Sunday, December 23, 2007

The Best Mudder Ever?

On this, the 35th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception we share with you an article from Pro Football Weekly in which Tom Danyluk proclaims that Franco Harris was the best bad weather running back he ever saw:

"But the greatest, i.e, most consistent bad-weather back I ever saw was probably Pittsburgh’s Franco Harris – the man for all seasons. Perfect balance was his friend. He could kill you with long, galloping strides in the burning Miami heat, or he could pick-cut-pick his way across the frozen artificial fields of the northeast and get similar production. Line him up in the Everglades or the Rajasthan sand dunes and he’d find his way through it."

To read the entire article, click here



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