Famous quote by 1969 Kansas City Chiefs Superbowl coach, Hank Stram. The quote was made in 1970 during the game.
From Webster's Dictionary:
That's right: as anyone who watches professional football with any regularity knows, matriculate can be used to mean "to advance." The use is transitive, and the object of the verb is the ball itself: you want to matriculate the ball down the field so that you can score a goal.
It's a dramatic departure from the word's established meaning. In current non-football use matriculate is used mostly as an intransitive verb with the meaning "to be enrolled at a college or university,"
Release Date: Dec. 18, 2019