Tag Archives: college football

  • Alamo Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Alamo Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Alamo Bowl Game: Preview and Prediction Valero Alamo Bowl Alamo Bowl logo Stadium Alamodome Location San Antonio, Texas Operated 1993-present Conference Tie-ins Big Ten, Big 12 Payout US$2,200,000 (As of 2006[update]) Sponsors Builders Square (1993-1998) Sylvania (1999-2001) MasterCard (2002-2005) Valero Energy Corporation (2007-present) Former names Builders Square Alamo Bowl (1993-1998) Sylvania Alamo Bowl (1999-2001) MasterCard […]

  • PapaJohns.com Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    PapaJohns.com Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Papajohns.com Bowl Game: Preview and Prediction Papajohns.com Bowl logo Stadium Legion Field Location Birmingham, Alabama Operated 2006-present Conference Tie-ins Big East, SEC Sun Belt (alternate) Payout US$300,000 (As of 2006[update]) Sponsors Papa John’s Pizza (2006-present) Former names Birmingham Bowl (2006) 2007 Matchup Cincinnati vs. Southern Mississippi (Cincinnati 31, Southern Miss 21) 2008 Matchup NC State […]

  • Independence Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Independence Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Independence Bowl Game: Preview and Prediction Independence Bowl Independence Bowl logo Stadium Independence Stadium Location Shreveport, Louisiana Operated 1976-present Conference Tie-ins Big 12, SEC Sun Belt (alternate) Previous Conference Tie-ins Southland (1976-1981) Payout US$1,100,000 Sponsors AB Electrolux Home Products Poulan and Weed Eater (1990-1996) Sanford (1998-2000) MainStay Investments (2001-2003) PetroSun (2006-2007) 2007 Matchup Alabama vs. […]

  • Iowa State RB Jumps To His Death

    Iowa State RB Jumps To His Death

    Total Pro Sports – At the young age of 25 Iowa State Cyclones football star Steven Hicks Jr was found dead yesterday after he jumped from an overpass.  Stevie Hicks was found lying on I-480 under bridges that form the I-480 and North Freeway interchange near downtown Omaha at about 8:30 in the morning. He […]

  • Billy Sims ‘BOOOOMMER SOOOONNER’

    Billy Sims ‘BOOOOMMER SOOOONNER’

    Total Pro Sports – If anyone missed this past Saturdays Heisman Trophy presentation, Sam Bradford from the Oklahoma Sooners won.  But if you missed the actual presentation, you have to watch the replay.  If you thought a fan was screaming “Boooomer Sooonner” you were wrong, it was Billy Sims. Billy Sims played for the Oklahoma Sooners and […]

  • The Ageless One Signs A 3 Year Extension

    The Ageless One Signs A 3 Year Extension

    Total Pro Sports – The ageless one will continue to coach for Penn State!  At the age of 82, Joe Paterno, also known to most of his fans as “JoePa“, will be back for the 3 more years after signing an extension with the Penn State Nittany Lions today. The winningest coach in college football […]

  • Meineke Car Care Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Meineke Car Care Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Meineke Car Care Bowl: Preview and Prediction Stadium Bank of America Stadium Location Charlotte, North Carolina Operated 2002-present Conference Tie-ins ACC, Big East Payout US$1,000,000 (As of 2008[update]) Sponsors Continental Tire (2005) Meineke Car Care Center (2006) Former names Queen City Bowl (2002, pre-inception) Continental Tire Bowl (2002-2004) 2007 Matchup Wake Forest vs. Connecticut (WFU […]

  • Motor City Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Motor City Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Motor City Bowl: Preview and Prediction Motor City Bowl logo Stadium Ford Field Location Detroit, Michigan Previous Stadiums Pontiac Silverdome (1997–2001) Previous Locations Pontiac, Michigan (1997–2001) Operated 1997–present Conference Tie-ins Big Ten, MAC Payout US$750,000 (As of 2006[update]) Sponsors Ford, General Motors and the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights Former names Ford Motor […]

  • Hawaii Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Hawaii Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Hawaiʻi Bowl Preview and Prediction Sheraton Hawaiʻi Bowl Hawaiʻi Bowl logo Stadium Aloha Stadium Location Honolulu (Halawa), Hawaii Operated 2002-present Conference Tie-ins WAC Pac-10 (2006, 2008) C-USA (2005, 2007) Payout US$398,000 (As of 2006[update]) Sponsors ConAgra Foods (2002) Sheraton Hotels and Resorts Hawaii (2003-present) 2007 Matchup East Carolina vs. Boise State (ECU 41, BSU 38) […]

  • Poinsettia Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Poinsettia Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Poinsettia Bowl Preview and Prediction San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Poinsettia Bowl logo Stadium Qualcomm Stadium Location San Diego, California Operated 2005-present Conference Tie-ins MWC; Pac-10 Payout US$750,000 (As of 2007[update]) Sponsors San Diego County Credit Union (2005-present) 2007 Matchup Utah vs. Navy (Utah 35, Navy 32) 2008 Matchup TCU vs. Boise State […]

  • The Heisman Trophy Winner Is…

    The Heisman Trophy Winner Is…

    Total Pro Sports – The race for the Heisman Trophy has finally come to an end.  It has really become a three legged race between three deserving quarterbacks. The last 7 of 8 Heisman winners have played the quarterback position, however, an interesting stat that arose was in the games following the award ceremony these […]

  • Buckeyes Nathan Williams Caught Shoplifting

    Buckeyes Nathan Williams Caught Shoplifting

    Total Pro Sports -  Nathan Williams, Defensive lineman for the Ohio State Buckeyes was arrested Wednesday for shoplifting.  He was caught in a Dayton, Ohio Mall with $80.00 of stolen merchandise from Macy’s.  He supposedly stole 3 shirts for his friend and took the rap for his buddy who has had previous charges on his […]

  • EagleBank Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    EagleBank Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    EagleBank Bowl Preview and Prediction The logo for the EagleBank Bowl. Stadium RFK Stadium Location Washington, D.C. Operated 2008-present Conference Tie-ins ACC, Navy, Army (Independent); MAC; C-USA; Big Ten (Alternates) Previous Conference Tie-ins none Payout US$1 million (each) Sponsors EagleBank 2008 Matchup Navy vs. Wake Forest (December 20)

  • Jim Tartt ‘Accepts’ Racist Group on Facebook

    Jim Tartt ‘Accepts’ Racist Group on Facebook

    Total Pro Sports – It seems that once a month racist events take place online and someone in the public eye gets himself into serious trouble. “Facebook, My Space” or any other social network, intrigue the curiosity of all it’s viewer and they just seem to get the best of people.  These networks, with their never ending […]

  • Las Vegas Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Las Vegas Bowl: Preview and Prediction

    Las Vegas Bowl Preview and Prediction Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl logo, adapted in 2007 Stadium Sam Boyd Stadium Location Las Vegas, Nevada Operated 1992-present Conference Tie-ins MWC, Pac-10 Previous Conference Tie-ins Big West, MAC (1992-96) WAC (1997-1998) Payout US$950,000 (As of 2006[update]) Sponsors EA Sports (1999) Sega/Sega Sports (2001-2002) Pioneer PureVision […]