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.This article covers college (American) football played in the United States.^ That is american college football.
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^ Lichtenfels played baseball and football in college.
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^ More College Football articles .
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For other sorts of college football, see College football (disambiguation).
.NCAA Football redirects here.^ Here are some of the top ncaa football headlines after week three of the 2009 college football picks season.
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^ Click here for NCAA football betting from Pinnacle!

^ With the latest edition of NCAA Football out, IGN Guides is here with an excellent guide to lead you and your team to the NCAA Championship.
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.For the video game series, see NCAA Football series.^ NCAA Football 07 - Video Game Review .

^ NCAA Football 05 - Video Game Review .

^ NCAA Football 2009: GAME MODES .

For the current season of Bowl Subdivision play, see 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season
A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force
.College football refers to American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges and military academies.^ College Football Wikipedia Information College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies.
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^ College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies.
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^ Wikipedia College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies.
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.It was through college play that American football first gained popularity in the United States.^ College football is getting to be as popular as professional football.
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^ The first intercollegiate college football game was played on November 6, 1869.
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^ That is american college football.
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History

A college football game between Texas Tech and Navy
.Modern American football has its origins in various games, all known as "football", played at public schools in England in the mid-19th century.^ The 1st American football game was played under Rugby rules.
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^ American football has roots in several English games also known as football.
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^ NCAA Football 09 All-Play .
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.By the 1840s, students at Rugby School were playing a game in which players were able to pick up the ball and run with it, a sport later known as Rugby football.^ The 1st American football game was played under Rugby rules.
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^ Eventually the game would be known as Rugby football.
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^ He is an extremely physical player that plays the type of football the Steelers are known for.

.The game was taken to Canada by British soldiers stationed there and was soon being played at Canadian colleges.^ Let the games begin--again: HBCU coaches and administrators give their play-by-play accounts of the benefits of reviving college football programs.
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^ East-West Shrine Game 2010 Playing in a college all-star football game might not be as important as it once was, but there are still more than enough potential pros willing to give it a go.

^ But, college QBs generally play reasonably consistently game in and game out – at least Senior QBs do – at least Senior QBs that have been extremely consistent the rest of their careers do – at least Senior QBs that have receivers like Briscoe and Meier … do.

.The first football game played between teams representing American colleges was an unfamiliar ancestor of today's college football, as it was played under soccer-style Association rules.^ The 1st American football game was played under Rugby rules.
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^ College's first Hall of Fame game.
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^ More College Football rules .

[1] .The game between teams from Rutgers College (now Rutgers University) and the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) took place on November 6, 1869 at College Field (now the site of the College Avenue Gymnasium at Rutgers University) in New Brunswick, New Jersey.^ Many date the first college football to an 1869 game played between Princeton and Rutgers.
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^ The first documented intercollegiate football game was played in New Brunswick, New Jersey on November 6, 1869.
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^ By 1869 these games had expanded to become contests between colleges.
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.Rutgers won by a score of 6 "runs" to Princeton's 4.[2][3][4] The 1869 game between Rutgers and Princeton is important in that it is the first documented game of any sport called "football" (which also encompasses the game of Association Football) between two American colleges.^ NCAA College Football Scores and Matchups Live NCAA college football scores and game matchups.

^ Princeton and Rutgers were both chosen as the first college football national champions in 1869.

^ College's first Hall of Fame game.
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.It is also notable in that it came a full-two years before a codified rugby game would be played in England.^ References to Texas not playing in the Big 12 championship last year: at least once every two times Texas is mentioned.
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^ Tickets for the game are $8 for General Admission and $5 for students (with ID) and staff from the two colleges (with ID), senior citizens and children under 12 years old....
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^ Schultz played two years at Orange Coast and McCloskey one.
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.The Princeton/Rutgers game was undoubtedly different from what we today know as American football.^ The Early Years of College Football After the first college football game in 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton, it took another two decades before the sport even remotely resembled today's game.

^ The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the University of Virginia’s final home football game of the 2009 season against Virginia Tech will kick off at 3:30 p.m.
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^ Princeton and Rutgers were both chosen as the first college football national champions in 1869.

.Nonetheless it was the forerunner of what evolved into American football.^ Walter Camp was the man who fashioned American football into the game we recognize today.
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.Another similar game took place between Rutgers and Columbia University in 1870 and the popularity of intercollegiate competition in football would spread throughout the country.^ This is going to be another tough football game.
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^ The first documented intercollegiate football game was played in New Brunswick, New Jersey on November 6, 1869.
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^ To this day, Mr. Butler is a huge supporter of Louisburg College athletics, with a special place in his heart for the game he played and continues to love – football.
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.The American experience with the rugby-style game that led directly to present-day college football continued in 1874 at a meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts between Harvard University and Montreal's McGill University.^ Is college football a positive influence in American universities?
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^ The first game which allowed some ball carrying was an 1874 showdown between Harvard and McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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^ That is american college football.
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.The McGill team played a rugby union-style game, while Harvard played under a set of rules that allowed greater handling of the ball than soccer.^ The game is played by 2 opposing teams of 11.

^ But this game was much more like European football, known in America as soccer, because players could advance the ball only by kicking it.
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^ The first game which allowed some ball carrying was an 1874 showdown between Harvard and McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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.The teams agreed to play under compromise rules.^ Our team of handicappers have supplied our members with news, stats, and college bowl plays loaded with more information located under the navigation bar.
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^ This allows for any music to be set to play under a large group of different circumstances for all 120 teams.

.The Harvard students took to the rugby rules and adopted them as their own.^ Initiated by Universities of Harvard and Yale, the rules set by this organization were soon adopted by all the major college football teams.
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[5]
Walter Camp, the "Father of American Football", pictured here in 1878 as the captain of the Yale Football team
.The first game of intercollegiate football in the United States between two American colleges that most resembles today's game was between Tufts University and Harvard on June 4, 1875 at Jarvis Field in Cambridge, Massachusetts, won by Tufts 1-0.[6] A report of the outcome of this game appeared in the Boston Daily Globe of June 5, 1875. Jarvis Field was at the time a patch of land at the northern point of the Harvard campus, bordered by Everett and Jarvis Streets to the north and south, and Oxford Street and Massachusetts Avenue to the east and west.^ College's first Hall of Fame game.
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^ College Football is one of the most dominant sports traditions of today.
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^ What are the most prestigious college football programs?
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.In the Tufts/Harvard game, participants were allowed to pick up the ball and run with it, each side fielded eleven men, the ball carrier was stopped by knocking him down or "tackling" him, and the inflated ball was egg-shaped – the combination of which marks this game as the first game of American football.^ "We were moving the ball down the field and then we'd stall.
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^ Football loses first game of the Season .
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^ The Knights' running game also picked up against Mendocino.
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.A photograph of the 1875 Tufts team commemorating this milestone hangs in the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana.^ Talk about everything from recruiting to the college football hall of fame.
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^ The College Football Hall of Fame is among the best, and I feel honored to have visited it.

^ Walker is a member of both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame.
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.Harvard and Yale also began play in 1875 though under rules that made their game, as well as the aforementioned Princeton/Rutgers game, significantly different from what we know as American Football compared to the Tufts/Harvard contest which is more closely the antecedent to American Football than these other games.^ More College Football games in HD than ever before .
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^ Slowly the game began to be more organized and played between teams.
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^ As it is getting down to crunch time in the college football season we decided to put together a page that has all the FBS games that will be on in HD this upcoming week plus the game (Harvard at Yale).
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.The longest running rivalry and most played game between two American colleges is between Lafayette College and Lehigh University.^ For example, a QB (Quarterback) is measured by the pass completion and/or total yards passed while the RB or Running Back is measured by total yards rushed in the game and/or the average yards per play.
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^ Before most Carroll College football fans have even had their morning cup of joe, thrown on their purple stocking caps and joined the tailgating revelers for today’s NAIA semifinal game between the No.
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^ Most Valuable College Football Teams Forbes, January 18, 2010 The University of Texas Longhorns won't play for the national championship until Jan.
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.Walter Camp, known as the "Father of American Football", is credited with changing the game from a variation of rugby into a unique sport.^ Walter Camp was the man who fashioned American football into the game we recognize today.
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^ But this game was much more like European football, known in America as soccer, because players could advance the ball only by kicking it.
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.Camp is responsible for pioneering the play from scrimmage (earlier games featured a rugby scrum), most of the modern elements of scoring, the eleven-man team, and the traditional offensive setup of the seven-man line and the four-man backfield.^ The game is played by 2 opposing teams of 11.

^ Former Texas QB Vince Young will make his second appearance and it marks the third time four former Longhorns will play in the game.

^ Twenty-one players from the seven-county area are on the roster for the North, ready to play the South team the day before Ohio State's spring football game.
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Camp also had a hand in popularizing the game. .He published numerous articles in publications such as Collier's Weekly and Harper's Weekly, and he chose the first College Football All-America Team.^ He was also named first team All-OAC. .
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^ First of all college football does not have a playoff system.
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^ More College Football articles .
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1906 St. Louis Post-Dispatch photograph of Brad Robinson, who threw the first legal forward pass
.College football increased in popularity through the remainder of the 19th century.^ College football has a devoted fan base to this day, though, and remains the most popular college sports, even more so than college basketball and March Madness.
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^ Why is college football more popular than the NFL? This question has a very simple answer: pure, unadulterated love of the game.
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^ College football is more popular then pro football for many different reasons.
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It also became increasingly violent. .In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt threatened to ban the sport following a series of player deaths from injuries suffered during games.^ At that time, football players were often injured and sometimes killed during play--in 1905 alone, there was a staggering total of eighteen deaths.
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^ Because President Theodore Roosevelt expressed concern about the unfortunate level of violence associated with football, more than sixty representatives from different colleges met to discuss the issues plaguing their beloved game.
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^ During the regular season, those who enter the fantasy game choose players which will be part of their team for the entire season.
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.The response to this was the formation of what became the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which set rules governing the sport.^ This resulted in the formation of Intercollegiate Football Association that formalized the set of rules for this sport.
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^ The National College Athletic Association, or NCAA, was first formed in 1906.
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^ With the formation of NCAA or National Collegiate Athletic Association, the 'unsafe' tag was permanently removed from the face of college football.
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.The rules committee considered widening the playing field to "open up" the game, but Harvard Stadium (the first large permanent football stadium) had recently been built at great expense; it would be rendered useless by a wider field.^ If so, this would be a great game.
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^ Football loses first game of the Season .
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^ It opens up the field.
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The rules committee legalized the forward pass instead. .The first legal pass was thrown by Bradbury Robinson on September 5, 1906, playing for coach Eddie Cochems, who developed an early but sophisticated passing offense at Saint Louis University.^ Former University of Florida football player Wondy Pierre-Louis, who is accused of choking his girlfriend, has been released from a Florida county jail after posting bail.
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^ But Davis — a former head coach of the NFL's Cleveland Browns who also had success at the University of Miami (Fla.
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^ Capital is the most talented team that we have played up to this point,” said head coach Joe Loth, who is in his sixth season at his alma mater.
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Another rule change banned "mass momentum" plays (many of which, like the infamous "flying wedge", were sometimes literally deadly).
.Even after the emergence of the professional National Football League (NFL), college football remained extremely popular throughout the U.S.[7] Although the college game has a much larger margin for talent than its pro counterpart, the sheer number of fans following major colleges provides a financial equalizer for the game, with Division I programs – the highest level – playing in huge stadiums (five of which have seating capacity exceeding 100,000).^ It is the historic black college football programs, the college football mascots, the revered college football stadiums.
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^ With the tools and information we provide, you can play football at college level.

^ Are there any College Football Fans around?
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.In many cases, the college stadiums employ bench-style seating (as opposed to individual seats with backs and arm rests).^ Adam Rittenberg, Big Ten ...pro-style offense in place and not many college teams run one anymore.
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^ The rest came from a relentless running game by Bakersfield College that added up to a 30-0 victory over beleaguered Moorpark at Griffin Stadium.
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.This allows them to seat more fans in a given amount of space than the typical professional stadium, which tends to be a bit more luxurious.^ I'm of the opinion that fans should be frustrated more when a big contract prevents a coach from getting fired than when a big contract is paid to get a coach to come.
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^ This year probably sheds more light on the subject than any other given the high-profile nature of the coaches that have recently left their po$...
  • College Football : College Football News and Photos - OrlandoSentinel.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.orlandosentinel.com [Source type: News]

^ Why college football is more popular than professional football, simple the passion of college football.
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.Overall, college football draws greatly more attendees than its professional counterpart.^ College football history is more than just the college football team.
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^ Why college football is more popular than professional football, simple the passion of college football.
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^ More college football .
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[8][9]
.College athletes, unlike professionals, are not permitted by the NCAA to be paid salaries.^ Gamerosters.com, LLC is not affiliated in any way, shape, or form, legally or professionally, with the NCAA, its universities and/or colleges, or conferences, or EA Sports or any of their affiliates, private, commercial, or civil.
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^ Turning college athletes into professionals would be a terrible idea.
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^ Less than 5% of high school senior athletes make it to the NCAA and continue their career in college.

.Many do receive athletic scholarship and financial assistance from the university.^ Each year colleges award more than $1.2 Billion in scholarship and financial aid directly related to your ability and willingness to play collegiate athletics for them!

^ Universities hoped, he says, that the idea of athletic scholarships would immunize them it has against legal claims to workers' compensation for...
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Season schedule

.The college football season currently begins Labor Day weekend, one week earlier than the NFL. From 1982 until 2003, the regular season was officially ushered in by the Kickoff Classic (other pre-season games such as the Eddie Robinson Classic and the Pigskin Classic have also been played).^ We have NEVER had a losing NFL or College season!
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^ I will run one each day up until the BCS Championship game.

^ At the end of the day, college football is a business.
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.Recent NCAA rules changes have eliminated these games.^ Rules changes for 2006 would shorten games 04/20/06 ....
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^ However, there is a huge difference between the rules and method of these two games.
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^ Note: When betting a total, these rules apply: (a) The game must go nine innings , or 8 1/2 innings if the home team wins.
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.The regular season continues through early December with the season's penultimate weekend holding several conference championship games and rivalry games.^ Have a ten game regular season, with the Conference Champ… .
  • College Football Playoff Fans - College Football Fans United For A Playoff 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.collegefootballplayoff.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Get rid of conference championship games.
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^ Then the Southeastern Conference picked up South Carolina and Arkansas to become a 12-team league, and used a rule established for a Division II league to have their own December conference championship game.
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.Starting in the 2009 season, the regular season finale, the Army–Navy Game, is one week later.^ Worst Game of the 2009 Season .
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^ Every week is a one-game season.” .
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^ The season finale will start at 1:30 p.m.
  • Hanover College : Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hanover.edu [Source type: General]

.The postseason consists of a series of bowl games that showcase the top 64 college teams.^ Decade In Review Top teams, games .
  • NCAA College Football Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - College Football - ESPN 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]
  • NCAA College Football Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - College Football - ESPN 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sports-att.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Schedules, scores and polls National television schedule AP, coaches' final Top 25 rankings Final Bowl Championship Series standings Final team-by-team results Final standings for FBS, FCS conferences Final offensive, defensive team rankings Final team-by-team statistics .
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC rss.nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]

^ Feel free to browse the links below to learn more about each individual college bowl game.
  • 2009 Bowl Schedule: 2009-2010 College Football Bowl Game Schedule & Payouts 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.football-bowl.com [Source type: General]

.Bowl games generally match two teams of similar standing from different conferences.^ Next two weeks are the bowl games.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ What bowl games are tied into what conferences?

^ Schedules, scores and polls National television schedule AP, coaches' final Top 25 rankings Final Bowl Championship Series standings Final team-by-team results Final standings for FBS, FCS conferences Final offensive, defensive team rankings Final team-by-team statistics .
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC rss.nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]

.Division I Bowl Subdivision (still widely known by its former designation of Division I-A) football is the only NCAA sport which does not decide its champion with a playoff.^ NCAA football playoff system.
  • Amazon.com: The College Football Community 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ NCAA Division II playoffs.
  • Official Athletic Site of West Liberty University 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hilltoppersports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You can still have the bowls and a playoff.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

.In the past, the unofficial national champion was determined by various polls, such as the AP Poll, Coaches Poll, and the United Press International Poll.^ The Broncos have moved up one spot, to number 21 in this week's national NAIA coaches poll.
  • Hastings College - Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hastings.edu [Source type: General]

^ The NJCAA poll released today crowned Blinn College the national champion for 2009.
  • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

^ Earlier this month, a House subcommittee approved legislation aimed at forcing college football to switch to a playoff system to determine its national champion.
  • Poll: College Football Playoff Favored By Majority 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This system was problematic because two polls often named different champions and the two highest ranked teams after the regular season were not guaranteed to meet in a bowl game.^ These teams split the regular season meetings, so this time it’s for keeps.

^ Next two weeks are the bowl games.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the first time for the two teams to meet.

NCAA Division II game between Northeastern State and East Central Universities in Oklahoma
.Since 1998, the (still unofficial) National Championship has been determined by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS).^ Bowl Championship Series officials rejected a plan Wednesday to turn the much-criticized system for deciding a national champ into a four-team playoff, starting in the 2010 season.
  • College Football News | College Football Recruiting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fumbled.org [Source type: General]

^ Schedules, scores and polls National television schedule AP, coaches' final Top 25 rankings Final Bowl Championship Series standings Final team-by-team results Final standings for FBS, FCS conferences Final offensive, defensive team rankings Final team-by-team statistics .
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC rss.nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]

^ NCAA College Football For those who do not follow college football, the Bowl Championship Series is a system, separate from the NCAA, which ranks teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division 1A).
  • College Football Tickets, NCAA packages, Online college football tickets, NCAA College Sports Tickets - 2009 Football Ticket 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.collegefootballtickets.com [Source type: General]

.This formula, incorporating numerous computer rankings and human polls, is used to determine the top two teams in the country.^ Beyond Polls: Where do the top teams stand?
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

^ With just two weeks left until National Signing Day, there are still numerous top prospects who have yet to make their college choices.

^ Schedules, scores and polls National television schedule AP, coaches' final Top 25 rankings Final Bowl Championship Series standings Final team-by-team results Final standings for FBS, FCS conferences Final offensive, defensive team rankings Final team-by-team statistics .
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football News - College Football Top Stories - Breaking News Coverage -- Find Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-10 & Big Ten - Game Recaps, Scores, Schedule, Odds & Weekly Matchups - nbcsports.msnbc.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC rss.nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: News]

[10] .From 1998 to 2005, the two teams competed in one of the four BCS bowl games in a set rotation.^ Next two weeks are the bowl games.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ Will it take one game, or two, or more?
  • Football - Current Students - Moorpark College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.moorparkcollege.edu [Source type: News]

^ You want BCS bowl games?
  • College Football Tickets | NCAA College Football Schedules and Tickets 2009-2010 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.gotickets.com [Source type: General]

.Starting in the 2006 season, the BCS National Championship Game, was added.^ Who will win the BCS National Championship game?
  • College Football Bowl Games | postcrescent.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

^ Bowl Championship Series officials rejected a plan Wednesday to turn the much-criticized system for deciding a national champ into a four-team playoff, starting in the 2010 season.
  • College Football News | College Football Recruiting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fumbled.org [Source type: General]

^ For the hard core fan the publication of the first college football magazine of the season starts the hunt for the (sort of still mythical) college football championship.
  • NFL Odds College Football Odds NFL line NFL lines Vegas Odds NFL betting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sportsaction.com [Source type: News]

.The game is played after completion of the BCS Bowls and the site rotates every year between the four BCS Bowls: the Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, and Sugar Bowl.^ Bowl Season Jan 2010: Rose Bowl Jan 2010 : Fiesta Bowl Jan 2010 : Orange Bowl Jan 2010 : Sugar Bowl .
  • College Football Tickets, NCAA packages, Online college football tickets, NCAA College Sports Tickets - 2009 Football Ticket 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.collegefootballtickets.com [Source type: General]

^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Here's a look at the best pro prospects playing in the four BCS bowl games.
  • College Football: News & Videos about College Football - CNN.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.The first BCS Championship game was held on January 8, 2007 in the new University of Phoenix Stadium, the new home of the Fiesta Bowl.^ New Year's Day Bowl game?
  • The700Level.com - Philly Sports & Minutiae: College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.the700level.com [Source type: General]

^ The sites for the four BCS bowls — the Rose, Orange, Sugar and Fiesta — take turns hosting a championship game between the top two teams in the BCS standings, which are based on two human polls and six computer ratings.
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

^ BCS National Championship Game Tickets The six conferences with an automatic bid to a BCS bowl game are the Atlantic Coast, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pacific-10 and Southeastern.
  • College Football Tickets, NCAA packages, Online college football tickets, NCAA College Sports Tickets - 2009 Football Ticket 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.collegefootballtickets.com [Source type: General]

This system is not without controversy. .Some critics argue that the system unfairly favors teams from large conferences and that the process used to select the teams can be just as arbitrary as the earlier poll system.^ Both of these teams will be at large selections.

^ The Orange Bowl pits the ACC's top team against a BCS at-large selection.

^ He is one of just six players from the MIAA to be selected to any of the three All-North Region Teams.
  • Kalamazoo College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.kzoo.edu [Source type: General]

.Also, the Bowl Championship Series champion has not always been the undisputed national champion; for example, in 2003, the Associated Press and Bowl Championship Series chose different champions, which is what the system was designed to prevent.^ Bowl Championship Series 2010 .

^ NCAA College Football For those who do not follow college football, the Bowl Championship Series is a system, separate from the NCAA, which ranks teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division 1A).
  • College Football Tickets, NCAA packages, Online college football tickets, NCAA College Sports Tickets - 2009 Football Ticket 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.collegefootballtickets.com [Source type: General]

^ Bowl Championship Series officials rejected a plan Wednesday to turn the much-criticized system for deciding a national champ into a four-team playoff, starting in the 2010 season.
  • College Football News | College Football Recruiting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fumbled.org [Source type: General]

.However, most years do have a consensus national champion.^ I’ll do a final wrap of the season once the national champion is crowned in January, Meanwhile, have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year; enjoy the bowl season!

^ The National Junior College Athletic Association is pleased to announce that this year’s national champion in football will be decided on the field and not via a final poll.
  • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

^ However, the conference champion can forego that automatic bid if it is playing for a national championship.
  • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

.On the other hand, as recent years have proven, a team with an unblemished, undefeated record does not always guarantee at least a share of the National Championship.^ The Big Ten posted four bowl wins and ended the year with more top-16 teams than any other conference.

^ His two national championships will never be forgotten as fans reminisce about a man that once vowed that his team wouldn’t lose again.

^ Two years ago in Morgantown, West Virginia entered the Backyard Brawl on the cusp of a spot in the national championship game.
  • College Football: News & Videos about College Football - CNN.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Following the season, a series of all-star bowl games are played in January with the nation's best seniors being selected to participate.^ View all BCS National Championship tickets Bowl Games .
  • College Football Tickets | NCAA College Football Schedules and Tickets 2009-2010 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.gotickets.com [Source type: General]

^ The game will double as the National Bowl.
  • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

^ NBA All Star Game tickets .
  • College Football tickets, College Football schedules,College Football seating charts, buy College Football tickets, College Football ticket broker 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.frontrow.com [Source type: News]

These games include the East-West Shrine Game, the Hula Bowl, the Senior Bowl, and the newly-established Texas vs. The Nation Game, although in 2009 the Hula Bowl was not played due to lack of interest. .Under NCAA rules, players with remaining college eligibility are not allowed to participate in these games.^ Meyer said Kiffin’s comments alleging the Gators violated NCAA rules to get players are “water under the bridge a long time ago.” We’ll see.
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

^ Georgetown senior running back Ted Sberna (shown above) had 18 carries for 158 yards for the Tigers and was named one of the College Fanz players of the game.

^ Sports arrest , college football , NCAA , players , robbery , scandal , Tennessee Volunteers .
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

.The length of the season has gradually increased over the course of the game's history.^ History Home Seasons In Review Greatest Games Playoff Scores History State Champions Historical Statistics .
  • College Football - 5A Texas Football Forum 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC forums.5atexasfootball.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In spring 2005, the NCAA ruled that teams could schedule twelve regular-season games (up from eleven) beginning in the 2006 season.^ Both games are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

^ The spring game completes the off-season practice schedule for the Tigers.

^ "College football season was extra nerve wrecking this season thanks to the CFFL. I never thought that I could care about so many different teams.
  • College Fantasy Football online at The CFFL -- where College football meets Fantasy football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.cffl.com [Source type: General]

[11] .(NCAA teams in Alaska and Hawaii, and their home opponents, are allowed to schedule an extra game over and above this limit.^ NCAA does not hold a tournament for this form but still teams from Division I FBS participate in this format and the Bowl Games it hosts.
  • College Football Tickets - NCAA Football Tickets 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: News]

^ Football Schedule Revealed (04/09/2007) Golden Eagles open with three straight home games The 2007 SUNY Brockport Football schedule was revealed.
  • Football | The College at Brockport Athletics Online 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.brockport.edu [Source type: News]

^ The only circled game on the Gators schedule was next: LSU. The Tigers simply don’t lose home, night games at Death Valley.

)[12][13] .This decision was met with some criticism from those who claimed that expanding the season would overwork the athletes.^ After the 1998 season his responsibilities expanded to offensive coordinator, a goal he had set for some time.

^ This can lead bettors, especially those who are new to the game, to make uninformed decisions.
  • NFL Odds College Football Odds NFL line NFL lines Vegas Odds NFL betting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sportsaction.com [Source type: News]

^ Loth, who is in his seventh season at his alma mater, will be taking a close look at some of the new players stepping into the starting lineup at Bethany.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

[14] .Furthermore the ACC, Big 12, C-USA, MAC, and the SEC all offer conference championship games, while others, like the Big East, Big Ten, MWC, Pac-10, Sun Belt, and WAC, do not.^ Oregon will win the Pac 10 Championship.

^ Big 12 Championship .
  • Fantasy College Football - RotoWire.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.rotowire.com [Source type: General]

^ Big 12 Conference .
  • College Football Reference 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC cfreference.net [Source type: General]

.This extends the season for the teams who play in a conference championship game, while teams from the latter six conferences do not have to play or practice an extra week.^ The Cardinals have six road games this season.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

^ "Who cares if the season extends three weeks with a playoff system?

^ Get rid of conference championship games.
  • Congress: Leave college football alone | Mr. College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: General]

Official rules and notable rule distinctions

A night game between Harvard and Brown, September 25, 2009
.Although rules for the high school, college, and NFL games are generally consistent, there are several minor differences.^ Blinn College high school signees .
  • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

^ Tickets for the game are $8 for General Admission and $5 for students (with ID) and staff from the two colleges (with ID), senior citizens and children under 12 years old....
  • Cerritos College Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.cerritos.edu [Source type: News]

^ But, college QBs generally play reasonably consistently game in and game out – at least Senior QBs do – at least Senior QBs that have been extremely consistent the rest of their careers do – at least Senior QBs that have receivers like Briscoe and Meier … do.

.The NCAA Football Rules Committee determines the playing rules for Division I (both Bowl and Championship Subdivisions), II, and III games (the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a separate organization, but uses the NCAA rules).^ The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) also crowns a national champion for smaller colleges.

^ The game will double as the National Bowl.
  • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

^ Gaming , Sports BCS , college football , Congress , national championship , NCAA , playoff .
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

.
  • A pass is ruled complete if one of the receiver's feet is inbounds at the time of the catch.^ Rafferty, who ranks sixth for passing efficiency in NCAA Division III, completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 253 yards and one touchdown.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Eidson completed one pass of 50 yards to Carl Givens and had two other passes to Givens of 31-yards each.
    • Football - Westminster College - Fulton, Missouri 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.westminster-mo.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Georgia Tech quarterback Josh Nesbitt only passed the ball nine times in the loss; completing just two passes.
    • College Football Picks - NCAA Football Selections 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.bankrollsports.com [Source type: News]

    .In the NFL both feet must be inbounds.
  • A player is considered down when any part of his body other than the feet or hands touches the ground (from a tackle or otherwise), with the sole exception of the holder for field goal and extra point attempts.^ Shasta missed three extra-points, but also blocked three Comet field-goal attempts.
    • Football - Athletics - Shasta College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.shastacollege.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ In the NFL, the receiver must have control of the ball and get both feet down .
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Freshman Kelly Crowley hit a 36-yard field goal and made all four of his extra points, while Brad Winters boomed a couple of 45-yard punts.
    • Football - Athletics - Shasta College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.shastacollege.edu [Source type: News]

    .In the NFL a player is active until he is tackled or forced down another way by a member of the opposing team (down by contact).
  • The clock stops after the offense completes a first down and begins again—assuming it is following a play in which the clock would not normally stop—once the referee declares the ball ready for play.^ Left tackle Andy Fries was named to the first team offense.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ In college, the clock stops any time there is a first down.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Bowman had seven stops vs. Bethany while Woodfork had six tackles, a forced fumble, and two pass-breakups.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    .In the NFL the clock does not explicitly stop for a first down.^ In college, the clock stops any time there is a first down.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If a team is losing and the clock stops after every first down, it gives the losing college team more time to make a comeback.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Game Clock: In college football, the game clock stops whenever a first down is achieved, but in the NFL the clock continues to run after a first down (unless the player goes out of bounds or a time out is called).
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The clock also stops when a player runs out of bounds or is tackled out of bounds and when a team calls a timeout.
  • Overtime was introduced in 1996, eliminating ties.^ From there, the Broncos were able to run the clock out.
    • Hastings College - Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hastings.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Four downs proved fruitless and Navarro took over in the red zone satisfied to run out the clock and stay undefeated.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ "Right before the play, we called a timeout," said Urbina, a freshman from Canyon Country Canyon, "and the coach came up to me and said, Go out there and make a play.'
    • Football - Current Students - Moorpark College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.moorparkcollege.edu [Source type: News]

    .When a game goes to overtime, each team is given one possession from its opponent's twenty-five yard line with no game clock, despite the one timeout per period and use of play clock.^ In the NFL, when a game goes to overtime, the teams play a sudden-death quarter.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They each get a turn (possession) from the opponent’s 25 yard line.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ For college football - football odds betting or football betting line is available througout the week prior to the games being played.
    • NFL Odds College Football Odds NFL line NFL lines Vegas Odds NFL betting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sportsaction.com [Source type: News]

    .The team leading after both possessions is declared the winner.^ The team winning after both teams get a chance to score is declared the winner.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .If the teams remain tied, overtime periods continue, with a coin flip determining the first possession.^ Neither team scored in the first overtime.
    • Hope College | Athletics 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hope.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Fullerton wound up tying the game with 56 seconds to play, sending it to the first overtime.
    • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ The Red Devils scored in the closing minute of the first half and the two teams went to halftime tied 14-14.
    • Football - Westminster College - Fulton, Missouri 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.westminster-mo.edu [Source type: General]

    .Possessions alternate with each overtime, until one team leads the other at the end of the overtime.^ Burns, who leads the Muskie spread option attack, went 17-of-30 for one touchdown in the team’s 13-7 loss at Defiance back on September 5.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Two touchdown runs by Mosier and one key play by the special teams enabled Moorpark to take a 14-10 lead at halftime.
    • Football - Current Students - Moorpark College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.moorparkcollege.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ The teams that are hot towards the end of the season will continue to play until they lose, without weeks of idle.
    • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

    .Starting with the third overtime, a one point PAT field goal after a touchdown is no longer allowed, forcing teams to attempt a two-point conversion after a touchdown.^ The Two-Point Conversion Starts on the 3rd yard line.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The two-point conversion failed.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Otterbein missed the one-point conversion.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    .(In the NFL overtime is decided by a 15-minute sudden-death quarter, and regular season games can still end in a tie if neither team scores.^ Which teams still need a game for 2009?
    • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

    ^ With the win, the Cardinals are 15-2 over their last 17 regular-season games.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ In the NFL, when a game goes to overtime, the teams play a sudden-death quarter.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Overtime for regular season games in the NFL began with the 1974 season.^ Although Baldwin-Wallace is 9-11 over its last 20 regular-season games, the Yellow Jackets boast one of the winningest programs in college football.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Return to hotels near football stadium venues menu search college Football tickets - regular season + bowl games see also hotels near college basketball venue arenas .
    • hotels near college football stadiums + tickets - ncaa division 1 conference venues - regular season and bowl games - accommodations and tickets for your big event sports and concert travel 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hotelsnearbigticketvenues.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Otterbein, 16-2 overall in its last 18 regular-season games, travels to Marietta next Saturday for a 1:30 p.m.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    .In the post-season, if the teams are still tied, teams will play additional overtime periods until either team scores.^ Neither team scored in the first overtime.
    • Hope College | Athletics 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hope.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Rafferty scored on the first play from scrimmage in the third overtime on a 25-yard run.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Capital is the most talented team that we have played up to this point,” said head coach Joe Loth, who is in his sixth season at his alma mater.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    )
  • .
  • Extra point tries are attempted from the three-yard line.^ Pourfallah, a transfer from San Jose State, averaged 46.0 yards on three punts, two inside the 20 and one which was caught at the 1-yard line.
    • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ He nailed all three of his field-goal attempts of 32, 25, and 32 yards; and all four extra points.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ The Quakers missed the extra-point attempt and the score stood at 14-6 at halftime.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    .The NFL uses the two-yard line.^ In the NFL, it starts from the second yard line.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Pourfallah, a transfer from San Jose State, averaged 46.0 yards on three punts, two inside the 20 and one which was caught at the 1-yard line.
    • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ The drive came short when Ball intercepted the ball on the fourth down at the two-yard line, and giving the Tigers the dramatic win.

    This counts as one point. .Teams can also go for "the two point conversion" which is when a team will line up at the three yard line and try to score.^ The Two-Point Conversion Starts on the 3rd yard line.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The two-point conversion failed.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ A two point conversion rush failed.
    • Hastings College - Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hastings.edu [Source type: General]

    .If they are successful, they receive two points, if they are not, then they receive zero points.
  • The defensive team may score two points on a point-after touchdown attempt by returning a blocked kick, fumble, or interception into the opposition's end zone.^ The point after attempt was blocked.
    • Hastings College - Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hastings.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ But it wasn't to be as Hope's attempt to kick the extra and tying point was blocked.
    • Hope College | Athletics 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hope.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ FOOTBALL TEAM DEFEATS DEFIANCE 20-19 The Spartan football team used some key defensive stops and an interception return for a touchdown, along with a two-play, 93-yard drive to give Manchester a 20-19 win over Defiance in HCAC action Saturday afternoon.
    • Manchester College Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.manchester.edu [Source type: General]

    .In addition, if the defensive team gains possession, but then moves backwards into the endzone and is stopped, a one point safety will be awarded to the offense, although, unlike a real safety, the offense kicks off, opposed to the team charged with the safety.^ Tech's Dykes: "We’re going to have to score points because it’s going to be hard to stop a lot of these teams on offens 2 days ago @ ESPN_Others The WAC had six teams ranked in the top 17 in total offense this past year.
    • NCAA College Football Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - College Football - ESPN 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]
    • NCAA College Football Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - College Football - ESPN 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sports-att.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The third quarter turned into a defensive struggle as the teams were scoreless on five possession exchanges.
    • Hope College | Athletics 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hope.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Each time the teams meet, 1 point is awarded to the winner or a ½ point if they meet twice, such as in basketball.

    .In the NFL, a conversion attempt ends when the defending team gains possession of the football.
  • The two-minute warning is not used in college football, except in rare cases where the scoreboard clock has malfunctioned and is not being used.
  • There is an option to use instant replay review of officiating decisions.^ At the end of the day, college football is a business.
    • College Football tickets, College Football schedules,College Football seating charts, buy College Football tickets, College Football ticket broker 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.frontrow.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Are there any College Football Fans around?
    • College Football // BlogCatalog Topic // BlogCatalog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blogcatalog.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Categories: College football , NFL draft .
    • NFL Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC nflblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

    .Division I FBS (formerly Division I-A) schools use replay in virtually all games; replay is rarely used in lower division games.^ It wasn't only lower-tier NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision teams (formerly Division I-A) navigating the county to find talent.
    • High School & College Football 2009 Scores, Ratings & Rankings| Regional & National | SportsPower 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.sportspower.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Only one CSU school has any business playing Division I FBS football: Fresno State.
    • College football: Picks of the week | College Hotline 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC blogs.mercurynews.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Require all 1-A schools to play twelve games.

    .Every play is subject to booth review with coaches only having one challenge.^ Before 1998, bowl revenue was shared only by the conferences that had teams playing in the major bowl games , (2.3 MB) but the BCS changed the system to share the revenue with every conference.

    ^ The only thing about Quinn is he didn't call his own plays when he coached under Brian Kelly who is now at Notre Dame.

    ^ This year, we again have two teams with one loss each playing for the ‘championship,’ while two undefeated teams and four additional teams with only one loss will play in bowl games, but none can become ‘champion,” he said.
    • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

    .In the NFL, challenges are only automatic in the final two minutes of each half.
  • In the 2006 season, the game clock was started when the ball was declared ready for play after the defensive team (during a scrimmage down) or the receiving kick (during a free kick down) was awarded a first down, reducing the time of games.^ This is the first time for the two teams to meet.

    ^ Another of many firsts, it is the only time the two NAIA teams have met.

    ^ Football loses first game of the Season .
    • Football - Current Students - Moorpark College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.moorparkcollege.edu [Source type: News]

    .This rule only lasted one year.
  • In the 1984 season, the ball was placed on the 30 yard line (instead of the 20) if a kickoff sailed through the end zone on the fly and untouched.^ On the kickoff, Hayes returned the ball to the Bulldog 49 yard line.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ He averaged 43.5 yards on two punts, placing one inside the 20-yard line.
    • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ The Vikes and Saints last met last season with the Vikings winning 30-27 on a field goal in the closing seconds.
    • NFL Football Picks | College Football Picks | Free NFL & NCAA Football Picks at VegasTopDogs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.vegastopdogs.com [Source type: General]

    .This rule was rescinded after one year.
  • Among other rule changes to 2007, kickoffs have been moved from the 35 yard line back five yards to the 30 yard line to match that of the NFL. Some coaches and officials are questioning this rule change as it could lead to more injuries to the players as there will likely be more kickoff returns.^ On the kickoff, Hayes returned the ball to the Bulldog 49 yard line.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ There were questions about his coach coming in.

    ^ In the NFL, it starts from the second yard line.
    • The 7 Major Differences Between NFL and College Football | Stiletto Sports 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.stilettosetsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [15] .The rationale for the rule change was to help reduce dead time in the game.^ Rules changes for 2006 would shorten games 04/20/06 ....
    • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

    ^ JV GAME START TIME CHANGED The Bronco JV game versus Doane on Monday, September 7th has been moved to 3:00 pm .
    • Hastings College - Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hastings.edu [Source type: General]

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National championships

Team maps

Bowl games

Number of bowl games per state for the 2009-2010 season.
.Unlike most other sports—collegiate or professional—the Football Bowl Subdivision, formerly known as Division I-A college football, does not employ a playoff system to determine a champion.^ The BCS is considered the alternative to the "traditional" playoff systems which exist in the lower divisions of college football and in other NCAA sports.
  • College Football tickets, College Football schedules,College Football seating charts, buy College Football tickets, College Football ticket broker 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.frontrow.com [Source type: News]

^ Econbrowser: College football playoffs Econbrowser .
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^ What are the most prestigious college football programs?
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

.Instead, it has a series of "bowl games."^ A non-BCS team has never played in the national championship game in the history of the Bowl Championship Series, and out of the 47 BCS bowl games played since 1998, non-BCS teams have played four times.

.The annual national champion is determined by a vote of sports writers and other non-players.^ The national champions in other major college sports are determined by playoff systems.

^ Referring to principle rather than the power of Rhodes’ law firm is what appeals to those who want a FAIR and JUST way to determine a national champion.
  • Congress: Leave college football alone | Mr. College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: General]

^ Many fans and sports commentators argue that a playoff system should replace the BCS as the method of selecting the national champion.

.This system has been challenged but little headway has been made given the entrenched vested economic interests in the various bowls.^ The lobbying power of those vested interests is precisely a lobby on behalf of maximizing total economic surplus.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ I dont know if that is the case with a playoff, but stating that "lobbying power of those vested interests is precisely a lobby on behalf of maximizing total economic surplus."
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ The parties with current vested interests might lose out under a playoff system, but someone else would gain.
  • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

.A bowl game is a post-season college football game, typically in the Division I Bowl Subdivision.^ College Football Bowl Game Schedule 12/03/06 ....
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

^ Football loses first game of the Season .
  • Football - Current Students - Moorpark College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.moorparkcollege.edu [Source type: News]

^ The best bowl game of the season.
  • Campus Confidential - Newsday - College Sports News & Commentary 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.newsday.com [Source type: News]

.The first bowl game was the 1902 Rose Bowl, played between Michigan and Stanford; Michigan won 49-0. It ended when Standford requested and Michigan agreed to end it with 8 minutes on the clock.^ The sites for the four BCS bowls — the Rose, Orange, Sugar and Fiesta — take turns hosting a championship game between the top two teams in the BCS standings, which are based on two human polls and six computer ratings.
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ But the Bulldogs finished second in the WAC in 2008, gaining the program its first bowl game and bowl victory (Independence) in 30 years.
  • Campus Confidential - Newsday - College Sports News & Commentary 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.newsday.com [Source type: News]

.That game was so lopsided that the game was not played annually until 1916, when the Tournment of Roses decided to reattempt the postseason game.^ Penn State played their annual Blue/White game in front of a record crowd of 71,000 yesterday in Happy Valley.
  • The700Level.com - Philly Sports & Minutiae: College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.the700level.com [Source type: General]

^ Cal's done it before but had it tucked away for a few games until UCLA. Offensively it wasn't Cal using a trick play but plays smartly designed to get the ball to their best players.

^ Last season in Westerville, John Carroll tripped up Otterbein, 35-33, in a game that wasn’t decided until after three overtime periods.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

.The term "bowl" originates from the shape of the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California, which was built in 1923 and looked like a bowl.^ It's the stadium, the backdrop, the tradition, the aesthetics, the hokey traditions like the Beef Bowl at an L.A. steakhouse, the Rose Parade, and sunny southern California.Before we get to all the links, how about a song from the great Randy Newman?There are other bowl games.
  • College Football | GazetteOnline.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC gazetteonline.com [Source type: General]

^ Oregon State Beavers : James and Jacquizz Rodgers return on an Oregon State team looking to get over the Pac 10 hurdles of USC and Oregon and into the Rose Bowl.

^ For a team that has dominated the Big Ten, like Ohio State has done, the Ohio State Buckeyes have not played in the Rose Bowl since 1997.
  • College Football Picks - NCAA Football Selections 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.bankrollsports.com [Source type: News]

.This is where the name came in to use, as it became know as the Rose Bowl Game.^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ A Rose Bowl.I've covered 19 bowl games, 17 involving Iowa.
  • College Football | GazetteOnline.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC gazetteonline.com [Source type: General]

^ While it doesn't formally say so in the name, Thursday's "BCS National Championship Game" is most definitely a bowl game.
  • College Football: News & Videos about College Football - CNN.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Other games came along and used the term "bowl", whether the stadium was shaped like a bowl or not.^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ It's the stadium, the backdrop, the tradition, the aesthetics, the hokey traditions like the Beef Bowl at an L.A. steakhouse, the Rose Parade, and sunny southern California.Before we get to all the links, how about a song from the great Randy Newman?There are other bowl games.
  • College Football | GazetteOnline.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC gazetteonline.com [Source type: General]

^ We have to treat this like any other game,” said Loth, who is in his sixth season at his alma mater.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

.At the Division I FBS level, teams must earn the right to be bowl eligible by winning at least 6 games during the season.^ All teams must win to win the bet.
  • VEGAS.com: Gaming: Sports Book Betting 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www2.vegas.com [Source type: General]
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^ What teams are bowl eligible?
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

^ Bowl update: What teams are bowl eligible?
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

.They are then invited to a bowl game based on their conference ranking and the tie-ins that the conference has to each bowl game.^ The match-ups of those games are decided based on the champions from the six BCS conferences and two at-large bids.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ SPARTANS FALL TO MT. ST. JOSEPH 31-7 Manchester dropped its first conference game of the year Saturday as they fell to #28 Mt.
  • Manchester College Athletics - Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.manchester.edu [Source type: General]

^ The six conferences with an automatic bid to a BCS bowl game are the Atlantic Coast, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pacific-10 and Southeastern.
  • College Football tickets, College Football schedules,College Football seating charts, buy College Football tickets, College Football ticket broker 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.frontrow.com [Source type: News]

.For the 2009 season, there were 34 bowl games, so 68 of the 120 Division I FBS teams were invited to play at a bowl.^ The best bowl game of the season.
  • Campus Confidential - Newsday - College Sports News & Commentary 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.newsday.com [Source type: News]

^ College Football Bowl Game Television Schedule Despite what you may hear from skeptics, there's no better season in all of sports than college football bowl season and the complete television schedule for the bowl games is right here on Fanblogs, brought to you by BangTheBook.com.
  • MAC Football - Fanblogs College Football Blog 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.fanblogs.com [Source type: General]

^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

.These games are played from mid-December to early January and most of the later bowl games are typically considered more prestigious.^ The game will be played on January 5th.
  • College Football Top 25 Rankings - NCAA Football Rankings 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.bankrollsports.com [Source type: General]

^ More importantly, it’s the seniors’ last game and it’s the most important game we will have played this season.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

^ Before 1998, bowl revenue was shared only by the conferences that had teams playing in the major bowl games , (2.3 MB) but the BCS changed the system to share the revenue with every conference.

.After the Bowl Championship Series, additional all-star bowl games round out the post-season schedule through the beginning of February.^ Bowl Championship Series rankings of the 2009 season.
  • College Football | GazetteOnline.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC gazetteonline.com [Source type: General]

^ NBA All Star Game tickets .
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^ Both games are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.
  • Otterbein College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.otterbein.edu [Source type: General]

Bowl Championship Series (BCS)

.The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other for a National Championship game.^ Those two will meet in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner to be crowned national champion.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ In nonconference play against teams from Bowl Championship Series conferences, the record is 4-7.

^ The game will double as the National Bowl.
  • Palomar College FOOTBALL 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.palomar.edu [Source type: General]

.The system also selects matchups for the other prestigious BCS bowl games.^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ All five BCS bowls rotate venues similar to today – one of them also gets the National Title game and another gets only the Final Four.
  • Congress: Leave college football alone | Mr. College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: General]

^ The GMAC Bowl continues its tradition of finishing the non-BCS bowl games on the eve of the National Championship Game.

.The ten teams selected include the conference champion from each of the six BCS conferences plus four others ("at-large" selections).^ The BCS conferences have stronger teams in them.

^ Both of these teams will be at large selections.

^ The sites for the four BCS bowls — the Rose, Orange, Sugar and Fiesta — take turns hosting a championship game between the top two teams in the BCS standings, which are based on two human polls and six computer ratings.
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

.The top-ranked and second-ranked teams are pitted in the BCS National Championship Game in order to crown an unofficial NCAA Division I FBS national football champion.^ Those two will meet in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner to be crowned national champion.
  • College Football Tickets - College Football Dates, College Football Events 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Gaming , Sports BCS , college football , Congress , national championship , NCAA , playoff .
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^ College Football Top 25 Rankings .
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.The winner is also required to be voted number one by the Coaches Poll, however the AP Poll remains free to crown a different team as national champion and thereby create a split championship.^ Those two will meet in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner to be crowned national champion.
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^ Over the years national champions have been crowned as follows: .

^ NJCAA poll crowns Blinn national champion .
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.It has been in place since the 1998 season.^ Still, they haven’t had a losing season since 1998.
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.Prior to the 2006 season eight teams competed in four BCS Bowls.^ The sites for the four BCS bowls — the Rose, Orange, Sugar and Fiesta — take turns hosting a championship game between the top two teams in the BCS standings, which are based on two human polls and six computer ratings.
  • College Football | Lucas Oil Presents MavTV's The Works 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC mavtv.com [Source type: General]

^ Besides the BCS title game, there is also four other BCS Bowls which are the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
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^ Prior to the Sugar Bowl, the undefeated Utes were not deemed worthy of an invitation to the BCS National Championship Game.
  • College Football tickets, College Football schedules,College Football seating charts, buy College Football tickets, College Football ticket broker 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.frontrow.com [Source type: News]

.The BCS replaced the Bowl Alliance (in place from 1995–1997), which followed the Bowl Coalition (in place from 1992–1994).^ They followed up the 1994-95 titles with a shared title in 1997.
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Awards

See also

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.scarletknights.com/football/history/first-game.asp - note that the London Football Association's rules were adopted at the time
  2. ^ NFL History at the National Football League website, accessed 10 September 2006.
  3. ^ Rutgers Through the Years (timeline), published by Rutgers University (no further authorship information available), accessed 12 January 2007.
  4. ^ Tradition at www.scarletknights.com. Published by Rutgers University Athletic Department (no further authorship information available), accessed 10 September 2006.
  5. ^ Infamous 1874 McGill-Harvard game turns 132 at McGill Athletics, published by McGill University (no further authorship information available). This article incorporates text from the McGill University Gazette (April 1874), two issues of The Montreal Gazette (14 May and 19 May 1874). Accessed 29 January 2007.
  6. ^ Smith, R.A. "Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics", New York: Oxford University Press, 1988
  7. ^ Harris Interactive Poll While Still the Nation's Favorite Sport, Professional Football Drops in Popularity - Baseball and college football are next in popularity
  8. ^ NCAA 2006 Attendance Statistics
  9. ^ NFL 2006 Attendance Press Release
  10. ^ "About the BCS" (HTML). Bowl Championship Series. http://www.bcsfootball.org/index2.cfm?page=about. Retrieved 2006-07-18.  
  11. ^ "Div. I-A Football Gets 12th Game" (HTML). NCAA. 2005-04-19. http://www.ncaasports.com/story/8429299. Retrieved 2006-07-18.  
  12. ^ "NCAA Bylaw 17.31.2 (Alaska/Hawaii, Additional Football Contest)". NCAA. https://goomer.ncaa.org/wdbctx/LSDBi/LSDBi.LSDBiPackage.DisplayBylaw?p_Division=1&p_IndexName=ManualIndex&p_PkValue=1788&p_TextTerms=(hawaii)&p_TitleTerms=ThisIsADummyPhraseThatWillNotBeDuplicated&p_BylawNum=17.31.2&p_Text=1_17_29_2.HTML&p_ViewAdopted=Adopted&p_BylawType=0&p_ProposedDate=&p_AdoptedDate=&p_EffectiveDate=01-JAN-2000&p_HeadFoot=1&p_CallCount=1. Retrieved 2008-12-08.  
  13. ^ "NCAA Bylaw 17.11.5.2 (Annual Exemptions)". NCAA. https://goomer.ncaa.org/wdbctx/LSDBi/LSDBi.LSDBiPackage.DisplayBylaw?p_Division=1&p_IndexName=ManualIndex&p_PkValue=20695&p_TextTerms=(hawaii)&p_TitleTerms=ThisIsADummyPhraseThatWillNotBeDuplicated&p_BylawNum=17.11.5.2&p_Text=1_080502115250.HTML&p_ViewAdopted=Adopted&p_BylawType=0&p_ProposedDate=&p_AdoptedDate=01-NOV-2007&p_EffectiveDate=01-AUG-2008&p_HeadFoot=1&p_CallCount=1. Retrieved 2008-12-08.  
  14. ^ "NCAA ponders adding 12th game to college football season" (HTML). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2004-11-22. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04266/383404.stm. Retrieved 2006-11-22.  
  15. ^ "Kickoffs from 30 yard line could create more returns, injuries" (in English) (HTML). AP. April 16, 2007. http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaaf/news?slug=ap-ncaa-rules&prov=ap&type=lgns. Retrieved 2007-08-17.  
  16. ^ "NCAA Football Rules Committee Votes To Restore Plays While Attempting To Maintain Shorter Overall Game Time" (HTML). NCAA. 2007-02-14. http://www2.ncaa.org/portal/media_and_events/press_room/2007/february/20070214_football_cmtee_rls.html. Retrieved 2007-08-17.  
  17. ^ NCAA Division I Football Championship - Official Web Site

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Doak Walker Award (Running back)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Wide receiver)
Freshman of the Year
Jack Lambert Trophy (linebacker)
Jack Tatum Trophy (defensive back)
Jim Brown Trophy (running back)
Jim Parker Trophy (offensive lineman)
Jim Thorpe Award (Defensive back)
College Football Performance Awards (Various positions)
John Mackey Award (Tight end)
Johnny Unitas Award (Senior quarterback)
Lombardi Award (Lineman/linebacker)
Lott Trophy (Defenseman)
Lou Groza Award (Placekicker)
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award (Student-athlete)
Manning Award (Quarterback)
Outland Trophy (Interior lineman)
Paul Warfield Trophy (wide receiver)
Quarterback of the Year
Ray Guy Award (Punter)
Sammy Baugh Trophy (Quarterback)
Ted Hendricks Award (Defensive end)
Tight End of the Year
William V. Campbell Trophy (Student-athlete)
Wuerffel Trophy (Humanitarian-athlete)
COACHING: AFCA Coach of the Year (1935) • Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1957) • SN Coach of the Year (1963) • Walter Camp Coach of the Year (1967) •
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year (1976) • Woody Hayes Trophy (1977) • Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year (1986) •
George Munger Award (1989) • Home Depot Coach of the Year (1994) • AP Coach of the Year (1998) • Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award (2006) •
Broyles Assistant Coach of the YearAFCA Assistant Coach of the Year
DIVISION I FCS awards: Walter Payton Award (Div. I FCS offensive player) • Buck Buchanan Award (Div. I FCS defenseman)
Eddie Robinson Award (Div. I FCS coach)
CONFERENCE awards: Big 12 awardsBig East awardsBig Ten awards (MVP) • MAC awardsPac-10 awardsSEC awards
OTHER DIVISIONS / ASSOCIATIONS: Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) • Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) • Melberger Award (Div. III) • Rawlings Award (NAIA)
MOST INSPIRATIONAL individual or team: Disney's Wide World of Sports Spirit Award
HALL OF FAME: College Football Hall of Fame

Quotes

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From Wikiquote

.College football is American football played by teams of students fielded by American universities and colleges, including United States military academies.^ The College football academy is also a great asset to the team.
  • Doncaster College Deaf Football Club 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.deaf-college.com [Source type: General]

^ Copyright 2009 Play College Football .
  • Play College Football | How To Get Recruited to Play College Football | eBook 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC playcollegefootball.com [Source type: General]

^ College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies.
  • College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.yardbarker.com [Source type: General]
  • College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.yardbarker.com [Source type: General]

.It was the venue through which American football first gained popularity in the United States.^ College football was the first form of American football to gain widespread popularity.
  • College Football - Bowl Games, Conferences, History 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.footballbabble.com [Source type: General]

^ It was the venue through which American football first gained popularity in the United States.
  • College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.yardbarker.com [Source type: General]
  • College Football Rumors, Blogs, Videos, News, Discussion, Scores, Standings, Schedules 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.yardbarker.com [Source type: General]
  • College Football - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]
  • College Football Tickets, College Football Football Tickets 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.wstickets.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football - Topics - Breitbart.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.breitbart.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football News - The Sacramento Bee 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.sacbee.com [Source type: News]
  • College Football Tickets : Buy College Football Ticket at TicketsInventory 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketsinventory.com [Source type: General]

^ COLLEGE FOOTBALL College football was the venue through which American football first gained popularity in the United States.
  • COLLEGE STUDENT: College Football; www.students.net 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.students.net [Source type: News]

.College football remains extremely popular today among students, alumni, and other fans of the sport, particularly in the Southern and Midwestern parts of the country.^ College Football remains extremely popular today among students, alumni, and other fans of the sport.
  • College Football Tickets, College Football Football Tickets 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.wstickets.com [Source type: News]

^ College football is getting to be as popular as professional football.
  • FootballFresh - College Football Blog » College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.footballfresh.com [Source type: News]

^ Betting football or other sports?

Contents

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  • My mom said "you are either going to be in jail, or be killed". So I decided to do something different because I didn't want to be in one of those postions, so I kind of focused on football and took off from there.^ So I want to find out from you Football Nuts out there what you think.

    ^ You can go online and request a package(NCAA wed site) or your athletic programs at your high school should have them there.
    • Ncaa Football - Football Related About Football Information 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www.nokiasugarbowl.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The "central mean" gives the most weight to the middle team(s) in the group and progressively less weight to teams as you go away from the middle in either direction, up or down.
    • College Football Ratings Page 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.kiva.net [Source type: General]

    .
  • "Iowa and Minnesota play for a pig, a statuette rendition of the actual brother of a porcine star of a Will Rogers movie.^ The young, star Blitzball player is up to play.
    • IGN PSP: Games, Cheats, News, Reviews, and Previews 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC psp.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Texas has so many that even OU has more than half of their roster from the great Lone Star state Is Dennis Dixon the best NCAA quarterback so far????
    • Ncaa Football - Football Related About Football Information 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www.nokiasugarbowl.com [Source type: General]

    ^ TUSCOLA — A caller cast a net recently, asking questions and looking for dirt on former Jim Ned High star and current University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy.
    • College Football News for Abilene, TX from Abilene Reporter News 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.reporternews.com [Source type: General]

    .I would like to remind you that this is, on balance, a marvelous nation.^ However, we would like to remind everyone of the ...
    • College Football Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC technorati.com [Source type: General]
    • College Football Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC technorati.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Would you like to comment?
    • College Football on Flickr - Photo Sharing! 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.flickr.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Which one of the following broadcast elements would you like to see more of?
    • tbs.com - College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.tbs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    "
  • "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog."
  • "We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time."
  • "I’m like a lot of coaches. .I have a lot of corny saying, but one of them is ‘there are two types of class, there’s first class and there’s no class.’"
  • "I was tremendously honored to make the All-American team but I don't feel that I have to strain to live up to some mythical something.^ Two football players make all-NESCAC team .
    • Hamilton College - Athletics - Men's Football Overview 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.hamilton.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ First, there is no such thing as the best team in the country.
    • Econbrowser: College football playoffs 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It makes no difference which team wins.
    • VEGAS.com: Gaming: Sports Book Betting 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www2.vegas.com [Source type: General]
    • VEGAS.com: Gaming: Sports Book Betting 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www.vegas.com [Source type: General]

    .Yesterday's sports hero is a lot like yesterday's newspaper--you always know there's a fresh one coming tomorrow."^ I like where you are coming from.
    • College Football Recruiting Overdrive | NCAA Recruiting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ncsasports.org [Source type: General]

    ^ In addition, you will want to know if there is parity in the sport.
    • NFL Sports Pick | Football Picks | NFL Pro College Football Pick Handicapping 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.jimfeist.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Which one of the following broadcast elements would you like to see more of?
    • tbs.com - College Football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.tbs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

  • "Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones."
  • "When people used to see Wake Forest on the schedule, they used a pen to mark down a `W.' We're at the point now where we at least make them use a pencil."
  • "In the next four years, I'll give you at least one national championship."

Unsourced

  • Sometimes a Pirate beats a Soldier. .
    • Mike Leach, Head Coach Texas Tech Red Raiders, Texas Techs win over Texas A&M.
  • If anything goes bad, I did it.^ McNeill played defensive back for the...
    • College Football Bowl Games | postcrescent.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC topics.gannett.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Full Image East tight end Clay Harbor, right, of Missouri State, is brought down by West defensive back Darrell Stuckey, from Kansas,...
    • Excite - College Football Home 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC sports.excite.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Iowa State's back seven reads opposing quarterbacks' eyes and plays the ball well.
    • NCAA College Football Take 2 - College Football - ESPN - ESPN 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC insider.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

    If anything goes semi-good, we did it. .If anything goes really good, then you did it.^ We did some good things in the run game and pass game, and we did a good job controlling the line of scrimmage on offense, which is something we really needed to do.” .

    .That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.^ Football picks that will keep you winning all season.
    • NFL Sports Pick | Football Picks | NFL Pro College Football Pick Handicapping 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.jimfeist.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The biggest game of the college football year to date takes place on Saturday, as Alabama takes on Florida for the SEC Championship.
    • ESPN - College Pick 'em - Game Home 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC games.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Let Tickets To Go get those hard to find NCAA football game tickets and NCAA bowl tickets for you.
    • College Football Tickets - NCAA Football Tickets - Division 1A 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.ticketstogo.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Let's win one for the Gipper.^ ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE : jerseys and apparel .
    • College apparel, NCAA apparel, college football jerseys, college basketball jerseys, NCAA youth apparel 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.onthefield.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Boise State coach Petersen wins Bear Bryant award .
    • Newsvine - college-football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.newsvine.com [Source type: News]

    ^ University of Alabama Crimson Tide's victory ov...
    • LexisNexis News - Latest News from over 4,000 sources, including newspapers, tv transcripts, wire services, magazines, journals. 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www6.lexisnexis.com [Source type: News]

    .
  • We want to build a university of which the football team can be proud.^ Former UR head coach returns to college game from NFL .
    • College Football | Augusta Free Press 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC augustafreepress.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I have never seen a game so crazy in which neither team wanted to win.

    ^ Navy will be undefeated when it plays Notre Dame.

  • "First, Notre Dame has to lose."
    • Darrell Royal on how to win a national championship [1]
  • College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
    • Elbert Hubbard [2]
  • A tie is like kissing your sister. .
    • Daugherty, Duffy [3]
  • "If my mother put on a helmet and shoulder pads and a uniform that wasn't the same as the one I was wearing, I'd run over her if she was in my way.^ Within a few minutes, my husbands brand new NFL football helmet was on its way to our house.

    ^ Garcia had seemingly put himself in line as one of South Carolina's alltime heroes with his late run.
    • College Football: Florida 24, South Carolina 14 | Salisbury, NC - Salisbury Post 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.salisburypost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But wasn’t my election to the Cedar Rapids City Council enough of a jolt for one week?
    • College Football | GazetteOnline.com 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC gazetteonline.com [Source type: General]

    And I love my mother."
  • "When in doubt, punt!"
  • "Gentlemen, it is better to have died as a small boy than to fumble this football."
  • "Hey, we're like soldiers. .Would you go to the Roman army and ask them if they thought they were going to win the battle?^ So I thought they were going to over pursue.
    • Blinn College football 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.blinn.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ A win and they go 9-4 on the year.
    • NCAA Football Polls 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www.docsports.com [Source type: General]

    ^ We knew that they were going to bring it and you could see the reason why they got here.

    .If I didn't think we could win, I wouldn't be here.^ This one is tough, because I think Uncle Phil Fulmer could coax eight wins out of the Vols heading into the bowl game.
    • NCAA Football Polls 25 September 2009 6:42 UTC www.docsports.com [Source type: General]

    I'd stay home and get fat." .
  • A lot of fans were drawn to me because they knew that whatever the score was, I was going to run as hard as I could on every play.^ They play hard and play together and for each other.” .
    • Football - Athletics - Shasta College 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.shastacollege.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ Associated press COLUMBIA, S.C. — As he watched South Carolina inch closer to a go-ahead score early in the fourth quarter, Florida coach Urban Meyer knew it was time for one of his Gators to make a play.
    • College Football: Florida 24, South Carolina 14 | Salisbury, NC - Salisbury Post 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.salisburypost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ We knew that they were going to bring it and you could see the reason why they got here.

    .You don't have that now, you have guys waiting for next week or even next year."^ NEW YORK — Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh bulled past the guys who play the glamour positions and proved you don’t have to score touchdowns or toss passes to be the player of the year.
    • College Football News for Abilene, TX from Abilene Reporter News 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.reporternews.com [Source type: General]

    ^ We even make things better/easier by including all of last year’s pics after the jump , leaving you with 59 images to prepare for the season .
    • Photo Gallery Of Hot College Football Girls | YepYep - Your Daily Waste Of Time 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC yepyep.gibbs12.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ College football bet lines come out Sunday evening and the majority of the games are not until the next Saturday.  That gives you plenty of time to plan out a strategy and pick out football betting winners for the NCAA football betting week.
    • College Football Betting 10 February 2010 13:36 UTC www.sbgglobal.com [Source type: News]

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  2. Culpepper, Chuck, "JUST FOLLOW THE BOUNCING BALL TO PASADENA", The Oregonian, 2001-11-16.
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  6. Darrell K. Royal Appreciation Page (in English) (HTML). Darrellroyal.org. Retrieved on [[2006-07-31]].
  7. Jim Grobe (in English) (HTML). wakeforestsports.CSTV.com. Retrieved on 2006-11-13.
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College football is American football played by teams of students from different American universities, colleges, and military academies. Play between colleges first made American football popular in the United States. College football is still popular today among students, alumni, and other fans of the sport.

National championships

  • NCAA Division I-A national football championship
  • NCAA Division I FCS national football championship
  • NCAA Division I FCS Consensus Mid-Major football national championship
  • NCAA FCS Year-by-year playoff results
  • NCAA Division II national football championship
  • NCAA Division III national football championship
  • NAIA national football championship
  • NJCAA National football championship

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