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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2685 on: December 02, 2012, 01:18:13 pm »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.
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« Reply #2686 on: December 02, 2012, 01:27:54 pm »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.
I can give you four more who are worthy of mention.

Eddie LeBaron was the first Dallas QB as was a Pro Bowler for the Washington Redskins in the 1950's. He is in the Washington Redskins Ring of Honor.

Craig Morton was in the Quarterback Shuffle during the Super Bowl VI-winning 1971 season with Staubach. Morton later led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl against the Cowboys in Super bowl XII after the 1977 season.  Morton is on the Broncos Ring Of Honor.

Dan Reeves was also pressed into duty a backup QB when the other QB's were injured.  He has most Super Bowl appearances of anyone (9).

Yes, the rest are just cannon-fodder!  Thanks for the opportunity to reminesce of when the Cowboys were a real team, kinda like the Mount Union of the NFL.

As for Danny White, in the immortal words of Tom Landry, "No Danny! NO!"

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2687 on: December 03, 2012, 11:30:15 am »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.
I can give you four more who are worthy of mention.

Eddie LeBaron was the first Dallas QB as was a Pro Bowler for the Washington Redskins in the 1950's. He is in the Washington Redskins Ring of Honor.

Craig Morton was in the Quarterback Shuffle during the Super Bowl VI-winning 1971 season with Staubach. Morton later led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl against the Cowboys in Super bowl XII after the 1977 season.  Morton is on the Broncos Ring Of Honor.

Dan Reeves was also pressed into duty a backup QB when the other QB's were injured.  He has most Super Bowl appearances of anyone (9).

Yes, the rest are just cannon-fodder!  Thanks for the opportunity to reminesce of when the Cowboys were a real team, kinda like the Mount Union of the NFL.

As for Danny White, in the immortal words of Tom Landry, "No Danny! NO!"

I never realized the Eddie LeBaron played for the Cowboys.  I forgot about Craig Morton because he played for Giants, Broncos and Cowboys.  He definitely is worth mentioning.  I never realized the Dan Reeves played qb for the Cowboys.

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2688 on: December 03, 2012, 11:23:15 pm »
Aikman was drafted by Jimmy Johnson. Jerry Jones has not had a decent QB (a decent Dallas Cowboy QB) since Aikman.

If the 49'ers don't make "the Catch" in the 1981 NFC championship game, then Danny White probably has a different career!

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2689 on: December 05, 2012, 02:42:58 pm »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.
I can give you four more who are worthy of mention.

Eddie LeBaron was the first Dallas QB as was a Pro Bowler for the Washington Redskins in the 1950's. He is in the Washington Redskins Ring of Honor.

Craig Morton was in the Quarterback Shuffle during the Super Bowl VI-winning 1971 season with Staubach. Morton later led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl against the Cowboys in Super bowl XII after the 1977 season.  Morton is on the Broncos Ring Of Honor.

Dan Reeves was also pressed into duty a backup QB when the other QB's were injured.  He has most Super Bowl appearances of anyone (9).

Yes, the rest are just cannon-fodder!  Thanks for the opportunity to reminesce of when the Cowboys were a real team, kinda like the Mount Union of the NFL.

As for Danny White, in the immortal words of Tom Landry, "No Danny! NO!"

I never realized the Eddie LeBaron played for the Cowboys.  I forgot about Craig Morton because he played for Giants, Broncos and Cowboys.  He definitely is worth mentioning.  I never realized the Dan Reeves played qb for the Cowboys.
Reeves was a halfback but did throw the go ahead TD in the ICE Bowl on a option pass before Starr led the original "drive."

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2690 on: December 05, 2012, 07:37:15 pm »
Aikman was drafted by Jimmy Johnson. Jerry Jones has not had a decent QB (a decent Dallas Cowboy QB) since Aikman.

If the 49'ers don't make "the Catch" in the 1981 NFC championship game, then Danny White probably has a different career!

Danny White was a pretty good qb for a punter.

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2691 on: December 06, 2012, 12:59:02 am »
So if you are looking for end of the year articles still, how about odd happenings this season: LiDarraling.
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Re: Around the Nation board - subjects/angles on the Stagg Bowl
« Reply #2692 on: December 09, 2012, 09:58:49 am »
Keith,

We have two Sophomore QBs leading their teams - kind of an anomaly I would think.
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Re: Around the Nation board - subjects/angles on the Stagg Bowl
« Reply #2693 on: December 10, 2012, 05:24:34 pm »
Keith,

We have two Sophomore QBs leading their teams - kind of an anomaly I would think.

I was just about to post this exact thing.
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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2694 on: December 14, 2012, 01:07:28 pm »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.

No love for Danny White?
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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2695 on: December 14, 2012, 01:07:58 pm »
Great post, K-Mack.+1! The way you rattled off the UMU QB's was impressive.

I can't rattle off the Dallas Cowboy QB's that easily, but then there have been a lot of them that I want to forget!  :P

That is because there are only three worth mentioning and only two of them won Super Bowls.  The three are Dandy Don, Roger Staubach and Troy Aikmen.  All the rest are just cannon fodder.
I'm so glad you didn't mention Danny white

Oh. Oops.

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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2696 on: December 14, 2012, 01:08:48 pm »
So if you are looking for end of the year articles still, how about odd happenings this season: LiDarraling.

This definitely made my list, but thanks for keeping it top of mind.
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Re: Around the Nation board - subjects/angles on the Stagg Bowl
« Reply #2697 on: December 14, 2012, 01:10:06 pm »
Keith,

We have two Sophomore QBs leading their teams - kind of an anomaly I would think.

I was just about to post this exact thing.

Yeah, we sort of wrote that feature last week, contrasting Bailey and Wara with Burke and O'Connell, so now we can't write it again this week. but we can acknowledge it in the Stagg Bowl broadcast!
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Re: Around the Nation board
« Reply #2699 on: February 14, 2013, 02:40:45 pm »
Couple of good D3 shout outs (Midd and Depauw) in Simmons' PED mail bag:

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