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"Teaching and coaching football has been my life for a long time. If I can be instrumental in the development of even one boy that satisfaction is my reward.”
(Phillips University)...6'2'', 215...Stephen Joseph Owen. . .Great defensive star of the 1920s. . .Captained Giants' 1927 title team which held foe to record low 20 points. . .Coached Giants 24 seasons from 1930 to 1953. . .Coaching record: 155-108-17, eight divisional, two NFL title teams. . .A-formation offense, umbrella defense, two-platoon system among his many coaching innovations . . . Born April 21, 1898, at Cleo Springs, Oklahoma. . .Died May 17, 1964, at age of 66.
HOFer Jim Thorpe was born OTD in 1888. Player, coach & 1st president of APFA (became @NFL in 1922). Considered 1 of… https://t.co/NactKnmEX2
Posted on 28 May
Happy Birthday to HOF OT Jackie Slater! Spent entire 20 season career w/ LA/St.Louis @RamsNFL. Selected to 7 Pro Bo… https://t.co/s7Gst0TCoY
Posted on 27 May