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Diane Roberts: Hey, football fans! How’s Donald Trump gonna do?

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Greeting sportsfans, I’m Brent Toast of ESPN, along with former Heisman winner Johnny Twitt. Welcome to the most important event of 2016, the college football national championship! Who will prevail? Will it be the Clemson University Tigers, led by evangelical whackjob Dabo Swinney, or the Crimson Tide of Alabama, coached by gazillionaire and part-time Bond villain Nick Saban? But first, let’s look at the second-most important event of 2016, the race for the White House. Who’s playing with his hand…

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Christian McCaffrey defines “outstanding” for 2015

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The 81st winner of college football’s Heisman Trophy will be revealed on Saturday night from New York’s Downtown Athletic Club. Voting is already completed and the top three are known. They are Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. Florida State fans thought Dalvin Cook was deserving of at least being on the stage. So did Cook and he said so. Cook had a chance to rush for 2,000 yards, but injuries…

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Week four college football by the numbers

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The biggest news in Florida was the Gators comeback win over Tennessee to keep their winning streak alive against the Vols at 11. Some other newsworthy games and corresponding numbers occurred throughout the country. 244 – Yards rushing by Number 8 LSU’s Heisman contender Leonard Fournette in the Tigers’ 34-24 victory at Syracuse. He became the first LSU runner to tally consecutive 200-yard rushing games in the program’s storied history. Another 87-yard romp was called back by penalty. 143 –…

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