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Anybody ever register a k.o. on the field?

BigcalidawgBigcalidawg Posts: 1,363 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

Nowadays, you’ll get ejected, but in my day, it would shift the momentum over to your team.


  • UnderDog68UnderDog68 Posts: 3,109 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Yep....Used to love that trap play to ear-hole an unsuspecting DE or interior lineman.

  • BigcalidawgBigcalidawg Posts: 1,363 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    In today’s game, only offensive players can make hits like that penalty free.

  • dawfanfromalabamdawfanfromalabam Posts: 1,030 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Thankfully no.

  • JayDogJayDog Posts: 5,556 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    edited December 2017

    I'm afraid I did playing soccer. Violent collision--I was left standing the other guy was out. I almost got knocked out once, too. Knee to the forehead-took thirteen stitches. I staggered around until teammates helped me off the field. I didn't know where I was until the ride to the hospital.

  • ACPEPPER24ACPEPPER24 Posts: 76 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Back before the advancements in helmet technology it wasn't that unusual. The old suspension helmets were brutal.

  • BigcalidawgBigcalidawg Posts: 1,363 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    I wore a Bike and a Riddell

  • daddydawg72daddydawg72 Posts: 481 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    @Bigcalidawg said:
    I wore a Bike and a Riddell

    Always hated those Riddel helmets, those little pads would pull my hair. Also wonder why you never see the face mask w/ the vertical bar over your nose any more. I've only seen 3 players w/those all year, so I know they've not be outlawed.

  • AndersonDawgAndersonDawg Posts: 1,811 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Once, with an M79 Grenade Launcher in Vietnam.

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