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    Some information I hadn't seen before. I knew Chizik didn't end up playing a lot at Florida but had never heard this:
    10. Gene Chizik, Iowa State: His career as a linebacker ended prematurely at Florida after he contracted an unusual career-ending illness that doctors initially feared was colon cancer.

    The TV revenue has been discussed before but here it is again. For reference when looking at it, if it was all given out evenly everyone would get $7.79m or in other words $0.95m more for ISU.

    And fall practice starts on the 1st.


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    Re: Football Info

    It shocks me that Mangino didn't play football in college



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    Re: Football Info

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    It shocks me that Mangino didn't play football in college
    How many D1 coaches didn't play in college? I thought I heard around 5 but not sure. Some coaches sure don't look like they played, but then I find out they were actually pretty good back in the day.



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    Re: Football Info

    They are picking 9 Big 12 teams to go bowling (all but Baylor, us, and K-State). I think we can clime into that pile. Texas and Independence bowls look feasible.



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    Locker room bulletin board fodder if I ever saw it.

    I'd be interested, too, how this looked last year. Where was KU? Mizzou? NU?

    Very interesting on Chizik's playing days. Bet he can really relate with those that have had health issues (Milan Moses comes to mind) and injuries.



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    Re: Football Info

    Didn't know that about Chizik. Everything else wasn't worth reading.



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    Re: Football Info

    Quote Originally Posted by BigLame View Post
    I'd be interested, too, how this looked last year. Where was KU? Mizzou? NU?
    Missouri was at the top, just ahead of Nebraska.

    Big 12 Announces Media Preseason Football Poll :: Missouri, Texas top polls in their respective divisions



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    Re: Football Info

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    And KU @ 4th. So, it don't mean jack.

    Thanks for the link!



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    Re: Football Info

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    It shocks me that Mangino didn't play football in college
    Vince Lombardi didn't play football either, but he did OK.

    Gene Keady didn't play basketball either, he played football.


    Students of the game sometimes get overlooked.



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    Re: Football Info

    it would take mangino 5 minutes to complete a 100 yard dash.


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