Texas A&M’s stunning 35-28 come from behind OT victory over Arkansas in Arlington Saturday afternoon boosted the Aggies to #4 in the Billingsley report this week. That’s the highest rating achieved by Texas A&M since a #3 ranking on November 14, 1998 after a 17-14 win over then Big 12 foe Missouri. The Aggies were 10-1 that week but fell to #35 arch rival Texas two weeks later in Austin. A&M went on to win the Big 12 Championship game edging undefeated Kansas State 36-33. Texas A&M lost to #8 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl and finished the 1998 season ranked #9 in the Billingsley Report. Undefeated #13 Mississippi State welcomes Texas A&M to Starkville for a key SEC West game this coming Saturday.
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Poker is just as popular with football players as it is the average American player. The game has seen its fair share of famous players at the table including Arizona Cardinals Calais Campbell and three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour. While real money poker is legal and regulated in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, NFL players are barred from entering into sponsorship or participating in any promo. Regular game play is acceptable.
During football season you can’t drag football fans away from their TV’s. Watching their favorite college teams play is a way of life - until the season ends. Football fans are competitive and a lot of them find that playing poker is a good way to fill in time during the off season. Many of the members of the Cardschat Poker Forum are also college football fans and join in on discussions on both topics in the forum.
Football season generates more television viewings in the United States than any other program. It also receives more bets than any sport according to owner of the official sportsbook rankings on bettingsites.com. The kickoff and superbowl alone represent the largest days in American gambling by more than ten (10) times the average.