Knute Rockne's funeral and the dawn of a new American experience
The death of the legendary Notre Dame coach led to the first national funeral broadcast, changed the way planes were built and how transportation disasters were investigated.
'The South Stands at Armageddon': Breaking the Sugar Bowl color barrier
When Bobby Grier and Pitt faced Georgia Tech in 1956, it ignited a conflict that pitted a governor against a state university and its football team that would end in one of the defining moments in college football history.
Welcome to CFB 150, a yearlong celebration of the glory of college football
All year long, across every platform, we'll mark the sesquicentennial of the American obsession that turns young men into icons.
College Football 150's all-time greatest games that decided national titles
We're living in the golden age of title games, with the past three ranking high on the list. Could this year's join them?
Get ready for College Football 150
All through 2019, ESPN will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of college football, highlighting the top teams, players, coaches and games in college football history.
On this date: Young's late TD wins national title for Texas
On January 4, 2006, Vince Young runs for the corner and scores to propel Texas to a 41-38 national-championship win against USC.
Maisel: Preserving the memory of the man behind the icon
In Alabama, a statue of Paul W. "Bear" Bryant lords over the stadium that bears his name as his legend has taken root and grown in college football culture.
On this date: Failed 2-point conversion costs Nebraska Orange Bowl
Revisit the failed two-point conversion attempt in the 1984 Orange Bowl that cost Nebraska the national title.
On this date: Frazier sheds tackles en route to Fiesta Bowl TD
On January 2, 1996, Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier breaks free of multiple Florida tackles to score a touchdown in the Cornhuskers' win.
American's love affair with the Rose Bowl continues
There are few events on the American calendar that transcend time, that hold the same appeal today as they did decades ago. The Rose Bowl Game, on Jan. 1, in Pasadena is one of those events.
Check out ESPN's plans during college football's 150th anniversary year.