NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 1984
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(Studio) "Sports Illustrated's" praise of football player Doug Flutie quoted; O.J. Simpson mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Newton, Massachusetts) Probable Heisman trophy winner Flutie featured; his recent throw during game with Miami recalled, shown. [FLUTIE - recalls throw.] [Teammate Gerard PHELAN - praises Flutie.] [FLUTIE - notes his love of basketball.] Flutie brothers' backgrounds described. [Richard FLUTIE - recalls Doug's unusual playing as child.] [Coach Jack BICKNELL - explains taking chance on giving Flutie college scholarship.] Darren Flutie mentioned. [FLUTIE - comments on his height.] [PHELAN - conts. praise of Flutie.] [FLUTIE - will leave pro football when he no longer enjoys it.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs