1. Return Of College Football Rumors, Tomfoolery, And Stuff 'n' Nonsense

    Around this time last year an article was published by yours truly regarding the wildest stories and gossip of the upcoming college football season...

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  2. Anniversary Of College Football Road Trip During The Summer Of Love

    How many of you have heard of the "Summer of Love," a period that existed in 1967 between the months of May and September? That's right, flowers in your hair...

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  3. College Football's 11 Best Nicknames for Southern Players, 1959-2009

    A wonderful actress in a dreadful movie once remarked "It's a southern thang dahlin'." The plot of the film has long since disappeared from memory, but the ice-cold reality of that statement has never left for a moment...

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  4. The Lowdown on the 2009 College Football Media Days

    If you have some vacation time remaining this summer, an interesting journey could be made to visit one of the many conference media days. Some conferences go head over heels with credentials and security...

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  5. College Football's Seven Sisters of Surprise for 2009

    The Seven Sisters: a term coined in ancient times to describe part of a heavenly body seen at night. If you were paying attention, you remember learning about it in high school. The Pleiades...

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  6. College Football Preview: The 11 Best 11s of the Non-BCS Schools

    Did you ever notice how the BCS schools dominate much of the information given in preseason publications and on the web, as well as in recruiting guides? It is a vexing situation because, ...

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  7. Buck Lindsey's Inside Scoop on 2009 College Football

    Buck Lindsey has been in and out of the college coaching business his entire life. It was pleasing to hear from Buck last week with the news that he would be coming by to visit...

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  8. College Football's Special Kind of Violence from the Past 50 Years

    Eleven Angry Men, presented for your approval. Readers of any sport can spot the phrase "certain players from bygone eras would be able to play in today's game" as a testimony to the ability of that competitor...

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  9. NBA Draft Winners and Losers

    While the President of the United States (see pictured above) may have had more important issues to concentrate upon, the rest of his kingdom relaxed in their chairs and sofas for several hours on Thursday night to view the 2009 NBA Draft...

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  10. Ten College Football Coaches Who Once Won Big

    It seems like only yesterday Bobby Bowden was the ruler of college football. During the period of 1987 through 2000, his Seminoles won 152 games and lost 19...

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  11. The 10 Most Disliked College Football Teams of the Past 25 Years

    You ever notice how college football fans are divided on issues such as who has the best tradition, the most impressive uniforms, the finest coaching, the most outstanding team, and whether there ...

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  12. College Football's Limbo: The Towers of Silence

    Throughout the history of college football, coaches have survived losing seasons, losing streaks, and losing big games. The one thing a coach cannot survive is when the fan base and the administration turn against him...

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  13. College Football's Grumpy Old Men

    There seems to be a transition during the 21st century regarding coaching personalities and behavior. We no longer have a number of the more irritating characters to deal with...

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  14. The Bottom 10 of College Football's BCS Teams for 2009

    Each season football fans have their senses assaulted with rankings. We see the gamut run from best to worst, favorite to least favorite, less likely to succeed to most likely to surprise. Sometimes the listing can be one sided...

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  15. College Football Dynasty Alabama Found Guilty by NCAA

    So, Alabama has been found out at last. None of their wins should be counted. The true ruler of the state of Alabama is Auburn. Tennessee has a cleaner program and, here's the kicker, LSU has a better coach...

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  16. College Football's Projected All-American Team for 2009

    "It's summertime, summertime, summertime," sang The Jamies in 1958. It is a song that says it all about this time of year. Cut loose, be free, and enjoy life to the hilt...

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  17. Ranking College Football's Best Units on Offense and Defense

    A curious situation developed during the research and preparation of this article. Rather than providing support for the preseason "11 best 11s" published in April, it appears Oklahoma does not possess the statistical background to claim the No...

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  18. College Football's 11 Greatest First-Year Players of the Past 50 Years

    A common occurrence among fans and pundits throughout the country is a sincere debate concerning the greatest college football players in history...

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  19. The 11 Worst College Football Coaching Performances of the 21st Century

    This is an easy enough discussion to have. We all agree that John Cooper and Larry Coker are the two worst coaches anyone has ever seen...

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  20. The NBA Guide for the Average College Football Fan

    No survey has been taken regarding the matter but, it seems to this observer many college football fans do not follow the National Basketball Association with any great interest...

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  21. College Football Conference Power Ratings for 2009

    Taking a look at the 11 "major" conferences for 2009 reveals the world of college football will not be contested on a level playing field...

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  22. Chuck Daly, Former Duke Basketball Assistant Coach, Passes Away At 78

    The obituary and epithet will read "Former Duke assistant coach Chuck Daly passed away on May 9, 2009." That will be followed by enormous articles regarding his experience coaching the USA Dream ...

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  23. ACC College Football Bowl Schedule Released, Look Out SEC !

    Take it from an old time college football fan, nothing gets the juices flowing in mid- October like being in the hunt for a bowl invitation. Fail to secure a bid and the coach could be out the door...

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  24. No Joking With Kentucky Football, Joker Is Coach In Waiting

    Add another limb to the great Bear Bryant/Frank Thomas/Knute Rockne coaching tree, Joker Phillips has been named the "coach in waiting" at Kentucky...

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  25. The College Football Dilemma: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

    "As I walk through this land of broken dreams, I have visions of many things. What becomes of the broken hearted, who has love that now departed?...I know I've got to find, some kind of peace of mind...

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