Quieter Radio Row at Super Bowl still had success
It seemed even fewer showed up to do their shows at socially distanced tables at the Super Bowl Media Center inside the Tampa Convention Center. “We still had live guests, including live guests from the Chiefs and Buccaneers. “Radio Row is a spectacle every year that has a buzz and excitement for media, athletes and sponsors,” Onaindia said. One of the benefits of Radio Row is the organic networking that happens between everyone in attendance. We all missed that this year.”The idea of Radio Row at the Super Bowl originated in 1992 in Minneapolis when New York’s WFAN broadcast on-site from a local hotel.
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard opts out
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard, center, watches from the sidelines wearing a boot on his right foot during an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard has opted out of the rest of the season and will prepare for the NFL draft. Hubbard ran for 625 yards and five touchdowns this season. Hubbard's 2019 season was the best by an Oklahoma State back since Barry Sanders' 1988 Heisman-winning season. He rushed for 221 yards against Oregon State, 256 against Tulsa, 296 against Kansas State and 223 against TCU.
NFL at 100: How college football became the pipeline to NFL
In the early days of the NFL, college football was king and playing professionally was not something most players aspired to do. I definitely think college football is sort of the minor leagues in a way. While the college game was still mostly run-based, professional football teams were pushing the passing game. By the mid-1960s, top college football players were assumed to be heading to the NFL. As the two versions of the sport became more similar, college players were entering the NFL better prepared to play professional football.