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Hail Flutie

Updated: May 18, 2006, 1:19 PM ET
By Kris Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

"Doug's career is about winning. All this other stuff is secondary that folks talk about. Is he big enough? Can he throw it down the field? Doug is really wired to win," says former Boston College teammate Gerard Phelan on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Even his name sounds magical: Flutie.

This 5-foot-9 Pied Piper, resolute and irrepressible, also traveled through numerous towns and left behind enchanted converts and fond memories. His story is scripted like ...

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