Trip east shows ties that college football binds

I just returned from a vacation back East to visit friends, figuring a little camaraderie combined with golf, camping, and whitewater rafting would recharge the batteries and get me energized for the 2008 college football season.

Actually, I was geared up after the conclusion of last season’s bowl games. It’s been that way since I was 9-years old. Some things never change.
Covering Oregon and Oregon State, the passion of college football fans is evident 24/7.
Can the blue- collar style of quarterback Lyle Moevao lead the Beavers to another bowl game?
Will Oregon be singing the blues without Dennis Dixon and Jonathan Stewart to anchor its high-powered spread offense?