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Simms Throws

Super Bowl XXI was a shining moment in Phil Simms’ life as a quarterback and a New York Giants player. In the greatest game he gave ever, Simms completed 22 out of 25 passes for 268 yards and led the Giants to a 39-20 win on the Denver Broncos. Bill Parcells, the Giants coach, said it best: “This might be the best game a quarterback has ever played”.

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Lincoln Gets It Done

1963 AFL championship game, San Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots: Keith Lincoln, the Chargers Running back, makes 349 total yards and takes his team straight to the title and a smashing win 51-10.

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Riley Curry

Mississippi Miracle

Go Curry go! Trinity WR Riley Curry goes all the way to the winning touchdown- One of the most thrilling ending in college football. The Tigers made 15 lateral passes play, unbelievably it ended with a 61 yards touchdown. Trinity won the game, against Millsaps, at the last sec, 28-24.

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Boston College Eagles

Flutie’s Hail Mary

One of my favorites moments from being a football fan: Doug Flutie throws a 63 yards game-wining pass to Gerard Phelan that catches the ball in the end zone. a last sec touchdown and the Eagles win 47-45

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Cincinnati Bengals

Jerome Simpson 360

Jerome Simpson flies in the air on his way to an amazing touchdown- Cincinnati vs. Arizona: Jerome Simpson, gets the ball, runs forward and makes a somersault over the Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to land right in the End Zon, standing on both feet!!!

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Brett Favre

The Miracle Pass

Vikings vs 49ers: 12 sec to the end and San Francisco got the lead. Brett Favre sends a 32-yard pass that is caught in air by Greg Lewis who lands in the back End Zone, to make a last 2 sec wining touchdown.

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Tim Tebow

In Tebow We Trust

It’s Tebowing time- Broncos vs. Jets: less then a minute to end, QB Tebow, Jesus messenger for the NFL, saves the day one more time with a beautiful 20-yard touchdown run. 17-13 win for the Broncos.

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Green Bay Packers

The Ice Bowl

Football on ice: Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys 1967- The temperatures on the field dropped down to -13° F, the players and fans almost froze, but didn’t stop the Green Bay Packers from playing and beating (21-17) the Dallas Cowboys, in the NFL championship game.

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Jerry Rice

Rice, All The Way

Super Bowl XXIII: Jerry Rice, the greatest receiver of all time, showed that even when he is injured, he can surpass all of Cincinnati Bengals players, and took San Francisco 49ers al the way to the win: 20-16.

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Shaun Alexander

Alexander’s 28th TD

Shaun Alexander, the Seahawks running back, sets a new NFL record for most touchdowns in single season – 28 TD. Alexander made his 28th touchdown in the second quarter of the Seattle 23-17 loss to the Packers.

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Red Grange

The Galloping Ghost

Red Grange, here come the ghost, at the game vs Michigan- Red Grange scores 4 touchdowns in 12 min. and leads the University of Illinois football team to a win over University of Michigan. Grange’s performance gave at the game gave his nickname – The Galloping Ghost.

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Sebastian Janikowski

Janikowski kicks 63

Sebastian Janikowski Oakland’s placekicker makes NFL history when he kicks a 63-yard field goal at Oakland vs Denver game. Janikowski tied the NFL record set by Tom Dempsey (1970) and Jason Elam (1998).

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Green Bay Packers

The Packers Win

The Packers beat the Giants at the 1961 NFL championship game – 37 – 0!!!, and win their first title under coach Vince Lombardi. The birth moment of one of the most powerful dynasties in pro football.

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Chicken Soup Game

Joe Montana engineers a legendary comeback for the Irish as Notre Dame rebounds from a 34-12 deficit with 7.5 min. remaining, with Montana throwing the game-tying TD pass. Unis kicked it to a win, 35-34.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

51-yard field goal

Notre Dame football placekicker Harry Oliver kicks a 51-yard field goal as time expires to give the Fighting Irish a 29-27 win over 14th-ranked Michigan at Notre Dame Stadium.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame first

Notre Dame wins its first consensus national championship as the 4 Horsemen (Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley, and Layde) defeat Stanford 27-10 in the Fighting Irish only Rose Bowl appearance.

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Football Goes Pro

09/03/1895- Increasing popularity of American football among colleges brings, two professional teams form in Latrobe Pennsylvania and play the first ever pro football game. Wish i was there…

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Catholics v Convicts

Notre Dame’s football team 31-30 triumph over top-rated Miami was one of the high points in a perfect season for the Fighting Irish (12-0 record). the season ended with Notre Dame winning the national title.

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Dunmore scores!

Chicago Bliss vs Philadelphia Passion: Chicago’s RB Saran Dunmore gave her greatest game ever. She scored 3 rushing TD’s, converted on an extra point, and took her team straight to the Eastern Conference title.

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Lawrence Taylor

Taylor’s birth

Lawrence Julius Taylor, one of the finest defensive players in NFL history, was born in Williamsburg. He played his entire 13-season career with the NY Giants and redefined the position of Outside Linebacker.

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Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Undefeated

Miami dolphins, such perfection!- Super Bowl VII: The Miami Dolphins beat Washington Redskins 14-7 and finish a legendary season. Miami become the first (and so far the only) team in NFL history to complete a perfect undefeated season.

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"Broadway Joe" holds the ball

Namath’s prophecy

Few days before super bowl 3 Joe Namath, the Jets QB, guaranteed his fans an easy win in the game vs the Baltimore Colts. What seemed at the time as an act of hubris, came true when the jets won the game.

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Epic rally by Deacs!

UMD was up by 21 and going for a TD, 1 min in the 3rd. WFU looked doomed.. until Smith intercepted and ran for a 100-yd. TD! WF rallied to tie the game, 3 secs to play. WF won in OT – unbelievable rally!!

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