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Michigan Beats MSU, ND vs OU, and 2Pac

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At first, I was embarrassed. This is Michigan, for God’s sake. Are we ever allowed to rush the field? We had just beaten Little Brother; you certainly don’t rush the field after beating your little brother. But what if your little brother had beaten you the year before? And the year before that. And the year before that. And the year before that. And what if beating them this time was the program’s 900th win? And what if…Oh, come on, who has time to think about this as the clock hits zero and you want to celebrate?
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College Football Week 5: Notre Dame Beats Denard

Here are two postgame speeches delivered by high-profile college quarterbacks:

Speech 1: “To the fans and everybody in [insert mascot name] nation: You know what? I’m sorry…You have never seen any player in the entire country play as hard as I will play the rest of the season. And you will never see someone push the rest of the team as hard as I will push everybody the rest of this season. And you will never see a team play harder than we will the rest of this season.”

Speech 2: “I want to say sorry to everybody who watches [insert school name] football and whoever follows [insert school name] football. I want to say sorry and it won’t happen no more. I’m going to be accountable for the rest of the season, I’ll tell you that much.”
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Urban Meyer Balances Football and Family

Lou Holtz is wearing a tuxedo. It is the summer of 1987 and Holtz is the head football coach at Notre Dame. His youngest daughter, Liz, is in her prom dress—it’s the biggest night of her young life. Her date rings the door bell and Holtz answers.

“I never got to go to the prom when I was in high school,” he says. “This is my last chance. I’m going with you and my daughter.”

Liz was mortified. Her date was shocked. But Holtz was just having fun. He was a very busy man, so he had to make the time he did have with his children memorable.
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