Category Archives: football

A chance to start over

Fewer desserts and more ice. For Davidson football coach Paul Nichols, those two trends represent how serious his team is about leaving last season’s winless record behind. “The dining hall has been e-mailing to let me know that nobody’s eating … Continue reading

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A sunny Saturday in Division II

It wasn’t a good football weekend for the three schools where I received my college education. The misery started early, as Oklahoma State edged the Texas A&M Aggies 38-35 on Thursday night on a field goal on the last play … Continue reading

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The mighty fall and the meek rise up

“I’m growing older, but not up,” Jimmy Buffett, the Bard of the tropics, once sang. And every Friday night in the fall I can relate very strongly to that. I hope I never outgrow the enjoyment I get out of … Continue reading

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A Gator then, now and always

I’ll be watching college football’s BCS National Championship game between Florida and Oklahoma this evening with a great deal of interest for several reasons. First, Dr. Jerry McGee, president of Wingate University (my employer), is going to be on the … Continue reading

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The coach vs. the columnist

There’s plenty to fault on both sides of the war of words between Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy and a newspaper columnist. For background, here’s the column in question written by Jenni Carlson of The Daily Oklahoman, about an … Continue reading

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