NCAA Football 13: How to Download Named Rosters for More Authentic Experience

Brian MaziqueCorrespondent IIIJuly 12, 2012

image from NCAA 13 - Rosters Edited By User
image from NCAA 13 - Rosters Edited By User

Some gamers may find it hard to get into NCAA Football because collegiate games aren't allowed to ship with player names included. Thanks to some very hard-working individuals, you can experience a more authentic college football atmosphere.

You may be aware that EA Sports allows you to edit the names of every player on every roster in the game. But with over 100 teams, who's going to do that?

Xbox 360 gamertag: Rebelfan1611 and PSN ID: ikeyoung513 have done your dirty work, and have made the results of their work available via the roster share feature.

From the highest-rated player in the game, which is a tie between No. 7 QB from USC and No. 28 HB from Wisconsin, to the lowest rated freshman, they are all named.

That No. 7 has been changed to Matt Barkley and that No. 28 is now Montee Ball. What's even better is that Brad Nessler and Kirk Herbstreit will say their names during the game.

Here's an example of how a game with the full names can increase the experience: 

EA knows gamers will want the full rosters, and that had to be the motivation behind including the roster share feature. Since they can't legally include the players, they created this option and you can do with it what you will.

It allows any gamer with online access to create a roster, and upload it to EA's servers. By simply going to the roster share option in the menu, and inputting the gamertag or PSN ID, you can download that gamer's saved roster.

It takes all of one minute to download, while it took the guy making the rosters hours to produce them. You should at least send them a message saying thanks, good job, get some sleep or something.

You may be surprised how much something that took you a minute to download can impact your enjoyment of the game.


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