59-Year-Old Texan Waits to Play College Football Mike Flynt is 59 years old. That's the age when many ex-football players can hardly walk. But he's on the team for Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Flynt attended the college decades ago, but he was kicked off the football team for fighting.
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59-Year-Old Texan Waits to Play College Football

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59-Year-Old Texan Waits to Play College Football

59-Year-Old Texan Waits to Play College Football

59-Year-Old Texan Waits to Play College Football

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Mike Flynt is 59 years old. That's the age when many ex-football players can hardly walk. But he's on the team for Sul Ross State in Alpine, Texas. Flynt attended the college decades ago, but he was kicked off the football team for fighting. He recently discovered he has one season of eligibility left. Since he's still in shape, he has re-joined the team, and will play as soon as a doctor clears him.