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COLLEGIATE IMAGES MANAGES NBA FOUNDATION'S LIBRARY.

The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF NFF Neutral File Format
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) has announced a partnership with Collegiate Images (CI) to preserve, promote and protect its valuable library of college football content.

Through CI's digitization solutions, millions of fans around the world will have access to an unprecedented level of interactive football content that, until now, has only been available to those who make the trip to the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana This article is about the city in Indiana, US. For other uses of the name South Bend, see South Bend (disambiguation).
South Bend is a city in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States.
.

"Our goal was to enter into a true partnership that would utilize Collegiate Image's unparalleled operational expertise for the development, preservation and marketing of the NFF's extensive video library," said NFF President & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  Steven J. Hatchell, who directs the Dallas-based organization. "Collegiate Images is solely focused on the collegiate marketplace with an extensive college football library that nicely complements the NFF's mission of Building Leaders Through Football and promoting the sport."

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 College Football Hall of Fame has been accumulating an amazing collection of content. To date, these great moments in college football history resided largely in tape format on the Hall's shelves inaccessible to the majority of fans.

Through this newly formed partnership, all of the content housed within the Hall's archives will soon be digitized and preserved forever with the goal of creating a fully indexed and searchable Virtual Hall of Fame. This initiative will put thousands of hours of film and video featuring the rich tradition, pageantry and excitement of the game, along with decades of induction ceremonies, at the fingertips "Fingertips" is a 1963 number-one hit single recorded live by "Little" Stevie Wonder for Motown's Tamla label. Wonder's first hit single, "Fingertips" was the first live, non-studio recording to reach number-one on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in the United States.  of millions of fans across the globe.

"With this new partnership, Collegiate Images will be able to package, protect, market and license the National Football Foundation's rich library across all forms of interactive media," said CI Executive Vice President Mark Geddis. "Just as importantly, we'll be preserving the Hall of Fame's most treasured moments and promoting the NFF's mission and the sport."

With an arsenal of newly digitized content at its disposal, the NFF will also be able to explore new revenue and marketing channels. Concepts in the works include the creation of branded or sponsored original programming and digitally syndicated online videos such as "This Week in College Football History" and "The Road to the National Championship."

The primary goal of the three-year partnership between the NFF and CI centers on a strong commitment from both organizations to creatively promote college football, enhancing the enjoyment of fans nationwide. CI's marketplace expertise and the NFF's extensive library creates a powerful combination for taking some of college football's most-treasured content and producing highly relevant programming that will dramatize dram·a·tize  
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 the history of the game to an ever broadening audience of fans and potential fans.

For much more information about this exciting new partnership, visit http://www.collegiateimages.com or call 954/343-8000, ext 236.

ABOUT COLLEGIATE IMAGES

Established in 2002, Collegiate Images serves as a centralized rights clearance agency for the collegiate marketplace, managing countless hours of exclusive college sports video and hundreds of thousands of still images for more than 100 partners including colleges, universities, conferences, bowls, broadcast companies and private rights holders. CI generates royalties for its partners by licensing near live and vintage material to media outlets, advertising agencies, movie production and television production studios and others for use in commercials, products, movies or broadcasts. In 2008, CI became part of the newly formed XOS XOS Xylooligosaccharides
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 Digital, a division of XOS Technologies, Inc. XOS Digital was established to help the nation's top schools and conferences preserve, organize, search and monetize priceless collegiate video and images

ABOUT THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION & COLLEGE HALL OF FAME

Founded in 1947 with leadership from General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army coach Earl "Red" Blaik and immortal journalist Grantland Rice Grantland Rice (November 1, 1880–July 13, 1954) was an early 20th century American sportswriter. Biography
Rice was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and subsequently attended Montgomery Bell Academy and Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization, runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. With 121 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend South Bend, city (1990 pop. 105,511), seat of St. Joseph co., N Ind., on the great south bend of the St. Joseph River, in a farming and mint-growing region; inc. as a city 1865. , Ind., Play It Smart, the NFF Hampshire Honor Society honor society
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An organization to which students are admitted in recognition of academic achievement.
, the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Alumni Association An alumni association is an association of graduates (alumni) or, more broadly, of former students. In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni , the NFF Gridiron Clubs of New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
, Dallas, and Los Angeles, and scholarships of over $1 million for college and high school scholar-athletes. The NFF presents the MacArthur Trophy, the Draddy Trophy, presented by HealthSouth, and releases the Bowl Championship Series (BCS (1) (The British Computer Society, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, www.bcs.org) The chartered body for information technology professionals in the U.K., founded in 1957. ) Standings.

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