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Gus Malzahn uncertain of D’haquille Williams’ status for Outback Bowl

Auburn wide receiver D’haquille Williams continues to be bothered by lingering injuries and illness. The Outback Bowl is 13 days away, but Auburn’s leading receiver isn’t currently on track to play in the game. When asked about whether Williams would definitely play against the Wisconsin Badgers, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn wasn’t willing to commit one…

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Police Blotter

12/19/2014 — Florida quarterback Treon Harris charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. 12/18/2014 — Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd cited for underage consumption of alcohol. 12/16/2014 — Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson charged with obstructing official business. 12/16/2014 — Kansas State defensive tackle Terrell Clinkscales charged with failure to appear, suspicion of witness/victim intimidation and criminal damage to property. 12/16/2014 —…

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The 10 hottest – and 10 cheapest – tickets of the 2014-15 bowl season

Hugh Kellenberger of the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger did a wonderful thing. As the paper’s Ole Miss beat writer, he wondered how much the average price of a ticket to the Rebels’ Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against TCU was going for on the secondary market. He found his answer – $84.15 – and then wondered how that ranked against…

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Mariota, Gordon headline Phil Steele All-America team

Everyone has an All-America team these days. Heck, now that they’ve got some free time I hear the folks at Serial are going to pump out their own 2014 All-America team next week. However, in crunching out their own list of 25-odd players, no one crunches more data than Phil Steele. The man is already a quarter of…

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Average cost of a national title game ticket? Nearly $1,700

We still don’t know yet who will square off in the College Football Playoff championship game.  What we do know is, if you want a ticket, it’ll cost you.  Plenty. According to a report from The Oregonian, and based on prices available at Vivid Seats, a secondary ticket marketplace, the average price of a ticket…

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Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot and killed

The new week begins on a very somber note and some tragedy. Auburn half back Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment near campus Sunday. He was rushed to East Alabama Medical Center for treatment, and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Mitchell redshirted the 2014 season at Auburn, his first with the program.…

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College football awards confirm Oregon’s Marcus Mariota is nation’s top player

It’s official. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is really good. He now has a ton of hardware to back up that claim. Mariota claimed three different awards on his way to Saturday’s Heisman Trophy Presentation in New York City. Mariota won the Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year before the evening was finished.…

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VT’s Bud Foster, with an asterisk, the highest-paid FBS assistant

While most would assume the highest-paid assistant would hail from the money-rich SEC, that’s not the case in 2014.  The title that belongs to an ACC coach, though, comes with a six-figure asterisk. USA Today Wednesday released its annual assistant coaches’ pay database, and Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster tops the 2014 version at $1.369…

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Bama, Mizzou pace coaches’ All-SEC squads

As expected, the two teams that squared off for the SEC championship this past weekend are well-represented on the all-conference team. Tuesday afternoon, and as voted on by the coaches, the SEC announced its selections for the first- and second-teams.   SEC champ Alabama, along with runnerup Missouri, each had seven players named to those two teams.  Alabama…

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Alabama’s Amari Cooper, Mizzou’s Shane Ray headline AP All-SEC teams

The regular season is over, which means awards season is here. In advance of his certain selection as a Heisman Trophy finalist (to be announced later Monday evening), Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper headlined the Associated Press All-SEC team by winning the conference’s Offensive Player of the Year award as well as being a unanimous selection as…

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College Football Playoff coaches among Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year finalists

If you want to play in the College Football Playoff, you will need to have a good coach. All four coaches leading teams to the first College Football Playoff have been named a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. Alabama’s Nick Saban, Ohio State’s Urban Meyer, Oregon’s Mark Helfrich and Florida…

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Your full 2014-15 bowl lineup is here

The College Football Playoff semifinals have been set for a few hours now, but that is but a piece of the postseason pie. All 34 match-ups have been revealed, either through the bowls, schools and conferences involved, or through the bowl industry’s Woodward and Bernstein, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Behold your full 38-game 2014-15 postseason line-up:…

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Baylor, Ohio State leapfrog TCU in AP poll

The last week of the season left quite the final impression by Baylor and Ohio State in wins against quality opponents. The voters in the Associated Press poll have pushed No. 4 Baylor and No. 5 Ohio State up one spot each, each passing No. 6 TCU in the final AP poll of the regular…

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Bama clinches SEC title, playoff spot after pulling away from Mizzou

After wobbling a bit in the third quarter, Alabama regained its balance.  And, in doing so, claimed yet another conference title and a spot at the first-ever playoff table in one fell swoop. Leading 21-3 at halftime, Alabama watched as Missouri cut the lead 21-13 late in the third quarter before Bama pulled away and…

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Ramifications 101: setting up Week 15

After 14 weeks in the 2014 regular season, it all comes down to the final week of the year. At stake?  Conference championships, bowl slotting and, most importantly, setting up the field for the first-ever four-team College Football Playoff. What’s known on the latter front is that, if they both win, Alabama and Oregon will…

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