Author: Morthier, Mark C
Number Of Pages: 157
Release Date: 20-11-2021
Details: I share football memories of my childhood and teenage years in this book. Reliving 1970s Old School Football is a look back at what it was like to play and watch football in the 1970s.It's all in here, from the games we played in the old neighborhood to the games we watched, the great teams, the great players, Monday Night Football, Playoffs, Super Bowls, the football cards, and classic uniforms.Some of the all-time greats played during the 1970s.On offense—Quarterbacks—Roger Staubach and Terry Bradshaw. Running Backs—Walter Payton and Franco Harris. Receivers—Charley Taylor and Paul Warfield. Tight End—Jackie Smith. Offensive Tackle—Art Shell. Guards—John Hannah and Larry Little. Centers—Jim Langer and Jim Otto.On defense—Defensive End—Deacon Jones. Tackles—Bob Lilly, Merlin Olsen, Joe Greene, and Alan Page. Outside Linebackers—Jack Ham, Ted Hendricks, and Bobby Bell. MiddleLinebackers—Dick Butkus and Willie Lanier. Safety—Ken Houston. Cornerbacks—Mel Blount and Wille Brown. Kicker—Jan Stenerud and Punter—Ray Guy.Three of the greatest coaches in NFL history coached during the 1970s. Tom Landry, Don Shula, and Chuck Noll. That is just a partial list of the many players and coaches from the 1970s who made it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.I hope this book will bring back many memories for those who were around back then. And for those of you who weren't, I hope you will come away with a greater appreciation for 1970s football.1970s NFL football was, and still is, a big part of my life. As my wife can attest to, I was obsessed with it and sometimes still am.
Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.4 inches