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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.

D3 Football Players Who Made it to The NFL

While most NFL players come from Division 1 NCCA football programs, there’s been a handful who’ve defied the odds.

By Eric Pauly

Ranking the Best Rookie Seasons in NFL History

From Randy Moss’ sensational rookie season to Ben Roethlisberger’s sheer brilliance as a rookie signal-caller, there is no shortage of players who made an impact in their first season in the league.

By Eric Pauly

The Best 7th Round Draft Picks in NFL History

While the hype surrounds the top draft picks, hidden gems can fall to the later rounds. Here are the best 7th round picks in NFL history.

By Eric Pauly

The Best Underdog Stories in NFL History

From famous names like Kurt Warner to lesser-known players like J.J. Taylor, these are the best underdog stories in NFL history.

By Luke Johnson
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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

D3 Football Players Who Made it to The NFL

While most NFL players come from Division 1 NCCA football programs, there’s been a handful who’ve defied the odds.

By Eric Pauly
Aug 02, 2022

Ranking the Best Rookie Seasons in NFL History

From Randy Moss’ sensational rookie season to Ben Roethlisberger’s sheer brilliance as a rookie signal-caller, there is no shortage of players who made an impact in their first season in the league.

By Eric Pauly
Jun 01, 2022

The Best 7th Round Draft Picks in NFL History

While the hype surrounds the top draft picks, hidden gems can fall to the later rounds. Here are the best 7th round picks in NFL history.

By Eric Pauly
May 07, 2022

The Best Underdog Stories in NFL History

From famous names like Kurt Warner to lesser-known players like J.J. Taylor, these are the best underdog stories in NFL history.

By Luke Johnson
May 05, 2022

Santee Marshall: From Cameraman to Walk-On to Division I Football Scholarship

Santee Marshall is not your average Division I football player. The 5’10” running back has taken an unconventional road to become a playmaker for head coach Deion Sanders’ offense.

By Tyler O'Shea
Apr 06, 2022

Darious Williams: From D3 Football to Super Bowl Champ & 39 Million Dollar Man

How an unranked prospect climbed from football obscurity to the biggest stage in the sport.

By Karl Barkley
Apr 06, 2022

43 Most Inspirational Football Quotes of All-Time

It’s a punishing contact sport requiring strength – both physical and mental – to succeed. From pee-wee football to the NFL, any player will tell you there’s always more to learn.

By Tyler O'Shea
Feb 20, 2022

7 Shows Like ‘All American’ That You Need to Watch

It’s a story of two worlds colliding, putting friendships and family ties to the ultimate test. Here are 7 shows like All American.

By Tyler O'Shea
Feb 08, 2022

The 5 Best Running Backs in NFL History

In an era of backfield committees, every-down workhorse backs seem to be a relic of the past. Here are the best running backs of all time.

By Ava Robbins
Jan 22, 2022

5 Movies to Watch If You Like ‘American Underdog’

The film’s theme is echoed in Warner’s Hall of Fame induction speech: “Even when life doesn’t give you what you want, you never stop believing.”

By Tyler O'Shea
Jan 19, 2022

The Best Undrafted NFL Players Who Overcame the Odds

Yet of everyone who has played a snap in an NFL game, less than 0.9% entered the league as undrafted free agents.

By Alex Horowitz
Jan 15, 2022

How a Small-School D3 Quarterback Made His Team a National Powerhouse

With a student body enrollment of under 3,000, Muhlenberg College football has been revitalized thanks to quarterback Michael Hnatkowsky.

By Alex Horowitz
Dec 30, 2021

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
Dec 08, 2021

Dawson Knox: From College Walk-On to Top-10 NFL Tight End

Dawson Knox went from college walk-on to a top-10 NFL tight end. But the journey wasn’t easy. He bet on himself every step of the way.

By Tyler O'Shea
Oct 22, 2021