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The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL and other professional football leagues. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to hop on his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

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    • 4.6, 25 Ratings

The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching fans about the rich history of the NFL and other professional football leagues. Each episode your host, Arnie Chapman, asks you to hop on his Delorean and go back in time with him to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron.

    Steve Sheinkin Interview | Carlisle Indian School Football

    Steve Sheinkin Interview | Carlisle Indian School Football

    Steve Sheinkin is an author of many books, most notably for this podcast, Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team. He takes us to a time in football history well before the birth of the NFL, but it is all connected.

    • 43 min
    Jaws | Ron Jaworski Interview

    Jaws | Ron Jaworski Interview

    Ron Jaworski has been a well-known name in NFL circles for the past 4 decades. He took the Eagles to the Super Bowl in the early 80s, and then after retiremet, he found his way behind camera. Jaws stops by to answer a few questions on the show.

    • 18 min
    Don Shula | Interview With Jack Gilden

    Don Shula | Interview With Jack Gilden

    Don Shula was the winningest coach in NFL history and had the only perfect season as a head coach. Jack Gilden wrote a book about the Shula's first coaching gig, with the Baltimore Colts. Now he shares "The Collision of Wills" with us.

    • 47 min
    Invincible Vince Papale | A Real-Life Disney Character

    Invincible Vince Papale | A Real-Life Disney Character

    Vince Papale is the real-life character behind Disney's "Invincible." Mark Wahlberg played Vince in this incredible story of being a 30-year-old bartender and lifelong fan, getting the chance to try out and make the team for the Philadelphia Eagles.

    • 37 min
    Richard Berthelsen | NFLPA's Trusted Legal Counsel

    Richard Berthelsen | NFLPA's Trusted Legal Counsel

    Richard Berthelsen worked at the NFL Players Association for exactly 40 years, fighting for player rights throughout his career. He is one of the "NFLPA's 60 Heroes" for his work directly with Gene Upshaw and was the interim Executive Director.

    • 50 min
    Dick Vermeil Interview | Super Bowl Winning Head Coach

    Dick Vermeil Interview | Super Bowl Winning Head Coach

    Dick Vermeil | Super Bowl Winning Coach (https://thefootballhistorydude.com/dick-vermeil-interview)


    Coach Dick Vermeil is one of the most recognizable figures in NFL history. He was successful at every level of coaching in his career with a different approach to leadership than many of his counterparts. Coach won the Rose Bowl with UCLA, then took the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl (lost,) and then finally won it all with "The Greatest Show on Turf." He later finished his career with the Kansas City Chiefs. In between stints in the NFL, Coach Vermeil spent almost 15 years in broadcasting. He stops by the show to share many of his experiences, perspectives on what it takes to be a leader/coach, and even give us some words of wisdom. Oh yeah, he also has his own wine company now called Vermeil Wines (https://www.vermeilwines.com/) .


    Favorite Football Moments


    Jimmy Grant - shares his favorite football moment regarding the Vermeil era and the Philadelphia Eagles


    Gary Jarjoura - shares his favorite moment when he was able see his Miami Dolphins at their training facility and even took photos with their Lombardi's


     


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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

bl92ud96mu01 ,

Annoying

Interesting but I’ve had to turn off multiple episodes because it was like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard. For the love of God do some research on how to pronounce words ... I have never in my life heard anyone butcher “Massillon” remotely close to whatever you think it is.

Macjeremymac ,

Thanks

Getting closer to 100. Good work my friend. Great podcast!

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Smart advertising

Saw an advertisement for this podcast on the back of an suv while driving north on I-75. You got me! Great podcast

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