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  1. Stanford RB's dad was better than your dad

    Kyle Bonagura

    Somewhere on a playground -- probably in Texas -- there are kids arguing about whose father was the better football player. "My dad was better than your dad." "No, my dad was obviously better than your dad. If Coach woulda put him in in the fou...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. Thomas' excellence was overshadowed

    Brandon Chatmon

    Nobody questions the excellence of Barry Sanders during the 1988 season. The former Oklahoma State running back was a sight to behold during his Heisman-winning campaign, slithering through defenses with relentless consistency and eye-popping product...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. Trotter: Sanders' season still untouchable

    ESPN.com staff

    Barry Switzer, Jackie Sherrill, Mike Gundy and Hart Lee Dykes, among others, remember Barry Sanders' record-shattering 1988 season and say it will never be duplicated. Click here for Jake Trotter's story....

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  4. Barry Sanders' record-setting 1988 season might never be duplicat...

    Jake Trotter

    Barry Switzer, Jackie Sherrill, Hart Lee Dykes recall Oklahoma State star's historic run.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  5. The Season: the best before 1960

    Jake Trotter

    This week, we've been focusing the players who delivered the best individual seasons in college football history. Today, Vince Young and Barry Sanders are squaring off in the finals of our greatest season bracket. (You can vote for either by click...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. The Season: Vince Young vs. Barry Sanders

    Jake Trotter

    The nation believes a pair of players from Big 12 programs delivered the best seasons in college football history. Now it's time to decide who was the best. Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders in 1988? Or Texas quarterback Vince Young ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  7. Top defensive seasons in Big 12 era

    Brandon Chatmon

    Offensive players dominated the list of top individual seasons at Big 12 schools in ESPN.com's The Season, with Texas' Vince Young and Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders advancing to Wednesday's semifinal round. Kansas cornerback Aqib Talib is the lon...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. Did Barry Sanders have the best year ever?

    Michael Rothstein

    There is often little argument about Barry Sanders' status among NFL running backs. If he isn't the best to ever play his position, he is among the leaders on a short list usually involving no more than a handful of players. But when one looks at ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  9. Howard Twilley's 1965 season at Tulsa stands out in history

    Dave Wilson

    Tulsa receiver put up massive numbers before passing offenses had taken flight.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  10. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Stanford coach David Shaw talks about his recruiting strategy for the Cardinal, what surprised him most about coaching, scheduling in college football and Barry Sanders' potential. Shaw Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez comments on whether he has regre...

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  11. Best Game Ever: TE Charlie Sanders

    Michael Rothstein

    Throughout this week, we'll have various Detroit Lions talk about the best game they ever played in -- college or pro. All the players I spoke with for this -- one for each day of the week -- ended up going with an NFL game. Wednesday continues...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  12. Lions' top play winner: Barry burns Dallas

    Michael Rothstein

    We have a winner. The voters picked Barry Sanders' touchdown run in the playoffs against Dallas as the Lions' most memorable play and I question their selection. Dan Orlovsky's safety in 2008 is the play I consider the most memorable. Score: Vikin...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  13. Lions' top plays: Dan Orlovsky's safety

    Michael Rothstein

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Detroit Lions history. In the past two days, we have featured Barry Sanders' touchdown run in the Lions' playoff win over Dallas in 1992 and Calvin Johnson's touchdown catch in triple co...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  14. Lions' top plays: Johnson triple-covered

    Michael Rothstein

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Detroit Lions history. On Monday, we featured Barry Sanders' touchdown run to cap off the Lions' only Super Bowl era playoff win. On Wednesday, we'll feature Dan Orlovsky running out of ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  15. Lions' top plays: Barry burns Dallas

    Michael Rothstein

    This is the first of three plays nominated as the most memorable in Detroit Lions history. In the next two days we'll feature: Calvin Johnson's catch between three defenders for a touchdown against Dallas, and Dan Orlovsky's infamous run out of the e...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  16. Lions history by the numbers: 20-11

    Michael Rothstein

    We'll be looking at the history of the Detroit Lions from a little bit different perspective -- history through the numbers. Each weekday will feature a set of numbers counting down from 100. The series continues with Nos. 20-11. Most of the numbe...

    Blog | July 03, 2014