Football is the defining sport of what it means to be American! Colossal stadiums packed with outrageously committed fans. The average crowd volume is 80 to 90 decibels, but as the season progresses these die-hard fans can amplify that range to almost double that number. Football fans are so loud in fact that they surpass fan volume in all other sports in existence! The Kansas City Chiefs hold the world record currently with a ground shaking 142.2 (according to Sports Illustrated.) One has to stop and ask why? Why are football fans so pumped, why is this relatively modern sport igniting exuberant excitement in so many Americans? The reason for all the hype is simple, football is an exhilarating sport, full of tactics, full body contact, and each play can mean the difference between winning or losing the game. The Super Bowl is just as important to Americans as Thanksgiving! Fans are handed down the legacy of the game from generation to generation and would rather lose a job than missing a Sunday night game, and the best part is, they get the love back from athletes who work very hard to give them a great game at the end of the weekend. Here is a list of the hardest working, most dedicated football players from last to best. Keep going until you reach the G.O.A.T.
“I Prefer to Play Consistent, Error-Free Football. If You’re Doing Your Job Well and Defending Your Area, You Might Not Get Tested That Often, or Get a Chance to Make Big Plays.” Jack Ham was a consensus All American at Penn State University and enjoyed a great career in the NFL after being picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1971.
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He would quickly develop the reputation of one of the best outside linebackers in the history of the game. Ham had the skill of being able to consistently predict what the opponent was going to do and be in front of the ball at every play call. He wants on to lead the franchise defense through four Super Bowls and racked up tackles and made big plays in each one.