Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.
There are 124 programs in NCAA football's highest level of competition. And yet instead of playing each other every weekend, many of these gargantuan schools schedule games with teensy opponents from the NCAA's weaker division, looking to line up easy victories.
He asked me one simple question: "Can you block this guy?" That simple question really irritated me something awful. Looking at him with restrained contempt, I told him that I can and will get the job done. He left me with the simple phrase, "Show me."
Gotta love the life of being a Michigan State Spartan... There ain't nothing like taking on the Irish Catholics under the lights, on national televisi...
While the school's move to the ACC may very well prove beneficial for the football program -- the upcoming four-team national playoff is certainly a plus -- it is also a glaring admission that Notre Dame football is no longer the national stalwart of old.
I spit when I talk, huff when I walk and snort when I run. I haven't seen a razor in a few months, a barber in a year or a date in two. I am a football player by choice, but an offensive lineman by the grace of God.
This weekend is undoubtedly a big game for both Georgia and Missouri, but more-so for Missouri, and for good reason. Ever since the SEC schedule was r...
In the South, football season is our favorite part of the year.
As you head into your next strategic planning season, maybe you and your team can think about a few questions raised by a jock's story.
I have one simple request as we move forward with the season, and it is this: Please, please don't let teams play rematches in bowl games, and most importantly, do not let that happen in the BCS National Championship Game.
Bad news. The NFL season begins tomorrow and no talks are scheduled with locked out officials.
If the thud of the blocked field goal in last year's game haunted my once peaceful dreams, I couldn't imagine what it must have done for the guy who kicked it. This week during practice, I jokingly asked our kicker Sean if he wanted the game to come down to a field goal again. He smiled.
The Penn State blue ribbon represents a grassroots effort created by two ordinary students that seeks to prioritize the protection of victims and the prevention of future sex abuse and negligence.
Football season is just around the corner, and with it comes a classic tradition: tailgating. If you're new to the process or you're just looking to step up your game, you might not know where to start, but here are eight tips to get you started.
This week kicks off a new college football season, my favorite time of the year. So much hard work and dedication goes into preparing a team for that first game -- and for the fans, the start of college football brings a renewed pride in their school.
Everyone in America is predicting Missouri to have a rough time adjusting to the SEC style of football. So, how will Missouri fair in the big bad SEC? I'm not worried at all.