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Alabama shows Huskies, nation what great defense is all about

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As expected, Alabama advanced to the college football national championship game in Tampa with a 24-7 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl win over the Washington Huskies on Saturday in Atlanta. Running back Bo Scarbrough put up 180 yards and two touchdowns on the ground to lead his team to the next step. They did not need anything else from the offense after the vaunted Crimson Tide defense did what they normally do. That means sacks, stuffs, pressures, knock-downs and, oh yes, scoring…

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FSU second half blitz dramatically changed the tone on social media

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Fourth-ranked Florida State was heading toward a once-in-a-generation defeat on Monday night. The eleventh-ranked Mississippi Rebels were laying a huge whuppin’ on FSU reminiscent of the 1988 season-opening debacle against Miami. The Seminoles were ranked as the pre-season number one that year and went to face the sixth-ranked Hurricanes in the Orange Bowl. After falling behind by 17 points at halftime, things got worse and Miami handed Florida State a humiliating 31-0 defeat. FSU trailed by 15 points at halftime…

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Ole Miss rides Cowboys in Sugar Bowl

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Like the other five “New Year’s 6” bowls, the Sugar Bowl resulted in a knockout rather than a decision. Playing inspired football, the Mississippi Rebels steamrolled Oklahoma State 48-20 on Friday in New Orleans. The Rebels scored early and often to decide the contest early. Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly was on target to eight different receivers, generating four touchdown passes. The nephew of former Miami Hurricanes’ and Buffalo Bills’ quarterback Jim Kelly also ran for 73 yards. It started…

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