Doug Lennox was an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.
Now You Know Football
Itâ€™s easy to be a Monday-morning quarterback, but the true football fan has the answers all week long. Doug Lennox, the all-pro of Q&A, leads the drive as he tells us why a touchdown is worth six points, who first decided to pick up the ball and throw it, and how a childrenâ€™s toy changed the sportâ€™s biggest championship. Along the way weâ€™ll meet players great and not-so-great and encounter the various leagues that have come and gone throughout the world.
- Why is the sport called "football"?
- Who first used the term sack?
- Why did one American president consider banning football?
- What football team was named after a Burt Reynolds character?
- Why are footballs shaped the way they are?
- How many times have NFL and CFL teams squared off?
- Which came first - the Ottawa Rough Riders or the Saskatchewan Roughriders?
- Whose Super Bowl ring is a size 25?