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Auburn’s playoff hopes rest on outcome of daunting November schedule

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With a loss to Mississippi State already on their resume and four weeks remaining in the regular season, the Auburn Tigers entered Saturday’s SEC clash in Oxford against Ole Miss knowing that another loss would wash them out of playoff contention. But up 35-31 in the closing minutes of regulation with the Rebels threatening to take the lead and the ...

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Notre Dame now playing for unlikely opportunity to rejoin playoff discussion

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Fresh off of a frustratingly-fruitless trip to Tallahassee and the bye week that followed, Notre Dame is no longer a hated favorite to crack college football’s inaugural playoff, and according to the all-powerful selection committee, the Fighting Irish will need a Rudy Ruettiger-like miracle to work their way back into the mix with just five games remaining on their schedule. ...

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College Football Playoff rankings

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The initial College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night with Missippi State and Florida State on top. The top four teams in the final rankings on Dec. 7 will play in the inaugural College Football Playoff, starting Jan. 1 with semifinals games at the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The National ...

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Uncertain College Football Playoff picture starting to take shape

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With the second half of the regular season in full-swing and time running short on unproven hopefuls, the inaugural College Football Playoff has been the topic of choice among both experts and tailgaters alike during the past couple of weeks, and after Saturday’s action, identifying the first four programs to earn a spot in the new format won’t get any ...

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Georgia releases statement on Todd Gurley eligibility matter

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University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Oct. 9 for allegedly receiving money for signing autographs. On Wednesday, Georgia officials will apply to the NCAA for Gurley’s reinstatement. School officials hope Gurley can return for the Nov. 1 game against Florida in Jacksonville, Florida From UGA: Since completing its initial review of the eligibility matter involving UGA student-athlete Todd Gurley on October 9, ...

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Notre Dame needs to face fully-armed Florida State

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Despite falling victim to Dak Prescott and the top-ranked Mississippi Bulldogs in this week’s polls, Florida State (6-0) still has a target on it’s back as the defending national champions, and on Saturday night, the second-ranked Seminoles will welcome the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-0) to Tallahassee for the weekend’s biggest showdown and a matchup that continues to receive all ...

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Bo Jackson to Jameis Winston: ‘You’re on your own’

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Bo Jackson said Tuesday during an interview on “The Jim Rome Show” that he’s tried to give fellow Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston advice, but the Florida State quarterback hasn’t taken it serious. “I really don’t know who is giving this young man guidance,” Jackson said in the interview. “I have communicated with him, and I just talked to him like I was his ...

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Heisman hopeful Dak Prescott leading Mississippi State into unfamiliar territory

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With more than a few big-name battles on Saturday’s schedule and the world of college football hungry to find this week’s hero, only a monster performance against an equally monstrous opponent was going to be enough to steal the spotlight away from the current group of camera-friendly standouts looking to land on Sportscenter. And that’s exactly what Mississippi State starting ...

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Johnny Manziel supports Todd Gurley during suspension

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The Georgia Bulldogs received some very disappointing news when learning that star running back Todd Gurley was being suspended indefinitely. He has been accused of taking money for autographs and memorabilia, which is something that former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was suspended half of a game for last season. Manziel has taken a stand beside Gurley in support, and ...

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Georgia suspends Todd Gurley indefinitely

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University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely during an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the school announced Thursday. “I’m obviously very disappointed,” said UGA head football coach Mark Richt. “The important thing for our team is to turn all our attention toward preparation for Missouri.” Gurley, one of the favorites for the Heisman ...

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