The Football History Dude
By Arnie Chapman - NFL History Superfan
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The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to hop on his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.
||CleanListener’s Favorite Football Moments – Part 3 + Chris Berman Interview||Chris Berman shares favorite football story as a child about Super Bowl III. Listeners of the show share their moments. Including Brett Favre, Barry Sanders, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, National Fantasy Football Convention and many more stories.||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRay Lewis (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Baltimore Ravens Linebacker||All-Pro Linebacker for Baltimore Ravens. One of the greatest Raven's and NFL defensive players of all-time. NFL great that was the ultimate team leader. 2018 Professional Football Hall of Fame Class. 2-time Super / 2-time League Defensive MVP.||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrian Urlacher (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Chicago Bears Linebacker||All-Pro Linebacker for Chicago Bears. One of the greatest Bear's defensive players of all-time. Ushered in a new era of the "Monsters of the Midway". NFL great that was the ultimate versatile linebacker. 2018 Professional Football Hall of Fame Class.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrian Dawkins (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Philadelphia Eagles / Denver Broncos Safety||All-Pro Wide Safety for Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos. Advanced to 4 straight NFC Championship Games. Member of Exclusive NFL Defensive Club and Eagle's 75th Anniversary Team. 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class. Nicknamed Weapon-X.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTerrell Owens (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – 49’ers / Eagles / Cowboys WR||All-Pro Wide Receiver for San Fransisco 49'ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, and Cincinnati Bengals. 3rd in touchdown receptions and 2nd in receiving yards all-time in the NFL. 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRandy Moss (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Minnesota Vikings / New England Patriots WR||All-Pro Wide Receiver for Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, San Fransisco 49'ers, Oakland Raiders, and Tennessee Titans. Record holder of rookie season (17) and overall season of touchdown receptions (23). 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Brazile (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Houston Oilers Linebacker||All-Pro Linebacker for Houston Oilers. Nicknamed Dr. Doom, because he terrorized offensive players. Starred on Bum Phillips' defense, paving the way for guys like Lawrence Taylor at outside linebacker position. 2018 Pro Football hall of Fame Class.||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJerry Kramer (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Green Bay Packers Guard||All-NFL Guard for the Green Bay Packers for 11 seasons. Played for Vince Lombardi, winning 5 NFL championships. Won first Super Bowl. Threw key block in "Ice Bowl" against Dallas Cowboys for Bart Starr. Member of 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame.||7/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBobby Beathard (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Redskins/Chargers General Manager||Scout for Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs. General Manager for Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers. Part of 7 Super Bowls, with 4 victories. Drafted Darrell Green, Russ Grimm, and more. Member of the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class.||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPro Football Hall of Fame (Brief History) – Legends of the NFL||The Professional Football Hall of Fame campus during Enshrinement Week is a bucket list item for most NFL fans. Follow a brief history of the PFHOF. Learn about players, coaches, and contributors process for being selected. Renovations also covered.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWilbur “Pete” Henry – Bigger Than the Founding of the NFL||Wilbur "Pete" Henry was all-time tackle for NFL and Canton Bulldogs. Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963). College at Washington & Jefferson. Played with Jim Thorpe and against George Halas and Chicago Bears. Held NFL record for 94-yard punt.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim Thorpe – “The Legend” – Part 2 (First President of the NFL)||Part 2 of Jim Thorpe. Played for Canton Bulldogs and was 1st President of NFL. Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963). College Hall of Fame (1951). Named Greatest Athlete of 20th Century, "The Legend" on NFL All-Time team. Played MLB baseball.||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim Thorpe – “The World’s Greatest Athlete” – Part 1 (Olympic Gold)||Part 1 of Jim Thorpe, a Native American sports superstar. Attended Carlisle Industrial Indian School and College for football, track, and baseball. Glenn "Pop" Warner coach. 1912 Stockholm Olympic gold winner in pentathlon and decathlon events.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanListener’s Favorite Football Moments – Part 2||This is the second episode we get to here favorite moments from listeners of the show. We get to hear abour Malcom Butler of New England Patriots, Flipper Anderson, Calvin Johnson, 49'ers first Super Bowl, Bernie Kosar, and a German at a Titans game.||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon Hutson (Green Bay Packers) – NFL’s First True Wide Receiver||Don Hutson. Wide Receiver for Green Bay Packers. Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963). College Football Hall of Fame (1951). Held many records. Played for Curly Lambeau. Compared to Babe Ruth, Wilt Chamberlain, Wayne Gretzky. Multiple NFL championships||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeorge Halas (Chicago Bears) – Founder, Player, Owner, and Coach||George Stanley Halas. Chicago Bears owner, founder, coach, and player. "Papa Bear". Pro Football Hall of Fame Class 1963. Multiple time NFL champion. Coached in "Sneaker Game" against New York Giants. One of biggest contributors to NFL of all-time.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeattie Feathers (Chicago Bears) – NFL’s First 1,000 Yard Rusher||Beattie Feathers. First 1,000 yard rusher in NFL. Chicago Bears running back. Teammate of Bronko Nagurski, Red Grange, Sid Luckman. George Halas was his coach. The University of Tennessee. Undefeated Chicago Bears 1934. New York Giants sneaker game.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBronko Nagurski (Chicago Bears) – The Monster of the Midway||Bronko Nagurski - The Monster of the Midway. Chicago Bears fullback. National Wrestling Alliance champion. Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1963. Played for George Halas, with multiple NFL championships. Known for "Greatest Comeback of All Time."||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanListener’s Favorite Football Moments – Part 1||Favorite football moments from listener's of the show. You'll hear about the NFL Pro Bowl, Green Bay Packers vs. Baltimore Ravens, Brian Dawkins, Music City Miracle, Tennessee Titans, Terrell Owens, Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh Steelers, and many more.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRed Grange (Chicago Bears) – The Galloping Ghost||Red Grange, from University of Illinois, put the NFL on the map. George Halas, owner of the Chicago Bears, took Grange on a "barnstorming tour" in 1925. Nicknamed the Galloping Ghost. Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1963 as star running back.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Carr (Columbus Panhandles) – The Father of Professional Football||Joe Carr, the 2nd President of the NFL. He was owner of Columbus Panhandles, responsible for many rule changes, and changed the name of American Professional Football Association to National Football League. Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1963.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRalph Hay (Canton Bulldogs) – The Founder of the NFL||The NFL was founded on September 17, 1920 in a Hupmobile auto showroom owned by Ralph Hay. Ralph owned the Canton Bulldogs. Jim Thorpe played for the Bulldogs and was the first president of the NFL, first called American Professional Association.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPudge Heffelfinger (Yale) – The First Professional Football Player||William "Pudge" Heffelfinger was the first documented professional football player. He played at Yale and was selected to the first All-American team. However, he is most famous for getting paid to play for Pittsburgh Athletic Club in 1892.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWalter Camp (Yale) – The Father of American Football||Walter Camp was the Father of American Football. He was responsible for making many rule changes to football that would alter the future of the NFL. He was a player and coach at Yale University, molding rugby and soccer into the game of football.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Football History Dude Introduction||This is the introduction episode for The Football History Dude. I explain how Barry Sanders and my Gramps are the 2 biggest reasons I started this podcast. I love the NFL, and history intrigues me, so I started this show.||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Epic History Podcast!
I truly love this podcast! The host’s passion for football is contagious and he combines something truly epic (football) with something oftentimes perceived to be boring (history) I’ve found myself learning so much about my favorite sport while listening to this show, and I highly recommend you give it a listen! This show is well worth your time!
Keep it up
This is great content for any level of pigskin fan.
Thanks for making this pod cast about the greatest game on earth. We are only as strong as our history. This shows us how we got what we have today. Thanks