1. Ricky Williams Retires: A Open Letter to the NFL's Enigma from Who Dat Nation

    Dear Ricky, Ricky, Ricky, Ricky. We've been here before with you, but now it's different. Now it looks like you're done for good. What is there to say? Yes, you're finishing your career with 10,009 yards and 74 total touchdowns...

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  2. Super Bowl XLVI: Running Diary of Giants and Patriots' Epic Clash

    5:05 p.m.: It's about that time. New England Patriots . New York Giants. Peyton's house. I've got the Kickoff Show, taco dip and a fond goodbye to a great NFL season. Tom Brady 's fifth, Eli Manning 's second Super Bowl...

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  3. 2011 Bowl Schedule: Ranking the 10 Most Potentially Exciting Matchups

    The rematch is on. LSU and Alabama will square off again in a rematch of the "Game of the Century" on Nov. 5. Except this time, it's for the BCS National Championship...

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  4. BCS Rankings: This Is the Perfect Year for the Plus-One Game

    Anyone else have college football vertigo? It's tough, this BCS business. Every year, a new controversy crops up, mostly due to the fact that in most years, the two teams worthiest ...

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  5. BCS Standings: Should Alabama Be Punished for Not Even Winning Its Division?

    This year's great debate: I'm lovin' it. Alabama vs. Oklahoma State. No, the two won't face each other—even though I'd pay good money to see that game—but the two are currently doing battle among poll voters across the country...

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  6. 2011 Bowl Game Projections: 5 Teams That Will Get Screwed out of a Better Bowl

    For five teams, life in January will be rough. Sure, they'll all be playing in bowl games, representing their universities with pride and dignity, as they roll into college football ...

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  7. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: LSU Will Be Greatest Team in History with 1 More Win

    Are you there, 1995 Nebraska Cornhuskers? It's them, the 2011 LSU Tigers. No other team in history has proved, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that they deserve to be at the very least in the discussion for the best college football team of all time...

    Eric Freeman, Jr. Written by Eric Freeman, Jr. about over 2 years ago 472 reads 2 comments

  8. College Football's 10 Most Ridiculously Named Bowl Games

    December means hilarity. College football bowl games only add to the laughter. For smaller-name schools, bowl season is a chance to see one's beloved college do battle one more time in a holiday battle of wills...

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  9. SEC Championship Game: 5 Things We Learned About the LSU Tigers

    Towards the end of the first half of the SEC championship game, LSU fans were wondering whether their team would get their act together, while the rest of the nation sat at attention, rooting passionately for Georgia to shake up the BCS standings...

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  10. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: What Tulane Can Teach Houston about Perfect Records

    I was 11 years old the first time I was on ESPN. Steve Levy led into my segment with a few funny jokes, some anecdotes—it didn't matter, the clip was coming...

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  11. BCS Rankings: Why LSU, Alabama, Arkansas and Auburn Own 'Turducken Day'

    Five days from now, as far away from the action that the continental U.S. would allow (without crossing Canada or getting on a boat), I'll be feasting on leftover turducken in Maine ...

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  12. Joe Paterno Fired: Why Big Ten Must Remove Name from Championship Trophy

    "Effective immediately." Those were the words of Vice-Chairman John P. Surma of the Board of Trustees of Penn State University Wednesday night when he announced the firing of Joe Paterno and the resignation of school president Graham Spanier...

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  13. Boise State Football: The Case against the Broncos (and for a Playoff System)

    It's amazing how much inspiration can be found in a state mainly known for potatoes. The pride of Boise for the last four years have resided in QB Kellen Moore's magnificent career...

    Eric Freeman, Jr. Written by Eric Freeman, Jr. about over 2 years ago 611 reads 11 comments

  14. College Football Bowl Projections: Predicting All 35 Bowl Game Matchups

    It's the most wonderful time of the year in college football—as long as you're not a fan of playoff systems. Yes, bowl time is happy time...

    Eric Freeman, Jr. Written by Eric Freeman, Jr. about over 2 years ago 24,327 reads 168 comments

  15. LSU vs. Alabama: The 10 Best Individual Matchups to Watch

    LSU. Alabama. At this late hour, it's tough to find an unturned stone amid the circus surrounding the "Game of the Century," at least this year...

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  16. LSU vs. Alabama: Position by Position Depth Chart for the Tigers

    Between the 346.9 miles separating Baton Rouge and Tuscaloosa runs a river of slowly seething eyes. LSU and Alabama play this Saturday at 7 p.m. local time, for those of you who have been leading productive, everyday lives...

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  17. BCS Standings 2011: Bowl Outlook for LSU Football

    This season, expectations are high for the No. 1 ranked LSU Football team. With a defense that's second to none, two exceptional quarterbacks and a conservative but effective running ...

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  18. BCS Rankings: How the BCS Compares to the AP and Coaches Polls

    This is the time of year when the season truly starts. Not just for the players and coaches, for the staffs and trainers, but for the media and prognosticators to begin taking a huge ...

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  19. BCS Rankings 2011: LSU vs. Alabama, Who's the Real No. 1?

    There's something to be said about Louisiana football on a Saturday night. Unfortunately for the LSU Tigers, there won't be any this season. However, LSU can rest easy knowing it's the No...

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  20. BCS Rankings 2011: Odds on Which of the Nation's 10 Unbeatens Will Run the Table

    Everyone wants glory. Pure, unblemished, unaltered, perfect glory. This dream is still alive for 10 teams left in the FBS...

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  21. BCS Rankings: What It Will Take for Ohio State To Crack the Top 25

    You know the old expression, whatever doesn't kill me makes me stronger ? Ohio State must be feeling about there psychologically after Saturday's 17-7 upset at No. 16 Illinois...

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  22. Peyton Manning: Why His Injury Is a Blessing for the Indianapolis Colts' Defense

    How do you solve a problem like Peyton Manning ? Or lack thereof? The Indianapolis Colts have never faced a problem at quarterback in over 10 years, when Peyton Manning was first drafted as the Colts' QB...

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  23. LSU Football: Report Card from the Florida Game, Oct. 8, 2011

    Today, LSU saw its first true home test as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation was set to meet one of its longest rivals in No. 17 Florida. If only the Gators showed up...

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  24. Jordan Jefferson's Suspension Lifted: Why the LSU QB Should Redshirt

    With the reinstatement of senior QB Jordan Jefferson, the LSU football program has some serious decisions to make. After three impressive road victories against No. 3 Oregon, No...

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  25. LSU Football: The Top 8 Moments of the Les Miles Era

    The first decade of the 2000s saw LSU Football grow from a long-established tradition to a veritable powerhouse within the SEC—in its own right the best conference in college ...

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