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UCF Knights scare Houston, but lose to a big comeback by Cougars

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The improvement of the UCF Knights was evident for the first half Saturday. The distance yet to travel was clear in the second. The Houston Cougars scored 28 straight points in the second half, taking a 31-24 comeback win over the UCF Knights. The Cougars outgained Central Florida by more than 200 yards (398-195) in taking the win. Greg Ward Jr. threw for 240 yards in the comeback. UCF freshman McKenzie Milton threw for only 155 with two interceptions. Central…

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Quarterback Week: Jameis Winston was FSU’s best in history

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For Sean Maguire, there are footsteps to follow. In front of him are former FSU quarterbacks who have won national championships, and Heismans, and been No. 1 draft picks. There are men and moments and memories. There are men, moments and memories. But who is the best? It is quarterback week here at the SaintPetersblog. That means we decide the best players to play the position for each of the state colleges. Today, it’s FSU’s turn, and there are plenty…

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College roundup: Houston follows Greg Ward past Temple

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The Houston Cougars ran their record to 12-1 and captured the American Athletic Conference championship with an easy 24-13 victory over the Temple Owls. Quarterback Greg Ward II could not be corralled by the Owls. He threw for only 88 yards, but he ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns. The Cougars will represent the Group of Five in a bowl game and play in either the Peach or the Fiesta. Houston led 17-0 and 24-3, Quarterback P.J. Walker threw…

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Ranking the Heisman winners from the state; is Winston No. 1?

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Eight men, and all of them can say they were the best. Eight men, and all of them won the Heisman. But looking back, who was the most Heismanest of them all? Consider all the seasons, and all the champions, and all of the great moments of all of the Florida schools. Now throw them in one hopper. Who was the greatest of them all? Was it Steve Spurrier, the first Heisman winner in the state? Was it Tim Tebow,…

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