Former Detroit Lion defensive lineman and NFL Hall of Famer Alex Karras died Wedneday at age 77 due to kidney failure.
"The Pride of the Lions" left fans with many memories on the football field, in the broadcast booth on Monday Night Football and on TV as "Webster's" dad.
His funniest and perhaps most iconic moment on screen came as Mongo in the Mel Brooks' classic "Blazing Saddles."
Alex Karras had a wonderful sense of humor and one time while doing commentary on "Monday Night Football" he said this classic as a television camera beamed a sideline shot of the 6'5", 265-pound Otis Sistrunk's steaming bald head to the nation. prompted Karras to suggest that the extraterrestrial-looking Sistrunk's alma mater was the "University of Mars.
FFR1293-289 slab side Mr Bruce body, 289 hi-po, Tremec TKO, 3-link 3.55 rear, spoked pin drive wheels, under car exhaust. A facsimile of CSX 2367.
FFR 3378 - 503 BB, $old and missed
RCR GT40 - 1051P clone, $old
FFR 7991 - becoming a 289 FIA with a Mr. Bruce body, 331, dual quads, T-5, IRS, Trigo pin drive wheels, and Goodyear billboards http://www.bills289fia.com
Welcome to FFCars! The
representations expressed are the representations and opinions of
the FFCars.com forum members and do not necessarily reflect the
opinions and viewpoints of the site owners, moderators, Factory Five
Racing, Inc. or Ford Motor Company. This website
has been planned and developed by FFCars.com and its forum members
and should not be construed as being endorsed by Factory Five
Racing, Inc. or Ford Motor Company for any
purpose. "FFR", "Factory Five", "Factory Five Racing", and the
Factory Five Racing logo are registered trademarks of Factory Five
Racing, Inc. FFCars.com forum members agree not to
post any copyrighted material unless the copyrighted material is
owned by you. Although we do not and cannot review the messages
posted and are not responsible for the content of any of these
messages, we reserve the right to delete any message for any reason
whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your
messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless with
respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).
Thank you for visiting the FFCars.com Forum dedicated to Factory