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March Madness and Football

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03/16/2017

It’s that time of the year when the nation’s eyes are glued to their TV screens and brackets.
 
The NCAA basketball tournament begins today so we decided to look at which famous alumni are rooting for their schools in the tournament and which NFL teams they root for during football season or the ties they have to football. Our list includes Gold Jackets, movie stars, great musicians and broadcasters. Watch for them during the tournament, which kicks off today on CBS at 12:15 PM, when the Fighting Irish, who are hoping for a Happy St Patrick’s Day celebration tomorrow,  take on the Princeton Tigers who are back in the tournament for the first time since 2011.

Ben Affleck (Vermont) – New England Patriots
Garth Brooks (Oklahoma State) – Football Fan/Visited HOF>>>
Kenny Chesney (East Tennessee State) –New Orleans Saints
Bradley Cooper (Villanova) Philadelphia Eagles
Will Ferrell (USC) – Green Bay Packers
Jon Gruden (Dayton) – Monday Night Football Broadcaster
Dwayne Johnson(Miami) – Played football for Miami University
Magic Johnson (MSU) – LA Rams
Jerry Jones (Arkansas) – Dallas Cowboys
Nick Lachey (University of Cincinnati) – Cincinnati Bengals
Darius Rucker (South Carolina – Miami Dolphins
John Stockton (Gonzaga) – Dad was a pro football player>>>
Eric Stonestreet (Kansas State) – Kansas City Chiefs
Michael Strahan (Texas Southern) – New York Giants
Dick Vitale (Seton Hall) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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