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Clemson, Alabama remain atop CFP rankings; plenty of movement below

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There is no change among the top two teams in the College Football Playoff rankings, but controversy has already begun from spots 3-6. To no one’s surprise, the Clemson Tigers remained the top-rated team with Alabama taking second. The buzz began immediately after Oklahoma was moved up four spots from the previous week to No. 3. Unbeaten Iowa claims the fourth spot, with Michigan State and Notre Dame, the first two teams currently out of the playoff, at No. 5…

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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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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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