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Phrase He...could...go...all...the...way! [and he does!/but he doesn't!]
Anchor Chris Berman
Reference actually Howard Cosell said this 
Sport Football

How Is It Used?
Sure a phrase may "read" cool, but how is it really used? In what situation would someone yell it out? You can submit and catalog how the phrases are used along with their cultural references. The currently logged uses are listed below.
It's used when a football player breaks open for a long run/catch. If he scores, Berman will say He could go all the way (and he does!). If he is tackled, Berman will say (but he doesn't!).
In a baseball game when they're going home.
He could go all the way...but he doesn't.
Intercepted by Dawkins " He could go all the way touchdown!"
Keith Olbermann mocked the usage during football highlights by saying the following: "He could go a considerable amount of the distance."
Or on a punt/kickoff return. Once they get by the main stream of tacklers he'll start it.
When a player breaks a big play and has a chance to make a TD.
He could go all the wa... wa.... wa... oh and he gets tackled at the ___ yard line.
When Nathan Vasher makes the 108-yard field goal return and gets by the other team.
Ditto for Antonio Cromartie.
When Pacman Jones returned a touchdown it changed to "he could...eat...all...the...dots...touchdown!"
ZING! __ yards for the TOUCHDOWN!!
He could go All...The...Way!!!!!
In sports, it means to accomplish something.
Going all the way denotes finishing, or taking something to completion.
To make it, after considerable effort.
When someone makes a nice play with the football and no one else is in the picture.
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