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From 5’9″ Division 3 Linebacker to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: The Sam Mills Story

How an undersized D3 linebacker became one of football’s all-time greats.

The Oldest Rookies in NFL History

These guys got their start at an age when most football careers are finished.

By Nolan Anderson

The Best NFL Journeymen of All-Time: Quarterbacks & Beyond

In a league dubbed “Not For Long”, these players have beat the odds.

By Tyler O'Shea

Longest NFL Playoff Droughts: Teams Starving for a Super Bowl

A new NFL season brings a fresh opportunity for every franchise. While some look to build on the previous year, others look to forget the past and move forward.

By Tyler O'Shea

The Best Shannon Sharpe Quotes to Help You Conquer Anything

NFL scouts said he was “too slow” and “too small” to be a full-time tight end in the league. Shannon Sharpe paved the way for HBCU prospects & small school stars.

By Tyler O'Shea
The Latest Articles

From 5’9″ Division 3 Linebacker to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: The Sam Mills Story

How an undersized D3 linebacker became one of football’s all-time greats.

By Tyler O'Shea
Nov 22, 2022

The Oldest Rookies in NFL History

These guys got their start at an age when most football careers are finished.

By Nolan Anderson
Nov 13, 2022

The Best NFL Journeymen of All-Time: Quarterbacks & Beyond

In a league dubbed “Not For Long”, these players have beat the odds.

By Tyler O'Shea
Nov 07, 2022

Longest NFL Playoff Droughts: Teams Starving for a Super Bowl

A new NFL season brings a fresh opportunity for every franchise. While some look to build on the previous year, others look to forget the past and move forward.

By Tyler O'Shea
Oct 24, 2022

The Best Shannon Sharpe Quotes to Help You Conquer Anything

NFL scouts said he was “too slow” and “too small” to be a full-time tight end in the league. Shannon Sharpe paved the way for HBCU prospects & small school stars.

By Tyler O'Shea
Oct 18, 2022

NAIA Football Players Who Made it to The NFL

While the NAIA has produced Hall of Fame-level talent, major media outlets largely ignore it.

By Tyler O'Shea
Oct 13, 2022

The Best Jalen Hurts Quotes to Inspire Young QBs Everywhere

Jalen Hurts is used to being counted out. He’s responded by letting his play do the talking. We can all learn from his humble, selfless approach to leadership.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 28, 2022

E.J. Warner Is Writing His Own Underdog Story

It’s easy to compare E.J. Warner to his Hall of Fame father. Here’s why you shouldn’t.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 22, 2022

Best JUCO Players in NFL History

The path to the NFL does not always go through the powerhouses of the SEC and Big Ten.

By Alex Horowitz
Sep 18, 2022

Breaking Down the Fastest NFL Running Backs (Now & In History)

We used multiple data points to track down the fastest NFL running backs ever. Spoiler alert: they’re not who you think.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 15, 2022

Division 2 Football Players Who Made it to The NFL

Division 2 football programs have produced plenty of NFL talent. You just don’t hear about it.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 11, 2022

The Best Nick Foles Quotes to Inspire Underdogs Everywhere

From backup QB to Super Bowl MVP, Nick Foles is the quintessential underdog. Here are our favorite quotes from the humble signal-caller.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 06, 2022

The Shortest NFL Players: Now & Throughout Football History

Football is a game of strength.  But at the sport’s highest level, athleticism comes in all shapes and sizes.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 02, 2022

Breaking Down the Smallest Market Teams in the NFL

Here are the smallest market teams in the NFL – broken down by market size, franchise value, payroll, stadium capacity, and more.

By Tyler O'Shea
Sep 01, 2022

Fred Jackson Went From 5’6″ Third-Stringer to Racking Up 8,643 Yards in the NFL

Once upon a time, Fred Jackson was an undersized third-stringer fighting for a chance. This is the wild story of how he became an NFL running back.

By Tyler O'Shea
Aug 10, 2022