He set another NFL record on November 24, 1957, by rushing for 237 yards in a single game. Four years later, on November 19, 1961, he equaled that total amount of rush yards. By the end of his career, Brown had scored 126 touchdowns and gained a record 12,312 yards in 2,369 rushing attempts, an amazing average of 5.22 yards. His rushing record was not broken until 1984 by Walter Payton, who played for the Chicago Bears. Since he was young, Jim was never afraid to advocate his
The more intriguing records set in Super Bowl LI were the offensive statistics by both teams. The Patriots offense led by Tom Brady is an exemplary of the evolution of the twenty-first century offense. Three offensive records broken in Super Bowl LI according to NFL.com were:
With 10:25 left in the half Jones picked up eight more yards giving his team a first and goal at the Falcons one-yard-line. From there he busted in to give his team a 18-6 lead. A two-pint conversion try was stuffed by the Falcons once again, with 10:10 left. The ensuing kickoff was fumbled out of bounds by #4 Antwan Yett. Bad luck continue to plaque the Falcons, when a 25-yard touchdown run by Sanks was called back because of a holding pently, at the 8:03
He had an older brother, Garlen, who died in 2000, and four younger sisters: Melva Weber, Ferne Adkins, Gloria Luick and Vila Sill. Arnold was baptized a Lutheran and confirmed in that faith in 1932. He attended the eight years of grade school, in a one-room rural schoolhouse, and graduated from high school at Fessenden, North Dakota, in 1934. Although a year younger than his brother, he caught up academically by skipping the fifth grade and they graduated together. The boys drove twelve miles to high school each day, with neighbors driving every other day during those four years.
In 1962 Bennett came back to the spotlight with the song ¨I Left My Heart in San Francisco¨. This Taylor 2 is the recording that really caught the public’s attention, it also led to Bennett’s first Grammy Award (Biography.com Editors). On February 12, 1952 Tony married Patricia Beech. Two years later they gave birth to their first son D’Andrea and the next year they had their second son Deagal (“Tony Bennett Biography”). In 1944 Tony’s marriage became strained for all the stress on the road so he and his wife divorced.
Will Rogers was born to Clement band Rogers and Mary Schrimpsher Rogers on November 4, 1879 in Oologah, Oklahoma. At the time it was all was a part of the Indian Territory. As a young child he grew up on the ranch where he learned to rope and work cattle. Clement, his father, went on a business trip and Will spent $1,000 on a dance platform. When his father came back he revoked his power of attorney and young Rogers was thrown upon his own resources.
He even has awards named after him. When Payton was enrolled at Jackson State he won multiple awards like Black College Player of the year award two times. He was also selected to the All-American team his freshman year. His senior season he finished 3rd in the heisman voting (best college football player in division 1). Payton has other significant accomplishments like in 1977 when he won MVP of the NFL.
Lou to retire early because of this disease, Lou died two years after retiring from this disease. Not only was Lou Gehrig known for his disease, but as well for his amazing career in baseball. (Biography.com Editors) Henry Louis Gehrig was born in New York City in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, on June 19, 1903. His parents, Heinrich and Christina Gehrig, were German immigrants who had moved to their new country just a three years before having a son. A devoted parent, Christina had worked hard for her son’s athletic pursuits as well
Jim Simmerman, the writer of “Child’s Grave, Hale County, Alabama,” was born on March 5, 1952 in Bolder, Colorado. Simmerman spent the most of his childhood traveling since his father was in the military. In 1978, he became an instructor at Northern Arizona University. He then left to earn a master’s degree at the University of Iowa, but he came back to continue his previous job. On June 29, 2009, Simmerman killed himself because of a debilitating illness he had (Bruner para.
Gertrude immediately married a new man by the name of Edward Guthrie. This marriage was doomed to fail however, as after 3 months Edward divorced Gertrude, causing her to remarry her former husband and abuser John Baniszewski. She had two more children with John and then once again divorced him for a final time. Once again, gertrude wasted no time in finding someone new. In 1963, she met a man by the name of Dennis Lee Wright.