Smith convinced the organization that Flutie would be a great asset to the team, and the Bills signed him in the 1998 offseason. The following week, Doug Flutie made his first NFL start since October 15, 1989, against the unbeaten Jacksonville Jaguars.  His family moved to Melbourne Beach, Florida, when he was six, where his father worked as a quality engineer in the aerospace industry. Quarterback Doug Flutie played 12 seasons for 4 teams. , With his brother Darren on guitar, Doug plays drums in the Flutie Brothers Band, and once played for Boston at a tribute honoring Doug. . Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Flutie was selected to play in the 1998 Pro Bowl and is currently the shortest quarterback to make the Pro Bowl since 1970. Kapp played professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Calgary Stampeders and the BC Lions and then in the National Football League (NFL) with the Minnesota Vikings and the Boston Patriots. On April 25, 2016, Flutie and Smirnoff were eliminated, finishing in ninth place. The Buffalo Bills finished in fourth place in the AFC East and finished the National Football League's 2000 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses. Get the latest news, stats, videos, highlights and more about quarterback Doug Flutie on ESPN. He was as an analyst on the CFL on CBC from 2002–2006. In 1994, he threw a record 48 touchdown passes. After the Bills had taken a 16–15 lead on a field goal with 16 seconds remaining in the game, on the ensuing kickoff return, Titans tight end Frank Wycheck threw a lateral) across the field to Kevin Dyson, who then ran 75 yards to score the winning touchdown to earn a 22–16 victory. He has spent his summers in Bethany Beach, Delaware, frequenting basketball courts. He is also fourth all-time in career receiving yardage behind Geroy Simon, Milt Stegall, and Allen Pitts. In both 1993 and 1994, the Stampeders had the best record in the league, but lost the Western Final each year at home in freezing conditions. , During the 2006 off season, Flutie's agent Kristen Kuliga stated he was interested in returning to the Patriots for another season; as a result he was widely expected to return, despite his age. When asked on television "Can a guy who's five-foot-nine, 175 pounds make it in the pros? Passing Pass Rushing Rush Defense Def Kicking Kick Fumbles Fum Scoring Score. Join our linker program. He is the first player to win a Vanier Cup, a Super Bowl and a Grey Cup. Calvillo won three Grey Cup championships in 2002, 2009, and 2010, and named Grey Cup Most Valuable Player in 2002. The Jets also sent in their back-up quarterback, Vinny Testaverde. Or write about sports? Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Regular season receptions : 972 (passed by, Most seasons 1,000 yards receiving : 9 (tied with, This page was last edited on 12 April 2020, at 02:33. He is the younger brother of quarterback Doug Flutie and also attended Boston College, though he did not graduate. Passing. In 2007, Flutie was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame. The team played three seasons from 1983 to 1985, winning 31 regular season games and losing 25 while going 0–2 in postseason competition. Despite his successful college achievements, whether Flutie was too small to play professional football was uncertain. He also was a member of the Calgary Stampeders and Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League. Doug Flutie—championships, awards, and honors, Boston College Eagles starting quarterbacks, New England Patriots starting quarterbacks, Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterbacks, Doug Flutie's Maximum Football Video Game, NFL quarterbacks who have posted a perfect passer rating, List of gridiron football quarterbacks passing statistics, List of NCAA Division I FBS quarterbacks with at least 10,000 career passing yards, List of NCAA major college football yearly passing leaders, List of NCAA major college football yearly total offense leaders, https://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/gallery/DougFlutieThroughtheYears?pg=6, "FOX Sports on MSN – NFL – Ten Best Damn unforgettable sports moments", https://articles.latimes.com/1985-02-10/sports/sp-3502_1_big-salaries, http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1086293-canadian-football-league-power-rankings-the-7-best-players-in-cfl-history, http://3downnation.com/2017/02/06/top-10-qbs-cfl-history/, http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/news-articles/flutie-flakes-football-joins-abcespn/80078, http://www.medialifemagazine.com/dave-sims-and-doug-flutie-join-versus-ufl-team/, "Doug Flutie Hail Mary Pass|Miracle in Miami.