Shoot the Gap

What does it mean to shoot the gap in football? To understand, first we need to know what is a gap. In an offensive alignment, the “gaps” are the spaces between the linemen. The A gap is to the left and right of the center and is the space between the center and the guard. […]

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Planning a Football Party

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here! You know what that means….time to start planning a football party!!! Here are some basic key factors when planning a football party: TIME: This might not seem like a big issue, but it is. Are you focused on having a party on a certain day and […]

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College Football Hall of Fame Exhibits

This is not your father’s hall of fame! The College Football Hall of Fame Exhibits are interactive, current, full of technology and, the best part, customized to you. That’s right, customized! The Hall is not just dominated by the Power 5 conferences and is most certainly not dominated by just the SEC. Yes, some exhibits […]

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What is the 3-4 Defense Formation in Football

3-4 Defensive Formation The 3-4 defensive formation is the other more popular formation for a defense in football. Again it is named for the combination of linemen (3)and linebackers (4). So, to state the obvious, this defense swaps a lineman for an extra linebacker on the field. If this defense was lined up against an […]

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What is the 4-3 Defense Formation in Football

4-3 Defensive Formation This is one of the more popular defensive formations along with the 3-4. It gets its name from the fact that there are 4 defensive linemen and 3 linebackers on the field. That leaves 4 more players which generally consist of 2 cornerbacks and 2 safeties. Lined up against an offensive formation, […]

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Meaning behind Sports Logos

Have you ever wondered how sports logos came to be? Why does the Falcon of the Atlanta Falcon’s logo look so weird? Why is the O of the Oregon Duck’s logo so oblong? Well, these answers and so many more are provided in this great article. How many did you know before you saw it […]

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Super Bowl is February 2nd! Time to plan a party.

Ok, this has been a really fun season learning football with all you ladies. Now is the time to show off what you’ve learned by throwing the perfect Super Bowl Party! You have just under 2 weeks to prepare so you should order our Ultimate Football Party Planning Guide today to help you with both […]

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Early Christmas Shopping for Sports Fans!

As many of you know, Flip the Field is an affiliate with Fanatics.com. This is an amazing website that sells fan gear for all sorts of sports (not just college football) and just about every team within those sports. This is a great place to do your holiday shopping for those special sports fans in your house. […]

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Media bias isn’t just for politics

We all know the media has certain political biases. We know it. We accept it…or we watch Fox News because at least they say they are biased. That’s enough about politics for today. On to football… Media bias in college football is something I never thought I would have to deal with. There are often […]

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Take the emotion out of a pick, but keep it for the game

More football pool strategy There are games in our pool week after week that are sure to tug at your emotions. The team you want to prevail isn’t expected to win, but the team they are playing is one you just can’t cheer for in good conscious. What do you do? This happens to me […]

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