College Football Upsets Defined

Full Definition of upset



  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 : to thicken and shorten (as a heated bar of iron) by hammering on the end :  swage

  3. 2 : to force out of the usual upright, level, or proper position :  overturn

  4. 3: to trouble mentally or emotionally :  disturb the poise of


    me> b :  to throw into disorder c :  invalidate d :  to defeat unexpectedly upset in the primary>

  5. 4 : to cause a physical disorder in; specifically :  to make somewhat ill upsets my stomach>

Simple Definition of upset

noun up·set \ˈəp-ˌset\
  • : an occurrence in which a game, contest, etc., is won by a person or team that was expected to lose

  • : an unpleasant feeling of illness in your stomach

  • : a period of worry and unhappiness caused by something that has happened

Simple Definition of upset in College Football

  1. : any time Auburn beats Alabama in the Iron Bowl and the game broadcaster starts repetitively shouting, “Auburn’s gonna win the football game!”>
  2. : any time a Nick Saban-coached Alabama football team fails to win the national championship>
  3. : if it ever happens, anytime the national champion is not a Power 5 conference team>

Definition of biggest upset in College Football

  1. : if the Supreme Court ever decides that college football is a business, not a sport, and finds the NCAA guilty of using slave “student” labor as a basis for financing the university’s brand and expenses>


 Bill McCurdy

Publisher, Editor, Writer

The Pecan Park Eagle

Houston, Texas


One Response to “College Football Upsets Defined”

  1. Sam Says:

    You left out the part regarding student athletic scholarships and preferential treatment for academic support; while middle class America pays for their sons and daughters to get an education.

    Just food for thought!

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