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Friday Open Thread

Rice RB Dicky Maegle — on the way to a 95-yard TD run is about to be ambushed by Alabama reserve LB Tommy Lewis in the 1954 Cotton Bowl. The officials walked off the rest of the run for a touchdown. Rice 28; Bama 6.

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Thursday Open Thread

Todd Blackledge-led Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Nebraska in September 1982 on the way to a national championship (PSU won 27-24 in a barnburner)

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Wednesday Open Thread

Univ. of California Center Roy Riegels runs the wrong way after picking up a fumble against Georgia Tech in the 1929 Rose Bowl. His teammates tackled him on the 1 yard line. Georgia Tech 8, Cal 7 for GT to win the national championship.

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Godspeed 15

Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr in action against the Dallas Cowboys in the 1966 NFL Championship Game

ESPN the Magazine has a great piece up about Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr and his quest to make it back to Green Bay for the retirement of Brett […]

Tuesday Open Thread

Earl Campbell of the Texas Longhorns runs over DB Sid Greehey of SMU 1977

Monday Open Thread

Weekend Whimsy — Ricky Jay

The master — and that is no hyperbole — Ricky Jay.

Sunday Open Thread

Sunday Gospel

Based on the Genevan Psalter setting of Psalm 130 by Claude Goudimel. By the folk metal group Brother Down’s album from the album Old Paths New Feet.

Books — the Gifs that Keep on Giving

Chilean artist Javier Jensen has created a series of Gifs using book covers, they’re subtle but cool — more here