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This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19 – Dec. 25

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19 - Dec. 25   As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 2001 - No. 25 Marshall and East Carolina staged perhaps the wildest bowl game in college football history in the GMAC Bowl in Mobile, ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12 – Dec. 18

    This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12 - Dec. 18 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years.
  FEATURED MOMENT: 
December 15, 1962 - In the second and final Gotham Bowl at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, N.Y., College Football Hall of Fame coach Bob ... Full Story

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

                December 5, 2011    Yikes!  Fourteen 6-6 Teams In Bowl Games?   I don’t know about you, but I’m already on Travelocity, checking out airline and hotel deals for New Year’s Eve in San Francisco! What could be better? Dinner at Restaurant Gary Danko, just off Fisherman’s Wharf………..Quail Stuffed with Foie Gras, Mushrooms, Quinoa, Savoy Cabbage, Cipollini-Pecan Chutney and a Bread Dumpling ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5 - Dec. 11 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years FEATURED MOMENT: December 7, 1996 - For the first time in 33 years, No. 23 Army and Navy came to Philadelphia both sporting winning records. With President Bill Clinton in ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

  As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years.    This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4   FEATURED MOMENT: November 29, 1996 - With identical 7-0 conference records, No. 5 Colorado marched to Lincoln, Neb., to face College Football Hall ... Full Story

This should be the end of Paterno State

This should be the end of Paterno State

It's a tragedy, but it's not a coincidence that abuses occur when football program is allowed free rein.         This should be the end of Paterno State By Bill Plaschke November 9, 2011, 10:45 p.m. As university presidents throughout the country view the steaming pile of rubble that was once college football's greatest coach and its most admired program, they should understand one thing. None of this is a coincidence. It is no coincidence that the ... Full Story

Why Are Penn State And Nebraska Playing On Saturday?

Why Are Penn State And Nebraska Playing On Saturday?

      By Mike Moran     It is becoming the question that I keep asking myself, repeatedly. Why are Penn State and Nebraska going to play a college football game on Saturday? The more I ponder the question, the more reasons I find to question the contest, as unpopular as the concept of cancellation may seem to most. As I watched the chaos unfold last night in State College after the announcement by the Trustees of Penn State that coach Joe ... Full Story

This Week In College Football History

This Week In College Football History

Jan. 3 - Jan. 9 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: January 4, 2000- College Football Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden led Florida State to its second national title in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans as the No. 1 Seminoles topped No. 2 ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  Dec. 20 - Dec. 26 December 22, 1979- College Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno and Penn State upset No. 15 Tulane at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, 9-6. Despite out-rushing Tulane by 250 yards and posting 27 first downs, the Nittany Lions managed just three Herb Menhardt field goals to provide the winning margin. The victory was Paterno's seventh bowl win. He will look for his 25th bowl win versus Florida in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa. OTHER NOTABLE ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 – Dec. 19

FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 1980- No. 14 BYU mounted an enormous comeback to stun No. 19 SMU, 46-45, in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Prolific tailbacks Craig James and Eric Dickerson combined to rush for 335 yards and four touchdowns to build a 45-25 Mustangs lead with 4:07 to play. College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards’ Cougars then sprung to life, with the help of an onside-kick recovery and a blocked punt, to put BYU within six ... Full Story

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