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American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year award has been awarded annually since 1998 to the most outstanding collegiate football player in the country.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An athletic scholarship is a form of scholarship to attend a college or university or a private high school awarded to an individual based predominantly on his or her ability to play in a sport.
The Bowl Alliance was an agreement among college football bowl games (specifically the Sugar, Orange, and Fiesta Bowls) for the purpose of trying to match the top two teams in a national championship bowl game and to provide quality bowl game matchups for the champions of its member conferences.
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The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) was a selection system that created five bowl game match-ups involving ten of the top ranked teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of American college football, including an opportunity for the top two teams to compete in the BCS National Championship Game.
The Bowl Coalition was formed through an agreement among Division I-A college football bowl games and conferences for the purpose of forcing a national championship game between the top two teams and to provide quality bowl game matchups for the champions of its member conferences.
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Bowl eligibility in college football at the NCAA Division I FBS level is the standard through which teams become available for selection to participate in postseason bowl games.
Bradbury Norton Robinson, Jr. (February 1, 1884 – March 7, 1949) was a pioneering American football player, physician, and local politician.
The British Universities American Football League (BUAFL) is an American football league contested by university teams in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the collegiate American football player adjudged by the membership of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) to be the best defensively in the National Collegiate Athletic Association; the award is presented by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and the FWAA.
The Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebackers at the high school, collegiate and professional levels of football.
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Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area, situated directly north of the city of Boston proper, across the Charles River.
Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
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The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is the national governing body for organized sports at colleges in Canada.
Canadian football is a form of gridiron football played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wideTable of exact conversions attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).
Canadian Interuniversity Sport football is the highest level of amateur play of Canadian football and operates under the auspices of the CIS.
The Canadian Junior Football League, formed May 8, 1974 is a national amateur Canadian football league consisting of 19 teams playing in six provinces across Canada.
College athletics in the United States refers primarily to sports and athletic competition organized and funded by institutions of tertiary education (universities, or colleges in American English).
The College Avenue Gymnasium is an athletic facility on the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective positions.
The College Football Hall of Fame is a hall of fame and museum devoted to college football.
A college football national championship in the highest level of play in the United States, currently the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), is a designation awarded annually by various organizations to their selection of the best college football team.
College football on radio includes the radio broadcasting of college football games, as well as pre- and post-game reports, analysis, and human-interest stories.
College football on television includes the broad- and cablecasting of college football games, as well as pre- and post-game reports, analysis, and human-interest stories.
The College Football Playoff (CFP) is an annual postseason tournament in American college football for the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl game, used to determine a "national champion" of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), which began play in the 2014 college football season.
Collier's is an American magazine, founded in 1888 by Peter Fenelon Collier.
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The Columbia Lions football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Columbia University located in the U.S. state of New York.
The try (American football, also known as point(s) after touchdown, PAT) or convert (Canadian football) occurs immediately after a touchdown during which the scoring team is allowed to attempt to score one extra point by kicking the ball through the uprights in the manner of a field goal, or two points by bringing the ball into the end zone in the manner of a touchdown; depending on league rules, one point may also be scored by manner of a safety.
The Cotton Bowl Classic is an American college football bowl game that has been held annually since January 1, 1937.
The Doak Walker Award, first awarded in 1990, honors the United States's top college football running back.
Edward Bulwer "Eddie" Cochems (February 4, 1877 – April 9, 1953) was an American football player and coach.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN and a division of ESPN Inc..
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FAU Stadium is a college football stadium located at the north end of the main campus of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida.
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The Fiesta Bowl is an American college football bowl game played annually at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
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The Florida Atlantic Owls football team represents Florida Atlantic University, a mid-major NCAA Division (FBS) college football team.
A flying wedge (also called flying V or wedge formation, or simply wedge) is a configuration created from a body moving forward in a triangular formation.
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In several forms of football a forward pass is a throwing of the ball in the direction that the offensive team is trying to move, towards the defensive team's goal line.
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The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the nation’s outstanding college football receiver (the award defines receiver as any player who catches a pass) by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc.
Frisco is a city located in Collin and Denton counties in Texas.
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Harper's Weekly (A Journal of Civilization) was an American political magazine based in New York City.
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Harvard Stadium is a U-shaped football stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States.
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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
The Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warriors football team represents the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in NCAA Division I FBS college football.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
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Helmet stickers, also known as reward decals and pride stickers, are stickers that are affixed to a high school or college football player's helmet.
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The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award is given annually to college football's top head coach.
Few American football players have come out as gay.
The Japan American Football Association was founded in 1934 and currently oversees junior high school, high school, collegiate and club/corporate teams.
The Jet Award, named in honor of 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers, is awarded to the top return specialist in college football beginning with the 2011 season.
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The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986.
The John Mackey Award is presented annually to college football's most outstanding tight end.
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nation's outstanding senior or fourth year quarterback in college football.
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, often referred to simply as the Knight Commission, is a panel of members of the American academic, athletic and journalism communities, with an eye toward reform of college athletics, particularly in regard to emphasizing academic values and policies that ensure athletic programs operate within the educational missions of their universities.
The Korea American Football Association (KAFA, Korean: 대한미식축구협회, Hanja: 大韓美式蹴球協會) has existed in South Korea for more than 20 years.
The Koshien Bowl is the annual Japanese American college football national championship game, usually played in December at Koshien Stadium.
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In American and Canadian football, a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line (across the width of the football field) beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun.
The following is a list of current, defunct, and proposed college football bowl games.
This is a list of post-secondary colleges and universities that have club football teams.
This is a list of Collegiate Sprint Football League champions.
This is a list of defunct college football conferences in the United States.
This is a list of universities in the United States that sponsored football at one time but have since discontinued their programs.
The following is a list of historically significant college football games.
This article lists the attendances of many sports competitions around the world, based in some cases on the number of tickets sold or given away, rather than people actually present.
The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annually to the best college football lineman or linebacker.
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The Lou Groza Award is presented annually to the top college football placekicker in the United States by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.
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The Louisville Cardinals Football team represents the University of Louisville in the sport of American football.
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
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The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the college football player judged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best football player in the United States.
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McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Canada, officially founded by royal charter in 1821.
Montreal (Montréal) is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
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The Montreal Football Club was a Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec that played in the Quebec Rugby Football Union from 1883 to 1906 and in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union from 1907 to 1915.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football National Championship is decided by a post-season playoff system featuring the best NAIA college football teams in the United States.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs among smaller institutions, primarily across the United States but also outside the US.
The National Club Football Association (NCFA) is an association of collegiate American football teams.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit association which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions; conferences; organizations; and individuals.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States.
Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
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The NCAA Division I FCS Mid Major National Football Championship was a label that began in 2001 and ended after the 2007 season.
The NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A, is the top level of college football in the United States.
The NCAA Division I Football Championship is an American college football tournament played each year to determine the champion of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
Division II is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
The NCAA Division II Football Championship is an American college football tournament played annually to determine a champion at the NCAA Division II level.
Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) of the United States.
The NCAA Division III Football Championship began in 1973.
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national football champions.
The Organización Nacional Estudiantil de Futbol Americano (National Student Organization of American Football), usually known by the acronym ONEFA, is the major college football league in Mexico.
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The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best United States college football interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America.
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Papa John's Cardinal Stadium is a football stadium located in Louisville, Kentucky, USA and serves as the home of the University of Louisville football program.
Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The Peach Bowl, officially known as the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual college football bowl game played in Atlanta, Georgia since December 1968.
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The Pioneer Football League (PFL) is a collegiate athletic conference which operates in the East, Midwest, and California of the United States.
The Princeton Tigers football program represents Princeton University college football at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA).
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
The term public school refers to a group of older, more expensive and exclusive fee-paying private independent secondary schools in England and Wales, which cater primarily for children aged between 13 and 18.
The Ray Guy Award is presented annually to college football's top punter by the Augusta Sports Council.
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The Rose Bowl is an outdoor athletic stadium in Pasadena, California, just outside of Los Angeles.
The Rose Bowl Game is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Year's Day) at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California.
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Rugby football is a style of football that developed at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire and was one of many versions of football played at English public schools during the 19th century.
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The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.
Rugby School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
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Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represents Rutgers University in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, commonly referred to as Rutgers University, Rutgers, or RU, is an American public research university and the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey.
Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain.
A scrum (short for scrummage) is a method of restarting play in rugby that involves players packing closely together with their heads down and attempting to gain possession of the ball.
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A sports club or sport club, sometimes athletics club or sports society or sports association, is a club for the purpose of playing one or more sports.
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Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities.
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Sprint football, formerly called lightweight football, is a varsity sport played by United States colleges and universities, under standard American football rules.
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The Stanford Cardinal football program represents Stanford University in college football at the NCAA Division I FBS level and is a member of the Pac-12 Conference's North Division.
The Sugar Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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The Football Association, also known simply as The FA, is the governing body of football in England, and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.
Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.
Trinity College is a college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1851 by Bishop John Strachan.
A try is a way of scoring points in rugby union and rugby league football.
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Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
In the National Football League (NFL), the two-minute warning is given when two minutes of game time remain on the game clock in each half of a game, i.e. near the end of the second and fourth quarters.
In American and Canadian football, a two-point conversion or two-point convert is a play a team attempts instead of kicking a one-point conversion immediately after it scores a touchdown.
The United States service academies, also known as the United States military academies, are federal academies for the undergraduate education and training of commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces.
University College is a constituent college of the University of Toronto, created in 1853 specifically as an institution of higher learning free of religious affiliation.
The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.
The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 12 Maryland institutions of higher education.
Walter Chauncey Camp (April 7, 1859 – March 14, 1925) was an American football player, coach, and sports writer known as the "Father of American Football".
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The Walter Camp Player of the Year Award is given annually to the collegiate American football Player of the Year, as decided by a group of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I-A head coaches and sports information directors under the auspices of the Walter Camp Football Foundation; the award is named for Walter Camp, an important and influential figure in the development of the sport.
The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.
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Sir William Mulock, PC, KCMG, MP, QC, LL.D (January 19, 1843 – October 1, 1944) was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, educator, farmer, politician, judge, and philanthropist.
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The William V. Campbell Trophy, formerly the Vincent dePaul Draddy Trophy, is a trophy awarded by the National Football Foundation that is given to the American college football player with the best combination of academics, community service, and on-field performance.
The 1869 college football season was the first season of intercollegiate football in the United States.
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The 1902 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1902 college football season.
Originally titled the "Tournament East-West football game," what is now known as the Rose Bowl Game was first played on January 1, 1902 at Tournament Park in Pasadena, California, starting the tradition of New Year's Day bowl games.
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The 1974 NFL season was the 55th regular season of the National Football League.
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