College football


TEMPLE TAKES GASPARILLA BOWL

Rock Hoffman

St. Petersburg, FL – The Temple Owls won the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl 28-3 over the Florida International Panthers on Thursday night at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL. Temple scored late in the third quarter and twice in the fourth to break open what was a close game but one that they were […]


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ARMY SURVIVES, BEATS NAVY SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR, 14-13

Al Thompson

The Service Academies of Army and Navy were not able to put on their spectacular pregame daredevil parachuting exhibitions and flyovers because of the snow storm that blanketed the skies over the Philadelphia area Saturday afternoon and evening. But none of the 68,625 fans who packed Lincoln Financial Field felt let down after watching the […]


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ARMY-NAVY PREVIEW: BRINGING A NATION BACK TOGETHER FOR AT LEAST ONE DAY

Al Thompson

There is a reason why college football shuts down this weekend to make way–and honor–one game, Army-Navy. It is not just any football game. This contest is pure Americana and spurs a unique level of patriotic spirit for all Americans, sports fans or not. The 118th Army-Navy takes place Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in […]


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BROCKPORT ENDS DELVAL’S SEASON

Rock Hoffman

DOYLESTOWN, PA – An Elite Eight college football playoff game featuring two 12-0 teams who are very similar statistically so naturally it came down to a field goal. Brett Renzi kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to lift The College at Brockport past Delaware Valley University 31-28 in an NCAA Division III Playoff […]


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TURNOVERS DOOM OWLS AGAINST UCF

Rock Hoffman

If Temple was supposed to beat UCF because the undefeated Knights were looking ahead to their showdown for the American Athletic Conference East Division with South Florida next week or because with temperatures in the 50’s and a forecast that called for rain, the Knights might not be able to handle the weather since they […]


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PENN BEAT PRINCETON 38-35 IN THEIR SPECIAL GAME

Rock Hoffman

Rare is the Penn-Princeton game that one team or both are not in first place in the Ivy League and fighting for the Ancient Eight title but such was the case when the Quakers and Tigers battled on a near perfect Saturday afternoon for football at Franklin Field. The Quakers (4-4, 2-3 Ivy) prevailed 38-35 […]


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TEMPLE TOPS NAVY 34-26

Rock Hoffman

Temple scored on their first six possessions of the game to build a 21-point lead on Navy and then held on to win 34-26 on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial. Quarterback Frank Nutile threw four touchdowns as part of an efficient night where he completed 22 of his 30 passes for 289 yards. Adonis Jennings […]


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SEMIFINALIST ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 MAXWELL AND CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARDS

Rock Hoffman

Maxwell Football Club President, Mark Dianno, announced the 2017 semifinalists for the 81st Maxwell Award for the Collegiate Player of the Year and the 23rd Chuck Bednarik Award for the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year. The respective lists include a field of 18 candidates for the Maxwell and Bednarik Awards as selected by the […]


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COLLEGE FOOTBALL TOP 20 – WEEK 8

Rock Hoffman

The Football Stories top 20 teams after week eight of the college season. Alabama (8-0) Penn State (7-0) Georgia (7-0) TCU (7-0) Wisconsin (7-0) Ohio State (6-1) Clemson (6-1) Oklahoma (6-1) Miami (6-0) Notre Dame (6-1) Oklahoma State (6-1) Washington (6-1) Virginia Tech (6-1) North Carolina State (6-1) Washington State (7-1) Michigan State (6-1) UCF […]


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COLLEGE FOOTBALL TOP 20 – WEEK 7

Rock Hoffman

At Football Stories, we always wait until about mid-season before we issue our first rankings of college football teams but we’ll update them weekly from here on out (check footballstories.com to find the latest rankings). So without further ado here is the top 20 teams after week seven of the college season.   Alabama (7-0). […]


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