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Monday, August 9, 2010

Floyd Little Hall of Fame speech

Just in case you missed the ceremonies this week including New Haven native Floyd Little, his acceptance speech was exceptional, and he took the time to thank many from the New Haven area as well.

The full speech is here

A shorter version is here

And the NFL Networks interview with him is here

Also, thanks to Bob Barton, here's a look at Floyd Little's stats from his last year at Hillhouse, 1960, when he was a junior. He went to Bordentown Academy as a senior.

Played sparingly on 5-5 team. Scored one TD, on a 33-yard pass in 42-8 victory over Wilbur Cross.

Register All-State selection for 8-1 team

Little finished the year with 132 points on ‰20 TDs and six 2-point conversions.

Sept. 17 vs. Harding (31-8 W) -- two TDs (1 run, 60 run).

Sept. 24 at Greenwich (22-18 W) -- one TD (1 run).

Oct. 8 at Danbury (44-42 W) -- two TDs (69 run, 6 run) and two conversion runs.

Oct. 15 vs. Notre Dame-W.H. (18-16 L) -- two TDs (35 run, 55 run).

Oct. 22 vs. Hartford Public (14-12 W) -- one TD (10 run).

Oct. 28 at. Hamden (38-16 W) -- three TDs (10 run, 69 run, 58 run) and conversion run.

Nov. 5 vs. New Britain (28-20 W) -- four TDs (12 run, 37 run, 17 run, 16 pass from Leo Pavlow) and conversion run.

Nov. 12 vs. Hartford Bulkeley (won 12-8) -- one TD (12 run).

Nov. 24 vs. Wilbur Cross (won 46-0) -- four TDs (6 run, 3 run, 90 run, 1 run) plus conversion run.


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