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Bucs, Gators seek improvement, face challenges on the road

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As college football heads into its third weekend and the NFL its second, one last reflection of last weekend provides a good preview to the next. Two games are worth noting. The Debacle on Dale Mabry tops the list. The Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston rematch was every bit as exciting as last May’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. Unfortunately, Jameis was cast in the role formerly played by Pacquiao. In both cases, the ballyhoo far exceeded the contest.…

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2nd weekend of college football by the numbers

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Saturday’s action brought some significant numbers both large and small. They represent happenings both good and bad. 752 – Yards of total offense surrendered by Florida A&M against Samford in a disappointing 58-21 loss to the Bulldogs. Such heights were never reached when Jimbo Fisher or Bobby Bowden played there. 266 – Rushing yards by Florida State’s Dalvin Cook in Saturday’s win over South Florida. Cook’s outburst is the second highest by an FSU running back and the most since…

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