10 Little-Known Facts About Phil Robertson’s Polarizing Persona


Phil Robertson is a fascinating and polarizing man. His Duck Commander business and Duck Dynasty family have become the center of much speculation, admiration, and criticism over the years. However, many people don’t know the true facts about Phil. Here are 10 facts you might not know about the original Duck man.

1. He Played Football Ahead Of Terry Bradshaw

One of the cooler facts about Phil Robertson- he started ahead of Terry Bradshaw at Louisana Tech. The Duck Dynasty star was destined for football greatness, but decided to give it all up to follow his passion- ducks. His decision ended up giving Terry Bradshaw a shot at starting- and we all know how that turned out. 

The best part of this story? Hearing Bradshaw’s memories of Phil. He said in an interview, “I used to tell everybody, there was a guy named Phil Robertson. Guy had as quick a release as Joe Namath. I still remember you always wore Levi jeans and a t-shirt. And on that was either duck feathers, guts from a squirrel, blood from some varmint somewhere. And you were always talking about [ducks.]”

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