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Gameday at TCU – Step 1 of a Texas Two-Step

A picture perfect fall evening greeted me as I drove to Ft. Worth and the campus of Texas Christian University.   The fifth-ranked Horned Frogs were hosting Big 12 foe West Virginia  in a primetime Thursday night tilt.  It was my first time visiting TCU to see a game and the thing that struck me, as I walked through the campus was [ . . read more . . ]

The Cardiac Cats are coming

WEEK ONE OF THE 2015 SEASON HAD ME IN Evanston, Illinois to see the Northwestern Wildcats host the favored No.21 Stanford Cardinal.  I met numerous fans, saw a great game and had a wonderful time. I’ll have a full report next Friday in my story, 10 Big Days in Big 10 Country. Subscribe or like us on Facebook to get it delivered [ . . read more . . ]

Game day at Syracuse — LSU fans try to drink the town dry!

I made the trip to Syracuse New York not knowing exactly what to expect on this ACC campus.   What I learned about this basketball school, is that they love their football as well.  I had never been to Syracuse, and had several misconceptions about the university.   What I learned was that football is alive and well here.    The [ . . 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 . . ]