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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.

OFI: Week 4 Was Wildest Yet
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OFI: Week 4 Was Wildest Yet

Despite a seemingly lackluster slate of games, Week 4 delivered in a big way with big upsets and close finishes.

OFI: Can LSU Really Win SEC West?
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OFI: Can LSU Really Win SEC West?

Louisiana State got another win over an AP Top-25 team thanks to a last-second field goal over Auburn, but the predictive stats still don't really love the Tigers. Also, despite a great day for Ohio State, the Big Ten's slow start to the 2018 season continues.

OFI: Close Finishes Define Week 2
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OFI: Close Finishes Define Week 2

Week 2 looked just OK on paper, but delivered with an awesome Clemson-Texas A&M game as well as upsets by Arizona State, Colorado State, Eastern Michigan, and East Carolina. Oh, and Georgia probably locked up the SEC East in its big win over South Carolina.

1 comment, Last at 11 Sep 2018, 6:35pm by TimK
OFI: Big Ten East Underwhelms
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OFI: Big Ten East Underwhelms

Week 1 was a little more muted than normal, with Auburn-Washington and LSU-Miami both featuring plenty of field goals. The story of the week might be the Big Ten East's underwhelming start.

1 comment, Last at 03 Sep 2018, 9:19pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
OFI: Freshmen Propel Alabama
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OFI: Freshmen Propel Alabama

Replacing starter Jalen Hurts, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagavailoa threw a 41-yard walk-off touchdown pass to fellow freshman DeVonta Smith on second-and-26 in overtime for yet another Alabama championship.

12 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2018, 2:27pm by Anger...rising
OFI: The Best Rose Bowl Ever?
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OFI: The Best Rose Bowl Ever?

The largest comeback in Rose Bowl history propels the Bulldogs to the national championship, while Alabama's dominating defense compensated for a mediocre offensive performance in the Sugar Bowl.

6 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2018, 12:10am by NYMike
OFI: Big Ten Champs Miss Playoff
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OFI: Big Ten Champs Miss Playoff

While Clemson, Georgia, and Oklahoma clinched conference championships and playoff berths, Alabama just sat back waited to hear the Selection Committee put them into the four-team field.

9 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2017, 5:09pm by Will