Everyone remembers Earl Campbell as the bruising power running back from Houston. But who remembers where he spent the final years of his Hall of Fame career? Or the illness he overcame to win the 1977 Heisman Trophy? Or what he did the very first time he touched the ball in an NFL game? Or how much he has overcome in recent years to get back on his feet? For these answers and more, tune in TONIGHT to the NFL Films produced special, “Still Standing: The Earl Campbell Story” airing at 11 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Network.
And, oh, we’ll also show what Earl is known best for – his punishing running style. In case you forgot what that looks like, check out the clip below.