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God. Family. Football. A Twanglish Lesson

People from other regions see our devotion to football in this part of the country as misplaced, or even delusional. They’re wrong.

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RSMU – Week 8 Picks

Here we are at the midpoint of the college football regular season. Alabama, Oregon, Florida, Notre Dame and a handful of other teams remain undefeated. The RSM pickers, sadly, do not. Let’s get to the picks! This week’s games: LSU at Texas A&M Virginia Tech at Clemson Auburn at Vanderbilt Wake Forest at Virginia South […]

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RSMU – Week 6 Picks

Last week, the RSM football gurus were spotless in their record … because we didn’t pick any games. We’re back this week, but you’ll have to forgive any strangeness. RSM founder Wayne Franklin had emergency oral surgery this week, so whatever he writes will be under the influence of copious amounts of painkillers.   You’ve […]

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RSMU – Week 4 Picks

Another week, another great slate of Southern football. Before we kill this horse and keep beating it for the sheer pleasure of it, let’s get to the games: This week’s games: Maryland at West Virginia Virginia at TCU Ole Miss at Tulane Miami at Georgia Tech Missouri at South Carolina Louisville at Florida International Memphis at Duke Clemson at Florida State Rutgers at Arkansas […]

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RSMU – Week 3 Picks

To say none of us were perfect in last week’s picks would be an understatement. Who could have foreseen the complete meltdown in the Ozarks that left the Razorbacks on the losing end of a 34-31 tilt with Louisiana Monroe? And who would’ve guessed that, less than 20 months removed from their national championship, Auburn […]

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RSMU – Week 2 Picks

Our first week of football picks saw mixed results … unless your name is Jerrod Brown. Jerrod was unblemished in his picks last week. Can he keep it up again this week? Let’s see … This week’s games: Auburn at Mississippi State Eastern Carolina at South Carolina North Carolina at Wake Forest Florida at Texas […]

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RSMU – Week 1 Picks

So far, Southern teams have been the highlights of this initial weekend of the 2012 college football season. Those were the appetizers. Now it’s time for the main course. Some of our contributors weighed in on the weekend’s games. Beware: Homerism abounds!

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Football’s back … and so are we!

Tonight, after a long off-season filled with pain, suffering, lamentations and probably a fair amount of binge drinking to console the sorrows that come with the loss of our favorite sport for eight months, college football makes its return. For the next four-plus months, half of us will deal with the pain, suffering and lamentations […]

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One Southern Man’s View: Why I’m a Bama Fan

In a re-match of the hyperbolically named “Game of the Century” from early November, Alabama and LSU, with their good-enough offenses, will attempt to find the end zone against the best two defenses in the land. Despite the unrelenting hype for this game, this Alabama alumnus has found it difficult to get excited about the game.

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