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The 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds On Favorite Winner

Heisman Trophy Georgia Bulldog Winner Herschel Walker won in 1982.

The odds of winning the 2017 Heisman Trophy change weekly making the skill and luck required to place a bet on the winner not an exact science or sure thing. This week, depending on what sports book you are using, four to seven of the top ten NCAA college football candidates with the biggest chance of winning the esteemed award given to the best player of the year, all play quarterback. The Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to wager sensibly, bet with larger betting houses with the highest rated reputations, and look for creative promotions that earn you free money, rewards and swag.

Steve Spurrier Florida Gators Heisman Troph...

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.

Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...

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Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz - Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz – Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

College football began play yesterday and the Sports Techie community blog chatted about the Adobe Digital Index (ADI) most social fan followed teams list, stats and insights with Joe Martin, Senior Analyst, Adobe Digital Index. Each online cheer or boo for a favorite team, coach and player is measured in this season’s preview as social engagement Big Data. Martin discussed Adobe Social calculations and the number of mentions, page likes, followers, and positive sentiment generated by blogs such as ours, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with other high traffic, popular and niche social platforms...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US - Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US – Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

The National Football League Next Gen Stats initiative is part of a sports and entertainment agreement granting exclusive distribution rights for the 2015 and 2016 season by new partners at Sportradar US. This breaking news released today signifies further development of a new sports technology data category together by the NFL and Sportradar centered on distributing official real-time scores, player statistics and play-by-play data known as the Game Statistics and Information System (GSIS), in addition to proprietary Next Gen Stats to digital outlets...

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EON Sports VR Kickstarter Campaign Features Coach Mike Ditka, Steve Clarkson And Smartphones

EON Sports Virtual Reality Football Training Experience

EON Sports Virtual Reality Football Training Experience

EON Sports VR Kickstarter Campaign Features Coach Mike Ditka, Steve Clarkson And Smartphones

If you are interested in spending a little of over $100 dollars to be able to learn football in a virtual reality setting from NFL and youth football coaching experts like Mike Ditka, Terry Shea and Steve Clarkson, EON Sports has a new crowdfunding sports technology business opportunity that promises to fulfill your training needs using a cost-effective headset and your smartphone. Since the Sports Techie community blog last spoke to the Brendan Reilly, founder of EON Sports, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider for sports performance training, about his startup and VR products, the company has raised additional angel funds, t...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech - Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech – Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

I moved Sports Techie HQ from Seattle to Atlanta two months ago and was invited last month to attend the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 grand opening on August 23 as a member of the media, thanks to Jackson Spalding, and Traci Messier. It took 4 years of design, 18 months of construction and $66.5 million to finish what is considered to be the benchmark museum for sport, drawing a projected 500,000 to over 1 million fans annually to this diverse and football inspired city my family now lives in...

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Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

The Topps Company, Inc. and the National Football League have partnered on a new set of trading cards for adults and kids that are fantasy football focused. The NFL.com and Topps® are cashing in on the fantasy sports popularity with trading cards loaded with detailed NFL player insights and fantasy football strategies, tips and content, designed to increase awareness of the game and increase math skills at the same time. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this sports tech information with our readers and followers.

Should Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning be your first NFL Fantasy Football draft pick? Topps and NFL.com/Fantasy TEAM UP to let you know.

Should Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning be your first NFL Fantasy Football draft pick? Topps and NFL...

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Peyton And Eli Manning Sing About DIRECTV Fantasy Football Fantasy Zone Channel

Peyton & Eli Manning Are Back With Another Summer Jam

Peyton & Eli Manning Are Back With Another Summer Jam

Peyton And Eli Manning Sing About DIRECTV Fantasy Football Fantasy Zone Channel

DIRECTV has teamed up with Peyton and Eli Manning once again to create yet another funny music video I was asked to share with the Sports Techie community blog readers, which is my pleasure as a National Football League, fantasy sports and Manning family fan. Pay television now spans a variety of mobile devices, televisions, laptops, vehicles and airplanes, so watching the DIRECTV NFL Sunday Ticket Max package and their out-of-market football games bundled together with their new and exclusive, Fantasy Zone Channel, is a virtual no-brainer.

Peyton And Eli Manning Sing About DIRECTV Fantasy Football Fantasy Zone Channel

Peyton And Eli Manning Sing About DIRECTV Fantasy Football Fantasy Zone Channel

Fantasy Zone Channel
A whole channel...

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Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic introduced “CarbonTek with OS Technology™”, the brand’s first ever, football shoulder pad system that changes the game.  The Sports Techie community was able to speak with Russell Athletics’ VP of Design & Development, Sarah Gholston, about their revolutionary football product made for professional players and Division I teams and athletes. The CarbonTek differs from other vendors protection because it provides football players with the latest evolution in protective gear, a fast-growing niche market...

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