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Alabama’s Bovada title odds shorten; Mariota, Gurley Heisman faves

Thanks to the reigning champ’s struggles in a pair of victories the past couple of weeks, there continues to be a non-Florida State betting favorite to claim the first-ever College Football Playoff title. In the latest odds released by Bovada.lv Tuesday, Alabama comes in as the title favorite at 6/1. Those odds are slightly shorter…

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Police Blotter

9/30/2014 — Cincinnati Director of Player Welfare & Development Antrione Archer charged with third-degree sex abuse. 9/18/2014 — Cincinnati cornerback Alex Thomas charged with attempting to flee police. 9/17/2014 — West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley charged with battery. 9/15/2014 — Central Michigan running back Thomas Rawls charged with one felony count of larceny and two felony counts of stealing credit…

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USF adds 3 games with Texas and BYU home-and-home

The USF Bulls have been busy putting together some future opponents. USF has added a three-game series with Texas and a home-and-home series with BYU to fill some dates between 2019 and 2024. As originally reported by Brett McMuprhy of ESPN, via Twitter, USF and BYU will play their home-and-home series in 2021 and 2022, although…

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Report connects Mack Brown to SMU opening

SMU has a coaching vacancy. Mack Brown is a former college football coach. Could the two be… nah. Wait, really? June Jones resigned as head coach at SMU just weeks into the season, and the search for a new head coach with the ability to build a program is on for the Mustangs. Among the…

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Has Ole Miss been better than Alabama? Cody Prewitt thinks so

Ole Miss is gearing up for one of the biggest game sin the grove in a long time. Alabama, now the top-ranked team in the coaches poll, is heading to town this weekend for one of the SEC West triple-threat matches this weekend. The Rebels have been a fascinating program to watch build and grow under…

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Week 6 slate represents college football at its best

College football does not have a preseason, but September effectively functioned as such in 2014. The first five weeks of football saw only nine games pitting ranked teams against each other, and six of those came in the first two weeks. (That number counts only where teams were ranked at kickoff, so Florida State-Oklahoma State…

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AP Top 25: Top seven unchanged, Missouri jumps back in

While Florida State was dropped a spot by the coaches in favor of Alabama, the voters in the AP Top 25 stood firm on the top seven teams in this week’s poll. Florida State remains on top of the AP poll with 27 first-place votes. Oregon remains second with 13 first-place votes, followed by Alabama (13…

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Idle Alabama takes over No. 1 in coaches poll

Alabama did not have to do a thing to take over the top spot in the Amway Coaches Poll this week. After Florida State went back and forth in ACC play for a second straight week, the idle Crimson Tide ascended past the defending national champions for the top spot in this week’s coaches poll. Florida…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 5 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. THUMBS UP Exorcising the Raleigh ghosts When it comes Raleigh, NC, that college town has served as Florida State’s kryptonite over the past couple of decades.  Six times since 1998 a ranked FSU squad…

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Season for Top 5 recruit, Josh Sweat, is officially finished due to injury

Last Friday, the nation’s No. 5 recruit, defensive end Josh Sweat (Chesapeake, VA/Oscar Smith), was carted off the field after a major knee injury. Sweat suffered a dislocated knee and ligament damage, according to ESPN.com. “He’s going to have to have some surgery on his knee,” Sweat’s mother, Carlette Sweat, told ESPN. “He won’t be playing again…

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Jameis Winston’s, FSU’s Bovada odds take precipitous drop

It was understood that, because of his one-game suspension, Jameis Winston‘s hopes of becoming just the second player ever to claim back-to-back Heismans had nearly been extinguished, Today, we have some unofficial data to back up that contention.  And the contention that his team is no longer the favorite to claim back-to-back titles. Entering the…

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Tyrone Swoopes expects Texas to make playoffs… this year

Charlie Strong raised some eyebrows earlier this year when he stated the obvious by saying that Texas “will not be in the national championship game” this year. That made sense on multiple levels, including the fact that the Longhorns have a 30-21 record over the last four years and simply don’t have the talent yet…

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Upset loss, press conference ripping makes Mizzou-South Carolina an awkward GameDay host

For the first time since 2006, ESPN’s College GameDay has waited until Week 5 to cover its first game involving an SEC team. It’s about time, really, considering more than half the conference is ranked, and nearly the entire SEC West is placed among the top 17. So it’s only fitting that the SEC’s 2014 GameDay debut is…. unranked…

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Alabama, Oklahoma gain ground on No. 1 FSU and No. 2 Oregon in latest AP Top 25

Just as they did in Sunday’s Coaches Poll, No. 3 Alabama and No. 4 Oklahoma inched closer to No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Oregon in the latest edition of the AP Top 25. Florida State saw its totals dip from 1,466 to 1,439 after its 23-17 win over then-No. 22 Clemson, and Oregon…

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FSU’s stranglehold on coaches’ poll slips as Tide, Sooners close gap

Much to the delight of Alabama and Oklahoma, close calls for both Florida State and Oregon cost those two squads in the latest release of the coaches’ poll. FSU, as it has all season, remains No. 1 even as its support slipped in the wake of the overtime win over Clemson in Tallahassee.  The Seminoles…

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