High school football in America may not have the origins that you would think it does. Rather, the game has a deep history that had almost nothing to do with the way that it is played today. Instead, in 1929 a Philadelphia man began the first youth football league as a way of trying to give structure and guidance to those in his community who were vandalizing the area.
The league ended up growing and expanding to more teams. Before long, Read the rest of this entry »
College football is arguably the most popular sport in America. College football is filled with history, rivalries, and a rich tradition that keeps fans engaged in the sport. The history of the sport dates back to the 1800′s in which The College of New Jersey, known as Rutgers, and Princeton played against each other in New Jersey on November 6, 1869. This game was the first documented college football game in America. The game was played different than the new college football rules. The game used Read the rest of this entry »
In 1920 the American Professional Football Association opened its doors for business. It consisted of eleven teams. By 1922, the league had changed its name to the National Football League (NFL) and began to make the moves that would make it one of the most successful businesses and sports of all-time.
In 1922, the NFL fielded eighteen teams including the Chicago Bears and the perennial powerhouse the Canton Bulldogs. The teams played twelve games and struggled to survive. Yearly, teams folded and/or moved to communities that were deemed more supportive. Even the Read the rest of this entry »
Well finding out on how to pick your favorite football team can be hard or easy. Sometimes you’ll be torn in two when two of your favorite football teams are playing in the same game. In picking the right team for you, considering these following tips on doing so are essential. First off, you can consider the teams you liked when you were growing up. You can also consider the area where you live. A lot of these football teams have a long history behind them. This is also something to keep in Read the rest of this entry »
Both college football teams and NFL teams play a high quality level of football. The enthusiasm surrounding a winning collegiate football program is unmatched anywhere in sports. A top notch NFL team has a raucous fanbase that can’t wait for each Sunday to come. There are some differences between the teams though.
NFL teams run a much more complex style of offense than college teams. Professional athletes are well versed in their craft and study film day Read the rest of this entry »
You’ve been gearing up for months and now we’re only weeks away from one of the biggest moments in any football fanatic’s life: college football season kickoff! You’ve got your http://www.direct.tv satellite ready and you’ve even planned a football party…here are the teams you need to keep an eye on during the earliest weeks of the season…
University of Georgia: Less than formidable in season’s past, UGA has gone through Read the rest of this entry »
The AFC or American Football Conference is made up of 4 sub-divisions that each have 4 teams. The divisions are separated geographically and named East, West, North and South. With a total of 16 teams in the AFC, the conference boasts some of the best talent and teams in the NFL including the Pittsburgh Steelers who have won the most Super Bowls in NFL History with 6.
Along with Pittsburgh, there a number of other teams that have been successful in the NFL. Most notably in recent years, the New England Patriots have been arguably the most Read the rest of this entry »
If you want to become a football super fan, you must learn everything about the game that you can possibly learn. Learn about the history of the game and some of its best teams. Find out who some of the best players in the history of the game were. This will ensure that every time that there is a conversation about football, you stand out as a true football super fan.
Football super fans like to debate. They like to talk about who they Read the rest of this entry »
American football is a game which mixes elements of brute strength, finesse, and strategy, the object of which is for one team to score more points than their opponent. To the new fan, the game can appear to be quite confusing at first, but if you take your time, enjoy the excitement generated by a long touchdown run, a beautifully thrown pass, or a rattling hit that you almost feel yourself, the game can infect you with its appeal, and before Read the rest of this entry »