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Mike McCarthy’s Education Background

Mike McCarthy is an NFL coach for the Green Bay Packers. The Packers will face the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this talented coach and athlete.

McCarthy was born on November 10, 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended college at Baker University. He played as a football tight end for the school for two years. He was the senior captain for his football team and helped the school become NAIA Division II runner-ups. McCarthy earned his degree in business administration.

After college, McCarthy went on to coach college football at Fort Hays State from 1987-1988 and then at Pittsburg State from 1989-1992. After five years coaching college football, McCarthy got his foot in the NFL coaching door with the Kansas City Chiefs. He has also coached the New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers, in addition to his current position with the Green Bay Packers. He has been the head coach for the Packers since January 2006.

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Mike Tomlin’s Education Background

Mike Tomlin is the head coach for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. At only 38-years old, he is the third youngest head coach in any major North American professional sports association. Tomlin and the Steelers will be playing the Packers on February 6, 2011 in Super Bowl XLV. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this talented athlete and coach.

Tomlin was born on March 15, 1972 in Newport News, Virginia. He grew up in Newport News and graduated from Denbigh High School. After high school, Tomlin attended the College of William and Mary. While in college, Tomlin was the starting wide received/tight end for the Tribe for three-years. He scored a record breaking 20 touchdown catches while at W&M. He also became a member of the fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi while he was in college.

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Ben Roethlisberger’s Education Background

Ben Roethlisberger is an NFL quarterback who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was drafted into the NFL during the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft. On February 6, 2011, Roethlisberger and the Steelers will be playing the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl. EDUinReview will now take a look at the education background of this talented athlete.

Roethlisberger was born on March 2, 1982 in Lima, Ohio. He attended high school in Findlay, Ohio. While in high school, he was very involved in the athletics department and was captain of the football, basketball, and baseball teams. During his freshman, sophomore, and junior years, Roethlisberger played wide receiver. It was during his senior year that the coach moved him to playing quarterback, where he excelled.

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The 50 Best College Football Teams

All college students know that having a good football team is something to be proud of. The bragging rights are endless, especially when your team beats your conference rival. Bleacher Report recently announced the top 50 college football programs, based on “national championships, conference championships, postseason success, Heisman winners, All-Americans, and [number of] wins.”

Does your school make the list? If so, feel free to brag; I know I will be doing my fair share of bragging. Look who’s number one! Boomer Sooner!

  1. University of Oklahoma. The number one team in the nation is the University of Oklahoma Sooners, who have had a .765 winning percentage since 1945. They have won seven national championships and won their conference 39 times. Don’t forget that the Sooners have finished the season ranked in the top five 29 times, and it’s easy to see why Crimson and Cream are the best school colors around.
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Best and Worst Dips to Indulge in at College Football Parties

College football season is well under way and while most students are worried about the stats, the players, and the pigskin, there are a few of us football fans out there that enjoy the sport, but also love the socializing that comes with watching games.

From tailgating on the campus lawns to beer pong in the dorms, college students cheer on their teams from the sidelines, but also from their couches while watching the game on television. Either way, students will often throw game day parties and, thus, a plethora of fattening (yet irresistibly delicious) foods is not far behind.

The most popular game day snack is probably the chips and dip set up. Although affordable and quick to prepare (lets get real- most of you are buying chips and dips from your local grocery story and simply adding a spoon once you pop the lid), chips and dip can also be a delicious, but dangerous, delight.

Here is a list of the best and worst popular dips, according to calorie and fat content, to give you an idea of just what kind of indulging you’re willing to undergo. Read the rest of this entry »

Bruce Jenner Education Background

Bruce JennerBruce Jenner was born on October 28, 1949 in Mt. Kisco, a small town in upstate New York. He was the oldest of three children.

He was a student at Newtown High School in Connecticut, after spending a year in high school in Sleepy Hollow, NY where he earned a scholarship in football. He enrolled in Graceland University but a knee injury forced him to stop playing. That was when he decided to switch to the decathlon. He debuted in a decathlon in 1970 where he placed sixth.

He then entered the decathlon at the 1972 U.S. Olympic trials where he placed third, and finished in tenth place at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. These triumphs prompted him to commit full-time to a grueling regimen. During that period, he spent 8 hours a day at the track at San Jose College. His presence there was part of what made San Jose a hotbed for elite athletes to train. Read the rest of this entry »

Homecoming Dance Fashion Trends for 2010

Betsey Johnson, Michael Angel, BCBGMaxAzria, Prabal Gurung

Betsey Johnson, Michael Angel, BCBGMaxAzria, Prabal Gurung

The weather outside is getting a bit chilly, and you know what that means… fall football and high school homecoming dance season is just around the corner!

September 9-16, 2010 in Manhattan the infamous Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week shows were held at the event’s new venue location, Lincoln Center, and designers didn’t disappoint with the gorgeous dresses they showcased at the world’s most talked about fashion event.

While most of the gowns will be worn by Hollywood starlets to the Grammys and the Oscars, there will be a substantially high number of teenage girls wanting the looks for their homecoming dances this coming fall.

This year, “less is more” seemed to be a common theme, as the dresses were shorter in length but bigger in designs. It was apparent that bright and bold colors were the biggest trends, followed by textured dresses and sharp tailoring. Read the rest of this entry »

This Weekend’s College Football Scores

Marty GilyardThis weekend had some really interesting football games. Alabama and Arkansas battled it out on Saturday while Boise State’s blue-clad players blended in with their blue football field, securing a win for the Broncos against the Oregon Beavers. The University of Texas lost against UCLA, while the Oklahoma Sooners scraped out a victory over the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.

Here are the scores for the rest of this weekend’s football games:

No. 19 Miami 31- Pittsburgh 3

No. 4 TCU 41 – SMU 24

No. 1 Alabama 24 – No. 10 Arkansas 20

No. 2 Ohio State 73 – Eastern Michigan 20

No. 3 Boise State 37 – No. 24 Oregon State 24

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University of Oklahoma Football Joins the 800 Wins Club

boomer soonerIf you have been paying attention to college football for the past few decades, you know that the University of Oklahoma has been considered a football powerhouse. On September 3, 2010, the Sooners changed this trend into a fact, when they won their 800th game as a school team against Utah State University. This makes the University of Oklahoma Sooners the seventh Division I team to become a member of the 800-Wins Club.

See when the other members, Michigan, Texas, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State, earned their invitation to this elite club. Read the rest of this entry »

LSU Leads Top Tailgating Schools in the U.S.

tailgate foodFootball season is finally here! At the University of Oklahoma, football is almost a religion, and part of the religion is the tailgating parties that occur before the game starts.

Tailgating usually consists of a big group of people getting together a few hours before kick off, grilling some burgers, and drinking a few beers. It is a great time to build team spirit, get excited for the upcoming game, and catch up with friends. At my school, we shut down one of the main streets in town with tailgating madness. It’s a huge blast!

Disappointingly enough, OU was not voted one of the top tailgating schools in the USA this fall. According to the Associated Press, the honor of best tailgating school belongs to Louisiana State University. The factors that pushed them over the edge include their tailgating cuisine: spicy alligator, andouille sausage, and gumbo. Man, that sure beats a Ballpark Frank, in my opinion.

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