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SMU appears to be zeroing in on Clemson's Chad Morris

usatoday.com — SMU appears to be zeroing in on Chad Morris as its next head coach. Several reports Thursday night indicated the Clemson offensive coordinator, a former Texas high school coach with extensive ties in the state, is SMU's pick.

Boise State, Marshall make Playoff Top 25 debuts

usatoday.com — One of the biggest stories of the latest College Football Playoff Top 25 reveal wasn't at the top of the rankings, but at the bottom. Boise State and unbeaten Marshall both made their Top 25 debuts this week, the first two teams from the Group of Five conferences to be ranked since the selection committee's first rankings on.

Is Arkansas’ rise a boon to the SEC West, or an indictment of it?

sports.usatoday.com — In almost two full seasons at Arkansas, Bret Bielema has been consistent in his assessment of life in the SEC - meaning, mainly, the SEC West. The Razorbacks' schedule, which might be the nation's toughest, prompted this line from the coach Monday: "I think our bye week was ranked No.

Alabama jumps to No. 1 in College Football Playoff Top 25

usatoday.com — Alabama, which handed Mississippi State its first loss on Saturday, moved from No. 5 to No. 1 in the College Football Playoff Top 25 released Tuesday night. Yet Mississippi State also stayed firm in the Playoff race, falling only to No. 4. The Bulldogs are one of three one-loss teams in the top four, joining No.

Alabama is not college football’s No. 1 team, but the team feels like it is

sports.usatoday.com — TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - It was difficult, amid the din at Bryant-Denny Stadium after another Alabama victory, to be sure whether Crimson Tide defensive back Cyrus Jones heard the question. It was not hard to hear his answer. After a 25-20 victory over No. 1 Mississippi State, should Alabama ascend to No.

No. 3 Alabama knocks off No. 1 Mississippi State

ksdk.com — TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Breaking down No. 3 Alabama's 25-20 win against No. 1 Mississippi State on Saturday: THE BIG PICTURE: Going into Saturday's showdown, Alabama was ranked No. 5 in the College Football Playoff Top 25 - if the season had ended last week, just outside the four-team playoff.

Alabama ends Mississippi State’s unbeaten run and may trade Playoff places

sports.usatoday.com — TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Breaking down No. 3 Alabama's 25-20 win against No. 1 Mississippi State on Saturday: THE BIG PICTURE: Going into Saturday's showdown, Alabama was ranked No. 5 in the College Football Playoff Top 25 - if the season had ended last week, just outside the four-team playoff.

Mississippi State is a different team at a different time

sports.usatoday.com — Two years ago, when some stealthy and brave souls invaded the Alabama campus and affixed a poster to the midsection of the Nick Saban statue - and in the height of college football sacrilege, tugged a T-shirt onto the nearby statue of Paul "Bear" Bryant - Mississippi State quarterback Da...

Oregon jumps Florida State in newest Playoff ranking

firstcoastnews.com — Oregon jumped from No. 4 to No. 2 in the newest College Football Playoff Top 25, leapfrogging unbeaten and defending national champion Florida State. The Ducks earned another quality win this past Saturday, beating Utah - a team ranked No. 17 in the Playoff Top 25 at the time - by 24 points on Utah's field.

Oregon jumps Florida State in newest Playoff ranking

usatoday.com — Oregon jumped from No. 4 to No. 2 in the newest College Football Playoff Top 25, leapfrogging unbeaten and defending national champion Florida State. Mississippi State remained No. 1, and TCU moved from No. 6 to No. 4 this week. Baylor jumped five spots to No.
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Nov 28, 2014

@max_olson Here's where it gets diabolical: Official knew if he ignored offsides, Allen would be intercepted. Fiendishly clever.

Nov 28, 2014

@bossportland Quite probably Baylor. But performances like this matter. It’s not an argument because I’m not going to argue. Take care.

Nov 28, 2014

@bossportland Have you been paying attention to the playoff selection committee? Not gonna argue with you. But it means plenty.

Nov 28, 2014

I checked on Boise and Oklahoma. Yup, 16 and 15, respectively. Don’t know about any others (but sure I’ll hear).

Nov 28, 2014

From responses to LSU tweet: Boise State has streak of 16 consecutive seasons of 8-plus wins, 1 more than LSU — & Oklahoma is also at 15.

Nov 28, 2014

@bossportland Sorry, misquoted you. You only had one “very.” My bad. Same point.

Nov 28, 2014

@bossportland 1. How handily TCU won. 2. It’s not a “very, very poor Texas team” (D is good). 3. Comparison to Baylor vs. Texas.



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