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OFI: Favored Teams March On
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OFI: Favored Teams March On

Georgia tried to bring a little chaos to the playoff race, but Jalen Hurts' comeback win ensured that all Power-5 conference favorites would win.

10 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2018, 5:18pm by Will Allen
OFI: More of the Same in One-Sided Rivalries
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OFI: More of the Same in One-Sided Rivalries

There were a lot of great games in this year's Rivalry Week, but few notable teams failed to break through one-sided feuds. And Texas A&M and LSU played the craziest game of the year.

6 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2018, 6:03pm by tsmonk
OFI: Oklahoma State Rattles Big 12
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OFI: Oklahoma State Rattles Big 12

With Oklahoma State's upset of West Virginia, the Big 12 race will stay exciting until the end.

OFI: A Static Top 10 in Week 11
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OFI: A Static Top 10 in Week 11

Everyone in the top ten won this week, with only LSU and Oklahoma winning close games. This season could use a shake-up or two at the top, as the preseason favorites have more or less stayed that way.

OFI: Nine Ranked Teams Lose, but Few Changes at the Top
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OFI: Nine Ranked Teams Lose, but Few Changes at the Top

A lot of mid- and lower-ranked teams lost this week, but the country's elite teams -- especially Quinnen Williams and Alabama -- continued their dominance

OFI: Georgia Rebounds in Win over Florida
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OFI: Georgia Rebounds in Win over Florida

Georgia bounced back from their LSU loss two weeks ago with a double-digit win over Florida, while Washington State held on to slim playoff hopes in a field goal-win over Stanford and Penn State squeaked by Iowa.

2 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2018, 9:02am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
OFI: Purdue, Washington State Have Perfect Day
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OFI: Purdue, Washington State Have Perfect Day

Purdue blew out second-ranked Ohio State, and Washington State's long-awaited College Gameday experience lived up to expectations in an overwhelming win over Oregon.

1 comment, Last at 22 Oct 2018, 9:34pm by Todd S.
OFI: Chaos Reigns in the Top 25
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OFI: Chaos Reigns in the Top 25

We finally got a week full of upsets: eight top-25 teams lost, and nearly everyone looked vulnerable.

1 comment, Last at 15 Oct 2018, 10:27pm by techvet
OFI: Top-15 Shake-Up
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OFI: Top-15 Shake-Up

The top 15 got a shake-up this week with five teams losing to lesser-ranked or unranked teams. None were all that surprising, but it still made for a good weekend of football.

4 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2018, 5:56am by joet22
OFI: Ohio State, Notre Dame Get Signature Wins
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OFI: Ohio State, Notre Dame Get Signature Wins

Ohio State's win in Happy Valley gives it the best strength of record through five weeks, while Notre Dame significantly increased its playoff odds with a big win over Stanford.