February 4, 2010 Compare and Contrast Essay Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson are the two best running backs in the present day NFL. These two players set the standard for other running backs in the National Football League. Although these two running backs are the two best in the NFL, they differ in ways other than just their running styles. In many ways Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson are similar. First of all their age is identical.
John Unitas was the standout quarterback for the Colts at the time who led his team to victory on a second drive to seal the win. This game later became known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played." Unitas then went on to be a Hall of Fame quarterback with 40,239 passing yards and 290 touchdown passes. He holds a record for having had at least one touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games. That record may stand forever.
He was the Cowboys all time leading passer * Received the Walter Peyton man of the year award in 1997 Now I will talk about one of the best running backs in the history of the NFL, Emmitt Smith III. Emmitt Smith was drafted by the cowboys in the first round in 1990 A. He played for the cowboys for 12 seasons (1990-2002) * The was 1st player in NFL history with 11 consecutive 1000 yd. seasons * NFL’s all-time leader in rush attempts with 4,409 B. only player to post 3 seasons with 19 or more TD’s C. Holds records for most career rushing yards (18,355) * Played
Michael Barbuto College Writing October 2, 2013 Professor Eaton Descriptive Essay Last year playing high school football was probably one of the most entertaining and exciting things I have ever done in my entire life. The reasoning behind this is that we had an outstanding team which sent eighteen kids off to play college football. Therefore, eighteen out of twenty one people were sent off to play college football, which is pretty good in my eyes. When experiencing high school football, it is all about brotherhood and family throughout the whole entire team. This year playing football for Springfield is not the same as last year in high school because I’m not as close with the people on my college team.
Hillmand Mehdavi 3/26/2012 Speech 101 Topic: How Tom Brady went from a nobody to one of the greatest Quarterbacks to ever play football. Organizational Pattern: Topical Specific Purpose: The audience will learn how Tom Brady went from an under looked player Thesis Statement: Tom Brady was the 199th pick of 2000 NFL draft whom by prospects was expected to be a bust instead he went on to win 3 Superbowls. Introduction Attention getter: Has anyone ever been doubted and proved someone wrong? Audience Benefits: So many people now a days when doubted just simply give up even talented ones. Tom Brady shows that having heart beats out having any talent.
Should College Football Players Get Paid? In his essay “Serfs of the Turf,” Michael Lewis describes how college football players should get paid for what they do. He mostly refers to Division 1-A schools and the all-time powerhouses of college football. Lewis argues that college football players raise so much money for their institution and are advertised, but see none of that profit money. “The three most lucrative college football teams in 2005 – Notre Dame, Ohio State, and the University of Texas – each generated more than $60 million for their institutions.
The average per game crowd is the measurable statistic due to the fact that the number of games in a regular season for baseball and football are very different. A NFL team plays a regular season schedule of 16 game however a MLB team plays a regular season schedule of 162 games so average attendance per game presents an accurate picture of popularity. Therefore, football appears to be more than twice as popular as baseball when measured by attendance. Ever since the introduction of television into American pop culture professional sports
He also emphasized the importance of other positions besides the running back, such as a defensive lineman to stop a running back. Next came the Four Hoursemen from Notre Dame. Historians argue that they may have been the best backfield in the history of football. Like Red Grange, they also brought in massive crowds of people, making football more popular. The Four Horsemen weren't big, but they all had speed, agility, and strength.
The goal is to move forward to the other guy's goal-line, continually increasing your chances of scoring a Touchdown. Further, you really want to do this on first and second down: Third down is a defense's down. The odds are in the defense's favor, and so are the strategies. Also, the teams with the best third down conversation rates are invariably the ones who have the shortest average distance to go on third down--further emphasizing that positive first and second down yards are the key. So the goal is to find the mix of runs and passes that maximizes your teams' average gain per play.