“The homecoming queen kicks winning field goal” is not a headline you frequently see. For that reason alone, please read on. When you are the homecoming queen and you have an important game on your home field, you feel like having a huge burden on your shoulders. That was not the case with Kaylee Foster […]
Inspirational Football Stories
You'll find interesting football stories on individual players and coaches. You'll find insights on how players think about the game.
Check out our fun and interesting features on pros like Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers. Or, learn about NFL teams like the Cowboys and Broncos, college teams and youth squads. We cover topics like the history of college football and fun facts about the Super Bowl.
Many of our readers enjoy stories of players overcoming obstacles. For example, read about the cancer survivor who went on to play D1 college ball. Or, another example, you might like the Iowa Hawkeyes tradition of players, coaches, and fans acknowledging hospital patients. And, we have fan guides for pro and college teams. There's even an article with some winning tips for your Thanksgiving game of touch.
And, that's not all. One of our favorites is a story on the homecoming queen who kicks a winning field goal. Also, find out all you can about one of the rising stars of the NFL: Lamar Jackson. We take a deep dive into his bio, quotes, and fun facts.
This Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide will get you pumped for the NFL season if you’re a fan of the Dirty Birds. It’s a great resource for the season schedule, famous players, rivalries and traditions. Being an Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide The Atlanta Falcons joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1965, when the league […]
The Minnesota Vikings franchise began in 1961 and has made its presence known with a league championship in 1969 (before the NFL-AFL merger). The Vikes have also appeared in four Super Bowl in the team’s first 16 years. In fact, the Vikings boast one of the highest winning percentages in the entire NFL since their […]
Da Bears! This Chicago Bears Fan Guide is your blueprint to following one of the most storied franchises in the league. If you’re new to pro football or new to Chicago, this short read will get you up to speed quickly. And, if you’re a long-time fan, it will serve as a handy reference resource […]
The Green Bay Packers. Even folks that don’t know a field goal is worth 3 points know what the Packers are all about. When the nickname of your host city is “Titletown,” it’s not difficult to understand that there’s a rich history of championships. The smallest town to host an NFL team, Green Bay, has […]
These JJ Watt quotes will give you a taste of how the NFL star and humanitarian thinks about things. When Houston Texans’ defensive end Justin James Watt was able to raise over $33 million in relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, it fulfilled what his mother taught him as a child. Popularly known as JJ Watt, […]
Can a woman play in the NFL? There can be no saying whether the founders of the National Football League ever thought of women playing in the league. Since its inception, the NFL has been an all-male affair on the player’s side. That could change in the near future. Becca Longo of Arizona is the […]
A few years ago, if I told you that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, Steelers’ star receiver Antonio Brown and football legend Doug Flutie were going to be on a TV show together, you may have thought it would be some type of football documentary. Maybe something like an ESPN Sports Center analysis of the […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: Chasing Perfection is about high school football coaching. Imagine the type of coaching effort required to achieve an undefeated season in high school football. Now, think about going undefeated for 12 seasons in a row! It almost sounds impossible that a coach could have 151 consecutive wins – but, De La Salle High […]
What’s at stake in a family, pick-up game of touch football? Usually, just bragging rights. Or, maybe the stakes are higher, e.g., who has to do the dishes after the meal. Whatever the case, it’s important to enter into the game with a plan of attack. Here are some strategies and tactics to help your […]