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  • A Defining Moment Jan 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

      By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — I opened the double doors of Booth E, an auxiliary media area in a corner of Sun Life Stadium, and my jaw dropped. The picture in front of me was a magical blur of red and green. The shouting was incessant: “GOOOO IRISH!” The opposing cheers were […]

  • Biletnikoff Winner Marqise Lee Speaks About Former Penn State Running Back Jan 8, 2013 | No Comments

    By Jon Blauvelt FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — USC wide receiver Marqise Lee said that running back and former Penn State player Silas Redd was disappointed in his productivity with the Trojans last year. “He was really upset about the season he had this year,” Lee, this year’s Fred Biletnikoff Award winner, said during a session […]

  • Alabama Exceeds Expectations and Defeats Notre Dame 42-12 Jan 8, 2013 | No Comments

    By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With one minute remaining on a championship night, the sea of crimson erupted in cheers. Chants of “SEC, SEC, SEC” reverberated across Sun Life Stadium. Fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide extended their arms high into the air as if they were raising the crystal trophy. The Alabama […]

  • BCS Executive Director Addresses College Football Playoff Jan 8, 2013 | No Comments

    By Jon Blauvelt FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — As BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock said on Monday morning, the first championship under college football’s new four-team playoff system is only “two years and five days away” on January 12, 2015. According to Hancock, the location of that first championship will be determined and announced by April, […]


Alabama
Alabama Exceeds Expectations and Defeats Notre Dame 42-12
Jan 8, 2013 | No Comments

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With one minute remaining on a championship night, the sea of crimson erupted in cheers. Chants of “SEC, SEC, SEC” reverberated across Sun Life Stadium. Fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide extended their arms high into the air as if they were raising the crystal trophy. The Alabama […]

Notre Dame
Fighting Irish Say Farewell to Star Tight End
Jan 7, 2013 | No Comments

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — At the disappointing end of his college career, the teammates of Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert realized how much he would be missed. “We were talking toward the end,” Fighting Irish wide receiver John Goodman, a teammate at Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., said […]


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Alabama Exceeds Expectations and Defeats Notre Dame 42-12
Jan 8, 2013 | No Comments

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With one minute remaining on a championship night, the sea of crimson erupted in cheers. Chants of “SEC, SEC, SEC” reverberated across Sun Life Stadium. Fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide extended their arms high into the air as if they were raising the crystal trophy. The Alabama […]


Fighting Irish Say Farewell to Star Tight End
Jan 7, 2013 | No Comments

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — At the disappointing end of his college career, the teammates of Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert realized how much he would be missed. “We were talking toward the end,” Fighting Irish wide receiver John Goodman, a teammate at Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., said […]


Rees to the Rescue?
Jan 7, 2013 | No Comments

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Notre Dame backup quarterback Tommy Rees is prepared to enter the game against Alabama tonight. If the circumstances of a championship night are working against Fighting Irish starting quarterback Everett Golson and head coach Brian Kelly contemplates a change, would Rees be ready to take the call? He […]



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Curley Center student gets big BCS opportunity

(Dec. 11, 2012) For the second consecutive year a student from the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism will cover the BCS National Championship Game as part of an agreement between the BCS and the Curley Center. Jon Blauvelt, a senior broadcast journalism and political science major from Murrysville, Pa., will be on site in South […]

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BCS Executive Director Addresses College Football Playoff

By Jon Blauvelt FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — As BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock said on Monday morning, the first championship under college football’s new four-team playoff system is only “two years and five days away” on January 12, 2015. According to Hancock, the location of that first championship will be determined and announced by April, […]

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A Defining Moment

  By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — I opened the double doors of Booth E, an auxiliary media area in a corner of Sun Life Stadium, and my jaw dropped. The picture in front of me was a magical blur of red and green. The shouting was incessant: “GOOOO IRISH!” The opposing cheers were […]

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Alabama
Alabama Exceeds Expectations and Defeats Notre Dame 42-12

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With one minute remaining on a championship night, the sea of crimson erupted in cheers. Chants of “SEC, SEC, SEC” reverberated across Sun Life Stadium. Fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide extended their arms high into the air as if they were raising the crystal trophy. The Alabama […]

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Notre Dame
Fighting Irish Say Farewell to Star Tight End

By Jon Blauvelt MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — At the disappointing end of his college career, the teammates of Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert realized how much he would be missed. “We were talking toward the end,” Fighting Irish wide receiver John Goodman, a teammate at Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., said […]

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