The most comprehensive reference book ever assembled on the history of college football, from South Bend, Indiana, to Lincoln, Nebraska, Palo Alto, California, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Tallahassee, Florida, college football attracts the most dedicated fans in all of sports. This book is their Bible a rich and exhaustive reference guide to the game's history, tradition, and lore. Based on three years of research by the nation's foremost college football experts, the book features: -- Capsule histories for each of the Division 1-A programs, -- the Ivy League schools, -- and the historically black colleges -- Year-by-year schedules and scores for each school -- Statistical leaders from each school -- Fight-song lyrics -- Box scoresfor every bowl game ever played -- Weekly AP and UPI polls dating back to 1936 -- A four-color insert illustrating the evolution of each school's helmet design -- Essays by the game's top wordsmiths, including Dan Jenkins, Beano Cook, Chris Fowler, and more. --Lively round-table discussion on the state of the game with ESPN's popular Game Day team (Fowler, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreit). Packed with tables and charts and designed in an easy-to-read style -- the ESPN College Football Encyclopedia is sure to dazzle even the most knowledgeable fan.