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So what did we do on this day in College Football America Yearbook history?
2010: Cincinnati (FBS) at Louisville (FBS)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb and editor Matthew Postins met up in Louisville, Kentucky, for their first trip to the home of the Louisville Cardinals. Back in the day, a Cincinnati-Louisville game was a Big East showdown. It had been a long day for Postins, who criss-crossed the Hoosier State to see some of Indiana’s best basketball sights — Butler Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, the ‘Hoosiers’ Gym in Knightstown, the Milam ’54 Museum (the team that inspired the movie ‘Hoosiers’), Assembly Hall in Bloomington and Larry Bird Avenue in French Lick. Unfortunately, we have no photo gallery from this game.
2011: Missouri S&T (D2) at Kentucky Wesleyan (D2)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb has seen both Missouri S&T and Kentucky Wesleyan several times during the duration of our publication. But this may have been the first time he saw both teams, as the Miners traveled to face the Panthers in Owensboro, Kentucky.
2011: UCF (FBS) at SMU (FBS)
Our College Football America Yearbook director of editorial content Chuck Cox headed over to Gerald J. Ford Stadium to see the UCF Knights and the SMU Mustangs in a game that was, at the time, a showdown of Big East teams. Yep, SMU, which had once ruled the Southwest Conference, was trying to make a go of it in the Big East. Two years later the Big East dissolved its football obligations and the football membership, including SMU, became part of the American Athletic Conference.
2011: Jacksonville State (FCS) at Austin Peay (FCS)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb drove to Clarksville, Tennessee, to see some Ohio Valley Conference action as the Jacksonville State Gamecocks faced the Austin Peay Governors. The Governors have called that stadium home since 1946, though it has had several different names and undergone renovations over the years.
2016: Alabama (FBS) at Tennessee (FBS)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb can always hear “Rocky Top” ringing in his ears after a Tennessee football game, and this one was no exception, as the Tennessee Volunteers hosted the Alabama Crimson Tide at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Neyland Stadium debuted as the home of the Vols in 1921 and was called, at one time, Shields-Watkins Field. It’s also one of the few stadiums where you can ‘sail-gate’ before the game, as the Tennessee River runs right by the stadium.
2016: Southeastern Louisiana (FCS) at Stephen F. Austin (FCS)
Our College Football America Yearbook editor Matthew Postins drove back to the alma mater on this weekend, as the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks hosted the Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Homer Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches, Texas.
2016: Navarro (NJCAA) at Kilgore (NJCAA)
Our College Football America Yearbook director of editorial content Chuck Cox also decided to head back to his alma mater (or his first one). On this day it was time for some Southwest Junior College Football Conference action as his Kilgore College Rangers hosted the Navarro College Bulldogs at R.E. St. John Stadium.