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AP Top 25 takeaways: a Texas-USC classic; Nebraska flops

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Any doubts about whether Clemson can win another national title were put to rest and Southern California and Texas played another classic. Before the defending national champions thumped Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and No. 14 Louisville and the Trojans survived the Longhorns on Saturday night, the theme of week three of the college football season was discontentment, especially in Nebraska.

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Sometimes, the best coach is the coach you’ve got

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Sometimes, the best coach is the one you’ve already got. Take Oklahoma. The Sooners wisely stuck with Bob Stoops, even when many in this what-have-you-done-for-me-lately world questioned whether he was the guy to lead them back to the promised land. Well, look where the Sooners are now. Two victories away from a national championship. It’s a lesson other schools would do well to heed. Hey, Nebraska, any regrets about firing Frank Solich? Hey, Tennessee, think y’all were a little too…

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Nebraska’s disaster at Purdue shows how far program has fallen

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers, like the Miami Hurricanes, have won 5 national titles. Both programs are not what they used to be. Miami is currently known nationally for the wrong reasons following last week’s 58-0 embarrassment against Clemson. On Saturday, Nebraska has some soul searching to do following a humiliating 55-45 defeat at Purdue against a struggling Boilermaker team. One of Miami’s bright spots this season, at least it was at the time, was their 36-33 overtime victory over the Nebraska…

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