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Walter shared his memories of being a part of Bobby Bowden's first team at Florida State. He talked about how Bowden convinced him to scrap going to Miami and play at Florida State instead. He talked about their 47-0 loss to Miami in their 3rd game and Bowden promised they would never lose like that again. He also talked about how Bowden got them to believe that they were never out of game, no matter how far down there were.

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Terry shared his memories of playing for Ara Parseghian at Notre Dame. He also talked in detail about Rocky Bleier, who he played with at Notre Dame and in Pittsburgh. He shared what it was like watching Rocky fight his way back from the injuries he sustained in Vietnam and the support Rocky got from Mr. Rooney. We also talked about Joe Greene plus what it was like facing the Steelers after he was released and signed by the Tampa Bucs during their inaugural season in 1976.

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Former SMU, Eagles and Colts NT Harvey ARmstrong joined us on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate. Harvey talked for the first time about the money he received to go SMU plus other things like the new cars got his sophomore and senior seasons. He said those sorts of things were rampant in the Southwest Conference at all the schools back then. Hear all that and more during our conversaton with Harvey.

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Gus Frerotte joined us this week on Thursday Night Tailgate and explained why a kid from outside of Pittsburgh played his college ball at Tulsa over Pitt or Penn State. He also talked about how he gained the starting job with the Redskins over 1st round pick Heath Shuler, what it was like leading the Redskins to their first winning season in the post Joe Gibb era and the great work he's doing now with a company called RC21X that helps assess our brain functionality.

 

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This week our guests are: former Redskins & Vikings Pro Bowl QB Gus Frerotte, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Steelers QB Terry Hanratty, former Eagles & Colts NT Harvey Armstrong and former Bucs DE Walter Carter.

Gus Frerotte - Gus explained why a kid from outside of Pittsburgh played his college ball at Tulsa over Pitt or Penn State. He also talked about how he gained the starting job with the Redskins over 1st round pick Heath Shuler, what it was like leading the Redskins to their first winning season in the post Joe Gibb era and the great work he's doing now with a company called RC21X that helps assess our brain functionality.

Tony Collins - We got Tony's memories of former NT Lester Williams who passed away this week at the age of 58. He also talked about the Patriots purchase of two 767 airplanes and what it was like traveling back when he played.

Terry shared his memories of playing for Ara Parseghian at Notre Dame. He also talked in detail about Rocky Bleier, who he played with at Notre Dame and in Pittsburgh. He shared what it was like watching Rocky fight his way back from the injuries he sustained in Vietnam and the support Rocky got from Mr. Rooney. We also talked about Joe Greene plus what it was like facing the Steelers after he was released and signed by the Tampa Bucs during their inaugural season in 1976.

Harvey Armstrong - Harvey talked for the first time about the money he received to go SMU plus other things like the new cars got his sophomore and senior seasons. He said those sorts of things were rampant in the Southwest Conference at all the schools back then. Hear all that and more...

Walter Carter - Walter shared his memories of being a part of Bobby Bowden's first team at Florida State. He talked about how Bowden convinced him to scrap going to Miami and play at Florida State instead. He talked about their 47-0 loss to Miami in their 3rd game and Bowden promised they would never lose like that again. He also talked about how Bowden got them to believe that they were never out of game, no matter how far down there were.

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Ed White - Ed shared his perspective on what the San Diego community is going through as they prepare for the first season without the Chargers since 1960. He also talked about what it was like lining up against Alan Page every day at practice and playing against the Hall of Fame front fours in the Steelers, Rams, and Cowboys of the 1970's.

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Matthew Hatchette - Matthew talked about what it was like playing alongside Randy Moss, Cris Cater & Jake Reed on those 90's Vikings teams. He also talked about his one season playing for the Jets, what it's like being the Offensive Coordinator now for one of the top high school programs in the country and his movie production company.

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Mark Carrier - Mark shared his memories from his time playing at USC plus as they enter this season ranked 5th, do they have what it takes to make the playoffs and compete for the National Championship. Be sure to listen for his response to our question, "Who are you afraid of this year in the Pac-12?" Mark also talked about the challenge of playing defense for the Bears when you're constantly compared to Dick Butkus and "The Monsters of the Midway" and the '85 Bears.

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Eddie Kennison - Eddie shared his thoughts on where LSU is at and if they can contend with Alabama this season in the SEC West. We also got his thoughts on whether the Chiefs have gone as far as Alex Smith can take them and are they a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

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This week our guests are former LSU, Rams & Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison, former USC, Bears & Lions Pro Bowl FS Mark Carrier, former Langston University, Vikings &  Jets WR Matthew Hatchette, and former Cal, Vikings & Chargers Pro Bowl Guard Ed White.

Eddie Kennison - Eddie shared his thoughts on where LSU is at and if they can contend with Alabama this season in the SEC West. We also got his thoughts on whether the Chiefs have gone as far as Alex Smith can take them and are they a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

Mark Carrier - Mark shared his memories from his time playing at USC plus as they enter this season ranked 5th, do they have what it takes to make the playoffs and compete for the National Championship. Be sure to listen for his response to our question, "Who are you afraid of this year in the Pac-12?"

Matthew Hatchette - Matthew talked about what it was like playing alongside Randy Moss, Cris Cater & Jake Reed on those 90's Vikings teams. He also talked about his one season playing for the Jets, what it's like being the Offensive Coordinator now for one of the top high school programs in the country and his movie production company.

Ed White - Ed shared his perspective on what the San Diego community is going through as they prepare for the first season without the Chargers since 1960. He also talked about what it was like lining up against Alan Page every day at practice and playing against the Hall of Fame front fours in the Steelers, Rams, and Cowboys of the 1970's.

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Former Colts & Dolphins FB Don Nottingham joined us. He started off talked about his time at Kent State and 2 freshman that joined the team his senior season, Jack Lambert and Nick Saban. He also talked about what it was like being the last pick in the 1971 draft by the defending champion Colts. He told the story of how Bubba Smith welcomed him to the NFL at practice one day, how he got the nickname, "The Human Cannon Ball" and the great work the local chapter of the NFL Alumni Association is doing with Special Olympics.

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Listen in as Andy Russell shares his memories of the first team meeting Chuck Noll had and telling the team he figured out why they weren't winning, "because none of you are very good." He also talked about how the defense was able to change play calls without saying a word, what it was like asking Mr. Rooney for a raise and how Noll coached him down to the number of inches his feet were apart.

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Brian Webber is the Host of the No Huddle show heard Monday-Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM EST over on the NFL on Tunein.com. We talked with Brian about his thoughts on the QB situation in Cleveland, Michael Vick's internship with the Chiefs, his assurance that the Jaguars will make the playoffs this season and much more...

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Former Seattle Seahawks LB Michael Jackson talks about his time playing at the University of Washington alongside teammate Warren Moon. He also discussed their win in the 1977 Rose Bowl over Michigan and his game saving interception at the 3 yard line. Michael also talked about his time with the Seahawks and his strong belief that their coaching staff threw the 1983 AFC Championship game against the Raiders.

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On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Seahawks LB Michael Jackson, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, Host of the No Huddle show on the NFL on Tunein.com Brian Webber, Steelers legend Andy Russell and former Colts & Dolphins FB Don Nottingham.

Michael Jackson - Michael talked about his time playing at the University of Washington along with teammate Warren Moon. He talked about their Rose Bowl victory in 1977 over Michigan and his game saving interception on the 3 yard line as time was running out. He also talked about his time playing in Seattle and his strong belief that the Seahawks coaching staff threw the 1983 AFC Championship Game against the Raiders.

Tony Collins - Tony shared his thoughts on the possibility of Cardinals RB David Johnson getting 30 touches per game and if that would be good for his longevity in the game.

Brian Webber - Brian weighed in on Michael Vick interning with the Chiefs, the QB competition with the Browns between Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiller and DeShone Kizer, and some of the other top headlines heading into the start of training camp.

Andy Russell - Andy shared some great stories about Chuck Noll. He talked about what Chuck said to them the first he gathered the team together: "I watched game film and I figured out why you're losing...none of you are very good and I'm going to have to get rid of most of you." Andy also talked about how the LBs and DBs would regularly check out of the original play call depending on the offensive formation the other team would set up in and they were all so in tune with each other and so well prepared that no one had to call a defensive audible they just all knew the right switch to make.

Don Nottingham - Don talked about his time playing at Kent State in college and two young freshman that showed his senior year...Jack Lambert and Nick Saban. He also talked about being the last player chosen in the 1971 draft by the defending Super Bowl champion Colts. He shared stories about how Bubba Smith welcomed him to the NFL in training camp, how his nickname "The Human Bowling Ball" came about and the great work his local chapter of the NFL Alumni Association is doing for Special Olympics.

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On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Chargers DE Burt Grossman, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Steelers Pro Bowl QB Kordell Stewart, Chiefs Hall of Fame LB Bobby Bell and former Bucs and Notre Dame President Gay Culverhouse.

Burt Grossman - Burt talked about his holdout from training camp his rookie year and what it was like showing up on Friday prior to Week 1 and then playing against Bo Jackson, Marcus Allen and the Raiders on Sunday. He also talked about the great Chargers defenses he played on, and the great work he's doing now helping disadvantages kids in San Diego.

Tony Collins - Tony talked about being a part of the concussion lawsuit and the people coming at he and his peers trying to get a piece of that money.

Kordell Stewart - Kordell talked about the schools that recruited him and the difficult decision it was between Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Minnesota. He also shared memories of playing with Levon Kirkland and the current contract situation between the Steelers and Le'Veon Bell.

Bobby Bell - Bobby talked about being willing to play any position his coaches wanted him to because he just wanted to play and didn't want to sent home. He also talked about baseball being his best sport and the segregation issues he faced just trying to play.

Gay Culverhouse - Gay updated us on the NFL concussion lawsuit and the upcoming deadline for players to register. She also talked about the need for wide spread use of neck protection because concussion are caused by the whiplash effect from hits not hard helmets.

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On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Patriots, Bills & Ravens Pro Bowl FB Sam Gash, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, sports talk radio host Lance Zierlein, former Steelers & Giants Defensive Coordinator Tim Lewis, and former Steelers Pro Bowl LB Robin Cole.

Sam Gash - We talked with Sam about how his body is holding up after he played FB in the League for 12 seasons and he's now in his late 40s. We also got his thoughts on playing alongside Kevin Turner for a few years in New England, and his memories going against another great friend of the show in Colts LB Jeff Herrod twice a year for most of their careers. He also talked about his time at Penn State and if he would allow his kids play football.

Tony Collins - We walked down memory lane with Tony. We talked about his Patriots record setting day of 212 rushing yards against the Jets in 1983, the sanctity of the locker room and the relationship he had with guys on the Patriots defense.

Lance Zierlein - Lance shared his insights on the QB situations with the Texans and the Browns, who he thinks will be the best team in the AFC South division next season, and if the Bengals are a team who suffered a one season blip or if they are a team on the decline.

Tim Lewis - Tim shared stories from his time as the DB coach and later Defensive Coordinator in Pittsburgh. He talked about the first time he met Greg Lloyd and their relationship. He also talked about how he committed to every college he visited as a recruit, how he ultimately chose Pitt and then what it was like to come back years later and coach at his alma mater.

Robin Cole - Robin shared great stories about being a part of the late 1970's Steelers defense. He talked about their win in Super Bowl 14 over the Rams, the pressure of stepping into the position that Andy Russell vacated, his memories of the 1984 AFC Championship game against the Miami Dolphins and Dan Marino and his induction into the Washington County Historical Society Hall of Fame for his work helping to fight prostate cancer.

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On this episode of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former San Diego State and Rams QB Cree Morris, former Steelers Pro Bowl LB Greg Lloyd, former Rams, Redskins, Cowboys & Ravens QB Tony Banks, and former Rams & Falcons QB Chris Miller.

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On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Jets & Broncos DB Nick Ferguson, former Dodgers GM Fred Claire, and former Giants & Chiefs DB Mark Collins.

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On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Dolphins Pro Bowl RB Ronnie Brown, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Bears Pro Bowl RB Mark Carrier, Super Agent Leigh Steinberg, and former Padres 3B/OF Kurt Bevacqua.

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