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Top 25 takeaways: the real loss for FSU; same Texas mess

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The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football season. LOL, Tom Herman hype. Sam Darnold and No. 4 Southern California? Overrated. Florida? No quarterback. North Carolina State? Already a disappointment.

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Alabama, SEC trying to climb back to college football summit

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Alabama and the Southeastern Conference are trying to climb back atop the college football mountain.

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Week 10 preview: Big 10 battle; Leonard Fournette, LSU face Alabama

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The first weekend of action since the first College Football Playoff rankings have been released features what is usually among the most anticipated games yearly in the Southeastern Conference (No. 1 Alabama at No. 15 LSU) and what could be an elimination game in the Big Ten between No. 9 Nebraska and No. 6 Ohio State. As the calendar switches to the stretch run in November, here are some things you need to know about Week 10 of the college…

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AP Top 25 takeaways: Clemson, OSU escape; ‘Bama bashes Vols

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The college football season reached its midway point, with a chance for some major movement at the top of the rankings. Instead No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson survived in overtime and Alabama left no doubt who is No. 1 Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from Week 7: 1. Ohio State has now won 20 straight road games , or every road game Urban Meyer has coached the Buckeyes. 2. On Wisconsin’s last play of overtime, the Buckeyes rushed…

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5 Things for Week 4: Nick Chubb’s Chance; Pressure on Gus Malzahn

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Week 4 of the college football season has the Southeastern Conference in the spotlight as a couple teams try to break long losing streaks to their opponents, and a few coaches face referendum games with their fanbases. BEST GAME No. 10 Texas A&M vs. No. 17 Arkansas at Arlington, Texas. No. 14 Tennessee-No. 19 Florida probably has the most pressure on one team — hello, Volunteers. No. 12 Georgia-No. 23 Mississippi has star power with Nick Chubb, Chad Kelly and…

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Alabama hires Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator

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Alabama has hired Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator after he had that role at Georgia and Florida State. On Friday, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced hiring the former Alabama assistant. Pruitt was on Mark Richt‘s staff at Georgia and fills the vacancy created when Kirby Smart became coach of the Bulldogs. “He did an outstanding job in the six years he was with us and did the same at Florida State and Georgia after that,” Saban said in a…

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