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article October 29, 2014

No Gurley, No Problem

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Todd Gurley has already missed two games because of an autograph scandal, and the NCAA ruled that he'll have to sit out two more. While the whole situation remains ridiculous, Gurley could return just in time for a Georgia playoff push. More»
firstplayoff article October 29, 2014

What The Playoff Rankings Mean

The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first weekly top 25 on Tuesday, with Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss on top. Here's what we learned from a quite reasonable batch of initial rankings. More»
mariota_heisman article October 28, 2014

Chasing The Heisman

No Heisman is ever won in September, as surprise wins by Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel and Cam Newton have proven. But entering November, the preseason favorite, Marcus Mariota, has emerged atop the race. Can anyone catch him? More»
joeybosa article October 27, 2014

Savoring Victory

Hanging onto playoff hopes, Ohio State escaped Penn State with a double-OT win on Saturday night. While it didn't help Ohio State's case, we also shouldn't be so quick to judge ugly wins. Catch up on that and the rest of Week 9 in The Professor. More»
olemiss_lsu article October 26, 2014

LSU Takes Down Ole Miss

What was initially a rather weak schedule on Saturday again turned into an eventful, dramatic night of college football. LSU's defense shut down Ole Miss to end the Rebels' undefeated season, while Ohio State escaped Penn State in double overtime. More»
week9pickem article October 24, 2014

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 9

An eventful few weeks in college football give way to what appears to be a lighter slate of games in Week 9. With Florida State off, attention turns to playoff contenders going on the road as the season prepares to enter the November stretch run. More»
robinson_prescott article October 23, 2014

More Than A Sidekick

Dak Prescott is the unquestioned star and face of Mississippi State's breakout season, which has seen it climb to No. 1. But he's not alone. A unique combination of traits has made Josh Robinson another breakout talent in the Bulldogs' backfield. More»
saban_kiffin article October 22, 2014

The Kiffin Bowl

Lane Kiffin became perhaps the most hated coach in college football, so it's not surprising that everything he does elicits strong reactions. But as he prepares to return to Tennessee, it's important to remember that he's only part of Nick Saban's larger machine. More»
playoffpanic article October 21, 2014

Don't Panic About The Playoff

The College Football Playoff selection committee is one week away from releasing its first official rankings of the season. As as happened all season, there will surely be much angry debate, especially about the SEC. We're better off being patient. More»
professor8 article October 20, 2014

The Great Divide

The contrast has never seemed greater: While undefeated Florida State achieved another high-profile win over Notre Dame on Saturday, rival Florida hit another low under Will Muschamp in a disastrous loss to Missouri. Here's what we learned in Week 8. More»
winston_nd article October 19, 2014

Florida State Holds On

It's a shame it had to be decided by a penalty, but a late flag that wiped out a go-ahead Notre Dame score was correct. Led by a big second half from Jameis Winston, Florida State held off Notre Dame in a down-to-the-wire classic to headline Week 8. More»
week8pickem article October 17, 2014

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 8

The first half of the college football regular season is over, offering us a chaotic seven weeks. As the second half begins, attention shifts to Florida State and Notre Dame, who headline a day that also features Alabama-Texas A&M and key Big 12 showdowns. More»
golson_winston article October 16, 2014

Erasing Doubt

It's not often that undefeated Florida State and Notre Dame would have something to prove midway through the season, but that's the situation the two face in Tallahassee on Saturday. Who's more likely to continue its run deeper into the season? More»
coleman_indiana article October 14, 2014

The Anonymous Star

Through seven weeks of the college football season, the nation's leading rusher might not be who you expect. With a combination of breakaway speed and excellent vision, though, Tevin Coleman gives you a reason to pay attention to Indiana. More»
midseasonawards article October 14, 2014

Midseason College Football Awards

Nothing is ever decided after just seven weeks into the college football season, but we are at the halfway point, meaning now is a good time to take stock of the landscape and hand out early awards. From Dak Prescott to Vic Beasley, here are the winners. More»
olemiss_defense article October 13, 2014

Top Defense Propels Ole Miss

If last week proved that Ole Miss and Mississippi State can play with anybody, then this week proved that they're here to stay. While Mississippi State scored a landmark win over Auburn, Ole Miss has developed the best defense in college football. More»
msu_auburn article October 12, 2014

Saturday Statements

Fresh off landmark wins, Mississippi State and Ole Miss are showing no signs of letting up. The Bulldogs and Rebels both notched impressive wins again on Saturday, joining a dramatic Baylor win atop another entertaining week of football. More»
cfbpickem7 article October 10, 2014

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 7

Bizarre, unpredictable weekends are common in college football, but it may take a long, long time to surpass the chaos of Week 6. Still, while last week can't be matched, Saturday has set up plenty of intrigue, headlined by two top-10 matchups. More»
toddgurley article October 9, 2014

Gurley's Suspension Impact

Georgia running back -- and Heisman candidate -- Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday, amid reports that the NCAA is investigating possible profiting off his likeness. Here's how Gurley breaking an absurd rule would affect the rest of the season. More»
auburn_lsu article October 9, 2014

Auburn's Claim To No. 1

In a college football season with no truly dominant team, perfection is difficult to attain. That's especially true for Auburn, which faces one of the nation's most difficult schedules. Even if it loses a game, Auburn's ceiling may be higher than anyone's. More»

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