Doug Flutie – Football Life to air this week

Posted by Chris Brown on October 14, 2014 – 2:16 pm

Former Bills QB Doug Flutie will be profiled on the NFL Network as part of their, ‘A Football Life’ series later this week.

Still regarded as one of the most beloved quarterbacks in football history the Heisman Trophy-winner first entered the spotlight when he completed a “Hail Mary” touchdown pass in a game against the University of Miami in 1984 – considered one of the greatest moments in college football history. Flutie then played 21 years in the CFL and NFL, including his Pro Bowl season of 1998 with the Bills.

NFL Network’s series A Football Life will document Flutie’s career Friday, October 17 at 9 p.m. ET. The one-hour, NFL Films-produced documentary focuses on Flutie’s football career, beginning in high school, through his time at Boston College and ending with his professional career in both the NFL and CFL. The show focuses on Flutie’s constant adversity due to his small stature and how he was able to overcome his height.Bills former Director of Pro Personnel A.J. Smith and former Bills head coach Wade Phillips are among those interviewed in the special.

 


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