Bowl Games

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Another thing wrong with college football is that most of the biggest games, including these tradition-rich bowl games, are now being played in these cavernous, antiseptic, exactly-the-same NFL palaces.

Watch how immediately different the Rose Bowl feels as an event with a distinct and independent reason to exist.
 
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ND going down. Ok St. helmet in blue with script "Illini" or "Illinois" is a winner for me.
Wrestling just introduced a new singlet that's very similar to the white script Illinois basketball jersey. Don't know how Nike would feel about it, but I'd be for that motif to keep spreading with a script "Illini" helmet because "Illinois" might be too long.
 
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altgeld88

Bethesda, Maryland
Why are two large blocks of seats covered in the end zones at the Rose Bowl? Never seen that before.
I believe that's been SOP for UCLA home games there recently, given the demand for tickets. Have never seen it in a Rose Bowl game.

Here's a photo of a UCLA home game before they began covering the end zone seats.

Rose Bowl is a special venue and UCLA football is making it a depressing place​


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Rutgers set to put the first blemish on The Big Ten's perfect bowl record. I guess victories over Delaware, Temple, Syracuse, Indiana (and Illinois) weren't as big a deal as the NCAA Bowl Selection Committee thought.

In their 8 losses, looks as if the Knights will be outscored 282 - 75 (an avg of 35-9 per game).
on the other hand, never mind...........
 
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Ohio state had problems selling tickets to this game
I've been predicting recession in the sports industry for years, but as much as I'd like to gloat about stuff like this, it's hard to ignore the (hopefully) temporary effect of covid.

Though, it's still a multi-year period in which lots of die hard customers are being forced to live at more of a distance from their teams. The number that come fully back won't be 100%.

(Btw the reason those particular seats are tarped off might be covid-related)
 
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Nohio State is laying a steaming pile of fecal matter midfield at the Rose Bowl!

What a weekend, first ScUM, then the Sqwakeyes, now Nohio State looking like they all belong in the FCS . . . no insult intended to the FCS schools . . .

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sbillini

st petersburg, fl
Covey KO return was one of the best returns I've seen in a long time. If QB Rising doesn't go down with injury, maybe a different story.

BTW - did the great CJ Stroud ever get sacked this year? He probably still thinks it's 7 on 7

The backup qb got a touchdown in the only possession he played. One of the few situations where a qb going down didn’t hurt the team (unless you’re arguing that they scored too quickly). Utahs inability to keep osu’s 2 min drill from being run to perfection was the issue.
 
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lstewart53x3

Scottsdale, Arizona
The backup qb got a touchdown in the only possession he played. One of the few situations where a qb going down didn’t hurt the team (unless you’re arguing that they scored too quickly). Utahs inability to keep osu’s 2 min drill from being run to perfection was the issue.
His first possession was the one where he got in the game after the sack. He started the possession on a 2nd & 16.

But overall, I agree. It didn’t seem like QB1 going down made a big difference in the game.
 
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the national

the Front Range
Just saw that LSU got beat up by Kstate 20-42. LSU scored a couple of late TDs in garbage time to make the score look better. Great start by Kelly 😆
 
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RedRocksIllini

Morrison, CO
Just saw that LSU got beat up by Kstate 20-42. LSU scored a couple of late TDs in garbage time to make the score look better. Great start by Kelly 😆
Thought I heard that LSU had something like 38 scholly players available for the game. Still funny for Kelly but their entire team would fit in a clown car.
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