This weekend, as millions of football fans around the country watch NFL and college games from stadium seats and on television, they will be watching a sport that has undergone a revolution: from the ground-and-pound, run-dominated dark ages of the 1970s, it has become a wide-open, passing-crazy game, particularly at the college level.Wholesale NFL Jerseys.What many fans may not know is that one of the men most responsible for this was LaVell Edwards, the former BYU head coach who passed away at the age of 86 on Dec 29. Edwards in effect rearranged the logic of the game, running pass-crazy offense in a world dominated by the run, and winning national championships with it. His death has special meaning for me since I just spent the last few years working on a book, “The Perfect Pass,” whose subject was Hal Mumme, LaVell’s most influential protégé, who along with Edwards and a few other coaches gave us a large chunk of the game we watch today.Jerseys For Sale.It was the product of highly disruptive innovation that required the same sort of garage-style tinkering, ingenuity, and out-of-box thinking that we have come to associate with technological wizards like Hewlett and Packard, and Jobs and Wozniak.
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After seven rounds, all but one of UConn’s NFL Draft hopefuls, including Noel Thomas, Mikal Myers, Andreas Knappe, Jhavon Williams and others, will be taking the undrafted free agent route to pursue their professional dreams.Cheap NFL Jerseys China.Thomas seemed to be the leading candidate of that crew to be drafted, as the only other Husky invited to the combine besides 2nd-round pick Obi Melifonwu. Knappe and Williams were the only other ones on Mel Kiper’s Big Board while Myers received some love from analysts and was viewed as someone who may have had an outside shot.In today’s NFL, the undrafted free agent route arguably has more potential than it ever has before. With the league skewing younger and the evergreen threat of injuries, undrafted players are increasingly making an impact on teams early in their careers.Recent examples include former Husky Andrew Adams, who was undrafted but ended up starting at safety for the Giants as a rookie.Cheap China Jerseys.