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Updated: June 2, 2006, 2:56 PM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

"Just the voice, the eyes, the way he just could snap back and could make you feel real small. And I'm not talking about just me. I'm talking about other NFL coaches and commissioners," said Mike Shula about his father on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Pro football was a flop in Miami before 1970. That changed when Don Shula arrived from Baltimore. Over the next quarter century, the Dolphins became a religion in South Florida, and Shula the deity to whom worshippers bowed.

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