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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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Week 8, Statistically Speaking

A numerical snapshot of the week that was in college football… 0 — Rushing yards for Tennessee as it was tripped up by Ole Miss in Oxford.  Three different Vols had negative yards rushing, led by quarterback Justin Worley‘s minus-41. 0 — Through seven games, the number of interceptions Wyoming has, the only team in the…

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Sumlin says Texas A&M loss was “unacceptable and embarrassing”

Some coaches say there are performances that make you just want to burn the game film and never speak of it again. If Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin subscribes to that philosophy, this weekend’s loss at Alabama may see the game film burned right away in College Station. Alabama thumped the Aggies in Tuscaloosa…

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Time to debate which one-loss team is the best

There may be just four undefeated teams remaining in college football, but the real watch is on the one-loss teams that are now battling for positioning in the eyes of the College Football Playoff committee. This much is certain; there will be a team with at least one loss in the College Football Playoff. With four…

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And then there were four undefeated teams

Florida State handed Notre Dame its first loss of the season last night, thanks in large part to an offensive pass interference call wiping off a go-ahead touchdown scored by the Irish in the final minute. With Notre Dame taking a loss, the number of undefeated teams in college football was reduced to four: Florida State,…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 8 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. FSU IN SEEDING DRIVER’S SEAT Entering Week 8, seven weekends of the 2014 college football season were already in the books. Seven more after this weekend await. That means Week 8 served as…

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Police Blotter

10/17/2014 — Oklahoma football chaplain Kent Bowles charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, larceny, concealment of stolen property and obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses. 10/14/2014 — Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa arrested for suspicion of drunk driving. 10/11/2014 — Louisville wide receiver Cameron Polk charged with possessing and trafficking marijuana, hydrocodone…

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SEC does away with Week 1 conference games

The SEC will adopt new scheduling policies in 2015. Most of the details regarding the SEC schedule in 2015 were already known, but Tuesday night the conference unveiled each school’s individual schedule and shared more information about the conference’s plans. Among the scheduling news to come out Tuesday night was the announcement the conference will…

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John Mackey Award announces 33-member midseason Watch List

The John Mackey Award released its 33-name midseason Watch List on Monday and, considering the state of the position in college football, this may very well be the only 33 names that meet its criteria. We all remember the Jace Amaro fiasco last year, where the Texas Tech tight end was first deemed not eligible for the…

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Your new betting favorite for the college football national championship is…

Oh, you thought the Big Ten was dead after two weeks? Las Vegas has something you should know. Michigan State is the new future odds favorite to win the College Football Playoff national championship game this season. The Spartans have been upgraded to 13/2 odds according to VegasInsider.com. Last season’s BCS national champion, Florida State,…

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Want to go to the biggest Egg Bowl ever? Be ready to pay up

The last time Mississippi State and Ole Miss were both ranked for the Egg Bowl was 1999, when the Bulldogs were No. 18 in the AP poll and the Rebels were No. 23. In fact, Mississippi State has never been ranked higher than No. 13 heading into its annual rivalry game with Ole Miss, with…

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With five teams in the Top 15, the Big 12 stakes its claim as college football’s deepest conference

For one week at least, the Big 12 has a legitimate claim as FBS’s deepest conference. The league placed five teams in both the Associated Press and Amway Coaches’ polls, tying the SEC for sheer tonnage of elite teams but outpacing Mike Slive’s league in terms of volume of top teams. While the SEC has…

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Mississippi State takes firm hold as new AP No. 1

The coaches poll may have been decided by just a single point, but the AP poll was much more decisive. Mississippi State is the new number one in the latest Associated Press poll, and it is not very close. Mississippi State received 45 first-place votes to firmly move past No. 2 Florida State. The previously…

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Mississippi State edges Florida State by one point for No. 1 in coaches poll

Mississippi State has taken over the college football world. The Bulldogs moved up five spots to take over the top spot in this week’s Amway Coaches Poll, knocking Florida State down one spot. Mississippi State received 26 first-place votes from the coaches, but Florida State received 31 first-place votes. The two are separated by just a single…

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Week 7, Statistically Speaking

A numerical snapshot of the week that was in college football… -26 — Washington State’s rushing total against Stanford Friday night, the first time the Cardinal has allowed negative rushing yards in a game since Nov. 3, 2012, at Colorado (-21). It was Wazzu’s lowest rushing total since Oct. 10, 2009, at Arizona State (-54). .676…

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