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Missouri, Alabama, and College Football’s New Role

“It’s hard to rally around a math class.” — Bear Bryant, on football’s role on campus. Football can be classified as a game or sport. And in the South, it has been called a religion. Now, it has become a … Continue reading

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Georgia-Notre Dame: Dawgs Break New “Ground”

It begins in 2017! #Dawgs vs Fighting Irish. The one and only meeting #DawgsOnTop 17-10 pic.twitter.com/SJbtnyF1OP — Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) June 25, 2014 OK, UGA fans, you have three years to program the address of Notre Dame’s home football stadium … Continue reading

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Vince Dooley and gardening

You could almost have grown a forest since Vince Dooley coached the Georgia Bulldogs. And Dooley practically has. “From field goals to marigolds” is one title Dooley suggested for the speech he gave recently (10/15/2010) at an Atlanta-area college. In … Continue reading

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Vince Dooley and football’s growth

Now the Christmas season is in full swing, and that means a slew of football bowl games, most of which mean nothing to most people. By my count, there are 34 postseason affairs. That means roughly half the FBS teams … Continue reading

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For Dawgs, a ’74 deja vu

Georgia Tech was playing in Athens. The Yellow Jackets were running a triple-option offense under a first-year coach. Georgia was having a mediocre season. It was a cool, rainy day. And Georgia Tech won. Sound like 2008? Well, actually, that … Continue reading

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