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Fantastic Football

Fantastic Football

The culmination of a fabulous football weekend happened with the BCS National Championship in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Dating all the way back to Friday Night, the quality of football in both the collegiate and professional level ranks as some the best I’ve seen. The Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl were going at the same time on Friday […]

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Dual-Threat QB who could get Illini back atop Big 10

Illinois, Northwestern and Northern Mark Football’s National Signing Day with Recruits

Yesterday was National Signing Day, and as one would expect the traditional college football powerhouses extended their on-field dominance to recruiting success.  The top-5 recruiting schools were Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Ole Miss.  Local programs were left to get the best of the rest to potentially contribute in 2013. The Fighting Illini got the biggest snag of the bunch with dual-threat QB Aaron Bailey (Bollingbrook). In […]

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Won't be in BCS, but could win Heisman and be the only player to defeat 'Bama when all is said and done

BCS is Bipolar

Georgia failed in the waning minutes to crash the BCS National Title party, and the perfect confluence of losses occured elsewhere to lift Northern Illinois to a BCS bowl game.  The result is the Notre Dame – Alabama game that gives the Irish an unambiguous shot at being recognized as the best college football team in the nation.  The result also includes some crazy matchups that beg serious scrutiny of […]

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