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FSU likes Swamp; Tide’s Derrick Henry carries load

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Rivalry Week provided some close games, but also a number of lopsided scores. Florida State’s 27-2 victory over Florida was much more competitive than the final score would indicate. Here are a few of the numbers that stand out after Saturday’s games. 220 – Rushing yards by No. 14 North Carolina’s Elijah Hood in the Tar Heels’ 45-34 win over North Carolina State on Saturday. Hood also scored two touchdowns as North Carolina jumped on the Wolfpack, 35-7 by the…

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Rivalry week not fun for home fans

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Home cooking was not being served during Rivalry Week 2015. No. 13 Florida State’s 27-2 victory over No. 12 Florida in the Swamp was one of several games where the road team came in and defeated their arch rivals on their home field. Florida’s opponent in next week’s SEC Championship Game also won on the road. The second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide posted a solid, 29-13 victory over Auburn on the Tigers’ home turf at Jordan-Hare Stadium. No. 8 Ohio State…

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