A Brit Trying To Understand American Football: Soccer vs Football

American Football is the most popular sport in the USA…and I don’t understand it.  Not in the sense of how can people like watching football, but more of trying to follow the game play.  I get completely lost!  I was recently invited to Ames, Iowa to watch the Iowa State Cyclones play the Texas Longhorns.  It was my first college football game and even with help from the people around me, I still walked away a little clueless!  So here are some lighthearted observations from a British person trying to understand American Football for the first time!

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Seeing The CYtes! Things To Do In Ames Iowa

Ames Iowa is located around 30 miles north of Des Moines and is home to Iowa State University, one of the 3 universities that can be found in Iowa!  It’s very much a ‘college town’ with a huge amount of pride and sense of community.  Ames was recently named the best college town in America by 24/7 Wall St!

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