FBS passing yards record for a half: 510 yards in a half – Andre Ware, Houston vs. SMU, Oct. 21, 1989 Joe Williams,67 yard field goal Wichita State vs. Southern Illinois, Oct. 21, 1978 The post This Day in College Football History – October 21st appeared first on CFB-History.
Lee Roy Selmon (October 20, 1954 – September 4, 2011) was a Hall of Fame NFL football defensive lineman. Selmon was the youngest of nine children of Lucious and Jessie Selmon, raised on a farm near Eufaula, Oklahoma. A National Honor Society member at Eufaula High School, he graduated in 1971. Selmon joined brothers Lucious and Dewey Selmon on the University […]
Donald Burrows Faurot (June 23, 1902 – October 19, 1995) was a football and basketball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, now Truman State University, from 1926 to 1934 and at the University of Missouri from 1935 to 1942 and again from 1946 to 1956. During World War II, Faurot coached the […]
Mike Ditka, Jr. (born October 18, 1939) is a former football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for three years. Ditka and Tom Flores are the only two people to win Super Bowls as a player, an assistant coach, and a head coach. Ditka was the only individual to participate in both […]