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Football in South Bend

As you know, Melissa and I went to South Bend, IN last weekend for the Notre Dame/Ga Tech game. It was something that has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. When we found out that the two teams were playing there, we jumped on the opportunity and Melissa, being […]

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Watching Football in South Bend

The time has come!! Denise and I have been talking about this for what seems like forever and now the time has come! We have our plane tickets, hotel reservation, rental car and out tickets to the Notre Dame vs Georgia Tech football game Saturday! Oh my! I’m about to have heart palpitations. (I might […]

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Why are the 50 yard line numbers gold or yellow?

Have you noticed? All of the 50 yard line markers in NFL games are painted gold. Why? At first you might think it has to do with the individual team’s colors. Nope. All the teams have it regardless of team colors. It sticks out and seems almost a little awkward. Well the rationale is quite […]

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What are the football rule changes for 2015?

I ask that question every year. Sometimes the rule changes are big and sometimes they are not. College Football Rule Changes: This year in college football, there are several rule changes but none that are off the wall crazy or a big deal. The NCAA wrote up a summary of the rules changes that is […]

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Football season is here!

They say the older you get, the faster time seems to go by. Well, both of those things absolutely, positively stink except for one small benefit….the time between football seasons seems to be getting shorter! It wasn’t that long ago that my team, Georgia Tech, ended an 11-3 season with a Orange Bowl championship. A […]

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T.Y. Hilton rocks his new born baby to sleep…sort of

T.Y. Hilton just became a new dad. His little girl was just born and yet it was time to suit up and play some football. He wanted to score for her and he did it in style. But watch what he did after the touch down. If you think all football players just spew testosterone […]

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Clemson’s Rodriguez – War Hero

With Veteran’s Day coming up, revisiting the amazing story of Clemson University’s walk-on Daniel Rodriguez is appropriate. Rodriguez created a video a few years back showing an amazing work ethic of veteran wanting to play college football. He wanted to fulfill a promise he made to a fallen soldier. Rodriguez survived an amazing firefight in […]

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Excessive Celebration Penalty in Football

What is excessive celebration penalty in football Excessive celebration occurs after the offense scores points and gets just a bit too excited afterwards. There are some awesome excessive celebration penalties out there! Although they can take away from the game, I have to admit, I love to see those guys dance. Here is our video […]

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Domination of the SEC West

The numbers don’t lie. The SEC, specifically the SEC West IS the best conference in the nation. They broke yet another record this week by being the first conference to have 4 teams in the top 5 of the AP poll. You have, in order, ¬†Mississippi State, FSU, Ole Miss, Alabama and Auburn. Here’s what’s […]

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Football Conversation Starters – Week 8

This weekend will surely put some separation between the boys and the men! There are some big games with big consequences. Teams with dreams of being in the playoff picture will have those dreams smashed. It’s just a matter of finding out who. Football conversation starters for this weekend. Todd Gurley, the phenom running back […]

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