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Video: 'Let the philosophers ponder, we'll be right here training'

Four years ago, Ave Maria University's football program did not exist. Located about 30 miles inland from Florida's gulf coast, the only college football program in southwest Florida is off to a rousing start. The Gyrenes kicked off to a 1-7 debut in 2012 but rebounded to an 8-2 mark in 2013, closing on a eight-game winning streak with a cumulative score of 365-151. (In case you're an uneducated goof like me, a Gyrene is another term for a United States Marine.)

Ave Maria is hard at work to build on its fantastic 2013 season, and the coaching staff sent us this video to prove it. My favorite part was the team-wide rugby game at the end. More schools should do that.