Autographed 1963 Fleer Lance AlworthHere is a little something to test your memory and help jumpstart your Friday morning.  Last night I sat down with a binder of AFL trading cards, and listed all of the nicknames that I could remember for the various coaches and players.  I got 29 nicknames.  Do you remember any, or all of these?  Who do you remember that I forgot? Go ahead and add to the list in the messages section below.  Have fun!



  1. Lance “Bambi” Alworth
  2. John “Bull” Bramlett
  3. Junious “Buck” Buchanan
  4. George “Butch” Byrd
  5. Elbert “Golden Wheels” Dubenion
  6. Larry “Wildman” Eisenhauer
  7. Wilbur “Weeb” Ewbank
  8. Earl “Tree” Faison
  9. Serafino “Foge” Fazio
  10. Gary “The Grey Ghost” Garrison
  11. Carlton “Cookie” Gilchrist
  12. Austin “Goose” Gonsoulin
  13. Sherrill “Psycho” Headrick
  14. Mack “Truck” Hill
  15. Jim “Earthquake” Hunt
  16. Rich “Tombstone” Jackson
  17. Ernie “The Giant Cat” Ladd
  18. Daryle “The Mad Bomber” Lamonica
  19. Don “Sunshine” Maynard
  20. Edward “Wahoo” McDaniel
  21. Ron “The Dancing Bear” McDole
  22. Ron “The Intellectual Assassin” Mix
  23. Leroy “Sweet Pea” Moore
  24. “Broadway” Joe Namath
  25. Vito “Babe” Parilli
  26. Gerrard “Buster” Ramsey
  27. Ed “Butch” Songin
  28. Walt “Suds” Sweeney
  29. Fred “the Hammer” Williamson