On November 26th, the nation’s highest-profile pollster — Nate Silver of the New York Times — gave ten teams a better chance of making the inaugural College Football Playoff than the University of Wisconsin.
In the end, running up the score with your star players still in the game, in the final seconds of a game that was not longer being contested didn’t even register to Urban Meyer. Let me preface the conversation about college cheerleading with a quick aside about cheerleading in high school.
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While secondary market tickets for the College Football Championship Game are the most expensive for any college game this season, it’s on pace to be the least expensive national championship game by a wide margin.
Even if you aren’t into the game, football fandom isn’t just about what happens on the field anymore. Should they do so?
Last Saturday was somewhat of a day of reckoning within the top ranks of college football, with four of the top six ranked schools in the country going down. When you get in, you have the typical public perception of it being kind of quirky and not that tough, but it’s not like that at all. This may not be technically wrong, but it’s lame.
Without governance reforms that will put the players’ education and safety ahead of the coaches’ and schools’ money-making priorities, the academically elite Division I colleges’ claim to a higher ground is pure hypocrisy.
A number of schools are considering firing their longtime successful coaches, in the hopes of getting a more successful one. There are so many aspects to the football experience to enjoy — like the tailgating — that new gadgets have made it fun for everyone.
What this series of events does show is the chasm that sadly still exists in the experiences and therefore perspectives of most white people compared to most people of color.
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Being a Harbaugh has given him more intimate exposure to football than most coaches, but it’s what he’s learned in life, not the Harbaugh legacy, that sets Jay apart.
From a distance, it appears that Jim Harbaugh is a great coach because he is a great father, husband, son and brother, and being a great football coach just naturally follows. 6 Texas A&M all bit the dust last week.
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At all levels of collegiate play, there are five things that all high school prospects should do to improve their chances of getting recruited for a football scholarship
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In this week’s Scheer Intelligence podcast on KCRW, Robert Scheer speaks with former USC football player Anthony Davis about living with the brain injuries Davis sustained during his celebrated career.
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There will always be those who ignore the wisdom of others, but if more athletes realize the impact of what a 40+ year retirement will look like, they might perk up their ears just a little more.
It was the waning moments of a damp September fourth quarter, and football, as it often does, had brought out the ugly side of one of its fans. No. Tures
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John S. 4 Oklahoma, and No. In this case, the red-faced rooter was a 30-something dad.
It’s sorta weird. Michigan is a perfect fit for him because of who he is, where he is in his life and what he loves.
The Colorado Buffaloes come into town for a Thursday night showdown to kickoff what could be a make-or-break year for a man beginning his fourth year as head coach of the Rainbow Warriors. 2 Oregon, No. Here are the five big questions to keep in mind heading into the 2015 UH Football season.