The road to the Super Bowl

The road to the Super Bowl

I played in my only Super Bowl after my third season in the NFL, and thought I’d make it back at least two or three more times during my career. Unfortunately, that never happened.

The media attention backin 1984 wasn’t nearly as expansive as …

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Television shows like FOX NFL

Television shows like FOX NFL Sunday also help to make the game more personal by promoting the personalities under the helmets. Fans, for example, can watch and listen to a Drew Brees interview and feel like they know the New Orleans quarterback as a person.

In addition, with round-the-clock NFL …

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High school games Football

Football is pretty much a weekend sport, although a few games are played on Monday and Thursday, particularly in the NFL. In general, however, the football season, which begins in earnest right around Labor Day, follows this orderly pattern:

High school games are usually played on Friday nights.

College games …

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High school football teams

High school football teams usually play between eight and ten games in a season, starting after Labor Day. If teams have successful league seasons, they advance to regional or state playoff tournaments. Some schools in Texas play as many as 15 games if they advance to the state championship game. …

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