- Jun 18, 2006
Flutie gets his own Wheaties Box
9/7/2006 9:36:49 AM
BOSTON (AP) - Doug Flutie's appearance on a Wheaties box puts the final stamp on a career that started more than two decades ago when he put Boston College football on the map.
The cereal depicts Flutie in the arms of now-deceased offensive lineman Steve Trapilo after Flutie hit Gerard Phelan with a desperation pass on the final play of the Eagles' 47-45 win over Miami in the Orange Bowl.
"That's pretty cool for a kid that grew up thinking he wasn't going to play college football," Flutie said when the new Wheaties box was unveiled at Boston College. ......
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