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    Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Matt Blair graduated Iowa State in 1974 and was a second round draft pick as a linebacker into the Minnesota Vikings. He was inducted today into the Viking's ring of honor.

    Vikings Blog | Matt Blair To Become 20th Vikings Ring Of Honor Member



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    It's about time


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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Can't imagine what took so long.




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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Minnesota Vikings have a Ring of Honor?



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Congrats to Matt Blair



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Bud Grant told me he had the most talent of any Iowa State player that he had seen. When I responded that while he was certainly good, I asked him how he determined Matt was the best.
    Bud then asked me--"What other player was so impactful that the NFL had change the rules because of him?"


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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Just curious, what rule did he change?



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Best donkey ball and autograph in history. Honestly, hate Vikings but saw Blair crush opponents as Cyclone fan. Immpeccable. Very Worthy.



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Congrats! On of my favorite players along with Page and Eller.



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Given Blair's proficiency at blocking kicks, I would assume it is the "leverage" rule at the line of scrimmage.



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Best Cyclone football player ever.



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Best Cyclone football player ever.
    Bold statement



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Best Cyclone football player ever.
    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    Bold statement
    It might be bold, but it's true. I'll go even bolder.....

    There is not a single team in the history of college football that Matt Blair would not have started on. If any team ever had two better OLB's (doubtful), he still would have been on the field as either a SS or a DE. He was that talented and that versitile.



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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    At last! Next Pro Football HoF - Matt Blair deserves to be there, period.


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    Re: Matt Blair inducted into Vikings Ring of Honor

    Quote Originally Posted by drednot57 View Post
    At last! Next Pro Football HoF - Matt Blair deserves to be there, period.
    Have we had a cyclone inducted into to Pro Football HoF?

    *edit* I realize this is a stupid question. I'm new to football so cut me some slack.


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