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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Auburn QB Cam Newton Cleared by NCAA for SEC Championship Game (Satire)

(Satire) This week the NCAA declared Auburn University star QB Cam Newton eligible to play in Saturday’s SEC championship game versus Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks. Emboldened and energized by the NCAA’s decision, Newton’s embattled father Cecil escalated his future … Continue reading

Reggie Bush’s Heisman Decision Prompts Other NFL Promises (Satire)

(Satire) Widespread speculation surrounding the NCAA’s investigation finding that Reggie Bush and his family accepted cash and gifts from fledgling California sports agents prompted the 2005 Heisman winner to return the venerated Trophy. The New Orleans Saints RB star’s surprising … Continue reading