Pitt got started early in today’s Military Bowl in Annapolis—as early as possible, in fact, as freshman Quadree Henderson ran the opening kickoff back 100 yards for a touchdown in Navy’s own stadium.
The custom of calling post-season collegiate contests "bowl" games stems from the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, so-called for the eponymous bowl-shaped stadium. But our first association with the word "bowl" of course is as a container, most often for food, keys, change, or cereal milk and cigarette ashes and…
Our weekly college football shame index previews the shitty upcoming bowls.
Brigham Young University, the school that suspends you for daring to have sex, holds no such stringency to the words of the Lord when it comes to running football plays. This one earned the Cougars the
Armed Forces Bowl trophy and, sure, it's a stretch to call a fake spike "lying," but it's also easy. [ESPN]
Let me tell you about the worst football game I've ever been to: it was Temple vs UCLA at RFK Stadium, in the 2009 EagleBank Bowl (the forerunner to the Military Bowl). It was well below freezing, it was windy, the stadium was empty, there were rats in the bathroom, my team lost, and I actually paid American currency…