Biography Of Craig Burroughs, National Columnist

Craig Burroughs is possibly the most widely-traveled college football writer in history; he has witnessed 1,177 games in person as of the end of the 2010 season, and has seen at least one college varsity game in all 49 states where college football is played, as well as in 7 Canadian provinces. By the end of the 2005 season, Craig had seen every 4-year college team north of the Rio Grande River, now a total of 788 schools through the end of 2009. He has covered more than 100 bowl games, including all five BCS National Championship Bowls, as well as dozens of divisional championships and playoff games. He has also covered games played by every NFL and CFL team, has seen more than 100 junior college teams and has watched high school football in 44 states and 2 Canadian provinces. A book about Craig’s million-mile-plus odessey searching out football history and memories all over North America is planned for publication late next year. Craig is 68 years old and lives with his wife, Sandy, in Chicago.

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