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National College Columnist and Radio Host, Yahoo Sports — Yahoo
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Father, husband, sportswriter, curmudgeon. Reach me at fordesports@yahoo.com. Also co-host of Wetzel To Forde show, on Yahoo! Sports Radio

Lucky bounces, breaks keep Seminoles and Jameis Winston on playoff path

sports.yahoo.com — LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The game was won, the Florida State celebration had begun, and Seminoles assistant coach Odell Haggins was summoned by a fan to the stands in the corner of Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium. The man in Florida State gear in the front row wanted to join the team on the field.

SEC rightfully reigns in inaugural College Football Playoff rankings, but change is inevitable

sports.yahoo.com — No. It's not bias. It's the best league by such a wide margin that the computers, the voters - and, most important of all, the College Football Playoff selection committee - all agree the Southeastern Conference owns the sport at present. The key words being "at present." As of Tuesday night, Oct.

Embattled ACC leaders on the defensive at college basketball media day

sports.yahoo.com — CHARLOTTE - The Atlantic Coast Conference calls its basketball media day Operation Basketball. This year, it became Operation Damage Control.

Revamped defense gives Louisville hope against Jameis Winston, Florida State

sports.yahoo.com — LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In the Louisville football weight room last Friday, video screens flashed picture after picture of Florida State's best players, over and over, in an endless loop. Just in case the Cardinals had forgotten who was coming to town Thursday. The coaches needed no video bombardment reminder.

Forde-Yard Dash: Campaigning for and against each one-loss contender

sports.yahoo.com — Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (tent stakes no longer available for sale in error-prone Ann Arbor): CAMPAIGNING WITH THE COMMITTEE Hello, College Football Playoff selection committee. Today is your day. After many months of us talking, it's time to start doing.

Forde's Fab Four: Ole Miss loss shakes up College Football Playoff bracket

sports.yahoo.com — Every week, I will play Selection Committee member, take a look at the College Football Playoff picture and offer my bracket as if today were Selection Sunday. Feel free to agree or disagree, starting with the latest development in Forde's Fab Four: we are down to a single team from Mississippi for the first time in three weeks.

Mississippi State remains undefeated behind 'the behind'

sports.yahoo.com — LEXINGTON, Ky. - How big is Josh Robinson's backside? Put it this way: Kim Kardashian is jealous. The nearly spherical Mississippi State running back's bountiful booty is his most attention-grabbing physical characteristic. And if you believe the fun-loving little man, it has made him a Southeastern Conference sex symbol.

UNC report forces school to face truth about its culture of cheating

sports.yahoo.com — There was an emergency in the North Carolina football program in the summer 2009. Deborah Crowder, architect of a massive and long-lasting academic sham, was retiring. Before she left the school, the Tar Heels needed her for one more round of bailouts.

Forde-Yard Dash: Worst fears for this college football season

sports.yahoo.com — Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (fire extinguishers sold separately in Morgantown): Americans are a scared lot these days. Perhaps because it is Halloween Season. (Halloween used to be a day, or maybe a week, but now it's a full-blown season, powered by six weeks of marketing and profiteering.

Forde's Fab Four: Oregon in, 'Bama out in latest College Football Playoff bracket

sports.yahoo.com — Every week, I will play Selection Committee member, take a look at the College Football Playoff picture and offer my bracket as if today were Selection Sunday. Feel free to agree or disagree, starting with the latest development in Forde's Fab Four: we have the same four teams for the first time all season.
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Oct 31, 2014

Good luck to @MizzouSwimDive today against Missouri State! As a coach I know is fond of saying, "Go race!"

Oct 31, 2014

@ClayTravisBGID @PorterDog245 If a container of 3.5 ounces or less will do the trick, we're good. How much did Socrates need?

Oct 31, 2014

Jameis (and his dad) were kept at bay for a while by Louisville. But not forever. FSU's playoff push rolls on and on yhoo.it/1tH15N5

Oct 31, 2014

Column: Jameis (and his dad) were kept at bay for a while by Louisville. But not forever. FSU's playoff push rolls on yhoo.it/1tH15N5

Oct 30, 2014

Wow. Bold call and great execution and ballgame. FSU rolls on. Heck of a comeback by the Seminoles.

Oct 30, 2014

Didn't like UL third down call. Fourth down call was a good one. It was there. Failure to execute.

Oct 30, 2014

Great play call by Petrino on fourth down. Good throw by Gardner. Tough drop.

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