This post is sponsored by EA Sports NCAA Football 2011.
Well, EA Sports NCAA Football 2011 week is over. I want to thank everyone who participated throughout last and this week, it's been great learning about how some of you became Spartans, your traditions, and who your favorite teams and players have been. You might have had one question though - why did every post start with "Where I Come From"? I'll let EA Sports explain that.
When you go to a particular school or grow up around college football, you are more than just a fan. It’s who you are. We thought we could leverage this pride in your roots and show that "where you come from" is more than just a statement about geography. By positioning NCAA Football 11 as a game that understands this pride and is authentic to these traditions, the takeaway should be that anything that is in college football is in NCAA Football 11. And this doesn’t just include game play (though that’s a huge part of it). It’s rivals and mascots; it’s legends and stories. It’s those things that are at the very fabric of the game itself. Of course the game is great this year as well. With authentic entrances, mascots and specific offenses for each team, the term "where I come from" takes on a much larger meaning. While playing NCAA Football 11 is ultimately a great sports sim, it should also give you a sense of the pride and emotion one has for being a fan of a team they will never not be a part of.
If you've got a PS3, feel free to challenge me anytime; my gamertag is: rossmanp (all lowercase). Once again, thanks for coming by, and hopefully you'll stick with us throughout 2010 and beyond.