Part 3 of the story about Ernie Nevers. A 5x All Pro fullback for the Duluth Eskimos, Jacksonville Pros, and Chicago Cardinals. This part focuses on his life as a coach at the collegiate and professional levels. After retirement from football, Mr. Nevers enlisted in the military.
the continuation of the story of Big Dog Ernie Nevers
Ernie Nevers was a 5x All-Pro fullback for the Duluth Eskimos and Chicago Cardinals from 1926-1931. he has 1 record that has stood for almost 100 years
“Old Reliable” played for the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings for 8 seasons in the AFL and NFL. Hear his story about his playing days and his front office days as a scout for the Vikings.
“Little Gritty” Grady Alderman was one of the smallest framed offensive lineman in Minnesota Vikings franchise history. Listen to how he made a name for himself but was not selected to the Pro Football Hall of fame
Dave Osborn grew up in a tiny town in northern North Dakota. His nickname was “the Cando Flash. “He played running back for the Vikings from 1965 – 1976.
Bill Brown was another superstar running back for the Vikings whose straight ahead punishing style of running led the team to 3 super bowls.
Tommy Mason was THE first pick of the newly established NFL franchise Minnesota Vikings in 1960. He played Running Back and became an all star on a team full of misfits
Fran , “the scramblin’ man, Tarkenton became a Hall of Fame Quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings from 1961-1969 as well as from 1972-1978. He led the team to 3 super bowls. Hear how he made it to the pros.
Norm Van Brocklin was known as the Dutchman to most people in the NFL. When the Minnesota Vikings were established as a team back in 1960, He was hired as the franchise’s first head coach.