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What to Watch this Weekend

With eight weeks down and six weeks remaining, only four teams remain unbeaten. Will one lose this weekend?  There are several great games, but only two games featuring two Top-25 teams. TEMPLE (4-2) AT CENTRAL FLORIDA (4-2) This is a key game for both teams in the battle for American Athletic Conference supremacy. The Owls have been [ . . read more . . ]

What to Watch this Weekend

Even though there is only one game featuring two ranked teams this weekend, there are several games that should be good, as rivals old and new face each other.  The weekend highlight is a classic SEC border-battle. No. 6 GEORGIA 1-0 AT No. 24 SOUTH CAROLINA 1-1 The game will feature two of the best running backs in the nation, [ . . 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 . . ]

Texas Tech Escapes El Paso With a Win

  The Red Raiders had to travel to El Paso to play UTEP in a late Saturday night game. The game didn’t start until 10:00 PM which is a little later than normal. Texas Tech was hoping for a big improvement from the Saturday before when they squeaked out a victory over Central Arkansas. Texas Tech actually started very slow and [ . . read more . . ]

Week One in RaiderLand

Lubbock, Texas was rocking with crazy Red Raider fans on Saturday, the stadium was filled with nothing but excitement for the first game. The stadium was packed and the fans were great especially the student section. They proved why Texas Tech was selected to have the best student section in the Big 12. It was a slower start and not as [ . . read more . . ]

“Blackout Thursday” Gameday at Baylor

BY MICHAEL LEESE It was “Blackout Thursday” in Waco, Texas as the No.6 Baylor Bears were set to host the No.10 Oklahoma Sooners. The game was billed as the “Biggest game in school history.” The fans were here hours before kickoff, gearing up for the big nationally televised game.  Baylor was 7-0 and still had [ . . read more . . ]

Calling them Hogs, Gameday at Arkansas

BY MICHAEL LEESE The first thing you need to know about attending a game at the University of Arkansas is how to call the Hogs. This has to be one of the better traditions in the country and there is a right way and a wrong way to do it, as I found out. I am proud to admit I had several fans get me dialed in before game time, so I was [ . . read more . . ]