Today in College Football America History – Oct. 14

UNT Mean Green

Today we celebrate this day in College Football America Yearbook history by looking back on the games we’ve covered on this date, Oct. 14. The staff at the College Football America Yearbook has been attending and coverings games since 2010, even before we actually had a physical yearbook to sell. Our staff travels the country to cover anywhere from 50 to 70 college football games per season. So, we’ve accumulated many games, many photos and many memories. Each day, we’ll encapsulate those memories here and include links to our photos and game coverage that will help you take a look back, too.

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So what did we do on this day in College Football America Yearbook history?

The home of West Virginia Mountaineers football. (College Football America file photo)

2010: USF (FBS) at West Virginia (FBS)

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Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb has probably heard “Take Me Home, Country Roads,’ hundreds of times in his life. But it’s a little bit different when it’s sung by the full-throated fans of the West Virginia Mountaineers, who sing the song after home games. Webb got a taste of that tradition when the Mountaineers hosted the South Florida Bulls, in a game that was then a Big East showdown.

Arkansas State before the game. (College Football America file photo)

2014: Louisiana (FBS) at Texas State (FBS)

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Our College Football America Yearbook editor Matthew Postins hadn’t spent much time in San Marcos, Texas, before that night, which is hard to imagine considering the Texas State Bobcats did some time in the Southland Conference with his alma mater, Stephen F. Austin. So this was actually his first trip to Texas State for a football game, as the Bobcats hosted the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in a weeknight game that was on national television.

The UNT Mean Green. (College Football America file photo)

2017: UTSA (FBS) at UNT (FBS)

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Our College Football America Yearbook editor Matthew Postins ventured out for a weeknight game in Denton, Texas, as the North Texas Mean Green hosted the UT-San Antonio Roadrunners in a Conference USA showdown at Apogee Stadium. This was a fun game that UNT ultimately won.

The Chabot Gladiators. (College Football America file photo)

2017: Chabot (CCCAA) at Fresno City (CCCAA)

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Our College Football America Yearbook director of editorial content Chuck Cox loves heading out to California, and if he can get a couple of games in the same place, all the better. So it was worth it to be in Fresno, California, that weekend as he took in both a California Community College Athletic Association game and a Mountain West game. First, Cox headed over to Fresno City Community College to see the Rams take on Chabot.

The New Mexico Lobos. (College Football America file photo)

2017: New Mexico (FBS) at Fresno State (FBS)

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Our College Football America Yearbook director of editorial content Chuck Cox needed only to drive across town to Bulldog Stadium, the home of the Fresno State Bulldogs since 1980, to end his evening as the Bulldogs hosted the New Mexico Lobos in Mountain West action. While it was Cox’s first home game at Bulldog Stadium, New Mexico became one of those teams that Cox has seen both at home and on the road.

Emporia State and Lindenwood in action in 2017. (College Football America file photo)

2017: Emporia State (D2) at Lindenwood (D2)

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Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb had his own two-game day on tap in the Missouri area. First, in St. Charles, Missouri, you’ll find Hunter Stadium, the home of the Lindenwood Lions. That day the Lions hosted the Emporia State Hornets. But Hunter Stadium is a gem and one of the prettiest stadiums in Division II football. It’s worth the trip, even if you don’t have a dog in the fight.

Concordia-Ann Arbor and Missouri Baptist. (College Football America file photo)

2017: Concordia-Ann Arbor (NAIA) at Missouri Baptist (NAIA)

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Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb ended his day in St. Louis, Missouri, which isn’t far from St. Charles. But the metro area is the home of Missouri Baptist College, which on this day hosted Concordia-Ann Arbor, which plays in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Spartans’ home stadium, Spartan Field, was built in 2015 and is one of the best facilities you’ll stumble across in the lower divisions of college football.

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