The Monday Awards
Rutgers deserves this award for putting South Florida in its place. Don't get me wrong, South Florida is a very good team, but No. 2 in the nation? I don't think so, and neither did Rutgers, handing the Bulls their first loss of the season, 30-27. It wasn't much of a surprise upset, most of the football world saw it coming, but it was pretty convincing.
Big players make big plays in big games. For North Dakota State, playing Minnesota on Saturday was the biggest game of their season. For Bison running back
USC football players now have a better understanding of why
As if there weren't enough problems in Lincoln, there's a new book on the horizon and it doesn't speak highly of the current state of Cornhusker football.
Rising gas prices aren't slowing down the Gamecocks. According to an article in
How do you say, "I just broke your ankles," in Mandarin? This preseason, Memphis basketball coach
Do you sleep in a football helmet on Friday nights? Do you use the Google to search for college football information on the Web? Do you find yourself wearing body paint three hours before you're going to sit on the sofa and watch the big game on TV? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you're going to want to check out
How do you know that your school has finally made it to the upper echelons of college football? You've got agents from the Collegiate Licensing Company scouring the parking lots outside your team's games, searching for those homemade T-shirts that show your opponent's mascot hog-tied and blindfolded in a compromising position. By these standards, South Florida has made the big time. CLC officials have seized a massive amount of illegal USF merchandise being sold outside the Bulls' games. USF frowns upon the sale of such merchandise because they never see any of the profit. This rubs me kind of funny, that officials in charge of promoting a sport where the players play for free, won't let a few students promote school spirit, and admittedly make some drinking money in the process, all because the big wigs miss their cut. To hell with the trademark, can't a fan make a buck?
I had friends who played football to give them an outlet for their aggression. I guess they were angry. But not as angry as