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Who was the 1st football player to dunk a football over the crossbar?
It was Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson of the Dallas Cowboys, as far as my memory serves me. As I watched it on CBS (called by Pat Summerall and Tom Brookshier), I remember thinking it was the first time I had ever seen it. Here's how and when it happened: In Dallas' NFC Championship game victory on Jan 7, 1979 over my beloved LA Rams, Henderson closed out a 28-0 win with 1:19 left in the game by intercepting a Vince Ferragamo pass and returning it 68-yards for the final touchdown. Henderson then proceeded to celebrate by slam-dunking the football over the goal post deep in the end zone at the LA Colisem. Dallas went on to lose 35-31 to the juggernaut called the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XIII at the Orange Bowl in Miami. That loss is remembered by Cowboy fans mostly for a dropped pass in the end zone by tight end Jackie Smith late in the game which would have changed the outcome of the game. As for the Rams, they would finally reach the Super Bowl the following year at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, only to lose to the Steelers as well, 31-19.
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A professional football player is paid to be a part of a team that plays the game of football. Any football player has the goal of getting the football through the goal.
Yes, as long as the player is not considered tackled a defensive player may strip the ball from the ball carrier.
5in. for soccer and 6in. for a NFL
They have a lot more free time, which they don't know what to do with so they just sit around and get fat. They think about their last game constantly and all of the little mi…stakes that they made eat at them for awhile. It takes awhile for them to be able to watch it on TV again. But time heals this wound as you start to forget your memories but you never forget your teammates; and the older you get, the better you used to be. However, recent studies have shown that most football players tend to cry after football. It is an issue that Congress has shown interest in investigating because they are bored with the real and more important issues that our country currently faces.
Leave it in the past bro. Lay somebody out the next day just for the hell of it.
footballers were shin pads to protect their shins when a player slide tackles them
Malbranque, distin and anelka
The first black female football player of note was Yvonne Badleo who left Crystal Palace for AC Milan in 1982. Has anyone heard any news about her since that move?
Sol campbell was the first british player in 2001 to earn 100k a week.
Donald Charuba @ 53yrs old ,6'3 1/2'' tall in a FIBA regulated Australian Masters games, on a breakaway without any Alley oops, He dunked in warm ups at 59.
If you are talking about American football, then yes, although in the NFL no two players on a team can have the same number, and in the NCAA no two players on a team can play …in a play together if they have the same number.