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SDA: From Death Valley to Happy Valley
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SDA: From Death Valley to Happy Valley

While Saturday won't give us an answer to which is the best one-loss team, it is still a big week for conference races across the country.

OFI: Don't Make Saban Angry
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OFI: Don't Make Saban Angry

Notre Dame and Baylor entered the one-loss group in what is shaping up to be an extremely tight race for playoff consideration.

SDA: There Can Be Only One
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SDA: There Can Be Only One

This week we are rewarded with a big matchup between the Fighting Irish and Seminoles and the growing rivalry between the Aggies and Tide.

OFI: Close Calls Are Good Enough
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OFI: Close Calls Are Good Enough

Several good teams had close calls, but for the mass of one-loss and undefeated teams, just winning is good enough.

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SDA: Creating Separation
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SDA: Creating Separation

With three of the top five teams facing other ranked teams this weekend, we should see some separation of playoff contenders after last week's chaos.

OFI: They All Fall Down
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OFI: They All Fall Down

It was a historic weekend for upsets, but don't count any one-loss team out just yet.

4 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2014, 10:19am by zemzin
SDA: It's Getting Real
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SDA: It's Getting Real

It's easily the biggest weekend of college football yet, with six matchups between ranked teams and three showdowns in the SEC West alone.

OFI: Running Wild
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OFI: Running Wild

Elite running backs have carried their teams this season, from Georgia's Todd Gurley to Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah

1 comment, Last at 29 Sep 2014, 6:21pm by Danimal
SDA: Offensive Advantages
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SDA: Offensive Advantages

The week's most anticipated matchups all feature high-powered offenses, with Texas A&M, Arkansas, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas Tech, and Arizona State in the spotlight.

OFI: Blowouts, Upsets, and Narrow Escapes
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OFI: Blowouts, Upsets, and Narrow Escapes

The College Football Playoff field narrowed on Saturday. Some teams got upset, some barely escaped an upset, and a few had big record-setting blowouts.

1 comment, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 3:07pm by RickD