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How to Block in Football

January 5th, 2010

How To Be a Good Blocker In Football For youth football players, learning how to block is one of the most difficult tasks in football. If you practice the following techniques and maintain what you learn during your football games, you should become a better blocker and be a major asset for your offense. 1. Master the Three-Point Stance “Three-point stance” refers to the fact that three parts of your body are touching the ground: your feet and one hand. Therefore, a 3-point stance i

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How To Be a Football Fan

January 4th, 2010

Becoming a Great Football Fan If you want to learn how to be a football fan, you probably have friends or family who enjoy football and you want to get in on the enjoyment. Becoming a football fanatic is easy; becoming a good football fan takes a little bit of work. You’ll need to learn the rules of the game, learn the teams or personalities at the chosen level you want to follow (NFL, college, high school) and be available when kickoff happens. Each of the following steps to becoming a f

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College Football Scores

January 1st, 2010

College Football Scores College football scores in the 21st century are hard to miss anymore, found on the news crawl at the bottom of ESPN and ESPN 2, on the homepage of most sports websites across the country and even sent via satellite for score alerts on your cellphone or iPhone. Finding college scores isn’t a matter of waiting for the post-game recaps anymore, like it was just 20 years ago. Of course, that also means you can drive yourself to distraction Googling college scores or lo

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College Football Standings

December 31st, 2009

NCAA Football Standings College football standings usually break down according to the conference the team plays in. I’ve noticed that certain newbie fans get a little confused about the standings in the conferences with two divisions, because they assume two unbeaten teams in the same division might be on a collision course in the conference title game. With that in mind, here’s how to read college football standings and know where your team stands at any point in the season. Confe

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College Football Rankings

December 30th, 2009

NCAA Football Rankings College football rankings are all-important in Division I NCAA football. Whoever is ranked highest in the final polls will qualify for the BCS bowl games, specifically the BCS Championship game. The BCS rankings are based on a variety of criteria, including record, margin of victory, strength of schedule and rank in the coaches poll. Playing in one of the BCS conferences helps, while playing in certain regions of the county helps. The result is a college football system le

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College Football Schedule

December 29th, 2009

Who Schedules College Football Games? A college football schedule is more important than it ever has been in NCAA football, because strength of schedule is a factor in determining BCS rankings. Coaches who know how to plan their schedule can plan early tuneups and tests, while preparing the team for the upcoming conference schedule. Many major college teams these days schedule one tough opponent early in the year, because that opponent will help with strength of schedule, but an early season los

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College Football Recruiting

December 28th, 2009

College Football Recruiting Explained College football recruiting is the period when college football coaches from universities across America try to persuade high school and junior college football players to sign a letter of intent to attend their college the next year. The college football recruiting period lasts from the summer of one year to the first Wednesday of February the next year, when recruitment culminates with the “National Signing Day”. National Signing Day The Nation

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University of Michigan Football

November 24th, 2009

Michigan Wolverines Football University of Michigan Football is going through a rough phase right now, but the Michigan Wolverines are one of the storied programs in all of college football. The Wolverine helmets are considered by many college football fans to be the best looking helmet design in the NCAA, while the OSU-Michigan Rivalry has traditionally been about as pivotal as any in football over the past hundred years. Certainly, the Michigan Wolverines’ yearly battle with their cros

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NFL Football Jerseys

November 17th, 2009

Authentic NFL Jerseys NFL football jerseys are pullover tops made to look like the uniforms worn by National Football League players during real NFL games. These NFL jerseys are sold in merchandise stores across the country and worn in NFL stadiums by the thousands every fall. Of course, people can buy the jersey of their favorite NFL player from official and unofficial online NFL merchandise websites. There seem to be a million NFL jersey sites on the Internet. NFL Fan Jerseys The biggest NFL

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University of Hawaii Football

November 11th, 2009

Hawaii Warriors Football The University of Hawaii football program is an NCAA Division I college football team most commonly known as the Hawai’i Warriors. Hawaii’s football team has existed since 1909 and has a career 510-381-26 record. These days, the Hawaii Warriors compete in the Western Athletic Conference, generally known as the WAC. Hawaii University football has a proud and growing tradition, despite facing recruiting challenges being 5 times zones away from the American East

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