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 Heisman.com - Heisman Trophy
"Flutie," observes Looney "has three things going for him on the football field: spontaneity, brains, and optimism." In 1992, he was named the MVP of the Grey Cup and led his team to the Western Division finals in 1993.
Flutie was a six-time Canadian Football League Outstanding Player of the Year, three-time Grey Cup Most Valuable Player and the first CFL player to throw for 6,000 yards in one season.
Doug Flutie of Boston College was a runaway winner, his 678 first place votes and 2,240 points overall was the fifth highest total in Heisman Trophy history.
www.heisman.com /winners/d-flutie84.html   (277 words)

  
 My Stupid Website: The Legend of Doug Flutie Magic
Doug Flutie was born in 316 BC in Atlantis and was the only son of Cleopatra and God so you know that he's X-treme to the max.
Doug Flutie completes the first pass on the surface of the moon, hitting Buzz Aldrin on a seven yard quick hitch route, flipping the ball behind his back and past the outstretched hands of a diving Neil Armstrong.
Doug Flutie decides during a brief stint with the Bears and Patriots that the NFL is too easy for him to showcase his talents, so he joins the Canadian Football League, playing for the Calgary Stampeders with his brother, who would go on to be the all-time leading receiver in the history of the CFL.
www.amazingben.com /arc0071.html   (1406 words)

  
 Doug Flutie
Flutie was as advertised passing for 4,720 yards and 29 touchdowns.
It is a fitting place for Flutie to end his storybook (if not vagabond) pro football career, but he will be quick to tell those who ask that the most fun he had in football was calling his own plays for the 97-98 Argo's.
Doug Flutie announced his retirement from professional football on May 15, 2006 he has agreed to join ABC as a college football analyst.
www.geocities.com /cfl_historical/FlutieDoug.htm   (884 words)

  
 Doug Flutie       Capitol City Speakers Bureau
Doug Flutie first captured the nation's imagination during his senior season at Boston College in a 1984 game against the University of Miami.
Flutie's CFL success, coupled with the revoking of the "marquee player" exemption in the Canadian Football League, resulted in him leaving the CFL to return to the National Football League in 1998.
Doug was released from the team in 2005 and signed a one-year contract to return to the New England Patriots.
www.capcityspeakers.com /speakers/Flutie.htm   (748 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Doug Flutie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Doug Flutie was born in Manchester, Maryland to Lebanese-American parents.
Doug Flutie crossed strike lines in the 1987 NFL strike season and charges of being a scab have dogged him since.
Doug Flutie is a figure of national pride to Canadians and Canadian expatriates (this despite having been born and raised in the United States), and has been the subject of a song by Moxy Früvous.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/doug_flutie   (2394 words)

  
 Doug Flutie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Doug Flutie was born in Manchester, Maryland to Lebanese-American parents[2].
Flutie is a figure of national pride to Canadians and Canadian expatriates (this despite having been born and raised in the United States) and has been the subject of a song by the Canadian band Moxy Früvous.
Flutie led the Bills to a 10-5 record in 1999 but, in a controversial decision, was replaced by Rob Johnson for the playoffs by coach Wade Phillips.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doug_Flutie   (2052 words)

  
 Doug Flutie - Official New England Patriots Biography
Doug Flutie was signed by the New England Patriots as a veteran free agent on April 29, 2005...
Flutie was the primary starter for the Buffalo Bills for two seasons (1998-99) and led Buffalo to the playoffs in both years.
Doug is an accomplished drummer and along with his brother Darren, a former NFL and CFL wide receiver, are in a rock band called “The Flutie Brothers.” Doug has also been a guest drummer for bands such as Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Lynrd Skynyrd, Boston, Barenaked Ladies and the Dave Matthews Band.
www.patriots.com /team/index.cfm?ac=playerbio&bio=11532   (3320 words)

  
 Former CFL star Doug Flutie was close to re-joining Toronto Argonauts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Flutie's brother, Darren, a former CFL receiver now working on CBC broadcasts, said he received a text message from Doug, who was watching the game on TV and saw Wynn take the big hit.
The source said the plan was for Doug Flutie to re-sign with Toronto and serve as quarterback insurance while starter Damon Allen recovers from a broken finger on his passing hand.
Flutie is also well-known for his Hail Mary pass that helped Boston College upset the Miami Hurricanes in 1984, the same year Flutie captured the Heisman Trophy as U.S. college football's top player.
www.cbc.ca /cp/sports/060722/s0722122.html   (560 words)

  
 Doug Flutie : USAToday.com - Doug Flutie Biography from USAToday.com
Flutie finished with a 23-9 record as an NFL starter, even though no franchise ever committed to him for long.
Flutie threw for 86 touchdowns and 68 interceptions in the NFL.
Flutie is expected to pursue a broadcasting career if he doesn't return to the gridiron.
fantasyfootball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=NFL&id=566   (249 words)

  
 The Trajectory of Doug Flutie - The Boston Globe
Laurie Flutie, who has been watching him play ever since she met him back in the 10th grade at Natick High School, was at that Chargers' home opener, having a relaxing afternoon in the team's luxury suite, until her husband ran onto the field.
Flutie was the league's biggest star, playing for Donald Trump's New Jersey Generals, but when the USFL folded after just one season, he reluctantly accepted a backup role in the NFL, moving on to Chicago.
But Flutie has never been one to be daunted by heroic benchmarks, partly because there have always been plenty of naysayers driving him to prove that Miami was not a fluke, the high point of a career that he never would reach again ("At least there's a moment that I'll be remembered by," he says).
www.boston.com /news/globe/magazine/articles/2004/11/14/the_trajectory_of_doug_flutie   (4434 words)

  
 KFFL - Doug Flutie, QB, Retired
The Canadian Press reports QB Doug Flutie closed the door Friday, Aug. 18, on a return to the CFL.
The source also said the plan was for Doug Flutie to re-sign with Toronto and serve as quarterback insurance while QB Damon Allen recovers from a broken finger on his passing hand.
The source added that Flutie was aware he would only remain with the CFL club until Allen was healthy enough to resume playing.
www.kffl.com /player/1651/nfl   (287 words)

  
 FOX Sports - NFL - Man of the 'House: Doug Flutie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Flutie's knack for improvisation, however, didn't play well with his offensive coordinators, so it was on to the CFL.
Flutie's knack for history didn't subside, however; in 2006 —; his final season — he became the first player since 1941 to drop kick an extra point.
Next up for Flutie will be a gig as a college-football analyst for ABC, but to fans the world over, he'll always be the free-wheeling QB who — in the moment and for his entire career — made something out of nothing.
msn.foxsports.com /nfl/story/5609540   (685 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - NFL Football - Free-agent QB Flutie taking reins in San Diego - Sunday July 15, 2001 02:14 PM
Although Flutie was 21-9 as a starter in three seasons with the Buffalo Bills, he didn't survive their long-running QB controversy.
Flutie is reunited with Butler and his assistant, A.J. Smith, who as the top personnel men in Buffalo brought Flutie back to the NFL in 1998.
Flutie helped beat the Chargers on Oct. 15, replacing the injured Johnson and moving the Bills into position for Steve Christie's winning field goal in overtime.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /football/nfl/news/2001/03/09/flutie_chargers_ap   (827 words)

  
 Doug Flutie's Complete Stats
Doug and his wife Laurie have two children -- daughter Alexa and son Douglas Jr...Graduated from Boston College with degrees in computer science and speech communications...Younger brother Darren is reciever for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL...Home is Natick, Mass.
Flutie and brother Darren released a CD titled "Catch This" in 1996, with Doug on drums and Darren on guitar.
The group known as The Flutie Brothers performed a successful tour of Western Canada in the off-season.
members.aol.com /Argonuter/stats.html   (387 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Flutie's family unable to sway retirement decision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Perhaps because they sensed Doug Flutie was about to announce a decision he would regret, both his wife and his daughter made last-ditch efforts to change his mind Monday morning.
Flutie's career meandered through three professional leagues, including the USFL's New Jersey Generals in 1985, the CFL from 1990-97 and the NFL from 1986-89 and 1998-2005.
Flutie's departure leaves Matt Cassel, a seventh-round draft pick last year, as the Patriots' only returning quarterback, although they could add a veteran to be Tom Brady's primary backup.
www.usatoday.com /sports/football/nfl/patriots/2006-05-15-flutie-retirement_x.htm?POE=SPOISVA   (860 words)

  
 ABC News: Doug Flutie Retires After 21 Seasons
Flutie, who used the uncommon play during the 2005 season, has not decided whether to retire, but has said he would not want to play for a team other than the Patriots.
Flutie finishes with 14,715 passing yards and 86 touchdowns in the NFL, spending most of his time as a backup.
Flutie was the Heisman Trophy winner at Boston College in 1984.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/wireStory?id=1963244   (361 words)

  
 The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. > About Doug Sr.
Doug is an attractive personality whose approachable and personable style has translated his success on the football field into success off the field.
Doug is a member of the “Flutie Gang,” which recently released its second CD in 2000 entitled “Ramblin Scramblin Man.” A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this CD will go the Foundation.
Doug’s versatility as a player and as a spokesperson for the game has led him to become a favorite choice for endorsements, speaking engagements, appearances, commercials, advertisements, and television programs.
www.dougflutiejrfoundation.org /dougsr_bio.html   (946 words)

  
 Flutie retires, says he proved critics wrong - NFL - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Flutie is 43, but admits he’s “just a big kid” who would enjoy playing football in his backyard in nearby Natick as well as the NFL.
Mike Groll / AP Doug Flutie had 14,715 passing yards and 86 touchdowns in the NFL, spending most of his time as a backup.
Flutie played the next season for the USFL’s New Jersey Generals, owned by Trump, then spent two seasons with the Chicago Bears and three with New England before starting his eight-year CFL career with British Columbia in 1990.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/12774216   (1332 words)

  
 Doug Flutie - Leading Authorities Speakers Bureau
Doug played for the USFL, the NJ Generals, then in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and the New England Patriots prior to joining the Canadian Football League which included three Grey Cup Championships and Grey Cup MVP honors in 1992, 1996 and 1997.
Flutie, 43, accounted for 64,938 yards of total offense in his professional career, compiling 58,179 passing yards and 6,759 rushing yards while playing in the NFL (1986-89, 1998-2005), USFL (1985) and CFL (1990-97).
The Foundation's mission is to aid financially disadvantaged families who need assistance in caring for their children with autism; to fund education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism; to serve as a clearinghouse and communications center for new programs and services developed for individuals with autism.
www.leadingauthorities.com /24176/Flutie_Doug.htm   (651 words)

  
 GonZoville.com » Doug Flutie Retires
Flutie was barely 5′ 10″ yet every time he stepped onto the field he was a threat.
Flutie signed with the Bears on Oct. 21, 1986 and played in five games with Chicago before being traded to the Patriots on Oct. 13, 1987 in exchange for an eighth-round selection in the 1988 NFL Draft.
Flutie joined the San Diego Chargers as an unrestricted free agent prior to the 2001 season and started all 16 games that year, setting NFL career highs with 3,464 yards and 294 completions.
www.gonzoville.com /sports/doug-flutie-retires   (1128 words)

  
 Flutie's fun ride ends after 21 years
Flutie was orginally drafted by the New Jersey Generals of the USFL in 1985 before entering the NFL as a Chicago Bear in 1986.
Flutie came to Buffalo after playing eight seasons in the CFL where he was named the league’s most outstanding player a record six times.
Flutie owns a 12-2 record in games he’s started in Foxborough (including college), so it was fitting that his illustrious career came to an end in New England.
www.patriots.com /news/index.cfm?ac=generalnewsdetail&pid=19162&pcid=41   (1282 words)

  
 TSN : CFL - Canada's Sports Leader
Flutie played the next season for the USFL's New Jersey Generals, owned by Trump, then spent two seasons with the Chicago Bears and three with New England before starting his eight-year CFL career with the B.C. Lions in 1990.
Doug Flutie is one of the CLASS acts of Profession...
Flutie is a shoe in for the Hall of Fame.
www.tsn.ca /cfl/news_story.asp?ID=165947&hubName=cfl   (1496 words)

  
 Doug Flutie - British Columbia
Doug split playing time with Joe Paopao and Major Harris in his first season with B.C. under coach Larry Kuharich.
Darren Flutie joined B.C. at midseason after being released by the Phoenix Cardinals in just 8 games as a rookie he had 860 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns, remarkable totals.
After the ’91 season it was time to negotiate a new contract for Doug, while he did consider a return to the NFL; the CFL was the best option for Doug both professionally and financially.
www.geocities.com /cfl_historical/Flutie.Doug-BC.htm   (899 words)

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