Category Archives: American Football

Missouri and Texas A&M start their SEC adventure


Missouri and Texas A&M begin their SEC adventures by hosting Georgia and Florida respectively. The pair of former Big-12 schools have very different expectations this season with Mizzou expected to challenge for a divisional crown while the Aggies face a potentially … Continue reading

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How the top 25 fared on opening weekend of college footbal season


A look at how the top 25 ranked teams in college football performed on opening weekend: USC 49 – Hawaii 10 Matt Barkey returned to USC for a single reason-win a national title and win a Heisman. The Junior quarterback … Continue reading

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Emerald Isle Classic a massive success for the Irish


The efforts of businessman Martin Naughton were lauded nationwide after a week of festivities throughout the country that are said to have netted the economy in the region of €100 million. The Dundalk native was the central figure in bringing … Continue reading

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Dublin getting swept along by “football fever” ahead of Navy, Notre Dame matchup


For the 86th time Navy and Notre Dame will battle it out on the gridiron but this year’s clash has a unique flavour to it with the game taking place in Dublin. The match, dubbed “The Emerald Isle Classic,” will … Continue reading

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Defensive scheming will be key to determining the outcome of Superbowl XLVI


Most seasons the Superbowl is played with teams using exotic packages and schemes. The last time these teams met on the biggest stage of all saw the record breaking New England Patriots chase a perfect 19-0 record with an explosive … Continue reading

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Reversal of fortunes for Smith has galvanised the 49ers


Perception is reality in the NFL but for Alex Smith this weekend offers a chance to the leagues perception of him. Smith, a former number one overall draft pick, has been labelled many things over the years but the most … Continue reading

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Steelers to add to their haul with a hard fought win


No matter the sport there is almost always a thought that says “this year will be the best ever,” no matter the game there is always a thought that “this game will be the best ever” but this weekend there … Continue reading

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