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News: Larry Allen: I miss it a lot

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Amazing how humble Larry Allen is. He is truly, and I do not think I am exaggerating the point, one of the greatest players this game has ever produced. Very shy, unobtrusive, humble. He seems to take nothing for granted. It makes me feel good to see this from him. Even today, I don't think we truly realize or appreciate just how good that team really was.
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I liked the give him a helmet part. That would be hilarious.
  4. Stautner

    Stautner New Member

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    He very possibly is the best player at a particular position the Cowboys have ever had.
  5. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Well-Known Member

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    Had the pleasure of meeting him, before the Redskins game. Went on one of the tours. Neck of a nice guy. His fingers look tore the heck up! One of my buddies was with me and he isnt a Cowboy fan. When Larry Allen go there they announced it and he asked me who it was. I told him probably the strongest man ever in the NFL. He of course didnt believe me till we went to talk to Larry. I asked him how much that bench press was, my freinds mouth about hit the floor when he said "705 lbs".
  6. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    He better not get screwed by the HOF.

    But it wouldn't surprise me one bit. :mad:
  7. Stautner

    Stautner New Member

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    It would absolutely shock me if he were snubbed, and frankly I see zero chance of it and am not worried about it in the least. I will be a bit disappointed if he doesn't go in the first ballot, and I think he will, but there is zero question he will be in.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I tend to agree Ernie. I too believe he will be in the Hall. As a First Ballot Inductee, well, that may depend on who else is up for induction when his time comes. IDK
  9. Stautner

    Stautner New Member

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  10. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Shouldn't matter. He's the probably the best to play his position...at two positions :laugh2:

    The guy should be an absolute shoe-in. LA is the type that will bolster a class, not get in because someone else wasn't in the running.
  11. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    He was amazing. I'm so happy to see him getting this well deserved honor and he's definately one of the greatest players in the history of the game to play his position.

    He was so dominate it was unreal. We sure could use another Larry Allen right now.
  12. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    Very mild mannered guy... or so it seems! Just ask Jose Cortez. :eek:

    Larry Allen is one of my all time favorite Cowboys!
  13. Stautner

    Stautner New Member

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    I agree with you, and I imagine ABQ would too, but the reality is that O-linemen still can get treated a little like stepchildren, and if there are some quality skill position players that become eligible in the same year we may not be ablt to count on the idiot voters to get it right.
  14. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    There are many that think Larry Allen is the best ever, and a lot of them are HoF voters. He'll be in first ballot.

    Can you imagine his speech though?

    *walks up to podium*... correction: *lumbers up to podium*


    *goes to sit down.*

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