NFL Lockout: Is It Good News For College Football?

March 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Look, we're not happy about the NFL lockout.

As fans of seeing the people we worshiped on Saturdays for three, four, five or six years, depending on whether you loved AJ Green (3) or Jordan Shipley (6), playing well on Sundays, it was horrible news. We don't want to see the best players at the top of their game suddenly not play for a season. Hey...we love Peyton Manning a lot more as a professional than we ever did as a quarterback for Tennessee!

But you can't argue for this major fact: college football could come out as the big winner if there is no NFL 2011.


1) Football fans need their fix. Big-time college football games will suddenly cover Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and we should imagine that some big-time games may even be played on a Monday night, just to help the 'thirst' (and the corporate sponsors) continue. Also, watch for an increased amount of pleading from Jerry Jones and Art Blank for games to played in the Jerry a...

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