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Bo Knows Blog: Maybe you’ve heard of him

Bo Jackson brought Herschel Walker to the stage during the 1985 Heisman banquet to tell him ‘I’m prettier’

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Before presenting the Gospel at the Heisman banquet 30 years ago, Bo Jackson did something very Christ-like. He humbled himself, pretending that he and Herschel Walker were the same mold of athlete in order to make the young man feel special. There were similarities, he admitted, after asking Walker to ...

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Bo Knows Parodies

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It’s easy to forget just how deep it got into America’s cultural DNA. But man, if there’s a textbook example of a meme (at least if the textbook was published before the advent of freaking “meme generators”), “Bo Knows” was it. War Eagle. Take it away, YouTube… Mike Knows Underwriting: ...

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Bo Jackson vs. Bee

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Bo never had a problem with Yellow Jackets. And yet… So… Brian Bosworth = A literal pushover. Brian Buzzworth = Bo’s Worst Nightmare. Thankfully, Bo “recaptured his manhood” with the cracking of his 14th homer of the year (1993) for the White Sox, otherwise his legacy could have been significantly ...

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Rare European version of Nike’s legendary ‘Bo Knows’ commercial kinda shows how far soccer has come in America

America didn't know that Bo knew soccer in 1989.

So there’s a rare, little-known version of the Bo Knows commercial that not even the magic of YouTube has conjured from the vaults. No, not that extended “biker chicks” version. I’m talking about the one that aired only in Europe, but still where the teenagers apparently learned English just to ...

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VIDEO: Bo Jackson thanks his offensive line after dominating performance against Florida in 1983 — ‘I may buy them a candy bar’

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Bo Jackson rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns in Auburn’s 28-21 win over Florida in 1983. Buy the offensive line dinner, candy bars, something… (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Related: Watch Pat Dye sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Randy Campbell after the 1983 Auburn-Florida game. If you’d like to ...

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