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1992 Alabama Football: The First National Championship Since The Bear

1992 Alabama Football: The First National Championship Since The Bear (0)

The Alabama football program had been on relatively hard times since the legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant retired after the 1982 season (he passed away months later). Ray Perkins and Bill Curry took their turns at

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Comparing Clemson-Alabama To USC-Texas (0)

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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1977 College Football Season: The Road To The Major Bowls

1977 College Football Season: The Road To The Major Bowls (0)

The 1977 college football season defined by a dramatic January 2, when the four major bowl games were played. Two big blowouts created chaos and a controversial national champion. Oklahoma and Michigan spent the first half

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The Inspiring Season Of 1989 Colorado Football (0)

The 1989 Colorado football team opened the season with the cloud of tragedy hanging over them off the field and an inferiority complex within their conference on it. They ended the season coming within one

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The Rose Bowl Run Of 1988 Michigan Football

The Rose Bowl Run Of 1988 Michigan Football (0)

The period from 1983-87 was, by the standards of Bo Schembecler’s Michigan program, a dry one. The Wolverines “only” made it to one Rose Bowl in that five-year stretch. In ‘87 they lost four games.

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