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College football facts and figures

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On the final Saturday of November, some noteworthy performances from teams and individuals are worthy of mention. Here are just a few: 302 – Passing yards by Florida State QB Sean Maguire at halftime of FSU’s 45-21 win over Syracuse. Maguire was the first quarterback to achieve that many yards before halftime since Chris Weinke had the same halftime total in 2000. 183 – Yards receiving by No. 5 TCU receiver Josh Doctson in the Horned Frogs’ 40-10 romp over…

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Sean Maguire handles pressure in FSU’s win over Syracuse

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Each year at season’s end, players and coaches of successful teams will offer their assessments of the season just past. Whether it is before television cameras or audiences attending post season dinners, the message is similar. “This was a team effort,” they will say. “Every person on this roster contributed to our success.” Not many thought Sean Maguire would have the chance to make a vital contribution to Florida State’s success this season after Everett Golson was named the starting…

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Mark Richt and Georgia seek signature win at Alabama’s expense

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Saturday is full of important college football games that are sure to shake up the rankings. Squarely in the mix of those games is the visit of Number 3 Mississippi to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to take on Number 25 Florida. It has been some time since the Gators had such an important game. The game drawing the largest national interest is Mark Richt’s Number 8 Georgia Bulldogs hosting Number 13 Alabama. The game is huge for both teams. Alabama,…

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