Big Games: College Football's Greatest Rivalries

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2006 - Electronic books - 377 pages
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Ahhh, fall. When the air turns crisp and cool, the leaves start turning red and orange and yellow, and a personOCOs fancy turns to one thing-college football! And thereOCOs not much better in college football than the Big Game, the rivalry that can make or break your season. Your rival is the school where even if youOCOre 1-10, if that one win is against Them, your season is a success. Big Games celebrates the biggest of the big games in college football and looks inside ten of the greatest rivalries the sport has to offer.Michael Bradley puts you in the stands to witness the history and the heroes of each rivalry. There are the in-state clashes of Auburn-Alabama, Miami-FSU, and Cal-Stanford; the border wars of Georgia-Florida, Texas-Oklahoma, and Michigan-Ohio State; lower-level but still passion-evoking scraps like Harvard-Yale and Lehigh-Lafayette; and nationwide rivalries like Notre Dame-USC or the service rivalry of Army-Navy. With fans of the schools numbering in the millions nationwide, these tilts are often given national television exposure, lending an even greater air of importance to the events."
 

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Bradley examines ten intense college football rivalries, including Harvard-Yale, Miami-Florida State, Notre Dame-University of Southern California, and Michigan-Ohio State; for each, he provides an ... Read full review

Contents

LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS
PREFACE
CHAPTER 1HARVARDYALE
CHAPTER 2MIAMIFLORIDA STATE
CHAPTER 3OKLAHOMATEXAS
CHAPTER 4NOTRE DAMESOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
CHAPTER 5GEORGIAFLORIDA
CHAPTER 6LAFAYETTELEHIGH
CHAPTER 7CALIFORNIASTANFORD
CHAPTER 8ALABAMAAUBURN
CHAPTER 9MICHIGANOHIO STATE
CHAPTER 10ARMYNAVY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Since 1970, Dr. Bradley has taught U.S. history at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, Tennessee. He earned undergraduate degrees at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a masteris degree and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. He has written extensively on the Civil War, including five books and numerous articles, book reviews, and papers relating to church and civil society. In 1994, he was awarded the Jefferson Davis Medal in Southern History.

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