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Harvey Updyke claims he’s going trick-or-treating… as a dead tree

Because, of course he is.  Possibly On the scariest of the holidays, one of the most frightening football fans on the planet, Harvey Updyke, is making a claim related to the criminal offense that turned him into a household name a couple of years ago.  In a Facebook posting this afternoon, the convicted tree-killer claimed that…

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Police Blotter

10/31/2014 — Penn State tight end Brent Wilkerson, safety Anthony Smith, defensive end Garrett Sickels and center Wendy Laurent charged with criminal mischief. 10/29/2014 — Central Michigan wide receiver Eric Cooper charged with receiving or concealing stolen property. 10/25/2014 — Iowa linebacker Reggie Spearman charged with operating while intoxicated. 10/22/2014 — Rutgers wide receiver Ruhann Peele charged…

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College Football Playoff Rankings: SEC West places 3 in top four

The wait is finally over, and our first glimpse at the product of the logic being used by the College Football Playoff selection committee has been revealed. The selection committee released its first ranking of the season, and Mississippi State is sitting in first place. The Top Four Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole…

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Texas A&M hitting a reset button on quarterback situation

Texas A&M is in a bit of a state of panic this season after losing three straight games in SEC West play. After starting the year with five straight wins, with quarterback Kenny Hill throwing 17 touchdowns and just two interceptions, the Aggies have lost to Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Alabama by a combined…

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SEC condemns Mike Pereira’s attack on its officiating

How do we know for sure Mike Pereira swings a big stick in the world of football officiating? He can post a column at 1 a.m. ET on a Saturday night and get the world’s third-proudest football league – trailing only the NFL and EPL – to respond. Pereira’s column was headlined “SEC has lost almost all credibility…

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AP Poll keeps Mississippi State comfy at No. 1

Just as it sits in a comfortable position atop the coaches poll, No. 1 Mississippi State remains in a good position in the latest AP Top 25 this week. Following a win at Kentucky, Mississippi State received 46 first-place votes to remain 33 points ahead of No. 2 Florida State in the fresh AP poll.…

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Miss. State holds firm at No. 1 in latest Coaches’ Poll

Mississippi State had a bit more trouble on the road at Kentucky than some expected, but the Bulldogs managed to remain atop the latest Amway Coaches’ Poll this week. The No. 1 Bulldogs received 41 first-place votes to stay comfortably ahead of idle Florida State. The No. 2 Seminoles received the remaining 21 first-place votes…

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Week 9, Statistically Speaking

0 — Lost fumbles for UNLV in eight games this season, the only FBS team that can make that claim.  At the opposite end of the spectrum is Eastern Michigan, which has lost 14 in 2014. 0 — Games UCF has lost in American Athletic Conference play, vs. 11 wins.  The Knights are the only AAC team…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 9 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. CALM(ISH) BEFORE THE STORM After a few weeks worth of utter tumult, we were due. Entering Week 9, we were looking at a slate of games heavy on the mundane and light on…

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No. 5 Auburn continues to roll on offense, defeats South Carolina 42-35

The South Carolina Gamecocks threw everything they had at the fifth-ranked Auburn Tigers, and it simply wasn’t enough. Auburn continues to prove week in and week out why its one of the most dangerous teams in the nation. The program’s 42-35 victory over South Carolina Saturday is just another example. To borrow an old tagline:…

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Poor decision costs No. 3 Ole Miss as Rebels lose to No. 24 LSU 10-7

Death Valley claimed another victim Saturday night. The No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels fell to the 24th-ranked LSU Tigers 10-7 even though Les Miles‘ squad nearly had the game slip away. With nine seconds remaining, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze made a dumbfounding decision. After initially allowing his kicker to line up to attempt…

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Bear Bryant Award releases 20-coach watch list

In this latest watch list, it’s all about the Big 12 and SEC, with a healthy sprinkling of the Pac-12 for good measure. The Bear Bryant Award announced Friday a watch list for its annual Coach of the Year that consists of 20 coaches from seven of the 10 FBS conferences.  It’s mainly, though, a…

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Bill Snyder, three Heisman winners on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

The ballots for the College Football Hall of Fame have been released. A total of 75 FBS players and six FBS coaches appear on the ballot, as well as 87 players and 25 coaches from all other divisions of football. Some of the notable names on the ballot includes three Heisman Trophy winners (Colorado running…

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Does the AP poll have an SEC bias?

This week’s latest Associated Press top 25 poll features four teams from the SEC in the top five, which has helped to ignite the discussion about a perceived SEC bias from poll voters. Is it legitimate? Looking to defend the integrity of its poll, the AP decided to dig into the numbers to see if there is…

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FSU still No. 2, Miss. State remains on top of coaches poll

Florida State actually lost ground following a win over Notre Dame, and Mississippi State remains on top of the Amway Coaches Poll this week. Mississippi State remains in first place in the coaches poll with 36 first-place votes. Florida State follows in second place once again this week, now with 22 first-place votes. Ole Miss picked…

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