Category Archives: Los Angeles Rams

The day Willie Ellison ran wild

The different iterations of the Rams have had their share of fantastic running backs, but the guy who still holds the single-game record for rushing is probably an unknown to anyone under the age of 50. Only one Ram running back has ever rushed for more than 240 yards from scrimmage and his name is …

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Wendell Tyler didn’t fumble this one

In the fall of 1975, Wendell Tyler became my first UCLA Bruin football hero. The speedy slashing runner would make your jaw drop with hisĀ game-changing runs, while also making you wince with his propensity to fumble. In a ghastly giveaway show before 80,927 people in the stands and a national television audience, UCLA fumbled 11 …

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