#TBT Sports Blog: Boston College’s Doug Flutie

The subject of today’s #TBT Sports Blog, Doug Flutie of Boston College, almost never got the chance to prove what he could do on the football field with a pig skin in his hand. Boston College was the only Division … Continue reading

Ref Bumping FSU QB Jameis Winston Should Play Other Sports Too

Assured that his behavior is nearly impervious to all reasonable forms of discipline, Florida State University QB Jameis Winston should focus on other sports, too. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner has discovered that neither his pushing of an ACC official … Continue reading

Heisman Trophy: Remembering 1984 Winner Boston College’s Doug Flutie

This undersized QB is featured in my book NCAA Football Favorites, and he almost never got the chance to prove what he could do on the football field with a pig skin in his hand.

Boston College was the only Division I school to recruit the 5’9” and 175 lb. Doug Flutie and offer him an athletic scholarship.

Diminutive by big time college football quarterback standards, Flutie didn’t have to wait long to prove to skeptics that he was a natural leader and an elite playmaker.

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