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Barnestorming: Nickname Police Need To Be Arrested

Barnestorming: Nickname Police Need To Be Arrested

I am offended about the nickname argument in sports these days.   No, I am not talking about whether or not Washington should drop the Redskins nickname. I am offended by the people who claim they are offended...
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Fisher: Williams "A Big Part Of The Puzzle"

Fisher: Williams "A Big Part Of The Puzzle"

At the beginning of the season, Florida State fans' eyes were on freshman quarterback Jameis Winston. The guy has talent, but the main asset he had coming into the year was help with the two-headed monster of Devonta Freeman and James Wilder Jr...
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A Mid-Season Break

A Mid-Season Break

"I can feel it coming in the air tonight."   — Phil Collins   It has been a couple of decades since the Genesis frontman sang that lyric, but I can relate to it this week...
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The "South" Shall Rise Again

The "South" Shall Rise Again

Two weeks into the college football season, the "South" hasn't fared well. I have to believe this week the "South" shall rise again. Well, sort of.....
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What To Watch For: Weekend Games

What To Watch For: Weekend Games

Finally the chat rooms throughout fiber-optic land have something to argue about this week. Forget verbal commitments, arrests and autograph controversy. There will at long last be college football to be played...
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Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

Kickoff Countdown: One Day Editor's Note: This is the seventh in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET...
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The Fastest Team in College Football

The Fastest Team in College Football

In the South, college football teams are known for their speed. But no other team in the South or the nation can claim to be as fast as South Alabama...
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Online Discussion Groups Not For Faint Of Heart

Online Discussion Groups Not For Faint Of Heart

It seemed like a good idea at the time. To increase the exposure for Football.com, I joined a bunch of online discussion groups to gauge the opinions of fans and get some exposure for the site...
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