The NFL may have banned stickum, but Lester Hayes got to keep his interception record | Weird Rules

The NFL may have banned stickum, but Lester Hayes got to keep his interception record | Weird Rules


– Do you know what stickum is? – I have absolutely no idea what that is. – Would you like to just take a guess? – I assume it’s something
related to football. – Yeah. – [Brian] Yeah? – Is that ’cause we told you this was a football centered episode?
– Yeah, I heard this, yeah, yeah, yeah. – [Ryan] It is a tar like substance that you put on your hands
that makes them sticky and it makes catching balls easier. – Okay, yeah. That seems unfair. – It’s not legal anymore. – [Brian] Okay. – They had to make rule for
it in the NFL rule book, which I happen to have a real
actual copy of right here. – Right there. – [Ryan] Right here. – You’ve done your whole research. – Yes, (laughs) I printed out 200 pages of the NFL rule book and if we open it up to the
first page, there’s the rule. – That, what perfect.
– Conveniently right there. Isn’t that incredible? – I love it. – It’s rule five, section
four, article four, item eight and it basically just says
adhesive and slippery substances are banned from the game. That is because there was
a guy named Lester Hayes who played for the Oakland Raiders who just slathered himself in it. He started putting it on his
hands to catch interceptions. In one season, he caught 13 interceptions which is an NFL record, primarily because he was just
slathering himself in glue or like liquid cement to
have balls just stick to him. – That’s good. – Did you ever see the
movie Little Giants? – I did, yes. – So there is a scene in that movie where one of the kids has the stickum and he sticks his hands to his chest and if you remember he keeps
doing this, that’s stickum. That’s what that was.
– That’s okay, now finally you’ve put it
in terms I understand, Ryan. (laughing) – [Ryan] Right. Here are some photos of him. – [Brian] Oh when you
were describing it to me, I thought it would be somewhat more clear. And that like people
– [Ryan] Oh no. – wouldn’t be able to
tell it was completely, but not, it’s like very obvious. – [Ryan] It’s bright brown. It looks like he has just rolled around in the inside of like a mechanic’s garage. – [Brian] That’s good. – And what he eventually started to do was just put it all over his body because not only would it make
catching the balls easier, but receivers would try to catch the ball and end up getting stuck to him. – [Brian] Oh. – And he realized, oh
that’s also an easy way to just prevent them
from catching the ball because I am too sticky. – That’s like a very
clever side effect there. – Right. – It’s almost kind of like
those big velcro suits you get in like really cheap carnivals when they try to stick you to a wall, but football.
– Right. Right yeah, exactly. – Oh, how nice. – I tried to find some actual
stickum, but I could not. – [Brian] Okay. – But I found an alternative, and I wanted to know are
you down to give this a try to see if it works? – I’m very down. – Okay, I have this. This is not stickum, but hair wax. – [Brian] Okay. – And then I’ve got this guy here, so you know what, maybe let’s
just both, let’s lather up. – Okay, please. (Ryan laughing) – [Brian] This is good. – You just kinda slather
it around like this. – I wasn’t expecting to get
into like arts and crafts when I came down here for this video. – Oh God, this is awful. – [Brian] This is, – I don’t think this
is what it looked like, but it’s gotta be relatively close. – Very unpleasant. Okay. Oh God. (laughing) – [Ryan] Okay, we’re just, – I’m a gamer, not a – [Ryan] (beep) – I feel like we might’ve, this might be more slick
than we thought it was. – This is, I think the opposite
of what we were looking for. – But the rule also stated, no sticky or slippery substances. – Right. – So we’re breaking the rule regardless is what we’re doing.
– [Ryan] Yes, yeah yeah yeah. – This is much more
interesting, okay here wait. (laughing) – Okay man, what did you think? – I’ve gotta say, not the most pleasant football experience
I’ve ever had in my life. Yeah, I appreciate that now I have to walk around like a surgeon
whose just scrubbed up. – Right. Well, I mean the good news
is, this is hair product. – [Brian] Okay. – So, we could probably just, I don’t know if I’m gonna do two handed
– [Brian] Go for it. – But this is, – Two hand, just a
single, yeah I mean if I, – [Ryan] Just a single hand. – Oh wow, this is good. I feel like, (Ryan laughing) both of us just look
like grimy old cowboys. (Ryan laughing) – They never used stickum as
hair stuff as far as I know. – As far as we know. – I think if they switched
to this, then you know, you’ve got, it doesn’t
stick, it doesn’t help you, it’s not cheating. – [Brian] No.
– In fact it makes it harder to catch. – Yeah. – But at least you’ve got nice hair. – At least you got nice hair and that’s what I’ve been
missing from the NFL recently. I wanted game that’s harder to play, players with better hair.
– Right. – Solves both of those problems. – Perfect.

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    David Slater

    Who tf invited this dude…..

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    Cameron Acken

    What is Brian David Gilbert doing here lol

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    Erik R Wagner

    You can buy Mueller Stickum Paste for $15 on Amazon if anyone is interested in trying it!

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    Vegas Mitchell

    Weeelll they're Using STICK'EM GLOVES iN 19 & about 10yrs Prior. How TFk You think all these AVG Receivers are Making "1 HANDED Catches" With Ease??!! 🤔

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    Chicotov

    We something similar in handball

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    Clyde Frog

    Bruh, This kid with painted fingernails has never watched a football game inside. When he threw that football I think his dad died a little on the inside.

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    Tater Puddin

    Stickum may be banned, but you CAN use gloves that catch the ball for you

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    Zach Suhanek

    Stickum up ur butt

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    devin johnson

    … he still beasted afterwards, only reason he's not in the hall of fame is because he's a raider

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    mtilford

    If you heat up that old office worker fingertip moistener "Tacky Finger" it turns into stickum.

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    o7

    It doesn’t matter if in the NFL’s book he got to keep it, we all know he cheated to get it and it doesn’t count. The real record holder, if anyone is curious, is Night Train Lane with 14 in his ROOKIE year in 1952 and without any type of cheating and with only 12 games played. What these guys don’t mention is that Hayes “has the record” for most interceptions in the modern era, but the real holder of that record is Emmit Thomas in 74 and Mike Reinfeldt in 79 with 12 interceptions each

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    Tanner Hinshaw

    Waaaaiiiiiit Brian David Gilbert and SB Nation in the same video?

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    Hockeykid2345

    0:03 What's with this man's hair

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    King Richard the Lionheart

    Now they jus put it directly on the gloves

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    Samuel Barnes

    0:43 be free pen!

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    Unckle Buckle

    What’s the name of the girl with the jean jacket?

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    RealDarin Loveland

    Tired of geeks talking sports.

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    nhpja65

    Why is that person wearing nail polish?

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    Ryan H

    Why is this trans woman in the video?

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    Cj Davis

    When did we start painting our nails? Tf

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    Big Chungus

    3:38 not the most please tell football experience I’ve had. Has painted nails and looks gay. Bruh

    Reply

    Nick Fortin

    Coach… it looks like I just jacked off an elephant…

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    Billy Hoyle

    Are you sure Brian isn't Hermey from Rudolph the red nose reindeer?

    Reply

    What about Rob?

    Dude on the right looks like he has a handful of stickum in his hair.

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    What about Rob?

    Boring!😴

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    iamtig

    WHY IS BRIAN HERE WHAT

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    biratebryan

    Lester Hayes probaby intercepted Brian's Tangela named Terry.

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    Reid LeBlanc

    i wasnt remotely paying attention but i heard bdg and i swear im in another timeline rn wtf

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    Bruce Phoenix

    In LA they were big billboards of Lester staring down receivers, ready to go! Dude had skills!!☠️⚔️

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    Brad Clem

    These two look like they know a lot about slippery and sticky substances.🤢

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    Russell Hallman

    i'm pretty sure night train lane had 14 interceptions in the 1952 season

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    JEST3R

    Why is the Gilbert on my sports show?
    I LIKE IT

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    mastod0n1

    Stickum is also used in gymnastics to keep the leotards from giving wedgies.

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    Pugilist Enthusiast

    Uhhh players might as well be allowed to use it also with those gloves they have. Thats the only reason we see all of these one hand catches by recievers every week. You think odell beckham could one hand grab a pass by lets say…. brett farve … barehanded? No way.

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    TJtheWonderChild

    Thumbs up for BDG

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    Levi Rhoden

    I'm sorry. Is that Brian David Fecking Gilbert!?

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    DocIncredible

    "We couldn't find this sticky thing, so instead we got WAX."
    … Guys.

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    OJ Leather

    Who’s the weirdo

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    Rikki Baudino

    I'm a simple man, I see Brian David Gilbert's face – I click the video.

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    blkprl34

    no mention of how fred biletnikoff used stickum to catch passes….

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    Robert Emerson

    It was good to ban stickum because some catches were so hysterical, they looked like they were on Bugs Bunny, with the ball going past a full yard before snapping back into their hand. It was comical! Every other game was a great 3-finger catch. LOL

    SB Nation should go ahead and ban these guys' hairdids too! What look was that one kid going for??? Flock of Seagulls on meth?? I mean, I get that he's only 6 y/o but his mom had no right letting him leave the house like that.

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    jason m.

    I’m sorry but painted nails on a dude may be the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever seen.

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    Bryce Black

    This guy has his finger nails painted and he’s talking about football, why???

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    Brandon Roesler

    …Grimey ole cowboys???

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    Thuggery

    This is the manliest person I have ever seen

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    Marc Locher

    I handball we still use stickum.
    Is there a connection between the use of stickum in handball and football.

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    fony09

    dude or chick? cant tell

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    William Connolly

    Dude is complaining when he has painted nails. why does he pretend to like sports . He only watches when ru Paul is off season

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    DoseofMilquetoast

    This is important in brian's arc because, if i'm not mistaken, it's the first time we've seen him in a fully-produced video post-mustache shaving.

    Reply

    Aaron Gretsinger

    Hey, that's that dude who read literally every book in Skyrim!

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    Mike Smithmyer

    Woah woah woah. Brian David Gilbert on SB Nation? Whaaaat.

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    Daniel Ito

    Lester the molester!

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    the Stacking Kid

    Stickup and baseballs pinetar is the same thing

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    straitpepperdiet

    its pine tar.

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    treelo_the_first

    this is beautiful

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    Deven Dean

    Sodapop and Johnny boy 🤣🤣🤣

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    Olivia Frerichs

    Why are the world's two most unathletic people commenting on sports…this is fn stupid

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    Santa Christ

    All I can think of after the thumbnail is “What if Stephen Smith had been around when they banned it.” PUT DOWN THE DAMN STICKKKKKKKKKKKKKKUM!”

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    G Ski

    Raiders wide out Fred Belintnikoff was the original stickum user… He introduced it to Hayes & probably other players as well…

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    Richie Schneider

    The part that I don't get is wouldn't the Stickum also cause the receiver's hands to stick to other things too, such as a defensive player who jammed them at the line of scrimmage? It seems like it would be as harmful to the receiver as it was helpful.

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    Wrench Avengers

    this is old now but just pointing out if you want to get your hands on some stickum (see what i did there) then look into strong man gear.
    they use stickum so they can hold onto atlas stones.

    also "coach you know this dont look natural. it looks like i just jacked off an elephant."

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    Chris Gillis

    With those purple finger nails, you look nothing like a grimy old cowboy

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    Og Hump

    I think that dude gay

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    Zer0Skateboard

    "You used to be able to put stickums on your hands to catch those balls. Now they have those gloves."

    -John Madden, Madden 2000 commentary

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    Jacobe Mudd

    This video is horrible.

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    Gjr Hatz

    Gloves are like stickum

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    Gjr Hatz

    Who tf r these dweebs talking about football

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    Gjr Hatz

    Look at that dudes first throw , wow

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    John Edvards

    According to those I have spoken to that have tried stickum, modern football gloves are better by far.

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    Gerardo Guijarro

    "if you aint cheating, you aint trying"….haha

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    Harps W

    Should have used pinetar

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    Trey Davis

    Ive read that using stickum to catch balls is a common misconception – corners and receivers used it because there was a rule where you could continue to contact after 5 yards if you maintained contact, so if you used stickum to put your hands on the opponent you wouldn’t get penalized. Maybe it helped them catch too but ive heard thats a reason they used it.

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    killan001

    stickum is pine tar bros

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    Herb Dean

    Wait why is Brian David Gilbert on here hahahah

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    Alec Petsche

    So this ain’t the set of unraveled?

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    Tim Thomason

    Adhesives are banned from the game. So, no band-aids then.

    No slippery substances? What if I get sweat on the ball?

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    Ivan Najera

    Why it look like the guy on the right has small feet

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    nanajoth

    This guy is a real life Morty.

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    Jesse Hendrix

    You think those two guys are who we want to hear talk about football?

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    Honedge30

    Why would you want your hands to be slippery in football

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    karl kolshak

    Do they nullify Fred biliinikof or Jerry rice receptions for sticking?their point?

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    Ciro André Machado

    millenials, z generation.. whats wrong with these 2? so faggsh

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    John Doe

    So no clips? Just ONE picture? Light in the head and in the loafers

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    Rick Wilson

    please tell me that guy happened to hit every finger with a hammer and that he is not wearing nail polish jesus christ.

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    SugaristSnake0

    Do handball players use stickum then?

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    TheDizzleHawke

    The original Sticky Bandit. (Shut up Marv!)

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    Zachary Devan

    You can order Stickum on Amazon.

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    Andriy Predmyrskyy

    I love anything and everything with BDG

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    A Pile of Eggs

    woah surprise bdg

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    JACOB'S LADDER

    Uhhh it's not because he had stickem
    I'm a Steelers fan.. lester hayes was a heĺl of a defender not only was he in the right place to take the ball
    He was one hell of a hitter. If you had the ball he would punish you on every hit he made.. let it be known he was not to be played with on the football field and he was quick.. a steeler fan said that. He was a force to pay attention to on the field.. PERIOD!

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    Polack Talks

    Isnt that the guy that rated video game sprites on sexiness?

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    Techno Peanutt

    “I’m a gamer”
    -Brian David Gilbert

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    Ethan Schaner

    The amount of comments about Brain Gilbert is amazing and I love it so much

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    Zach Miller

    13 interceptions isn't an NFL record

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    FarmersAreCool

    Whats with the painted finger nails.

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    blacklabelkane

    "Leths lube opp end toth a football beck and farth like real men lol omugah that wath fonn teehee"

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    DKDexter999

    In handball the players have sap from trees on their hands – totally allowed.

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    TheSSUltimateGoku

    Fred Belindaoff actually started it first Lester just continue the trend.

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    ImClawzyy

    “This is good”

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