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The Rose Bowl Run Of 1990 Iowa Football

The Rose Bowl Run Of 1990 Iowa Football

The 1980s had been good to the Iowa Hawkeyes. Hayden Fry took the program to the Rose Bowl in 1981 and 1985 and went to eight bowls overall in a nine-year stretch. But 1989 had

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Comparing Clemson-Alabama To USC-Texas

The debate has begun over whether Clemson-Alabama was the greatest game in college football history, or at least the greatest title game. There are a number of candidates, ranging from Ohio State-Miami in 2002 to

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Summer Camps Won’t Solve Big Ten’s Long-Term Problem

Summer Camps Won’t Solve Big Ten’s Long-Term Problem

The college football world in general and the Big Ten community in particular has erupted in the wake of the NCAA’s ban on coaches participating in summer camps for recruits away from their own facilities—“satellite

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Can Lovie Smith Get It Done At Illinois?

Can Lovie Smith Get It Done At Illinois?

Illinois football made a huge splash this week when they hired Lovie Smith as head coach, inking him to a six-year contract worth $21 million. It’s a big-time move by a new athletic director looking

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Harbaugh Escalates The College Football Arms Race

Harbaugh Escalates The College Football Arms Race

Jim Harbaugh is ruffling feathers again in SEC country. This time it’s over the Michigan coach’s decision to hold part of spring practice at Florida’s IMG Academy, a high school powerhouse. Harbaugh is clearly angling

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