Ah, my life is complete once again. College football, how I’ve missed you. Sure, we have the draft in the spring, but it just isn’t even to satiate my yearning for the clash of helmets on the field.
Week One is usually not very exciting, unfortunately. My favorite team, Penn State, plays Akron, so although this game means they’ll likely be able to keep a high rank, it won’t actually be that fun to watch. Actually, I don’t even think the game is being televised… Maybe I’m selling Akron short. *shrug*
In any case, despite all of the easy non-conference games we’re …read more
There’s a sort-of grassroots movement happening among NCAA teams as part of a sportsmanship initiative – and really, in my opinion, this is coming at a great time. The NCAA and American Football Coaches are encouraging all schools to arrange team handshakes before the kickoff on Week One. It’s symbolic, but hopefully that will remind everyone just what the game is all about.
The NCAA isn’t requiring the players/teams to shake hands, but they’re hoping that everyone opts in. Coaches are required to shake hands before and after each game. NCAA basketball teams shake hands before games, but due to the …read more