Archive for October, 2010

Football Fanatics and Freaks

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Rabid Football Fandom Football fanatics and freaks are what makes sports in general, and NFL and NCAA football in particular, such cultural phenomena. Football homers and rabid fans maintain interest levels and drive ticket sales, especially when times are tough for a team. Those crazy football fans provide much of the color and “identity” of the team, maintaining huge buzz when things are going good, spark huge backlash when things go badly, and otherwise provide the support that an

Football Cheers and Chants

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Football Cheerleaders and Crowd Yells There are a million football cheers and chant, and I know I’m going to forget some of the best, but I wanted to list some of the commonest and best football chants, fight songs, and cheerleader cheers in the game. Hopefully, some of your favorites have made the list, but if not, maybe they will be soon. I’ve tried to include a cross-section, so those new to American football get an idea of the wide variety of chants, cheers, and other forms of cr

Football Gifts and Gift Ideas

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Good Football Christmas Present Suggestions If you’re having trouble deciding which football gifts to give you friend or loved one, I wanted to dicsuss common football gift ideas. With Christmas and the holiday season just around the corner, a well thought-out piece of NFL or college football memorabilia might be the perfect present for the boy in your family or the man in your life. Remember that the holidays correspond with the college bowl season and the beginning of the NFL Playoffs, s

Football Basics

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Basic Football Rules The football basics are not hard to understand. Bill Parcells, the Hall of Fame coach who long ago was dubbed a football genius by the sports media, is fond of saying football isn’t rocket science. Covering the fundamentals of football makes the game a whole lot more fun to watch, so read the following and start to enjoy the football being watched in your house. Football Field – How Football Is Played On a college and pro level, football is played on a 100 yard