football hero

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n football hero a football player who has achieved a reputation for success
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Usage

In literature:

I am now at work on a story about Arthur Cumnock, Harvard's football captain who was the hero of Class Day.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
It is with profound regret that we cannot point to Harwood as a football hero or the mainstay of the crew.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
My earliest Princeton football hero was Alex Moffat '84.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
This is not unpleasant, as many a schoolboy hero of the football field or track knows right well.
"Frontier Boys in Frisco" by Wyn Roosevelt
The last Fourth Senior boy to be called is the hero Forrester, who is now fully constituted a member of the first football fifteen.
"The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's" by Talbot Baines Reed
Football has a few southpaw or rather southfoot heroes.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
They spend their hours in cheering the football hero, and their money in betting on him.
"Atlantic Classics, Second Series" by Henry C. Merwin
As for football, our hero, who was one of the best members of the team, wanted to see his eleven at the head of the Military League.
"Dick Hamilton's Football Team" by Howard R. Garis
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In poetry:

In the Shreve High football stadium,
I think of Polacks nursing long beers in Tiltonsville,
And gray faces of Negroes in the blast furnace at Benwood,
And the ruptured night watchman of Wheeling Steel,
Dreaming of heroes.
"Autumn Begins In Martins Ferry, Ohio" by James Wright

In news:

Receiver's ability to snag footballs transformed him from small-town hero to rising star.
Every weekend throughout the high school football season, the Sun-News will ask readers to select the Football Hero from the past week's prep games by logging onto www.lcsun-news.com and voting.
Every week throughout the high school football season, the Sun-News will ask readers to help select a Football Hero from the past week's prep games by logging onto www.lcsun-news.com and voting for the player you believe is most deserving.
Football Hero , Post Contributor.
Football Hero Charles Woodson Doubles Down on Union Rights in Wisconsin.
Football hero leaps to aiding cancer survivors.
Red Grange, Football Hero of 1920's, Dead at 87.
It's not just stars who make HS football playoff teams shine, unsung heroes play pivotal roles.
Michigan football hero Barry Sanders may be the next to join the cast of "Touchback," which is filming in West Michigan this month with actors Kurt Russell, Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey and Christine Lahti.
Michigan football hero Barry Sanders may be the next to join the cast of " Touchback ," which is filming in West Michigan this month with actors Kurt Russell, Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey and Christine Lahti.
She said many people may remember James Reed as a hometown hero who played football at Meridian High School and Ole Miss.
Football Hero, Post Contributor .
County on song online as football heroes go for glory.
0Veterans are encouraged to attend the Iron Mountain versus Kingsford football game Saturday for a chance to feel like a hero again.
Hometown Hero is Ready for Football.
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