Former QB Doug Flutie Hits The Big 50
One of my all-time favorite NFL quarterbacks is Doug Flutie. Even at a height of 5’10″, Flutie could throw the long one, rush for that first down and score touchdowns. I saw him play in person a few times when he was quarterback for the Bufffalo Bills. Flutie will always be remembered for that incredible “Hail Mary Pass” as QB for Boston College in a win against the Miami Hurricanes. Currently, you can see Doug Flutie as a college football TV analyst for NBC Sports. And, I own a few boxes of “Flutie Flakes” breakfast cereal, of which proceeds went to the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation For Autism.
Here’s that game-winning Doug Flutie “Hail Mary Pass” back in 1984: