticleer?
(12/27/2022) Episode #276 - The Highest scoring tie game in college football history.
(12/20/2022) Episode #275 - Greatest team off/def unit nicknames in football history, Part 5.
(12/13/2022) Episode #274 - Greatest team off/def unit nicknames in football history, Part 4.
(12/06/2022) Episode #273 - Greatest team off/def unit nicknames in football history, Part 3
(11/29/2022) Episode #272 - Greatest team off/def unit nicknames in football history, Part 2.
(11/22/2022) Episode #271 - Six times when NFL games were moved due to inclement weather conditions since 2000.
(11/15/2022) Episode #270 - Greatest team off/def unit nicknames in football history, Part 1.
(11/08/2022) Episode #269 - The first football movie, "Two Minutes to Go." (1921-Silent)
(11/01/2022) Episode #268 - The last scoreless tie in NFL history. (1943)
(10/25/2022) Episode #267 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 8. Wahoo, Ironhead, Throwin' Samoan, Icky, Nigerian Nightmare.
(10/18/2022) Episode #266 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 7. Prime Time, Iron Mike, Touchdown Eddie, Blonde Bomber, Bullet Bob.
(10/11/2022) Episode #265 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 6. Slingin' Sammy, Whizzer White, Hefty Lefty, Black Cyclone, Hollywood.
(10/04/2022) Episode #264 - (Kyle-intro, Abram-co-host) The time the Marx Brothers wreaked havoc on the gridiron in the movie "Horse Feathers."
(09/27/2022) Episode #263 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 5. White Shoes, Broadway Joe, Kansas Comet, Mean Joe, Merchant of Menace.
(09/20/2022) Episode #262 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 4. Galloping Ghost, Mad Bomber, Rocket, Too Tall, Sweetness.
(09/13/2022) Episode #261 - The story behind the CFL Banjo Bowl. (Revisited)
(09/06/2022) Episode #260 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 3. Mr. Inside, Mr. Outside, The Golden Boy, The Elmira Express, Captain Comeback.
(08/30/2022) Episode #259 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 2. The Minister of Defense, Megatron, Crazylegs, The Hammer, Hopalong.
(08/23/2022) Episode #258 - Greatest player nicknames in football history, Part 1. Night Train, Bambi, The Toe, The Refrigerator, He Hate Me.
(08/16/2022) Episode #257 - Our Fifth Anniversary Show. Highlight from past five years.
(08/09/2022) Episode #256 - Two incidents on the gridiron that led to the mandatory use of facemasks in football.
(08/02/2022) Episode #255 - Tom Matte and the NFL play wristband.
(07/26/2022) Episode #254 - The Incredible Hulk tries out for the CFL Toronto Argonauts.
(07/19/2022) Episode #253 - What in the world is a wood cookie?
(07/12/2022) Episode #252 - The only NFL commissioner who actually played pro football.
(07/05/2022) Episode #251 - The history of the Egg Bowl.
(06/28/2022) Episode #250 - Minnesota Vikings kicker Fred Cox invents the NERF football.
(06/21/2022) Episode #249 - Six NFL teams that have never had a league MVP.
(06/14/2022) Episode #248 - Nile Kinnick, the only Heisman Trophy winner to die while serving in the military.
(06/07/2022) Episode #247 - The 1994 Las Vegas Posse of the CFL.
(05/31/2022) Episode #246 - Dick Plasman, the last player NOT to wear a helmet during an NFL game. (Another COVID Edition)
(05/24/2022) Episode #245 - Don Doll, NFL Champion and a first-hand witness to world history. (COVID Edition)
(05/17/2022) Episode #244 - (Adam and Aaron Edition) Three sons of NFL players who made it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
(05/10/2022) Episode #243 - John Madden and Pat Summerall call a Division III game in 1982.
(05/03/2022) Episode #242 - The Grand Rapids Rampage and a roll of toilet paper.
(04/26/2022) Episode #241 - Terry Crews and his journey from Kalamazoo to the NFL to Hollywood. (Ken Crippen Interview)
(04/19/2022) Episode #240 - The Detroit Lions winless season, of 1942.
(04/12/2022) Episode #239 - Ricky Williams spends a season playing in the CFL.
(04/05/2022) Episode #238 - Archie Griffin, the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner.
(02/22/2022) Episode #237 - George Jewett, first African-America to play at Michigan and Northwestern. (Black History Month)
(02/15/2022) Episode #236 - Willie Thrower, Chicago Bears and CFL quarterback. (Black History Month)
(02/07/2022) Episode #235 - Marlin Briscoe, AFL Denver Broncos quarterback. (Black History Month)
(02/01/2022) Episode #234 - Bernie Custis, pioneering quarterback in the CFL. (Black History Month)
(01/25/2022) Episode #233 - The Little Brown Stein, college football rivalry trophy, Montana vs. Idaho.
(01/18/2022) Episode #232 - The highs and lows of scoring in Arena Football League history.
(01/11/2022) Episode #231 - The Boston Patriots once called Harvard Stadium home.
(01/04/2022) Episode #230 - The life and many careers of John Madden.
(12/28/2021) Episode #229 - A look back at the year 2021 and what we did as football fans.
(12/21/2021) Episode #228 - Three Little Pigskins, The Three Stooges.
(12/14/2021) Episode #227 - The 1969 Lions-Eagles preseason game in Mexico City is cancelled.
(12/07/2021) Episode #226 - The history of the Iron Bowl.
(11/30/2021) Episode #225 - Three movies starring actual football players, who played themselves.
(11/23/2021) Episode #224 - The Michigan-Ohio State week cemetery walk.
(11/16/2021) Episode #223 - Hep's Rock at Indiana University.
(11/09/2021) Episode #222 - The similarities in the Ford Mustang, Calgary Stampeders and SMU Mustangs logos.
(11/02/2021) Episode #221 - Where football are born. (Wilson Football Factory, Ada OH)
(10/26/2021) Episode #220 - Why do the Green Bay Packers, Georgia Bulldogs and Grambling Tigers all use the same logo?
(10/19/2021) Episode #219 - Why do the Iowa Hawkeyes uniforms look just like the Pittsburgh Steelers?
(10/12/2021) Episode #218 - Fordham University's Seven Blocks of Granite.
(10/05/2021) Episode #217 - The Portsmouth Spartans' Iron Man game of 1932.
(09/28/2021) Episode #216 - Who invented the cheesehead hat?
(09/21/2021) Episode #215 - The first legal forward pass in college football.
(09/14/2021) Episode #214 - The Cy-Hawk Trophy. (Iowa vs. Iowa State)
(09/07/2021) Episode #213 - How the Great Lakes Naval Training Station helped the Cleveland Browns become a pro football powerhouse.
(08/31/2021) Episode #212 - The FCS Sgt. York Trophy.
(08/24/2021) Episode #211 - The time the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Viking both wore white jerseys in a game.
(08/17/2021) Episode #210 - The origin of The Four Horsemen of Notre Dame nickname. (First YouTube video)
(08/10/2021) Episode #209 - Our Fourth Anniversary Show.
(08/03/2021) Episode #208 - Cleveland Browns win four straight league titles, in the AAFC.
(07/27/2021) Episode #207 - AFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1960-1969)
(07/20/2021) Episode #206 - NFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1960-1966)
(07/13/2021) Episode #205 - NFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1950-1959)
(07/06/2021) Episode #204 - NFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1941-1949)
(06/29/2021) Episode #203 - NFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1933-1940)
(06/22/2021) Episode #202 - NFL Champs prior to the Super Bowl era. (1920-1932)
(06/15/2021) Episode #201 - Two college football rivalry games with wagon wheels as trophies.
(06/08/2021) Episode #200 - NFL and FBS college coaches with 200+ wins.
(06/01/2021) Episode #199 - The time George Allen used a play from President Richard Nixon in a playoff game.
(05/25/2021) Episode #198 - Why a memorial column at Illinois Stadium was partially paid for by a Michigan coach.
(05/18/2021) Episode #197 - NFL Commissioner Bert Bell dies at an NFL game.
(05/11/2021) Episode #196 - The Fifth Down Game: Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1940.
(05/04/2021) Episode #195 - How NFL Hall of Famer Mel Hein almost didn't sign with the New York Giants.
(04/27/2021) Episode #194 - Two CFL teams draft dead players in back-to-back drafts.
(04/20/2021) Episode #193 - The 1953 Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Lattner.
(04/13/2021) Episode #192 - The first Grey Cup game. (1909)
(04/06/2021) Episode #191 - Neil Parry, college player with a prosthetic leg.
(03/30/2021) Episode #190 - The 1929 Rose Bowl and "Wrong Way" Reigals.
(03/23/2021) Episode #189 - The last Division I college football team to score 100 points in a game.
(03/16/2021) Episode #188 - Byran "Whizzer" White, from the gridiron to the Supreme Court.
(03/09/2021) Episode #187 - O.J. Brigance, the only player to win a Super Bowl and Grey Cup, in the same city.
(03/02/2021) Episode #186 - The creation of the Lombardi Trophy.
(02/23/2021) Episode #185 - The 1965 AFL All Star game and why it had to be moved (Black History Month)
(02/16/2021) Episode #184 - Jack Trice and why the Iowa State stadium is named after him (Black History Month)
(02/09/2021) Episode #183 - Bill Willis helped integrate the NFL. (Black History Month)
(02/02/2021) Episode #182 - Marion Motley helps integrate the NFL. (Black History Month)
(01/26/2021) Episode #181 - How Dick "Night Train" Lane got his nickname.
(01/19/2021) Episode #180 - The origin of the 12th Man at Texas A&M.
(01/12/2021) Episode #179 - The NBA star who saved the CFL Grey Cup Trophy.
(01/05/2021) Episode #178 - The only woman to marry two Heisman Trophy winners.
(12/29/2020) Episode #177 - Ernie Nevers scores six touchdowns and 40 points in a 1929 NFL game.
(12/22/2020) Episode #176 - William "The Refrigerator" Perry plays for the London Monarchs.
(12/15/2020) Episode #175 - Before "He Hate Me" there was "Wahoo."
(12/09/2020) Episode #174 - The history of NFL games played on Wednesdays.
(12/01/2020) Episode #173 - The relationship between the NFL and Thanksgiving football.
(11/24/2020) Episode #172 - The story of Howard's Rock at Clemson University.
(11/17/2020) Episode #171 - Texas Tech's Masked Rider mascot.
(11/10/2020) Episode #170 - The longest field goal in college football history.
(11/03/2020) Episode #169 - Football and Politics.
(10/27/2020) Episode #168 - Why does Alabama have an elephant for a mascot?
(10/20/2020) Episode #167 - The only CFL player to rush for 2,000 yards in a single-season.
(10/13/2020) Episode #166 - The three NFL games played on a Tuesday since 1946.
(10/06/2020) Episode #165 - The origin of the Hail Mary Pass.
(09/29/2020) Episode #164 - Bob St. Clair, NFL player by day, Mayor of Daly City, CA by night.
(09/22/2020) Episode #163 - Smokey Stover, played in a Super Bowl and a Grey Cup in the same year.
(09/15/2020) Episode #162 - The two meetings that founded the NFL in 1920.
(09/08/2020) Episode #161 - The 1940 Grey Cup game's two-game format.
(09/01/2020) Episode #160 - Who was Austin Peay?
(08/25/2020) Episode #159 - The Madden Cover Curse.
(08/18/2020) Episode #158 - Mel Farr, Superstar!
(08/11/2020) Episode #157 - Our Third Anniversary Recap Show
(08/04/2020) Episode #156 - There once were two teams called the Roughriders in the CFL at the same time.
(07/28/2020) Episode #155 - The CFL Baltimore Stallions, 1995 Grey Cup Champions. (Ron Snyder Interview)
(07/21/2020) Episode #154 - The Platypus Trophy, Oregon vs. Oregon State.
(07/14/2020) Episode #153 - Mike, Wilson, the only player to play in the AFL, NFL, CFL, WFL and USFL.
(07/07/2020) Episode #152 - Alex Karras "walks" back to Detroit after a preseason loss to the Denver Broncos.
(06/30/2020) Episode #151 - The Old Brass Spittoon Trophy.
(06/23/2020) Episode #150 - Lehigh and Lafayette, the most played rivalry in all of college football.
(06/16/2020) Episode #149 - UGA, the mascot of the Georgia Bulldogs.
(06/09/2020) Episode #148 - Detroit Lions running back Billy Sims almost became a member of the USFL Houston Gamblers.
(06/02/2020) Episode #147 - Vince Lombardi coaches the Washington Redskins in 1969.
(05/26/2020) Episode #146 - The Old Oaken Bucket Trophy.
(05/19/2020) Episode #145 - Herschel Walker has the greatest single rushing season in pro football history.
(05/12/2020) Episode #144 - The story behind the CFL Banjo Bowl.
(05/05/2020) Episode #143 - The time singer Marvin Gaye tried out for the Detroit Lions.
(04/28/2020) Episode #142 - The only time Curly Lambeau and Vince Lombardi ever met on the gridiron. (Sparky McEwen Interview - Part 2)
(04/21/2020) Episode #141 - The college football game trophy known as Floyd of Rosedale. (Sparky McEwen Interview - Part 1)
(04/14/2020) Episode #140 - 1944 Heisman Trophy Winner Les Horvath from Ohio State. (Actor, writer Bret Green Interview)
(04/07/2020) Episode #139 - The Cradle of Coaches. (WMU football coach Tim Lester Interview)
(03/31/2020) Episode #138 - The Origin of the "Taxi Squad."
(03/24/2020) Episode #137 - The on-field death of Detroit Lions wide receiver Chuck Hughes. (Motivational Speaker Paul Artale Interview)
(03/17/2020) Episode #136 - The lowest scoring game ever in the CFL.
(03/10/2020) Episode #135 - The Little Brown Jug, the first trophy game in major college football.
(03/03/2020) Episode #134 - Sportscaster Ahmad Rashad proposes on national television.
(02/25/2020) Episode #133 - Future President Gerald R. Ford and his U of M college teammate. (Black History Month)
(02/18/2020) Episode #132 - Kenny Washington, NFL Pioneer. (Black History Month)
(02/11/2020) Episode #131 - Woody Strode, NFL pioneer and Hollywood actor. (Black History Month)
(02/04/2020) Episode #130 - Pro Football Hall of Famer, Duke Slater. (Black History Month) (Tim Capper of ArenaFan.com Interview)
(01/28/2020) Episode #129 - Why the Pittsburgh Steelers only have a logo on one side of their helmets.
(01/21/2020) Episode #128 - The 1921 Tonawanda Kardex of the NFL.
(01/14/2020) Episode #127 - The History of the Huddle.
(01/07/2020) Episode #126 - Why are Div. II Slippery Rock scores featured at University of Michigan football games.
(12/31/2019) Episode #125 - The Year in Review.
(12/24/2019) Episode #124 - The day William Clay Ford bought the Detroit Lions.
(12/17/2019) Episode #123 - Norma Hunt, the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs.
(12/10/2019) Episode #122 - The Minnesota Vikings of the American Football League?
(12/03/2019) Episode #121 - Green Bay gets kicked out of the NFL.
(11/26/2019) Episode #120 - Two different footballs used in Super Bowl I.
(11/19/2019) Episode #119 - Harvard's Little Red Flag.
(11/12/2019) Episode #118 - The story of college football's Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
(11/05/2019) Episode #117 - How Canada honored one CFL team on its 100th anniversary.
(10/29/2019) Episode #116 - The statue of a legendary Army football coach, that West Point refused to allow on its campus.
(10/22/2019) Episode #115 - A college football game that both teams claim as a victory.
(10/15/2019) Episode #114 - The NFL draft pick who became an astronaut.
(10/08/2019) Episode #113 - What is a Nittany Lion and what is a Hokie?
(10/01/2019) Episode #112 - The only player in the Arena Football League to ever rush for 100 yards in a single game.
(09/24/2019) Episode #111 - The last major college star to forgo the NFL and sign with the CFL.
(09/17/2019) Episode #110 - Bronko Nagurski comes out of retirement in 1943.
(09/10/2019) Episode #109 - Three Heisman Trophy winners who played in the Ivy League.
(09/03/2019) Episode #108 - 1940 NFL championship game. Bears beat Redskins 73-0.
(08/27/2019) Episode #107 - TV viewers almost missed the end the 1958 NFL championship game.
(08/20/2019) Episode #106 - Record setting field goals in the NFL.
(08/13/2019) Episode #105 - 1980 NFL No Announcer Game. (Our Second Anniversary Show)
(08/06/2019) Episode #104 - Our Second Season Wrap-Up Show.
(07/30/2019) Episode #103 - The 1954 Cotton Bowl.
(07/23/2019) Episode #102 - The Pottsville Maroons and the 1925 NFL title.
(07/16/2019) Episode #101 - The 1934 NFL Sneakers Game.
(07/09/2019) Episode #100 - A review of our 10 favorite History Lessons so far.
(07/02/2019) Episode #99 - 1962 CFL Grey Cup game, a.k.a. The Fog Bowl
(06/25/2019) Episode #98 - 1984 USFL game played in England.
(06/18/2019) Episode #97 - 1974 World Football League game played in Canada.
(06/11/2019) Episode #96 - The NFL Playoff Bowl, 1960-1969.
(06/04/2019) Episode #95 - The only state without a college football team.
(05/28/2019) Episode #94 - One legendary sportswriter creates two legendary college football nicknames.
(05/21/2019) Episode #93 - The first major college football bowl game that was played indoors.
(05/14/2019) Episode #92 - There were three other American Football Leagues before the AFL of the 1960s.
(05/07/2019) Episode #91 - The Army-Navy game ALMOST led to a duel to the death by two fans in 1893.
(04/30/2019) Episode #90 - Carl Joseph, a one-legged football player.
(04/23/2019) Episode #89 - Mario "Motts" Tonelli, his Norte Dame class ring and the Bataan Death March.
(04/16/2019) Episode #88 - The 1965 AP Sports Photo of the Year.
(04/09/2019) Episode #87 - Yale team manager scores an extra point against Harvard.
(04/02/2019) Episode #86 - Bill Carpenter and Army's Lonesome End Formation.
(03/26/2019) Episode #85 - Four Heisman Trophy Winners who also spent time playing at the Junior College level.
(03/19/2019) Episode #84 - Three Pro Football Hall of Famers who got their start in the USFL.
(03/12/2019) Episode #83 - The origin of the Hook 'em Horns hand gesture.
(03/05/2019) Episode #82 - Cal Hubbard in the Pro Football HOF and the MLB HOF.
(02/26/2019) Episode #81 - Fritz Pollard, the first African-American coach in the NFL. (Black History Month)
(02/19/2019) Episode #80 - Emlen Tunnell, the first African-American to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Black History Month)
(02/12/2019) Episode #79 - Wally Triplett, first African-American player to be drafted by, and play for, an NFL team. (Black History Month)
(02/05/2019) Episode #78 - Charles Follis, The Black Cyclone from Wooster. (Black History Month)
(01/29/2019) Episode #77 - Hornung and Karras are suspended for gambling in 1963.
(01/22/2019) Episode #76 - William Webb Ellis "invents" football.
(01/15/2019) Episode #75 - The 1897 Penn Quakers.
(01/08/2019) Episode #74 - The music of NFL Films.
(01/01/2019) Episode #73 - The very first college football bowl game.
(12/25/2018) Episode #72 - NFL games played on Christmas Day.
(12/18/2018) Episode #71 - The first family of football, the Nesser Brothers.
(12/11/2018) Episode #70 - The Pro Football Hall of Famer who sang backup on a huge Motown hit.
(12/04/2018) Episode #69 - Why a goat is the mascot for Navy athletics.
(11/27/2018) Episode #68 - The one that got away from Doug Flutie in the CFL.
(11/20/2018) Episode #67 - The history of NFL vs. CFL exhibition games.
(11/13/2018) Episode #66 - The 1968 Harvard-Yale game.
(11/06/2018) Episode #65 - The time when the CFL expanded into the United States.
(10/30/2018) Episode #64 - The six pro football quarterbacks who have over 70,000 career passing yards.
(10/23/2018) Episode #63 - The 1944 Tea Bowl.
(10/16/2018) Episode #62 - Chicago and Arizona swap teams in the USFL.
(10/09/2018) Episode #61 - The Longest Game in Pro Football History.
(10/02/2018) Episode #60 - How the Decatur Staleys became the Chicago Bears.
(09/25/2018) Episode #59 - Detroit. Where head coaching careers come to die!
(09/18/2018) Episode #58 - Bud Grant's Incredible Journey.
(09/11/2018) Episode #57 - The 1944 Card-Pitt Team.
(09/04/2018) Episode #56 - The 1943 Phil-Pitt Steagles.
(08/28/2018) Episode #55 - The story behind the iconic Heisman Trophy statue.
(08/21/2018) Episode #54 - Heisman Trophy winners who played in the CFL.
(08/14/2018) Episode #53 - What does a woman in Florida have to do with a football field in Alaska?
(08/07/2018) Episode #52 - Our first anniversary recap show.
(07/31/2018) Episode #51 - The History of the Wishbone offense.
(07/24/2018) Episode #50 - The four NFL teams that have never played in a Super Bowl.
(07/17/2018) Episode #49 - The instant replay challenge system made it's debut in 1985, but it was not in the NFL.
(07/10/2018) Episode #48 - How the Washington Redskins Fight Song helped launch the Dallas Cowboys in 1960.
(07/03/2018) Episode #47 - The charter members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.
(06/26/2018) Episode #46 - Heisman Trophy winners who never played in the NFL.
(06/19/2018) Episode #45 - The Lion, The Ram and the Assassination of Robert Kennedy.
(06/12/2018) Episode #44 - A trio of Dolphins jumps to the WFL.
(06/04/2018) Episode #43 - The site of the first NFL game in 1920.
(05/28/2018) Episode #42 - Quarterback Joe Kapp is "traded" from the CFL to the NFL in 1967.
(05/22/2018) Episode #41 - The four college football stadiums that are also national historic landmarks.
(05/15/2018) Episode #40 - How the Football Championship Subdivision (Division I-AA) came to be in college football.
(05/08/2018) Episode #39 - The Civil War soldier and the greatest coach/player combo in college football history.
(05/01/2018) Episode #38 - The first football game that was played indoors.
(04/24/2018) Episode #37 - An NFL team drafts the same player, twice!
(04/17/2018) Episode #36 - The Story of the iconic University of Michigan winged helmet.
(04/10/2018) Episode #35 - C.C. Pyle, The First Sports Agent.
(04/03/2018) Episode #34 - The Death of Pat Tillman.
(03/27/2018) Episode #33 - William "Pudge" Heffelfinger, the first pro football player.
(03/20/2018) Episode #32 - The History of the CFL Grey Cup Trophy.
(03/13/2018) Episode #31 - Coach Pop Warner and the Hidden Ball trick play.
(03/06/2018) Episode #30 - The Baltimore Colts Marching Band.
(02/27/2018) Episode #29 - The Black 14 of Wyoming. (Black History Month)
(02/20/2018) Episode #28 - Ulysses "Crazy Legs" Curtis - An All Time Argo. (Black History Month)
(02/13/2018) Episode #27 - Warren Moon wins six consecutive Grey Cup titles in Canada. (Black History Month)
(02/06/2018) Episode #26 - Johnny Bright has his jaw broken on the field. (Black History Month)
(01/30/2018) Episode #25 - The 1932 NFL Championship game & a poem dedicated to long-suffering Detroit Lions fans.
(01/23/2018) Episode #24 - Georgia Tech beats Cumberland College 222-0 in 1916.
(01/16/2018) Episode #23 - The 1946 Atom Bowl in Nagasaki, Japan.
(01/09/2018) Episode #22 - The 1968 Heidi game.
(01/02/2018) Episode #21 - The birth of instant replay in 1963.
(12/26/2017) Episode #20 - How President Teddy Roosevelt helped save football in 1905.
(12/19/2017) Episode #19 - The story behind the stadium lights at Eastern Michigan University.
(12/13/2017) Episode #18 - Who was Harlon Hill and why does he have a Division II college trophy named after him?
(12/05/2017) Episode #17 - Five players from the Service Academies who have won the Heisman Trophy.
(11/28/2017) Episode #16 - QB Dutch Clark scores every point in a 1931 NFL game.
(11/21/2017) Episode #15 - The origin of the football uniform.
(11/14/2017) Episode #14 - Which NFL team was the first to have a logo on its helmet?
(11/07/2017) Episode #13 - A Hollywood star is discovered at a CFL game.
(10/31/2017) Episode #12 - Magician Harry Houdini once escaped from a giant football.
(10/24/2017) Episode #11 - The 1942 Rose Bowl was almost cancelled.
(10/17/2017) Episode #10 - Joe Theismann almost wins a CFL Grey Cup in Canada.
(10/10/2017) Episode #9 - A photo of Y.A. Tittle helps Joe Baker get elected sheriff.
(10/03/2017) Episode #8 - A grieving mother saves football in Georgia.
(09/24/2017) Episode #7 - Lamar Hunt bamboozles the Dallas Cowboys into paying his team's move to Kansas City.
(09/18/2017) Episode #6 - John F. Kennedy helped determine the first pick in the 1961 NFL Draft.
(09/10/2017) Episode #5 - How did Harvard University determine the size of today's football field?
(09/03/2017) Episode #4 - Why is Jim Thorpe buried in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania?
(08/27/2017) Episode #3 - Jim Foster invents Arena Football.
(08/20/2017) Episode #2 - Jim Thorpe and Dwight D. Eisenhower meet on the football field in 1912.
(08/13/2017) Episode #1 - George Gipp of Notre Dame scores on a 63-yard dropkick during a freshman game in Kalamazoo, MI.