His football connection?
Harvey Grant (Born April 10, 1946).
Harvey Grant is a former child actor known for Juvenile Jungle (1958), Magnificent Obsession (1954), and Take Me to Town (1953) and television series such as Animal Kingdom, The Crossing, and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Watch him as he makes two guest appearances in the role of Philip Dorsey on The Donna Reed Show in “The Report Card” (Season 1, Episode 23) and “All Mothers Worry” (Season 2, Episode 10).
"All Mothers Worry" is also the episode in which five players of the Los Angeles Rams appear.