Doug Flutie Speaker Profile
Former NFL Quarterback Legend
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Doug Flutie Biography
Doug Flutie was born October 23, 1962 and is a former American and Canadian football quarterback. Flutie played college football at Boston College, and played professionally in the National Football League, Canadian Football League, and United States Football League. He first rose to prominence during his career at Boston College, where he received the prestigious Heisman Trophy and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award in 1984. His Hail Mary touchdown pass in a game against Miami on November 23, 1984 (dubbed "Hail Flutie") is considered among the greatest moments in college football and American sports history. Selected as the 285th pick in the 11th round by the Los Angeles Rams making him the lowest drafted Heisman Award winner among those who were drafted. Flutie played that year for the New Jersey Generals of the upstart United States Football League. In 1986 he signed with the NFL's Chicago Bears, and later played for the New England Patriots, becoming their starting quarterback in 1988.
Flutie signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in 1990, and in 1991, threw for a record 6,619 yards. He played briefly with his brother Darren, a wide receiver, before being traded to the Calgary Stampeders, whom he led to victory in the 1992 Grey Cup. In 1994, he threw a record 48 touchdown passes. Flutie played for the Stampeders until 1996, when he signed with the Toronto Argonauts, leading them to back-to-back Grey Cup victories in 1996 and 1997. Flutie was named the CFL's Most Outstanding Player a record six times, and was named the MVP in all three of his Grey Cup victories.
He returned to the NFL in 1998 with the Buffalo Bills, where he earned Pro Bowl and NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors. He played for the San Diego Chargers from 2001 to 2004, and finished his career as a member of the New England Patriots in 2005. In 2006, he was ranked #1 in a list of the top 50 CFL players. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
He is a former college football analyst for ABC and ESPN. In 2009, he joined Versus as a broadcaster for the United Football League. He is currently (2011-2012) a college football analyst for NBC Sports.
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Posted on 19 January 2015 | 3:17 pm
Doug Flutie was one of the premiere quarterbacks of his time, both at the college and professional level. After earning the Heisman Trophy while playing at Boston College in 1984 he enjoyed a successful 20 year career in the NFL and CFL. He's since become a popular football analyst on ESPN, ABC, and NBC and entertains millions of fans each week with his electric personality and expert...[Read More]
Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:54 pm
The legendary pass and catch of the century by Doug Flutie still lives on as UPS brilliantly turned the play into a of how their business operates. For those unfamiliar with that memorable moment, On November 23, 1984, Boston College entered the Miami Orange Bowl to face the defending National Champion Miami Hurricanes. It was windy and with gusts up to 30mph, the two teams faced...[Read More]
Posted on 14 October 2013 | 8:16 pm
NFL Pro Bowl quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie has teamed up with NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley in CDW's next iteration of it's "People Who Get IT" campaign. The campaign, which highlights technology solutions that deliver a better experience, improve business performances and boost productivity will air on Oct. 7 during the Monday Night Football broadcast. After...[Read More]
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