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Heroes of higher order

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Tennessee’s First Bowl Game One Of Its Greatest

Winners of nearly 70 percent of the games they’ve played in their 123-year gridiron history, plus 16 conference championships, six national championships and 25 bowl games, the Volunteers of Tennessee have long been one of the storied programs in college … Continue reading

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When The Bear Gave Baron A Run For His Money

When football fans think of Paul “Bear” Bryant, nearly all of them automatically think of his great Alabama teams that featured the likes of Joe Namath, Kenny Stabler and LeRoy Jordan. And when Kentucky fans think of their great mid-century … Continue reading

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One Of Gridiron’s Greatest Rivalries – Huskers vs. Sooners

For a perfect example of how too much money can corrupt a sport, it’d be hard to top the ending of the Oklahoma-Nebraska rivalry.  Casting aside 98 years of  blood, grit, and history for the sake of a bigger TV … Continue reading

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The Sooners’ Last Yard

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Oklahoma’s Tearaway Jerseys And The Tearing Away From The Pack

Bud Wilkinson’s Oklahoma Sooners were the indisputable team of the 50’s. They began with a 35-0 rout of LSU in the 1950 Sugar Bowl and by the end of the decade lost only 9 games out of 105. They rattled … Continue reading

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