College Football ’08

Mid Week College Football News

July 9, 2008
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Mid Week College Football News

Ladies and Gentlemen – Most of you have heard or read about the Big raise given a number of Tennessee Volunteer Coaches in the wake of a reported 11 Million Dollar shortfall in the University of Tennessee budget. According to published reports Coach Phil Fulmer will receive a One Million Dollar raise going into the 2008 season, making him the fourth highest paid football coach in the Southeastern Conference. You may be wondering if...

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Thursday News and Views

July 3, 2008
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Thursday News and Views

Ladies and Gentlemen – There are a lot of things that don’t make sense to me; say like the NCAA dragging its feet on the investigation into Reggie Bush and the University of Southern California and cheese logs. I don’t understand how the Weather Channel can “predict” a dozen major hurricanes this year, but can’t tell me if it’s going to rain in the morning. Why is there an Amish Outlet? Are the Amish...

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A Sad Week…..

July 1, 2008
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Ladies and Gentlemen – It saddens me to report that the beloved University of Georgia mascot UGA VI passed away last Friday. The English Bulldog was the largest of all Georgia mascots at 65 pounds and represented the University of Georgia during two Southeastern Conference Championships and posted the best record of any mascot with the football team during his ten year rein at 87 and 27. “He was a good one”, owner Frank...

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Mid-Week News and Email Q&A

June 25, 2008
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Ladies and Gentlemen – I will apologize in advance as this may be your only update this week. However we do have some college football news to report and some Email Q & A to cover for your information and entertainment. So let’s get to it shall we? DUKE: A Kentucky judge has confirmed what Duke football fans have known for years: Their football team is as bad as it gets. Bad enough that...

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Thursday News and Reports

June 19, 2008
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Ladies and Gentlemen – It would appear from the number of emails I received after my last post that I hit a nerve with some football fans of “anything” California. It is also apparent that I have offended a large number of northern football fans living near the artic circle. I am assuming they read my post when they weren’t chewing whale blubber. Before we go any further let me take a moment to...

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Tuesday Commentary

June 17, 2008
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Ladies and Gentlemen – I have received a number of emails recently concerning my “bias” of Southern football in general and the Southeastern Conference in particular. Some have commented that I need to be more “fair and balanced”. While others have suggested that such and such and so in so conference or university has a better team or teams than the Southeastern Conference. One┬áreader went as far as to suggest that Southern California “should”...

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Rivalries and Family Feuds

June 10, 2008
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Rivalries and Family Feuds

Ladies and Gentlemen – You know we are 79 days away from the opening kickoff to the 2008 College Football season so it’s time to talk about one of my favorite topics; Instate Rivalries. Certainly everyone knows about the hate and discontent that exists between Ohio State and Michigan or Texas and Oklahoma and Tennessee and everybody. But the hate that is conjured up by an instate rivalry is the most bitter of all....

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Friday Update

June 6, 2008
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Ladies and Gentlemen – These are what I like to refer to as the “Dog Daze” of College Football when the college football players have yet to report to summer camp and kickoff is still three months away. It is depressing really, especially when you consider the alternative this time of year for “sports” on television. CLASSIC POKER: On first glance I thought this was going to be an old grainy adult movie from...

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