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Georgia Tech Football 2014 Outlook

by Rick Mehaffey (guest blogger for Flip the Field) The question heading into the 2014 football season: can the Yellow Jackets break out of the rut of a 7-win season? The answer: Not very likely. The Vegas bookmakers set Tech’s win total at 6 ½, and most experts have slotted the Jackets at the fifth […]

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College Football Hall of Fame: An Introduction

Media Day Oh-my-GOODNESS!!! When I received a confirmation email that we were invited to the College Football Hall Media Day, I literally started jumping up and down in the middle of my kitchen. I felt like I won the lottery. After explaining to my family why I was about to cry tears of joy, I […]

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Preseason Scouting Report: Texas A&M

Flip the Field would like to thank our second contributor, Jill Roberts, for her pre-season scouting report on Texas A&M! This is another example of how football is NOT just for the men! Howdy Ags! I LOVE Texas A&M Football and I’m a HUGE fan! After attending an Aggie football game at Kyle Field (and midnight […]

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ESPN’s 2014 College Football Commercial – Who’s In

Have you seen this? I think it is absolutely amazing. It depicts so many perfectly awesome college football traditions. Of course, I first fell in love watching the video and seeing the Georgia Tech Ramblin’ Wreck in the video. The flattery of the remote possibility that Georgia Tech is ‘in’ for the championship is exciting. I […]

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Best football games 2014

Football Season Outlook for 2014-15

Today marks just ten days until the official football season begins! Some of you will paint your face, wear your favorite jersey and talk smack until the Super Bowl is complete regardless of how your favorite teams are performing. Others of you will go into mourning as your ‘other half’ withdraws into football and leaves […]

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Roll Tide expression in football

Roll Tide (or Rolltide) What does Roll Tide mean? The rally chant for the University of Alabama. It’s said during every kickoff of every game. It is also abbreviated RTR for Roll Tide Roll. When your mascot is an elephant, who wants to say “Go Elephants, Go!” Alabama became known as the Crimson Tide after […]

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College Football Players Getting Paid to Play

Things are about to get even more interesting in college football. According to www.espn.com,  “A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can’t stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses, striking down NCAA regulations that prohibit players from getting anything other than scholarships and the cost of attendance at schools.” Here […]

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Jameis Winston’s Insurance Policy

Jameis Winston’s Insurance Policy I read this article and was shocked that this was allowed. It seems awfully close to paying football players to play in college. On one hand I get it. On the other hand I think it is ridiculous, especially since he is not eligible for the NFL this year. What do […]

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Understanding College Football / NCAA Football

College football (or NCAA football) is not just any sport. It is unique. Traditions – Rivalries – Emotions – Student Athletes – Pageantry – History Flip the Field is here to help you understand more about NCAA football. Learning the basics and the details of how football is played is one thing but understanding specifics […]

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The New College Football Playoff Format Explained

College football fans around the nation have been waiting for a playoff system just like they have in the pros. The method up until now has left a lot to be desired and very few fans of the BCS system. Finally, the powers that be decided on a format that at least starts the process […]

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