The Season’s Final Saturday Seven, Monday Style

Jan 06, 2014 7 Comments

There are people who say, “All good things come to an end.”  Well, that can be true.  Luckily, with regards to college football, this statement does not fit.  While the exciting football season that was 2013 is coming to a close, it’s not the end.  It’s merely a pause until the 2014 season gets our […]

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A Wild Ride Through Rivalry Week

Dec 06, 2013 3 Comments

Back at the beginning of the season sports-glutton.com took a look at the college football “Rivalry” phenomenon and why it serves as a model to other sports, both college and pro, in generating fan passion and fervor (click here for article).  Well, rarely does something live up to its billing.  After the past couple of […]

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College Football’s Saturday Seven

Nov 22, 2013 5 Comments

The game of football has four quarters.  When the whistle blows at the end of the third quarter you see the players hold up four fingers to symbolize crunch time.  It’s time to put up or shut up.  How you play the fourth quarter will determine the outcome of a competitive game.  We have now […]

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It’s All About The ‘Brand’

Nov 15, 2013 16 Comments

The NFL is a money-making machine that has turned the game of professional football into a billion dollar business.  The powers that be realized long ago there was money to be made in areas outside of the games themselves.  They saw the revenue potential of TV advertising and marketing programs based around multiple product categories.  […]

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It’s About Time To Separate The Men From The Boys

Nov 07, 2013 11 Comments

The Saturday of a PGA golf tournament is often referred to as “moving day” by TV commentators and reporters.  It’s the day that golfers use to try to set themselves up for a strong final push in the final round on Sunday.  Well, in college football, the closest thing to “moving day” is the month […]

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Going Broke In The Business of College Football

Oct 25, 2013 4 Comments

One of my favorite TV shows in recent years was ‘Friday Night Lights,’ a follow-up series to the book and movie.  It’s a show that follows high school football in Texas and how wild and crazy the fandom for the sport is in that state.  Near the end of the series the main character, the […]

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College Football’s Saturday Seven

Oct 18, 2013 10 Comments

The college football season has reached the midway point and the drama is building towards the release of the first BCS poll of the season.   We’ve seen major upsets like last week’s Utah victory over Stanford and Texas’ emphatic win over previously undefeated and heavily favored Oklahoma.  Some teams have lost their promising seasons to […]

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