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Unitas surprised them all

Updated: January 10, 2006, 5:40 PM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

"A guy broke through the line, hit him, pushed his head in the ground. He called the same play, let the guy come through and broke his nose with the football. I said, "That's my hero,' " says Bubba Smith about Johnny Unitas on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Johnny Unitas, whose passing led the Baltimore Colts to victory in "The Greatest Game Ever Played", will be profiled on

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