Man on Jet Pack Delivers TCU Game Ball


Need to spice up a college football game that is projected to be a blowout? Call “The Rocketman.”

Before TCU’s 56–0 home win over Grambling on Saturday, the Horned Frogs arranged for a unique delivery of the game ball: Having it flown in by Hollywood stuntman Dan Schlund via jet pack.

Schlund, who lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area not far from Amon Carter Stadium, has made a habit out of performing for college football fans. He did a flyover for last year’s Michigan-Purdue game — part of a salute to the Apollo 15 mission — and the OU-Tulsa game in 2007.

Unlike the late Fan Man, Schlund’s aerial displays at sporting events are planned well in advance.

[Midwest Sports Fans]

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