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VN: The Fun Has Begun
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VN: The Fun Has Begun

Steve Spurrier stays aggressive, Les Miles stays Les Miles, and Oregon lets Washington State stick around far too long in Bill Connelly's wrap-up of the sixth week of the college football season.

27 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2010, 12:16pm by southpaw2

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 5
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Audibles at the Line: Week 5

This week's sees upsets a-plenty, with big wins from Washington, Tennessee, Arizona, and... Oakland? Yes, Oakland. Plus: Sabby Piscitelli does something right.

205 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2010, 8:11pm by Shattenjager

Varsity Numbers

VN: The Worst of the Worst
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VN: The Worst of the Worst

Taking a look at Washington State's company on the "historically bad streak of play" list. Plus: F/+ vs. AP, upsets, and the number five.

34 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2010, 5:10am by Kevin from Philly

Week in Quotes

This Week In Quotes: October 8, 2010
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This Week In Quotes: October 8, 2010

Marshawn Lynch loves/hates his new coach, Flozell Adams hates everyone, Nick Barnett shares his dating philosophy, and more of this week's best quotes.

8 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2010, 12:19pm by floressalicis

Word Of Muth

Word of Muth: Things Change
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Word of Muth: Things Change

The Redskins have lost a majority of their offensive linemen early in this season, yet they are tied for first place in the division. Ben Muth breaks it down.

30 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2010, 11:33am by ksiu1

7th Day Adventure

SDA: Defending the Home Field
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SDA: Defending the Home Field

Nebraska and Alabama face interesting road tests this weekend, as the SDA crew previews Week 6 of the college football season.

20 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2010, 7:03pm by Flounder

Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Jury Rigged
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Walkthrough: Jury Rigged

Mike Tanier shares his thoughts on the jury-rigged Bears offensive line and the Philadelphia police while preparing to do his civic duty.

44 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2010, 9:16am by RichC

Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Powerhouses
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Scramble for the Ball: Powerhouses

This week's Scramble brings you musings on parity, truly awful fantasy teams, and whether gratuitous Latin can save an otherwise bad commercial (spoiler: no).

19 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2010, 10:08pm by Gabrosin

FEI Ratings

FEI: Better Late Than Never
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FEI: Better Late Than Never

Oregon flipped a switch Saturday night and turned a three-score deficit into a three-score victory. Plus, a closer look at converting 10-yard drives into scoring drives.

8 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2010, 2:12am by Didgeridoo

College Relevant

Cover-3: Saturday Night Special
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Cover-3: Saturday Night Special

Doug Farrar breaks down the origins of the Pistol offense, its effectiveness in college football, and its future in the NFL.

9 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2010, 10:20pm by Ryan