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Knowing the Fundamentals of Football will give you a better understanding for how amazing college and NFL athletes really are.

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5 Tips for Supporting Your Favorite Football Team

When you're loading up the RV for three days of tailgating, what kinds of things should you pack -- besides your foam finger and your face paint? Are there other ways to show support for your favorite team?


How can I meet my favorite football team?

How can I meet my favorite football team?

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Top 5 Tailgate Tips

Top 5 Tailgate Tips

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5 Tips for Supporting Your Favorite Football Team

5 Tips for Supporting Your Favorite Football Team

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10 Tips for Hosting a Fantasy Football Draft

10 Tips for Hosting a Fantasy Football Draft

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Down! Set! Hut! Football Quiz

Down! Set! Hut! Football Quiz

How much do you know about American football? Test your knowledge of the nitty-gritty of the gridiron with this football quiz. See more »

Great Football Players

Great Football Players

Football legends of all time include the likes of Mike Ditka and Joe Montana. Learn about great offensive and defensive football legends. See more »

I heard someone mention a third team in a football game. What is that? Who are these guys and what do they do?

I heard someone mention a "third team" in a football game. What is that? Who are these guys and what do they do? See more »

How the Physics of Football Works

How the Physics of Football Works

There's a reason why some passes miss their target, and others land right in the receiver's hands -- it's physics! Take a look at the game from a whole new angle. See more »

How do retractable roofs in convertible stadiums work?

How do retractable roofs in convertible stadiums work?

I've noticed a lot of new sports stadiums using retractable roofs. How do these convertible stadiums work? See more »

How are the college football rankings determined?

How are the college football rankings determined?

I keep seeing the sports page refer to a college football team's rating as its "BCS Ranking." What does this mean? See more »