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Encyclopedia > E.J. Holub

E. J. Holub was an American college and professional football player from Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University is a nationally recognized doctoral/research university located in Lubbock, Texas, established in 1923 originally as Texas Technological College. ...

In 1961, the American Football League's Dallas Texans drafted Holub. He started for the Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs as a linebacker, and as a center. AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... Dallas Texans has been the name of various American football teams. ... City Kansas City, Missouri Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Red, Gold, and White Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner Lamar Hunt Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot K.C. Wolf Local radio Flagship stations: 101. ...

Even after nine knee surgeries, Holub was a leader, a "holler guy", and he was a team player, enduring pain to lead his team. He would spend hours in the training room, watching blood and liquid drain from his knee, then go out to the field and perform as though he was physically "100 percent".

He was an American Football League All-Star in 1961, '62, '64, '65 and '66 and was the only player to start two Super Bowls at two different positions. He started Super Bowl I at linebacker, then started Super Bowl IV at center and was a driving force in helping the Chiefs defeat the Minnesota Vikings 23-7. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and the NFL include American Football League All-Star Games in their statistics for Pro Bowls. From 1961 through 1969, the AFL East All-Stars played the AFL West All-Stars, with the exception of 1965, when an AFL All-Star team played the... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... Date January 15, 1967 Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum City Los Angeles MVP Bart Starr, Quarterback Favorite Packers by 14 National anthem University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Coin toss Game referee Referee Norm Schachter Halftime show University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Attendance 61,946... Date January 11, 1970 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Len Dawson, Quarterback Favorite Vikings by 12 1/2 National Anthem Al Hirt Coin toss Game referee Halftime show Mardi Gras with Carol Channing Attendance 80,562 TV in the United States Network CBS Announcers Jack Buck, Frank... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar and Vikadontis Rex Local radio Flagship stations: KFAN (1130 AM) Announcers: Paul Allen, Greg Coleman, and...


The following is a list of players that played for the 1960-1969 American Football League. ...

External links

  • American Football League Website
  • E.J. Holub Strength and Conditioning Center



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