Following up on my "Demise of an old friend" blog post on 1/19/2010, it looks as though it was premature.
To paraphrase what Mark Twain once penned, the report of its death was an exaggeration. And quoting Mary Queen of Scots, the famous Monty Python skit, "I'm not dead yet!"
Any Given Saturday has resurfaced and here is the email I received:
Any Given Saturday has finished reloading for 2010 and has reopened. With our new reload
Updated 02-12-2010 at 03:25 PM by rwallace
Fans of Northwestern State can begin planning their 2010 travel schedule as athletic director Greg Burke [url=http://www.nsudemons.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&ATCLID=204885621&DB_OEM_ID=20000]announced the 2010 slate[/url]. NWST is coming off an 0-11 campaign and will look to get back in the win column next year as head coach Bradley Dale Peveto enters his second year.
In addition to previously announced game against Samford at home on Sept. 11 and at North Dakota on Sept. 25,
Updated 02-12-2010 at 12:58 PM by jplotkin
Just wanted to note the contribution the top tier of NCAA Championship Football has in this year's Super Bowl.
New Orleans Saints
Sean Payton Eastern Illinois Coach
12 Marques Colston Hofstra WR
42 Darren Sharper William & Mary FS
74 Jermon Bushrod Towson T
Rod Harper WR Murray State
Reggie Jones CB Portland State
Marcus Mailei FB Weber State
According to correspondence with the Southland Conference office, the Frisco and Chattanooga bid groups will make their final pitch on Feb. 25 in Indianapolis to the Division I Football Championship Committee.
That committee will then turn around and make a recommendation to the Division I Championships Cabinet. A final decision is expected in early March.
As this issue is clearly one that will carry a great deal of SLC interest over the weeks and potentially, months
Updated 01-30-2010 at 04:02 PM by jplotkin
An article in the Chattanooga Times-Free Press declared that a [url=http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2010/jan/28/title-game-fight-heating-up/?sportscollege]"title game fight is heating up"[/url].
The only fight comparable to the one writer Jon Frierson describes is S.D. Jones making his way to the ring to face King Kong Bundy at the original Wrestlemania. For those who do not follow the wonderful world of wrestling, it was a one-sided brawl with Bundy defeating "Special