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Your favorite Cardiac Kid

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by slickman, Jul 19, 2004.

  1. slickman

    slickman keeping tan

    I saw Spielman's thing on his favorite Cardiac Kids and I was suprised to see he listed Dave Logan who was my favorite. When I was seven my grandparents bought me a real football uniform, Browns, with number 85 on it, but my last name. I had the real everything, girdle, knee, thigh, shoulder pads, Browns helmet. I can remember the awesome scent of that athletic gear, still. The coolest thing was that I had my name on a number 85 jersey. You could see me in the front of the house out on the devil strip shoulder tackling the telelephone poll, diving all over the yard after my dad's passes.

    The cardiac kids totally turned me on to football.

    One time I went to the Chapel Hill Mall in Cuyahoga Falls for an autograph signing and Ozzie Newsome was there signing. I wore my Dave Logan Jersey. Ozzie looked at that 8 year old (me) a little funny and said, "Hey, that's Dave Logan's jersey!" kind of like, "why aren't you wearing mine?"... I said, "I know. He's my favorite player, but I like you, too."

    Spielman's list:

    Spielman's Top Five

    From Friday, July, 16, 2004

    Top 5 Favorite Cardiac Kids

    5. Dick Ambrose

    4. Ozzie Newsome

    3. Dave Logan

    2. Reggie Rucker

    1. Brian Sipe

    I would have to include: Lyle Alzado and Ricky Fear and perhaps Doug Dieken, mostly because he just sounds hilarious commentating games on the radio.
  2. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand.

    I'd have to go with Sipe or Newsome... probably Newsome because I remember his playing days more than Sipes. I hope Ozzie comes back to the organization some day. All those names bring back some memories.
  3. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    Weren't they the Kardiac Kids? Tibor is the only Cardiac kid around here.
  4. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    tibor is the Kashmir Kid. Yo, bitch, where's my slurpee?
  5. slickman

    slickman keeping tan

    Goe Stillers!! (That's my Pittsburg accent)... Time to do the warsh. Let's go don ton. Yins comin'?
  6. Xevious

    Xevious Recovering Arcade Junkie

    Dispite the fact that he played for USC in college, Clay Matthews was my favorite player from that period. He was a hard nosed old-school player and he played 19 freaking years! I'm sure he still has the NFL record for most games played at LB and is probably still in the top 5 for all positions not including kickers.
  7. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    don't remind me.
  8. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Ernest Byner cost enough of us a cardiac......
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2004
  9. slickman

    slickman keeping tan

    Le's pound some cold irons.
  10. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member Former Premier League Champ

    Clay Matthews and Reggie Rucker. I also liked the Pruitts.
  11. buckeyebri

    buckeyebri 40 Days in the Hole

    Brian Sipe.....very underrated average everyday kind of guy.
  12. Bobcat94

    Bobcat94 You're awesome.

    Here's a video that aired on the Big Chuck & Little John Show after the 1980 AFC Championship loss to the Raiders:

    [ame=""]YouTube - Cleveland Browns Kardiac Kids Song[/ame]

    The song was written by Robert DeSanto and sung/narrated by Tom Getz. I think it was one of the first "Browns songs". (Tom is the father of Sam Getz of Cactus 12, who you may or may not have heard of.)

    Anyway, this brings back a *lot* of memories of the Kardiac Kids and my childhood.
  13. OK I'm a Bengals fan so I can't name any of the Kardiac Kids but if they really are kids some my teams' players would love to drink with them at the Holiday Inn in Covington.:biggrin:
  14. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.


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