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Numbers game: Analytics spreading through college football

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The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away. Fritz was head coach at Georgia Southern when the Eagles took a 20-10 lead in the fourth quarter of their 2014 opener against North Carolina State. The Wolfpack rallied to win 24-23 after Fritz made a fourth-down decision — a gut call he is still kicking himself about.

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Georgia Southern’s Favian Upshaw leads rout of Bowling Green

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Georgia Southern left the Godaddy Bowl looking like one of the best teams in the bowl season. Certainly, they have the best backup quarterback. Favian Upshaw ran for 199 yards and four touchdowns, all of them in the second half as the Eagles ran away from Bowling Green, 58-27. Georgia Southern outscored the Falcons 35-0 in the second half Wednesday night. Bowling Green had taken a 27-23 lead just before the half, but could not stop Georgia Southern in the second half.…

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