Archive for the Craig Burroughs Category

Hansen Bowl MVP Award honors Craig Burroughs

Craig Burroughs Hansen Bowl MVP Award honors Craig Burroughs Craig Burroughs, a member of the Executive Board of the Hansen Bowl, passed away on November 1, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the most widely-traveled college football writer in history who had covered 1,177 games in person as of the conclusion of […]


Funeral Services for Craig E. Burroughs Will Be Held Monday, Nov. 7

Services for Craig Edward Burroughs, 69, of Chicago, IL, will be held at 11 am Monday, November 7, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church, 319 East Traer St., Greene, IA 50636. Craig E. Burroughs passed away November 1, 2011 at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, Illinois. Craig was born on June 15, 1942 […]


College Football Mourns The Loss Of One Of Their Greatest Fans With The Passing Of Craig Burroughs

 More information about Services and his Obituary Craig had been struggling with cancer over the past several years.  He was with his wife last evening when his body could no long respond, but we all know that his will was still pushing on.  He never slowed down or let on that anything was wrong.  Last […]


The Red Zone – October 11, 2011 by Craig Burroughs

Out of the Woods?: With yesterday’s announcement by TCU that it will be joining the Big XII Conference next year, instead of its previously announced jump, to the Big East, it looks more and more as if the Big XII has pulled its fat out of the fire and is going to be a very […]


The Red Zone – The House That Jerry Built

By Craig Burroughs Texas Fun in “The House That Jerry Built”: The first of what I hope will be many Lone Star Football Festivals at the amazing new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington was a rousing success… unless, of course, you were rooting for Texas A&M-Commerce. The Lions got off to a great start in the […]