Seventh Day Adventure

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SDA: Go West for Big Games, Young Man
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SDA: Go West for Big Games, Young Man

The action moves from the South to the West as the Pac-12 conference play begins. Though there aren't as many big games as in previous weeks, there are plenty of opportunities for upsets.

SDA: Heating Up In The SEC West
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SDA: Heating Up In The SEC West

Can the SEC West overcome a poor showing in week two with big time matchups like LSU-Auburn and Alabama-Ole Miss?

Seventh Day Adventure: Conference Play Begins
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Seventh Day Adventure: Conference Play Begins

While Mississippi State and LSU kick off the SEC schedule, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Oregon all face crucial non-conference contests.

1 comment, Last at 17 Sep 2015, 3:01pm by dab3dab3
SDA: The Best Opening Week in Years
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SDA: The Best Opening Week in Years

In what is likely the best opening week of college football we've seen in years, we're treated to a series of neutral-site, out-of-conference matchups that could have a resounding impact on the entire college football season.

2 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2015, 8:19am by nalbritton
SDA: National Championship Preview
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SDA: National Championship Preview

The very first Playoff National Championship is here, and the two most deserving teams -- the Buckeyes and Ducks -- face off in a game that should be extremely close according to the advanced statistics.

19 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2015, 6:13pm by Will Allen
2014-2015 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part III
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2014-2015 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part III

The College Football Playoff is finally here as Ohio State-Alabama and Oregon-Florida State headline the incredible New Year's Day matchups.

4 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 8:22pm by gomer_rs
2014-2015 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part II
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2014-2015 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part II

The bowl games heat up with ranked teams facing one another, including matchups between Louisville-Georgia, Nebraska-USC, and Clemson-Oklahoma.

3 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2014, 3:15pm by Sid
2014-15 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part I
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2014-15 SDA Bowl Spectacular Part I

Bowl season begins with the unheralded and unranked, but features several tight pre-Christmas matchups.

3 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2014, 7:56am by Lance
SDA: Championship Week
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SDA: Championship Week

It's championship week in college football and several teams are looking for more than just wins -- they also have opportunities to impress the Playoff Selection Committee.

2 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2014, 9:42pm by Sid
SDA: Rivalry Showdowns
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SDA: Rivalry Showdowns

Rivalry week has significant conference and Playoff ramifications. Should Alabama, Mississippi State, Oregon, or Florida State be worried about getting upset by their rivals?

4 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2014, 10:43am by Joshua Northey