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Kathryn Kimmell, a 2012 intern at the NFF Headquarters in Irving, Texas, and a member of the Notre Dame marching band, shares her thoughts on her part in the school's historic trip to play Navy in Ireland in September 2012. A few weeks I go I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel to Dublin, Ireland with the Notre Dame band to support the Fighting Irish football team. From the welcoming Irish people to the exciting football game, this weekend was one that I will never forget. Upon our arrival in Dublin, we were given only a few hours of free time before we had to begin rehearsal for the pep rally that was held at the O2 Lounge. All around the streets of downtown there were banners for the game, and even though it was a home game for Navy, there seemed to be a few more Irish fans. All of the Temple Bar district was reserved for an Irish tailgate on Saturday before the game. On Friday, we rehearsed from 10:00 a.m. up until the pep rally which began in the late evening. The atmosphere of th ... Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 10/17/2012 5:22 PM By pmarwill

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Over the past three months, it has been my special honor to celebrate the life of Fred Russell, a 20th century icon in the sports journalism industry.  “Life of Dreams: The Good Times of Sportswriter Fred Russell” (Mercer University Press, 2012) is a freelance project I began in the summer of 2005, and after several years of interviewing, researching, writing, and editing, the first complete biography of Russell arrived in bookstores earlier this summer.   Read the rest of entry »

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Periodically, Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, will provide insights about rules changes and the mindset of college football referees. The CFO is the national professional organization for all football officials who work games at the collegiate level.  Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 8/13/2012 11:30 AM By anonymous

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Periodically, Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, will provide insights about rules changes and the mindset of college football referees. The CFO is the ... Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 7/9/2012 3:48 PM By anonymous

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SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. – Keith Jackson, native of Roopville, Ga., and the long time face and voice of college football on ABC-TV, has always enjoyed his surroundings on Whitespeak Drive where the focal Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 7/2/2012 8:29 AM By anonymous

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At the US Military Academy on Saturday, the seniors on the Black Knight football team who led the 2011 team were among the 972 graduates awarded degrees and sworn in as commissioned second lieutenant Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 5/31/2012 1:22 PM By anonymous

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Periodically, Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, will provide insights about rules changes and the mindset of college football referees. The CFO is the na Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 5/25/2012 10:14 AM By anonymous

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Charlie Trippi was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959.Charley Trippi is a Georgia treasure.  Though not a native—like another remarkable transplant to achieve super stardom, Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 5/22/2012 10:00 AM By anonymous

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There is life after football, but it is not the good life for many NFL players, who seem to frequently find themselves in disharmony with the world. They find themselves broke, having squande Read the rest of entry »

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Periodically, Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, will provide insights about rules changes and the mindset of college football referees. The CFO is the na Read the rest of entry »

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