College Football’s Retail Product Dilemma: Do Wins Translate into Sales?

Posted by BabyTate on July-23-2009 Add Comments

Deannie Dunbar and Ted DeYounge are two old pros at hawking college football paraphernalia in and around the stadiums of the southeast.

For a dollar and a quarter they can also get you a plastic blue cup with the lettering "The King" and the number 43 printed on the outside.

Deannie, Ted, and yours truly once ran a "gentleman's club" known as "The Sportsman's Paradise" in the hills of South Carolina.

For all non-initiated readers of mid-20th Century low brow society deep in the heart of Dixie, perhaps a translation of such an establishment is in order.

Beer Joint!

There were actually two clubs, one with the walls peppered with Clemson logos, Frank Howard calendars,&nbs...

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