donnie shell hit on earl campbell
Texas state board reverses controversial Abbott... Kingwood students build tiny home for homeless veteran, Texas named second 'most hated' state in America. We got rats! HOUCHRON CAPTION (08/19/1986): Earl Campbell, in action during the 1982 season for the Houston Oilers, retired from pro football on Monday with 9,407 career yards. This very fact brings into question, Is the HOF legit?? NFL MVP awards with the Oilers: 1978, 1979, 1980. (Kevin Fujii/Chronicle). (Christobal Perez/Houston Chronicle), Adam Sandoval poses with Earl Campbell Statue prior to game against Buckeyes Saturday, Sept 9, 2006, at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. https://t.co/mW6zEtTx0z, As Dungy alludes to, there has long been a “Steelers’ bias” by voters due to so many of the Seventies’ Era already having achieved Hall of Fame status. Campbell is being honored as the Touchdowner of the Year. And, of course, I was able to get a bachelor's degree in speech communications from the University of Texas. HOUCHRON CAPTION (11/21/1978): A 12-yard touchdown run in the third quarter started, top to bottom, with quarterback Dan Pastorini pitching to Earl Campbell, who picks up several blocks, then breaks through heavy traffic, leaving three Dolphins snapping at his heels. "It was just playing football on a Sunday, walking out of the Astrodome, fans being able to run over and get an autograph. Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy has not surprisingly endorsed former Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Donnie Shell for the Hall of Fame. Donnie Shell’s rib shattering hit on Earl Campbell. 11/20/1978 -- MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL - Miami Dolphins at the Houston Oilers. Shell is a member of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated. HOUCHRON CAPTION (12/07/1988): Earl Campbell captured UPI Rookie honors. SPECIAL SECTION: SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE SECTION: THE YEAR IN SPORTS / 2004 HOUSTON. Long overdue, Shell was one of the most underrated members of the great Steelers’ defenses of the 1970’s and has the numbers to back that up. 11/20/1978 -- MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL - Miami Dolphins at the Houston Oilers. Just ask the great Earl Campbell. Campbell's 1980 campaign was the type of year that instantly makes a career. "Royal told my mother that I would have an opportunity to get an education," said Campbell, who led Texas to a No. 11/05/1977 - University of Texas Longhorns v University of Houston Cougars. Earl Campbell's path to football greatness, Earl Campbell, left, and Steve Freydenfeldt engage in some friendly arm wrestling before the 40th All-Star High School football game in 1974. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1998. Shell retired as the NFL strong safety career leader in interceptions with 51. I understand a couple of things here. Few before or since have ever been able to touch the unforgettable Tyler Rose. Shell retired as the NFL strong safety career leader in interceptions with 51. The Steelers go on to win 13-3, improving their record to 12-2 and clinching the AFC Central crown. Oilers Earl Campbell breaks free for a TD run in third quarter at the Houston Astrodome. 34 had been better utilized in the Oilers' passing game. Campbell was both ahead of his time and an old-school throwback to football's violent beginnings. takes a photo during a pre-game ceremony honoring New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera at Minute Maid Park, Sunday,Sept. 11/20/1978 -- MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL - Miami Dolphins at the Houston Oilers. Very rare footage of 1978 Steelers@Oilers. As Texas football as they come, as Houston sports as there has ever been. Second, it’s been a long time since these guys played. Thank goodness for YouTube but that’s only going to help if people actually seek out film of older players. Follow him on Twitter @SteelDad and follow the site @SCBlitz. 11/28/1975 - Texas A&M Aggies v University of Texas Longhorns: Aggies defensive end Tank Marshall (86) and linebacker Robert Jackson Jr. take down Longhorns running back Earl Campbell at Kyle Field in College Station. Down to earth, humble and giving. The 'Be Someone' sign now says 'Elote or Die'. But when Austin first appeared in the young eyes of the 1977 Heisman Trophy winner, the only promise he received from Texas was his right to obtain a college degree. The endless pounding soon took a hard toll. He is Earl Campbell. Pastorini recalled wishing that he had thrown the ball to Campbell more and that No. 12/27/1975 - Bluebonnet Bowl - University of Texas Longhorns v Colorado Buffaloes - Longhorns running back Earl Campbell (20) on the sidelines in the Astrodome. Earl Campbell - Houston Oilers football (Feb 7, 1978) HOUCHRON CAPTION (01/06/1981): Earl Campbell says that he will demand to be traded unless the Oilers renegotiate his contract. 10/11/1975 - Texas Longhorns v Oklahoma Sooners. I know he and his teammates would greatly appreciate it. Donnie Shell should be included in any discussion of Seniors for the HOF. Shell came out of nowhere and planted his helmet (which would be illegal in today's NFL) firmly in Cambell's ribcage, lifting Cambell off of his feet and slamming him onto the turf. Earl Campbell ended the night with 199 yards rushing and four touchdowns leading the Oilers to a 35-30 victory over the Dolphins. Late 1st qtr. Greenwood may in fact get into the Hall one day but he isn’t with us any longer. Anyone who gets a rule named after him must be right? Thanks to 4,443 rushing yards and 40 touchdowns during four seasons as an All-America Longhorn, Campbell became the Oilers' No. @2017 - SteelCityBlitz.com - All Right Reserved. A family in the form of a football team. "He set the foundation for the running backs," new Texans running back Lamar Miller said. He was a Texans beat writer for the Chronicle from 2013-15 and an Astros beat writer from 2012-13. (cropped_ first of 3-photo sequence ), 12/17/1978 - Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell runs for 50 yards in this play against the San Diego Chargers. I want him to be able to enjoy it. Longhorns fullback Earl Campbell (20) scores a touchdown. Houston SPCA reopens for... How are Texas doomsday preppers doing right now?