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Brian Kelly, Dabo Swinney latest to deny interest in Florida opening

Since Will Muschamp was officially dismissed as Florida’s head coach — even though he’ll continue to coach the Gators for the rest of this season — multiple high-profile head coaches already denied any interest in the opening. It started with Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops. Stoops, who is the favorite in Las Vegas to eventually claim the…

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Police Blotter

11/21/2014 — Mississippi State safety safety Justin Cox charged with suspicion of burglary of a dwelling and aggravated domestic violence. 11/16/2014 — Michigan defensive end Frank Clark charged with domestic violence. 11/8/2014 — Missouri cornerback Aarion Penton charged with possession of marijuana. 11/5/2014 — Arizona State defensive end Demetrius Cherry charged with driving under the influence. 11/5/2014 — Utah…

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College Football Playoff Rankings: Alabama on top, Mississippi State in good spot but for how long?

Florida State may be on top of the AP and coaches polls this week, but the Seminoles cannot get past a pair of one-loss teams in the eyes of the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama has ascended to number one this week after a big home win against Mississippi State. Oregon remains number two,…

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Gordon, Barrett see Bovada Heisman odds shorten

A pair of Big Ten players gained some Heisman momentum thanks to record-setting performances in Week 12.  Heading into Week 13, that momentum has showed up in at least one set of Heisman odds. 14/1 just a week ago, Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon has seen his odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy drop to 5/2…

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Week 12, Statistically Speaking

A statistical snapshot of the week that was in college football… -12.8 — Negative pass efficiency rating for Cole Stoudt in Clemson’s 22-point loss to Georgia Tech.  Stoudt, playing in place of the injured Deshaun Watson, completed 3-of-11 passes for 19 yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions.  Two of those picks were returned for touchdowns by the…

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Florida State back on top of AP poll, Alabama up to No. 2

Just as they did in the most recent coaches poll, No. 1 Florida State is back on top of the Associated Press Top 25 this week after getting by Maimi Saturday night. The Seminoles received 43 first-place votes from the AP poll voters, helping to push by the new No. 2, Alabama. After a victory…

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Unbeaten Florida State reclaims top spot in coaches poll; Alabama No. 2

The Florida State Seminoles are once again on top of the college football world. After coming from behind to get by Miami Saturday night and with Mississippi State losing on the road at Alabama, the Seminoles moved up one spot in the coaches poll to reclaim the top spot. Florida State received 39 first-place votes…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 12 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. PROJECTING CFP TOP FOUR Thanks to fifth-ranked Alabama’s win over top-ranked Mississippi State and sixth-ranked Arizona State’s upset loss at Oregon State, there will certainly be a shakeup when the College Football Playoff…

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No. 15 Georgia blasts No. 9 Auburn, but Gurley leaves with possible knee injury

No. 15 Georgia (8-2, 6-2 SEC) was well on its way to a 34-7 victory over No. 9 Auburn (7-3, 4-3 SEC) and keeping its SEC East hopes alive for at least another week. None of that seemed to matter with just about five minutes and change to play. It was at that point time stood…

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With Todd Gurley back, it’s Nick Chubb powering Georgia to haltime lead on Auburn

Todd Gurley may be back for Georgia, but Nick Chubb has been leading the way on the ground for the Bulldogs in the first half while Gurley gets back in the mix. Behind the running of Chubb and Gurley, Georgia owns a 17-7 halftime lead on the visiting Tigers. After being upset at home last week…

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No. 1 Mississippi State loses Heisman chances, control of SEC West in one fell swoop

Admit it, you were seeing visions of Cam Newton in your head. In 2010, an undefeated and second-ranked Auburn team led by a large, mobile quarterback came into Bryant-Denny Stadium and fell behind 24-0 before coming back for a 28-27 win. And on Saturday, an undefeated and top-ranked Mississippi State team led by a large, mobile quarterback…

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Auburn’s D’haquille Williams tweets he won’t travel to Georgia

The Auburn Tigers’ leading receiver, D’haquille Williams, wasn’t expected to play this weekend against the No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs. But Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn wouldn’t completely rule him out earlier in the week. If Malzahn was looking for a slight pre-game advantage by leaving Williams’ status up in the air, the wide receiver ruined…

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Marcus Mariota is Bovada’s overwhelming Heisman favorite

Barring something unexpected happening over the next four weekends, most observers see Marcus Mariota hoisting the 2014 version of the Heisman Trophy in mid-December.  Not so surprisingly, at least one major oddsmaker sees the same thing. Just as he has been the previous two releases, the Oregon quarterback is Bovada.lv‘s Heisman favorite.  Or, more specifically,…

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Tide, Ducks Bovada’s co-CFP favorites

At least as far as one wagering website is concerned, the top two teams in the country aren’t considered the favorites to claim the first College Football Playoff trophy. Instead, in Bovada.lv‘s latest odds release, Alabama and Oregon are listed as the co-favorites at 4/1 to win the 2014 championship.  Both of those odds are…

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Thanks to a Tide overload, the Egg Bowl will receive a rare CBS spotlight

With the caveat that some of you will not care about this at all while others will find this fascinating, here goes nothing: CBS’s loss could turn into a large piece of good fortune for ESPN on Thanksgiving weekend. CBS and ESPN have long split the most valuable rights package in college sports – SEC…

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