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ROBERT WEINTRAUB bleeds orange, both because of his inexplicable passion for the Cincinnati Bengals (he grew up in suburban New York, not Ohio) and because of his alma mater, Syracuse University. Robert is a regular contributor to The New York Times and writes their college football previews. He also pens a media column for the Columbia Journalism Review, and writes for ESPN/Grantland, Slate, The Guardian, and many others. His is the is the author of the New York Times bestseller No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and their Extraordinary Story of Courage, The House That Ruth Built: A New Yankee Stadium, the First Championship, The Victory Season: World War II, The Homecoming, and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age, and the Redemption of 1923, was published in 2011. He lives with his family in Decatur, Georgia.
After replacing successful coaches, Brian Kelly and and Chip Kelly have brought Cincinnati and Oregon to the forefront of college football. Robert Weintraub takes you through both teams' BCS runs and reviews the Saturday action.
The Gators and Tide survived upset bids by Mississippi State and Tennessee, respectively, but they were aided by some questionable calls from the referees, writes Robert Weintraub in his weekly review of college football.
The overhyped SEC double-header of Alabama-Mississippi and Florida-LSU wasn't very exciting, but it did pave the way for the SEC Championship Game and the BCS Championship Game, writes Robert Weintraub.
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