1. In Midst of BCS Title Talk, Alabama Schools Making Noise with Round Ball Too

    Alabama is a football-crazed state, in case you were not aware. Half of the state is living and dying right now awaiting the Jan. 7 date in Pasadena with the Texas Longhorns. Take notice, however, football fanatics...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  2. "Butterbean" Set for Final US Fight

    It was more than 20 years ago when Eric Esch started his fighting career. Better known as "Butterbean," Esch will fight for the final time in the United States Friday night at Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham, AL...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 799 reads 4 comments

  3. AF1's Tennessee Valley Vipers Change Moniker, Unveil New Logo

    The Tennessee Valley Vipers are no more. No, the team is not folding. They have changed their name and logo along with their league for this season...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 765 reads 0 comments

  4. Alabama Extends Championship Streak by Beating Gators

    Not exactly an expected outcome in tonight's SEC Championship game, but Alabama wore down the Florida Gators and blew them out of the water with a 32-13 win over the defending national champions...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 325 reads 1 comments

  5. Big 12 Championship: Nebraska-Texas Is the Biggest Game of the Weekend

    The Southeastern Conference is playing a BCS Championship Game semi-final this weekend. But the Gators and Crimson Tide are not playing in the biggest game of the week...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 1,908 reads 48 comments

  6. SEC Bowl Projections as Blurry Now as Before Season

    It was not exactly what you would call expected, but it was possible. With Auburn's loss to Alabama on Friday, the Tigers were 7-5, but were still looking at a pretty good bowl game because ...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 2,630 reads 5 comments

  7. Real Jonathan Crompton Shows Up In Second Half of Vols-Gamecocks

    He's been lost since the last drive of the first half against Auburn. But during the intermission of the Vols' Halloween contest against South Carolina, Tennessee quarterback Jonathan Crompton finally showed up and played the second half...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 1,247 reads 11 comments

  8. SEC Awards My Way: Alabama Takes The Cake

    When I thought about a mid-season awards article, I thought that maybe it would be a bit premature, or that other people would beat me to the punch...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 287 reads 6 comments

  9. Top 10 Signs You Are An Arena Football Fan

    Here are the top 10 signs that you are way too deep in the fandom of the Arena Football League! The fans of the AFL are all true fans...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about almost 5 years ago 1,503 reads 2 comments

  10. arenafootball1 Answers Some Questions, Others Arise

    It was almost unbearable to listen to arenafootball1's press conference via conference call, but it was completely worth the static and noise to hear the answers to several of the questions surrounding the league...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 487 reads 0 comments

  11. arenafootball1 Set to Resurrect Arena Football

    On Monday, Sept. 29, the Arena Football League will still be dead. However, Arena Football will not be. A press conference is scheduled in Tulsa, Ok...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 357 reads 0 comments

  12. Chris Yow's SEC Report: Week Three

    As if you need to be reminded, this week is Tennessee-Florida week. That used to mean something. In the last four years, it's meant the Gators were getting a win, and normally it was easy...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 391 reads 2 comments

  13. Doubled Over With Heartbreak

    I've told the story before of how I became a Tennessee fan, that storied third week of October in 1995. I have lived the true glory years of Tennessee football as a fan. I have now lived the gory years of Tennessee football as a fan—kind of...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 349 reads 2 comments

  14. Lee Corso Travel: Where Planning a College Football Road Trip Is Easy, My Friend

    Every week, there is at least one college football game that strikes national interest. If you had unlimited funds and resources to travel around the nation watching at least one college football ...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 498 reads 15 comments

  15. UFL Announces Team Names and Uniforms

    The United Football League now has the teams and uniforms presented to the public. The league's "Premier Season" is set to kick off on October 8th in Las Vegas, NV. With a television deal and a lot of buzz around the league, it is sure to make headlines.

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 1,071 reads 6 comments

  16. Chizik, Malzahn More Indecisive than a Woman in a Shoe Store

    There's a dinner party at a friend's house on Sept. 1—it is a celebration of sorts. My wife and I entered a shoe store because she had just purchased the dress she was going to ...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 665 reads 15 comments

  17. Lane Kiffin, Vols Have This Fan Squirming

    Wyoming essentially kept the Tennessee Volunteers out of the PapaJohns.com Bowl last year and that was probably the final straw in the hat of former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 866 reads 19 comments

  18. Division Title Bittersweet for Tennessee Valley Vipers

    Tennessee Valley claimed their first division championship on Saturday night. However, they did it in losing fashion. Due to af2 tie-breaking procedures, the Vipers clinched the division by losing by less than 22 points...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 29 reads 2 comments

  19. Division Title on the Line Saturday Night

    It has been five years since the Tennessee Valley Vipers have claimed a division championship. It was Kevin Guy's last season as the head coach and the Vipers only division title not in the Southern Division...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  20. Vipers Closing in on Division Title

    Saturday night could mean much more than being just the Tennessee Valley Vipers' 11th win. With a win and a South Georgia loss the Vipers would clinch their first division championship since a Mid-South division title in 2004...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  21. af2: Tennessee Valley Vipers Eye 100th Win

    Tennessee Valley has the opportunity to become the third team in af2 history to record 100 franchise wins on Saturday.The Vipers are third on the all-time wins list with a franchise record of 99-53...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about over 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  22. Tennessee Valley Vipers Take on Heavy "Load"

    Tennessee Valley has its work cut out Saturday night.The Vipers had their five-game winning streak snapped by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last week in their 48-34 road loss...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about over 5 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  23. Another Tough Test Awaits Vipers

    Tennessee Valley has the seventh toughest schedule in the af2 this season. The road to their 6-2 record has not been easy, but the Vipers have endured the tests and weathered the storms...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about over 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  24. College Football's Bottom Ten: Helmets

    They make you known. They are unmistakable. They are the helmets. Helmets are one of only two things that are uniform on all but one team in the country (Thanks, Bama). The pants are the other uniform part of the get up...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about over 5 years ago 2,652 reads 18 comments

  25. College Football's Bottom Ten: Mascots

    Maybe I am pessimistic, maybe I am just plain mean. Whatever the case may be, I find it much more interesting to list the worst, rather than the best...

    Chris Yow Written by Chris Yow about over 5 years ago 2,619 reads 20 comments