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My GameDay experience in Dallas – Discovering a gem

Traveling all over the country like I do to attend a different college football game each weekend has led me to many great experience, and every so often I to run into an unexpected gem.   This past weekend was my first time visiting Southern Methodist University in Dallas and I fell in love with this campus and all it had to offer.   [ . . read more . . ]

Gameday in Lubbock…Honoring a Great

Gabe Rivera was one of the greatest players to ever wear the red and black, he was enshrined into Texas Tech’s prestigious Ring of Honor on Saturday before the Red Raiders faced off against the Razorbacks on Sept. 13. He became the fourth member of the Ring of Honor, joining Donny Anderson, E.J. Holub, and Dave Parks. Rivera was [ . . read more . . ]

My Gameday Experience in Austin – Hook em’ Horns

The University of Texas has long been high on my list of college campuses to visit because of the history and tradition.  The last few years, the schedule hasn’t worked for me to get there, so this year, I made Austin, Texas the first stop on my season-long trek across America. I arrived on campus a few hours before kickoff, and was [ . . read more . . ]

Great Atmosphere in Lubbock, Texas

Raider Nation is very excited about the upcoming season. For the first time in history Texas Tech sold out all season tickets. With that involves very high expectations for the upcoming season. We have a good team here in Lubbock with several outstanding players that are returning from last year. Davis Webb the quarterback is on the [ . . read more . . ]

The Horseshoe – 99 Day Countdown Reason #87

This week we are writing about some of our favorite stadiums.  Monday, we covered the Big House in Ann Arbor, and yesterday it was Sun Devil Stadium.  Today, it’s Ohio Stadium,located in Columbus, known as “The Horseshoe” and the home of the Ohio State Buckeyes. A revolutionary design  When Ohio Stadium opened in [ . . read more . . ]

Gameday in Columbia, Missouri – It’s a Jungle Out There

BY MICHAEL LEESE It just so happened that I was in a hotel elevator in Memphis when I spotted a gentleman wearing his Missouri Tiger gear. I asked what he was doing in Memphis and he replied that he and a few friends were on their way to the Mississippi game that Saturday. A friendship was kindled and I was asked if I would like to [ . . read more . . ]