1. Penn State: Who's Going To Be Quarterback?

    Penn State fans go into the Blue/White Game with almost exactly the same problem as they did in 2010: They don't know which starting quarterback they are going to yell at this year...

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  2. What's happened to Mike Patrick?

    If you've followed football over the years, you'll know ESPN's Mike Patrick. Patrick used to be the guy that you'd hear on a Saturday night, putting a smile on our face on ESPN's coverage...

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  3. College Football: Why the Fiesta Bowl Does Not Deserve To Be a BCS Bowl

    When the bowl season ends, we tend to randomly discuss the National Championship Game until the Spring Games, and then we shut up (unless you really want to discuss the ref's call in the Ohio State-Miami game or THAT USC-Texas game)...

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  4. Why the Fiesta Bowl Does Not Deserve To Be A BCS Bowl...

    When the bowl seasons end, we tend to randomly discuss the National Championship Game until the Spring Games, and then we shut up (unless you really want to discuss the ref's call in the Ohio State- Miami game or THAT USC-Texas game)...

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  5. 2011-2012 NCAA Football: Sweet Season...or Beautiful Nightmare?

    Now that March Madness is done, and my bracket is lying there—tattered and broken like a quarterback without a good offensive line (Cough! Cough! Matt Stafford at Detroit! Cough! ...

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  6. Jim Tressel Suspension: Dear Ohio State, It's Time for Tressel to Go

    Dear Ohio State University, Fire Jim Tressel. Save yourself the embarrassment of "Ring-Gate" and simply get rid of your coach. Sure, he's led you in a rich vein of form...

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  7. Auburn War Eagle: A Truly Defeathered Program

    Things simply could not have been sicker for the 2011 National Champion Auburn Tigers right now.. Shortly after winning the National Title that it didn't get ...

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  8. Is Deceased Notre Dame Student Declan Sullivan Worth More Than $77,500?

    On March 15, 2011, Indiana regulators fined the University of Notre Dame $77,500 for being at fault for the death of student Declan Sullivan, who perished in the fall of last year while he was filming football practice for his beloved Irish team...

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  9. NFL Lockout: Is It Good News For College Football?

    Look, we're not happy about the NFL lockout. As fans of seeing the people we worshiped on Saturdays for three, four, five or six years, depending on whether you loved AJ Green (3) or Jordan Shipley (6) playing well on Sundays, it was horrible news...

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  10. Ohio State Football: Welcome To Tresselgate!

    Jim Tressel, I would have thought better of you. You were meant to be a decent, hard-working guy. Now, you're a cover-up merchant just like those SEC coaches out there. Look, we at the VFA aren't about to call Ohio State a "dirty program"...

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  11. Sean Lee Named As a Star Of The Future by ESPN

    Sean Lee's been named as a "Soon to be star" by ESPN , and we're all hoping that the Dallas Cowboys linebacker is going to be playing on Sundays. It's not because Lee isn't good enough...

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  12. News from Super Bowl XLV: What Was Happening in Dallas Surrounding the Big Game?

    Far be it for the View From North America to self-promote on a college football blog, but our self-esteem is a little low so we would love you guys to check out some of our articles...

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  13. College Football: Let's Not Bother Celebrating

    On the first Thursday of the NCAA season, you won't be able to wear black makeup, start your special teams in a wedge block or taunt your opponent if you score...

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  14. Let's Hope It's Better This Year: 54 Predictions for the 2011-2012 CFB Season

    It's 2011, and we have one thing to say about o ur 2010 predictions : We blew it. Completely. We said the Auburn Tigers would be good, but not quite Cam Newton good...

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  15. How To Find a College Football Team To Cheer On

    When I'm on the London Underground, some American person sees my Penn State sweatshirt and asks: "Did you go to Penn State?" I then have to tell the story of how I saw Joe Paterno's ...

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  16. Brady Hoke To Be University of Michigan Head Coach

    No, we're not going to talk about the NFL, but about Michigan's new hire as head coach — San Diego State Head Coach Brady Hoke...

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  17. Roar Eagle: Auburn National Champions

    Brent Musberger proved to be the soothsayer tonight. "The only problem for Oregon is that they've given Cam Newton two-and-a-half minutes in which to score", he said after Oregon ...

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  18. Goodbye, AJ Green

    The University of Georgia is in mourning. The Southeastern Conference is in mourning. Heck, the world of college football is in mourning. Its best receiver is gone. And college football is all the poorer...

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  19. Andrew Luck Stays in School

    Andrew Luck's staying in school. He's going to turn down $50 million of guaranteed money to play for one more year at the school which has brought him up as a player, and given him an all-important education...

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  20. BCS National Championship: 10 Reasons To Watch the Title Game

    Dear all, We know that this is the most anticipated National Championship Game since Texas and USC in 2005...

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  21. Rich Rodriguez Fired: Thanks Rich Rod, It Was Awesome

    Thanks for the memories, Rich Rodriguez. As a Penn State fan, I'm crying a little inside after reading reports that my favorite coach is leaving the University of Michigan ...

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  22. College Football Firings: Mark Richt or RichRod?

    It's not a good day for two guys with "Rich" in their names, is it? Mark Richt, the coach of Georgia, and Rich Rodriguez, Michigan's coach are both facing the axe after terrible bowl losses...

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  23. Did Robert Bolden Tell Paterno He Was Going To Transfer Before The Outback Bowl?

    On Jan. 1, 2011, Penn State Football went backwards, not forwards. The University of Florida—with four key players out—was there for the taking...

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  24. And a Les Miles in a Pear Tree...

    After eating far too much Christmas lunch and watching far too many bad movies (right now I'm sadly watching Music & Lyrics (aaargh!!!)), we've got a Yuletide "Partridge and a Pear Tree" song...

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  25. Why a Virgin Birth Doesn't Even Make The BCS Championship Game of Miracles

    Dear Readers, We at the VFA can only write to wish every single one of our hundreds of thousands (we wish!) of readers a very, very Merry Christmas, whether you're reading via ...

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