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We flew 23,378 miles, drove another 2,454 and visited 29 airports. We saw 19 football games in 19 days, from Boise to Atlanta. We saw world-famous cheerleaders and toilet-seat horseshoes. And we surgically attached a man to his couch.

Follow along as ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC broadcast 19 consecutive days of football from Oct. 28 to Nov. 15.
THURSDAY, OCT. 28
Va. Tech vs. Ga. Tech
Technology trumps TDs
Drehs: Varsity hangout
FRIDAY, OCT. 29
Hawaii vs. Boise State
No blues in Boise
Forde: What's missing
SATURDAY, OCT. 30
Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma St.
It's a family game
Drehs: Flag-waving fan
SUNDAY, OCT. 31
San Francisco vs. Chicago
Wishing for a winner
Forde: Stadium redux
MONDAY, NOV. 1
Miami vs. New York
Tailgating tradition
Drehs: Secure stadium
TUESDAY, NOV. 2
Toledo vs. Miami (Ohio)
Ballots before ball
Forde: Ohio's game
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3
South Florida vs. UAB
Fading field
Drehs: Bear lives
THURSDAY, NOV. 4
Louisville vs. Memphis
Motivational mom
Forde: Stick-to-these-ribs
FRIDAY, NOV. 5
N. Texas vs. UL-Lafayette
Cajun cookin'
Drehs: Friday night lights
SATURDAY, NOV. 6
Colorado State vs. Utah
Utah unmasked
Forde: Waiting for snow
SUNDAY, NOV. 7
Cleveland vs. Baltimore
Band marches on
Drehs: Memories of Memorial
MONDAY, NOV. 8
Minnesota vs. Indianapolis
Game of inches
Forde: Many games to play
TUESDAY, NOV. 9
Toledo vs. Northern Illinois
Football on the farm
Drehs: What's for dinner?
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10
TCU vs. Louisville
They've come a long way
Forde: Staying young
THURSDAY, NOV. 11
Florida St. vs. NC State
Returning to normal
Drehs: No-win situation
FRIDAY, NOV. 12
Hawaii vs. Fresno State
Valley of the Dawgs
Forde: Hawaiian Punched
SATURDAY, NOV. 13
Iowa vs. Minnesota
Dome Away From Home
Drehs: Big-league Pee Wees
SUNDAY, NOV. 14
Buffalo vs. New England
Championship city
Forde: It's the headgear
MONDAY, NOV. 15
Philadelphia vs. Dallas
America's sweethearts
Forde: Hostile takeover