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Writer and editor, Freddie Brister, is a former high school football coach of 25 years. His love of the game of football is reflected in his words and memories of growing up in the South and playing football in the back yard with his brother, cousins and neighborhood friends. His biggest thrill is watching former high school players he has coached play at the college level. His favorite pastime is watching college football on TV and attending SEC games in person every chance he gets. Freddie Brister is a huge fan of the SEC and the Florida Gators.

The East Carolina Pirates are the sports teams representing East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. The Pirates compete in the NCAA's Conference USA of Division 1, along with Rice University, the University of Houston, Tulane University.
The Duke Blue Devils of Durham, NC have tasted so much success with their basketball program that it is sometimes hard to remember they do have football as well, albeit, the football team is almost laughable at times.
Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is both a respected institution for learning and research, as well as one of the leading athletic institutions in the United States. Duke competes strongly in a number of different sports, though the school is widely known for their men's basketball program, which consistently produces NBA quality players, and challenges for regional and national championships on a consistent basis.
The Clemson Tigers were set to clinch their second straight winning season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They'd won two straight games and three of its last four contests. They held an impressive overall ranking at 22-5, and with a record of 8-5 in the conference stood at 12th.
The Golden Bears of Cal State Berkeley had a good year last season, going 9-4 overall with 6-3 in conference play, finishing fourth in the Pac 10. Cal received a bowl game berth, where they defeated Miami in the Emerald Bowl 24-17, as Jahvid Best rushed for a bowl-record 186 yards and two touchdowns.
Sitting on the steps of the Big 12 conference cellar last season at 4-8 overall and 2-6 in conference games was the Baylor University Bears. The good news for fans was that in every game they won it was by a margin of at least 20 points.
The Auburn Tigers and the Mississippi Rebels came to the contest on February 25th tied for third in the Southeastern Conference, but the Tigers pulled a 77-64 win, moving them up to a second place tie with Mississippi State.
Thomas Dimitroff has one hell of an off season to look forward to, but the Atlanta Falcons general manager is already off to a great start.
The Arkansas Razorbacks have found themselves in a precarious situation. Jason Henry led the game, with a double double 27 points and 12 rebounds off the bench.
Washington held the lead for most of the first half, separated by up to 13 points. Jeff Pendergraph led the Sun Devils with 24 field goals and 13 rebounds. James Harden added 19 points, though he only scored 4 in the second half and fouled out early in overtime. "Unbelievable," senior Jon Brockman said of Holiday and Gant's tag-team effort.