Ed’s NCAA Football Week 4 Picks – 10 Best Games

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Friday, September 22nd
10:30 PM – Utah vs Arizona

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Saturday, September 23rd
12:00 PM – NC State vs Florida State

12:00 PM – Texas A&M vs Arkansas

3:30 PM – TCU vs Oklahoma State

3:30 PM – USC vs California

3:30 PM – Toledo vs Miami

7:00 PM – Mississippi State vs Georgia

7:30 PM – Penn State vs Iowa

7:30 PM – Florida vs Kentucky

8:00 PM – Notre Dame vs Michigan State

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Week 1 Results

Week 2 Results

Week 3 Results

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Ed’s Top 25 NCAA Football Teams After Week 3


Alabama: 3-0
Opponents: Florida State, Fresno State, Colorado State
PF: 24, 41, 41
PA: 7, 10, 23
Official Ranking: 1st

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Clemson: 3-0
Opponents: Kent State, Auburn, Louisville
PF: 56, 14, 47
PA: 3, 6, 21
Official Ranking: 2nd

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Oklahoma: 3-0
Opponents: UTEP, Ohio State, Tulane
PF: 56, 31, 56
PA: 7, 16, 14
Official Ranking: 3rd

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Penn State: 3-0
Opponents: Akron, Pittsburgh, Georgia State
PF: 52, 33, 56
PA: 0, 14, 0
Official Ranking: 4th

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USC: 3-0
Opponents: Western Michigan, Stanford, Texas
PF: 49, 42, 27
PA: 31, 24, 24
Official Ranking: 5th

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Michigan: 3-0
Opponents: Florida, Cincinnati, Air Force
PF: 33, 36,29
PA: 17, 14, 13
Official Ranking: 8th

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Oklahoma State: 3-0
Opponents: Tulsa, South Alabama, Pittsburgh
PF: 59, 44, 59
PA: 24, 7, 21
Official Ranking: 6th

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Georgia: 3-0
Opponents: Appalachian State, Notre Dame, Samford
PF: 31, 20, 42
PA: 10, 19, 14
Official Ranking: 11th

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Washington: 3-0
Opponents: Rutgers, Montana, Fresno State
PF: 30, 63, 48
PA: 14, 7, 16
Official Ranking: 7th

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Wisconsin: 3-0
Opponents: Utah State, Florida Atlantic, BYU
PF: 59, 31, 40
PA: 10, 14, 6
Official Ranking: 9th

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Virginia Tech: 3-0
Opponents: West Virginia, Delaware, East Carolina
PF: 31, 27, 64
PA: 24, 0, 17
Official Ranking: 13th

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TCU: 3-0
Opponents: Jackson State, Arkansas, SMU
PF: 63, 28, 56
PA: 0, 7, 36
Official Ranking: 16th

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Washington State: 3-0
Opponents: Montana State, Boise State, LSU
PF: 31, 47, 37
PA: 0, 44, 7
Official Ranking: 18th

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Mississippi State: 3-0
Opponents: Charleston Southern, Louisiana Tech, LSU
PF: 49, 57, 37
PA: 0, 21, 7
Official Ranking: 17th

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South Florida: 3-0
Opponents: San José State, Stony Brook, Illinois
PF: 42, 31, 47
PA: 22, 17, 23
Official Ranking: 21st

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San Diego State: 3-0
Opponents: UC Davis, Arizona State, Stanford
PF: 38, 30, 20
PA: 17, 20, 17
Official Ranking: 22nd

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Oregon: 3-0
Opponents: Southern Utah, Nebraska, Wyoming
PF: 77, 42, 49
PA: 21, 35, 13
Official Ranking: 24th

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Duke: 3-0
Opponents: North Carolina Central, Northwestern, Baylor
PF: 60, 41, 34
PA: 7, 17, 20
Official Ranking: N/R

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Utah: 3-0
Opponents: North Dakota, BYU, San José State
PF: 37, 19, 54
PA: 16, 13, 16
Official Ranking: 23rd

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Kansas State: 3-0
Opponents: Central Arkansas, Charlotte, Vanderbilt
PF: 55, 55, 14
PA: 19, 7, 7
Official Ranking: N/R

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Iowa: 3-0
Opponents: Wyoming, Iowa State, North Texas
PF: 24, 44, 31
PA: 3, 41, 14
Official Ranking: N/R

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Colorado: 3-0
Opponents: Colorado State, Texas State, Northern Colorado
PF: 17, 37, 41
PA: 3, 3, 21
Official Ranking: N/R

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California: 3-0
Opponents: North Carolina, Weber State, Ole Miss
PF: 35, 33, 27
PA: 30, 20, 16
Official Ranking: N/R

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Kentucky: 3-0
Opponents: Southern Mississippi, Eastern Kentucky, South Carolina
PF: 24, 27, 23
PA: 17, 16, 13
Official Ranking: N/R

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Toledo: 3-0
Opponents: Elon, Nevada, Tulsa
PF: 47, 37, 54
PA: 13, 24, 51
Official Ranking: N/R

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Ed’s NCAA Football Week 3 Picks – 10 Best Games

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Friday, September 15th
7:00 PM – Illinois vs South Florida

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Saturday, September 16th
3:30 PM – Tennessee vs Florida

4:30 PM – Army vs Ohio State

7:00 PM – LSU vs Mississippi State

7:00 PM – Tulsa vs Toledo

7:30 PM – Kentucky vs South Carolina

8:00 PM – Clemson vs Louisville

8:00 PM – Arizona State vs Texas Tech

10:30 PM – Ole Miss vs California

10:30 PM – Stanford vs San Diego State

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Week 1 Results

Week 2 Results

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Ed’s Top 25 NCAA Football Teams After Week 2


Alabama: 2-0
Opponents: Florida State, Fresno State
PF: 24, 41
PA: 7, 10
Official Ranking: 1st

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Clemson: 2-0
Opponents: Kent State, Auburn
PF: 56, 14
PA: 3, 6
Official Ranking: 3rd

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Oklahoma: 2-0
Opponents: UTEP, Ohio State
PF: 56, 31
PA: 7, 16
Official Ranking: 2nd

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Penn State: 2-0
Opponents: Akron, Pittsburgh
PF: 52, 33
PA: 0, 14
Official Ranking: 5th

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Michigan: 2-0
Opponents: Florida, Cincinnati
PF: 33, 36
PA: 17, 14
Official Ranking: 7th

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USC: 2-0
Opponents: Western Michigan, Stanford
PF: 49, 42
PA: 31, 24
Official Ranking: 4th

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Georgia: 2-0
Opponents: Appalachian State, Notre Dame
PF: 31, 20
PA: 10, 19
Official Ranking: 13th

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Washington: 2-0
Opponents: Rutgers, Montana
PF: 30, 63
PA: 14, 7
Official Ranking: 6th

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Oklahoma State: 2-0
Opponents: Tulsa, South Alabama
PF: 59, 44
PA: 24, 7
Official Ranking: 9th

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Wisconsin: 2-0
Opponents: Utah State, Florida Atlantic
PF: 59, 31
PA: 10, 14
Official Ranking: 10th

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LSU: 2-0
Opponents: BYU, Chattanooga
PF: 27, 45
PA: 0, 10
Official Ranking: 12th

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Virginia Tech: 2-0
Opponents: West Virginia, Delaware
PF: 31, 27
PA: 24, 0
Official Ranking: 16th

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TCU: 2-0
Opponents: Jackson State, Arkansas
PF: 63, 28
PA: 0, 7
Official Ranking: 20th

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Louisville: 2-0
Opponents: Arkansas State, North Carolina
PF: 35, 47
PA: 28, 35
Official Ranking: 14th

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Washington State: 2-0
Opponents: Montana State, Boise State
PF: 31, 47
PA: 0, 44
Official Ranking: 21st

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South Florida: 2-0
Opponents: San José State, Stony Brook
PF: 42, 31
PA: 22, 17
Official Ranking: 22nd

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South Carolina: 2-0
Opponents: NC State, Missouri
PF: 35, 31
PA: 28, 13
Official Ranking: N/R

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Tennessee: 2-0
Opponents: Georgia Tech, Indiana State
PF: 42, 42
PA: 41, 7
Official Ranking: 23rd

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Kansas State: 2-0
Opponents: Central Arkansas, Charlotte
PF: 55, 55
PA: 19, 7
Official Ranking: 18th

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Duke: 2-0
Opponents: North Carolina Central, Northwestern
PF: 60, 41
PA: 7, 17
Official Ranking: N/R

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Iowa: 2-0
Opponents: Wyoming, Iowa State
PF: 24, 44
PA: 3, 41
Official Ranking: N/R

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Colorado: 2-0
Opponents: Colorado State, Texas State
PF: 17, 37
PA: 3, 3
Official Ranking: N/R

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Utah: 2-0
Opponents: North Dakota, BYU
PF: 37, 19
PA: 16, 13
Official Ranking: N/R

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Michigan State: 2-0
Opponents: Bowling Green, Western Michigan
PF: 35, 28
PA: 10, 14
Official Ranking: N/R

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Ole Miss: 2-0
Opponents: South Alabama, UT Martin
PF: 47, 45
PA: 27, 23
Official Ranking: N/R

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Ed’s NCAA Football Week 2 Picks – 10 Best Games

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12:00 PM – Northwestern vs Duke

12:00 PM – Iowa vs Iowa State

3:30 PM – Pittsburgh vs Penn State

3:30 PM – TCU vs Arkansas

4:30 PM – Nebraska vs Oregon

7:00 PM – Auburn vs Clemson

7:30 PM – Oklahoma vs Ohio State

7:30 PM – Georgia vs Notre Dame

8:30 PM – Stanford vs USC

10:30 PM – Houston vs Arizona

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Week 1 Results

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Ed’s Top 25 NCAA Football Teams After Week 1


Alabama: 1-0
Opponent: Florida State
PF: 24
PA: 7
Official Ranking: 1st

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Ohio State: 1-0
Opponent: Indiana
PF: 49
PA: 21
Official Ranking: 2nd

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Clemson: 1-0
Opponent: Kent State
PF: 56
PA: 3
Official Ranking: 3rd

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Michigan: 1-0
Opponent: Florida
PF: 33
PA: 17
Official Ranking: 8th

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Penn State: 1-0
Opponent: Akron
PF: 52
PA: 0
Official Ranking: 4th

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USC: 1-0
Opponent: Western Michigan
PF: 49
PA: 31
Official Ranking: 6th

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Oklahoma: 1-0
Opponent: UTEP
PF: 56
PA: 7
Official Ranking: 5th

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Washington: 1-0
Opponent: Rutgers
PF: 30
PA: 14
Official Ranking: 7th

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Wisconsin: 1-0
Opponent: Utah State
PF: 59
PA: 10
Official Ranking: 9th

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Oklahoma State: 1-0
Opponent: Tulsa
PF: 59
PA: 24
Official Ranking: 11th

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LSU: 1-0
Opponent: BYU
PF: 27
PA: 0
Official Ranking: 12th

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Stanford: 1-0
Opponent: Rice
PF: 62
PA: 7
Official Ranking: 14th

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Auburn: 1-0
Opponent: Georgia Southern
PF: 41
PA: 7
Official Ranking: 13th

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Georgia: 1-0
Opponent: Appalachian State
PF: 31
PA: 10
Official Ranking: 15th

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South Florida: 2-0
Opponent: San José State, Stony Brook
PF: 42, 31
PA: 22, 17
Official Ranking: 21st

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Virginia Tech: 1-0
Opponent: West Virginia
PF: 31
PA: 24
Official Ranking: 18th

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Tennessee: 1-0
Opponent: Georgia Tech
PF: 42
PA: 41
Official Ranking: 25th

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Notre Dame: 1-0
Opponent: Temple
PF: 49
PA: 16
Official Ranking: 24th

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Miami: 1-0
Opponent: Bethune-Cookman
PF: 41
PA: 13
Official Ranking: 16th

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Kansas State: 1-0
Opponent: Central Arkansas
PF: 55
PA: 19
Official Ranking: 19th

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Colorado: 1-0
Opponent: Colorado State
PF: 17
PA: 3
Official Ranking: N/R

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Louisville: 1-0
Opponent: Arkansas State
PF: 35
PA: 28
Official Ranking: 17th

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Washington State: 1-0
Opponent: Montana State
PF: 31
PA: 0
Official Ranking: 20th

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TCU: 1-0
Opponent: Jackson State
PF: 63
PA: 0
Official Ranking: 23rd

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Duke: 1-0
Opponent: North Carolina Central
PF: 60
PA: 7
Official Ranking: N/R

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Ed’s NCAA Football Week 1 Picks – 10 Best Games

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Friday, September 1st
8:00 PM – Colorado State vs Colorado

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Saturday, September 2nd
3:00 PM – NC State vs South Carolina

3:30 PM – Michigan vs Florida

3:30 PM – Temple vs Notre Dame

3:45 PM – Troy vs Boise State

5:15 PM – Western Michigan vs USC

8:00 PM – Florida State vs Alabama

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Sunday, September 3rd
7:30 PM – West Virginia vs Virginia Tech

7:30 PM – Texas A&M vs UCLA

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Monday, September 4th
8:00 PM – Tennessee vs Georgia Tech

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Ed’s List Of College Football Bowl Games That Probably Won’t Suck



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LAS VEGAS BOWL

Saturday, 12/17/16
3:30 PM – Houston vs San Diego State

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VALERO ALAMO BOWL

Thursday, 12/29/16
9:00 PM – Oklahoma State vs Colorado

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HYUNDAI SUN BOWL

Friday, 12/30/16
2:00 PM – Stanford vs North Carolina

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CAPITAL ONE ORANGE BOWL

Friday, 12/30/16
8:00 PM – Michigan vs Florida State

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BUFFALO WILD WINGS CITRUS BOWL

Saturday, 12/31/16
11:00 AM – LSU vs Louisville

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CHICK-FIL-A PEACH BOWL

Saturday, 12/31/16
3:00 PM – Washington vs Alabama

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PLAYSTATION FIESTA BOWL

Saturday, 12/31/16
7:00 PM – Ohio State vs Clemson

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GOODYEAR COTTON BOWL

Monday, 01/02/17
1:00 PM – Western Michigan vs Wisconsin

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ROSE BOWL

Monday, 01/02/17
5:00 PM – USC vs Penn State

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ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL

Monday, 01/02/17
8:30 PM – Auburn vs Oklahoma

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CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday, 01/09/17
8:30 PM – Washington or Alabama
vs. Ohio State or Clemson

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Ed’s Top 25 NCAA Football Teams After Week 13



Alabama: 12-0
Opponents: USC, Western Kentucky, Ole Miss, Kent State, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Bye, LSU, Mississippi State, Chattanooga, Auburn
PF: 52, 38, 48, 48, 34, 49, 49, 33, 10, 51, 31, 30
PA: 6, 10, 43, 0, 6, 30, 10, 14, 0, 3, 3, 12
Official Ranking: 1st

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Western Michigan: 12-0
Opponents: Northwestern, North Carolina Central, Illinois, Georgia Southern, Central Michigan, Northern Illinois, Akron, Eastern Michigan, Bye, Ball State, Kent State, Buffalo, Toledo
PF: 22, 70, 34, 49, 49, 45, 41, 45, 52, 37, 38, 55
PA: 21, 21, 10, 31, 10, 30, 0, 31, 20, 21, 0, 35
Official Ranking: 13th

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Ohio State: 11-1
Opponents: Bowling Green, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bye, Rutgers, Indiana, Wisconsin, Penn State, Northwestern, Nebraska, Maryland, Michigan State, Michigan
PF: 77, 48, 45, 58, 38, 30, 21, 24, 62, 62, 17, 30
PA: 10, 3, 24, 0, 17, 23. 24, 20, 3, 3, 16, 27
Official Ranking: 2nd

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Clemson: 11-1
Opponents: Auburn, Troy, South Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Boston College, NC State, Bye, Florida State, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest, South Carolina
PF: 19, 30, 59, 26, 42, 56, 24, 37, 54, 42, 35, 56
PA: 13, 24, 0, 7, 36, 10, 17, 34, 0, 43. 13, 7
Official Ranking: 3rd

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Washington: 11-1
Opponents: Rutgers, Idaho, Portland State, Arizona, Stanford, Oregon, Bye, Oregon State, Utah, California, USC, Arizona State, Washington State
PF: 48, 59, 41, 35, 44, 70, 41, 31, 66, 13, 44, 45
PA: 13, 14, 3, 28, 6, 21, 17, 24, 27, 26, 18, 17
Official Ranking: 4th

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Michigan: 10-2
Opponents: Hawaii, UCF, Colorado, Penn State, Wisconsin, Rutgers, Bye, Illinois, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio State
PF: 63, 51, 45, 49, 14, 78, 41, 32, 59, 13, 20, 27
PA: 3, 14, 28, 10, 7, 0, 8, 23, 3, 14, 10, 30
Official Ranking: 5th

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Wisconsin: 10-2
Opponents: LSU, Akron, Georgia State, Michigan State, Michigan, Bye, Ohio State, Iowa, Nebraska, Northwestern, Illinois, Purdue, Minnesota
PF: 16, 54, 23, 30, 7, 23, 17, 23, 21, 48, 49, 31
PA: 14, 10, 17, 6, 14, 30, 9, 17, 7, 3, 20, 17
Official Ranking: 6th

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Oklahoma: 9-2
Opponents: Houston, Louisiana Monroe, Ohio State, Bye, TCU, Texas, Kansas State, Texas Tech, Kansas. Iowa State, Baylor, West Virginia, Bye
PF: 23, 59, 24, 52, 45, 38, 66, 56, 34, 45, 56
PA: 33, 17, 45, 46, 40, 17, 59, 3, 24, 24, 28
Official Ranking: 7th

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Penn State: 10-2
Opponents: Kent State, Pittsburgh, Temple, Michigan, Minnesota, Maryland, Bye, Ohio State, Purdue, Iowa, Indiana, Rutgers, Michigan State
PF: 33, 39, 34, 10, 29, 38, 24, 62, 41, 45, 39, 45
PA: 13, 42, 27, 49, 26, 14, 21, 24, 14, 31, 0, 12
Official Ranking: 8th

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Colorado: 10-2
Opponents: Colorado State, Idaho State, Michigan, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Arizona State, Stanford, Bye, UCLA, Arizona, Washington State, Utah
PF: 44, 56, 28, 41, 47, 17, 40, 10, 20, 49. 38, 27
PA: 7, 7, 45, 38, 6, 21, 16, 5, 10, 24, 24, 22
Official Ranking: 9th

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Oklahoma State: 9-2
Opponents: SE Louisiana, Central Michigan, Pittsburgh, Baylor, Bye, Texas, Iowa State, Kansas, West Virginia, Kansas State, Texas Tech, TCU, Bye
PF: 61, 27, 45, 24, 49, 38, 44, 37. 43, 45, 31
PA: 7, 30, 38, 35, 31, 31, 20, 20, 37, 44, 6
Official Ranking: 11th

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West Virginia: 9-2
Opponents: Missouri, Youngstown State, Bye, BYU, Kansas State, Bye, Texas Tech, TCU, Oklahoma State, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa State
PF: 26, 38, 35, 17, 48, 34, 20, 48, 24, 28, 49
PA: 11, 21, 32, 16, 17, 10, 37, 21, 20, 56, 19
Official Ranking: 14th

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Navy: 9-2
Opponents: Fordham, UConn, Tulane, Bye, Air Force, Houston, Bye, Memphis, South Florida, Notre Dame, Tulsa, East Carolina, SMU
PF: 52, 28, 21, 14, 46, 42, 45, 28, 42, 66, 75
PA: 16, 24, 14, 28, 40, 28, 52, 27, 40, 31, 31
Official Ranking: 20th

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South Florida: 10-2
Opponents: Towson, Northern Illinois, Syracuse, Florida State, Cincinnati, East Carolina, UConn, Temple, Navy, Bye, Memphis, SMU, UCF
PF: 56, 48, 45, 35, 45, 38, 42, 30, 52, 49, 35, 48
PA: 20, 17, 20, 55, 20, 22, 27, 46, 45, 42, 27, 31
Official Ranking: 25th

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Boise State: 10-2
Opponents: Louisiana Lafayette, Washington State, Bye, Oregon State, Utah State, New Mexico, Colorado State, BYU, Wyoming, San José State, Hawaii, UNLV, Air Force
PF: 45, 31, 38, 21, 49, 28, 28, 28, 45, 52, 42, 20
PA: 10, 28, 24, 10, 21, 23, 27, 30, 31, 16, 25, 27
Official Ranking: Unranked

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Troy: 9-2
Opponents: Austin Peay, Clemson, Southern Mississippi, New Mexico State, Idaho, Bye, Georgia State, South Alabama, Bye, Massachusetts, Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Texas State
PF: 57, 24, 37, 52, 34, 31, 28, 52, 28, 3, 40
PA: 17, 30, 31, 6, 13, 21, 21, 31, 24. 35, 7
Official Ranking: Unranked

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USC: 9-3
Opponents: Alabama, Utah State, Stanford, Utah, Arizona State, Colorado, Arizona, Bye, Californa, Oregon, Washington, UCLA, Notre Dame
PF: 6, 45, 10, 27, 41, 21, 48, 45, 45, 26, 36, 45
PA: 52, 7, 27, 31, 20, 17, 14, 24, 20, 13, 14, 27
Official Ranking: 10th

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Florida State: 9-3
Opponents: Ole Miss, Charleston Southern, Louisville, South Florida, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Wake Forest, Bye, Clemson, NC State, Boston College, Syracuse, Florida
PF: 45, 52, 20, 55, 35, 20, 17, 34, 24, 45, 45, 31
PA: 34, 8, 63, 35, 37, 19, 6, 37, 20, 7, 14, 13
Official Ranking: 12th

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Florida: 8-3
Opponents: UMass, Kentucky, North Texas, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, LSU-Postponed, Missouri, Bye, Georgia, Arkansas, South Carolina, LSU, Florida State
PF: 24, 45, 32, 28, 13, 40, 24, 10, 20, 16, 13
PA: 7, 7, 0, 38, 6, 14, 10, 31, 7, 10, 31
Official Ranking: 15th

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Louisville: 9-3
Opponents: Charlotte, Syracuse, Florida State, Marshall, Clemson, Bye, Duke, NC State, Virginia, Boston College, Wake Forest, Houston, Kentucky
PF: 70, 62, 63, 59, 36, 24, 54, 32, 52, 44, 10, 38
PA: 14, 28, 20, 28, 42, 14, 14, 25, 7, 12, 36, 41
Official Ranking: 16th

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Stanford: 9-3
Opponents: Kansas State, Bye, USC. UCLA, Washington, Washington State, Notre Dame, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon State, Oregon, California, Rice
PF: 26, 27, 22, 6, 16, 17, 5, 34, 26, 52, 45, 41
PA: 13, 10, 13, 44, 42, 10, 10, 10, 15, 27, 31, 17
Official Ranking: 17th

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Virginia Tech: 9-3
Opponents: Liberty, Tennessee, Boston College, East Carolina, Bye, North Carolina, Syracuse, Miami, Pittsburgh, Duke, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Virginia
PF: 36, 24, 49, 54, 34, 17, 37, 39, 24, 20, 34, 52
PA: 13, 45, 0, 17, 3, 31, 16, 36, 21, 30, 31, 10
Official Ranking: 19th

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Nebraska: 9-3
Opponents: Fresno State, Wyoming, Oregon, Northwestern, Illinois, Bye, Indiana, Purdue, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Minnesota, Maryland, Iowa
PF: 43, 52, 35, 24, 31, 27, 27, 17, 3, 24, 28, 10
PA: 10, 17, 32, 13, 16, 22, 14, 23, 62, 17, 7, 40
Official Ranking: 23rd

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Houston: 9-3
Opponents: Oklahoma, Lamar, Cincinnati, Texas State, UConn, Navy, Tulsa, SMU, UCF, Bye, Tulane, Louisville, Memphis
PF: 33, 42, 40, 64, 42, 40, 38, 16, 31, 30, 36, 44
PA: 23, 0, 16, 3, 14, 46, 31, 38, 24, 18, 10, 48
Official Ranking: Unranked

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Temple: 9-3
Opponents: Army, Stony Brook, Penn State, Charlotte, SMU, Memphis, UCF, South Florida, Cincinnati, UConn, Bye, Tulane, East Carolina
PF: 13, 38, 27, 48, 45, 27, 26, 46, 34, 21, 31, 37
PA: 28, 0, 34, 20, 20, 34, 25, 30, 13, 0, 0, 10
Official Ranking: Unranked

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Screw The NFL!


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Leftist Louisiana Governor: No More LSU Football If Budget Isn’t Balanced – His Solution? More Taxes

Louisiana Gov. Edwards: Balance Budget Or No LSU Football Next Year – CNS

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In a televised address to the state Thursday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) said that “you can say farewell to college football next fall” if the state doesn’t fix a near $2 billion budget deficit for the next fiscal year.

“If the legislature fails to act and we are forced to proceed with these cuts the LSU Ag Center and parish extension offices in every parish, and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center will close by April 1st and the LSU main campus in Baton Rouge will run out of money after April 30th,” Edwards said. “Many students will not be able to graduate, and student athletes across the state at those schools will be ineligible to play next semester. That means you can say farewell to college football next fall.”

Edwards noted in his speech, as found on NOLA.com, that the LSU system is not the only one in danger. Thanks to the $940 million budget deficit that Louisiana faces this fiscal year and the $2 billion budget deficit for the next fiscal year, the Southern University System, University of Louisiana System and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System are in the same boat.

“Without legislators approving new revenue this special session, some campuses will be forced to declare financial bankruptcy, which would include massive layoffs and the cancellation of classes,” stated Edwards.

According to Edwards, the budget deficit threatens other universities the state’s healthcare system and the New Opportunity Waiver program, a program for families with developmental disabilities.

To help bridge the gap Edwards said he plans to increase alcohol and cigarette taxes and also intends to add an extra penny to the state’s four cent sales tax, which he claimed isn’t permanent.

“I am proposing this penny as a bridge that will give us time to stabilize and restructure our state’s tax code,” remarked Edwards. “When that restructuring is complete, this penny sales tax will be removed.”

Alongside tax increases, Edwards called for reducing tax credits, suspending corporate tax deductions and making further cuts in an effort to stabilize the budget. Edwards said this would include a hiring freeze and more than $160 million in cuts in government spending.

He also proposed using $128 million from the rainy day fund and $200 million from non-coastal BP payments.

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Ed’s List Of The College Football Bowl Games That Probably Won’t Suck (2015-2016)


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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
3:30 pm
BYU Cougars vs. Utah Utes

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28
Military Bowl
2:30 pm
Navy Midshipmen vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29
Russell Athletic Bowl
5:30 pm
North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Baylor Bears

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
12:00 pm
Florida State Seminoles vs. Houston Cougars

Capital One Orange Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)
4:00 pm
Clemson Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners

Goodyear Cotton Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)
8:00 pm
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Michigan State Spartans

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1
Outback Bowl
12:00 pm
Northwestern Wildcats vs. Tennessee Volunteers

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
1:00 pm
Michigan Wolverines vs. Florida Gators

Fiesta Bowl
1:00 pm
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

Rose Bowl
5:00 pm
Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Stanford Cardinal

Allstate Sugar Bowl
8:30 pm
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Ole Miss Rebels

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2
Valero Alamo Bowl
6:45 pm
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oregon Ducks

MONDAY, JANUARY 11
CFP National Championship
8:30 pm
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NCAA Football: Top 20 Teams After Week 14


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Clemson Tigers – 13-0
Alabama Crimson Tide – 12-1
Michigan State Spartans – 12-1
Iowa Hawkeyes – 12-1
Houston Cougars – 12-1
Oklahoma Sooners – 11-1
Ohio State Buckeyes – 11-1
North Carolina Tar Heels – 11-2
Stanford Cardinal – 11-2
Notre Dame Fighting Irish – 10-2
Florida State Seminoles – 10-2
TCU Horned Frogs – 10-2
Northwestern Wildcats – 10-2
Oklahoma State Cowboys – 10-2
Temple Owls – 10-2
Florida Gators – 10-3
Navy Midshipmen – 9-2
Toledo Rockets – 9-2
Oregon Ducks – 9-3
Baylor Bears – 9-3

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Psychopathic Leftists Investigating High School Football Coach Because He Likes To Pray After Games

Bremerton Football Coach Investigated For Post-Game Prayers – KING

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The Bremerton School District is investigating a football coach for praying after high school football games. District policy states “school staff shall neither encourage nor discourage” students from praying.

Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy, who is still coaching, said he always prays after games on the 50-yard line. He said sometimes he’s alone, sometimes players join him.

“I never asked anyone,” Kennedy said. “They just all showed up one day and the next thing I know, the other team was showing up with us.”

KING 5 spoke to Kennedy at Monday’s JV football game, He’s the assistant head coach for Bremerton High’s varsity team and the head coach for the JV squad. After Monday’s game, Kennedy still prayed on the field, and a large crowd made up of players and parents from both Bremerton and its opponent took part.

“I spent 20 years in the Marine Corps, and it’s been about protecting the freedom of other people,” he said. “It’s about the freedom, and people can believe whatever they want. I’m just exercising my right. The game is over, and I just thank god for every one of these young men that are out here.”

It’s not yet clear what promoted the district investigation, but many in the stands at Monday’s game assumed it came as the result of a complaint or concern about the separation of church and state.

“It’s freedom of religion, not freedom from religion,” said Bill Bailey, who was actually cheering for Bremerton’s opponent to win the game, but says he supports Kennedy’s post-game prayers completely. “If they don’t like it, they don’t have to participate.”

The district would not comment on the ongoing investigation, except to say that Coach Kennedy has not been fired or placed on administrative leave. News of the investigation spread online over the weekend, sparking protest on a Facebook page called “Support Joe Kennedy.”

Kennedy told KING 5 he’s not worried about losing his job. Instead, his team remains his top priority.

“I don’t really worry about all that nonsense,” he said. “The only thing I worry about is the kids. It’s not about what my beliefs are, it’s about believing in each other. It’s about the sport that we love.”

Parents in the stands on Monday told KING 5 they’ve watched Kennedy pray after every game for years. Some didn’t seem to understand why it’s all of a sudden become an issue.

“Maybe there are some people who don’t go to church and don’t want their kid exposed to it, but you can’t stop it for everyone,” said Wanda Stone. “He doesn’t tell the kids that if they don’t come out and pray they’re not going to play. The kids are voluntarily going out there.”

A rally in support of Coach Kennedy is planned for Friday – the day Bremerton High School’s varsity team takes the field.

The prayer Kennedy prayed after Monday’s game lasted only about 13 seconds.

“Lord, I just want to lift up all these warriors that came out here to compete today,” he prayed. “I don’t care what their beliefs are. We do believe in this sport. We believe in football, we believe in a team and competition. It’s all about the game. In your name, Amen.”

Many who bowed their heads with him also said “Amen” and cheered when he finished praying.

District policy states that staff members can’t encourage or discrouage a student from engaging in non-disruptive oral or silent prayer. So there’s nothing wrong with students or student athletes praying, it’s just a question of what role the teacher or coach is playing in that prayer. It appears that is what the district investigation will try to determine.

It’s not yet clear when that investigation will be complete.

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5 Of Top 8 College Football Teams Go Down To Defeat

Week Of Upsets Turns College Football Upside Down: Who Is No. 1? – Bleacher Report

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It was advertised as must-see, the first meaningful – and potentially impactful – week of the youthful college football season. Oftentimes these instances provide more sizzle than steak, Week 6 was a glaring, glorious exception. It was madness. It was historic.

Take that AP Top 25 Poll from last week and toss it in the nearest wastebasket or fireplace. It will do you no good now. After 11 ranked teams (that’s almost half) fell in one weekend, we’ll have to go back to the drawing board.

It began with No. 2 Oregon on Thursday night. The Ducks, even as more than a three-touchdown favorite coming off a bye and playing at home, were unable to hold off Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats.

Texas A&M, the nation’s No. 6 team heading into Week 6, fell to Mississippi State in Starkville, albeit as a slight underdog. And to ensure that the entire state of Mississippi had something to celebrate, Ole Miss took out Alabama – the No. 3 team – prompting a field takeover for the ages.

Just as the chaos of Oxford was setting in, TCU took out No. 4 Oklahoma following a blitz of touchdowns and turnovers. And, to cap off a day of carnage, Utah took down No. 8 UCLA on a missed last-second field goal.

The result is pure, unaltered chaos and the first major shakeup of a season that still has so much more to give. Given the scenario, it also makes the search for the nation’s No. 1 team a taxing task.

As for the unbeaten contenders worthy of consideration, let’s explore the options.

FLORIDA STATE

Until further notice, this is the No. 1 team. Florida State has acquired that label, and it didn’t change on Saturday. Now, despite the label, the Seminoles haven’t looked the part of the nation’s top team for much of this season, although one of the alternatives to winning ugly is losing outright. (See: Above.)

Florida State started slow once again against Wake Forest – one of the country’s most anemic offenses – but quickly pulled away after some initial struggles. The defense played its best game, albeit against a unit it should look good against, and the offense eventually picked up the pace.

But Jameis Winston, at least by the absurd standards he set last year, has struggled. The offensive line has had issues. The defense, at times, has looked vulnerable.

And yet, Florida State still has more overall talent than just about any other team. It simply comes down to putting it together. More importantly, it comes down to staying unbeaten, and the Seminoles have managed to do just that.

Until that changes, regardless of the style points attached, Florida State isn’t going anywhere.

AUBURN

It’s no longer just a really fast, talented offense. The Auburn defense has taken enormous strides in 2014, something that was evident in an ugly win against Kansas State earlier this year and on Saturday in a blowout win against LSU.

The Tigers, having put it in cruise control for much of the season, showed off their next level against Les Miles’ youth-infused group on Saturday night.

Quarterback Nick Marshall showed the full range of skills that make him (and this team) dangerous. With multiple touchdowns passing and rushing on Saturday, Marshall showcased his advanced versatility that will continue to keep defenses honest. He also has a lovely buffet of weapons around him.

If Marshall’s defense can come close to matching the production it has delivered early on, this team will be incredibly difficult to beat.

With many meaningful conference games on the horizon – including an enormous tussle against Mississippi State next week – Auburn will have ample opportunities to validate its inclusion in this discussion.

Speaking of…

MISSISSIPPI STATE

It’s time to start viewing Mississippi State as more than just a good story. And really, this conversation should have started before Week 6.

Following its dominating 48-31 victory over Texas A&M – and it wasn’t even that close – the Bulldogs have thrown their name in the ring when it comes to consideration for the top team in the country.

We don’t hand out October Heismans, thankfully, but you could make the argument that quarterback Dak Prescott would be your winner if the award was handed out Saturday. That’s a fancy way of highlighting his incredible production, and his five-touchdown game against A&M was an extension of what he’s done all season.

Add in running back Josh Robinson – maybe the nation’s most underrated back – and offensively this group has been sensational. With the defense playing the way it is, particularly up front, it’s hard to find any glaring holes with this roster.

With Auburn on deck, the celebration will be short. The Bulldogs, no longer content with a “nice” season, are on the verge of something far greater.

OLE MISS

When you beat Alabama, you get noticed. That’s not the only reason why Ole Miss warrants your consideration as the nation’s top team, although it’s a fabulous place to start.

The Rebels’ 23-17 victory over the Crimson Tide was a good synopsis of what they’ve done all year. The defense might be the best in the country or, at the very least, one of the most athletic.

The offense, led by quarterback Bo Wallace, hasn’t been embraced quite the same way. After Wallace threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes on Saturday, however, that might change. Still, the reputation surrounding his inconsistent play will continue, even if he’s tired of hearing it, a sentiment echoed in his comments, courtesy of The Clarion-Ledger’s Riley Blevin:

Like its in-state rival, Ole Miss won’t have to wait long to back up this talk. Hugh Freeze’s team will visit a hungry Texas A&M next week, as the SEC West gauntlet continues.

We’ve been waiting for Freeze’s recruiting success to develop into something more. With no ceiling in sight yet, it would appear that this time is now.

OTHER TEAMS TO CONSIDER

Baylor: The Bears offense was stagnant for much of the first half against the Texas Longhorns, although the defense stepped up and has been better than anticipated. With Oklahoma’s loss, Baylor is suddenly the favorite in the Big 12. There’s plenty of work to be done – including a road game against the Sooners along with a lively and alive TCU squad – although the Bears have done more than simply survive.

Notre Dame: At this point, perhaps it’s a stretch to anoint the Irish as the nation’s top team. And yet, Notre Dame’s victory against the Stanford Cardinal in brutal conditions highlighted the various ways this team can win. It’s so much more than quarterback Everett Golson; this defense has played fabulously thus far.

An Array of One-Loss Teams: We’re breaking the rules here, but it’s important we do so. Look at your calendar. It is early October. So much can and will happen over the next few months, which is something this sport has taught you time and time again.

A loss isn’t the end of the world, especially with the debut of a four-team playoff. While it can be an enormous, telling setback, the beauty of it all is the finish line is still nowhere in sight.

THE VERDICT

Given the limited sample size that suddenly seems exponentially larger, give me Auburn as the nation’s No. 1 team after six weeks of college football.

The programs listed above – as well as others not mentioned – could all make strong cases as the top team in the country. With Auburn becoming more balanced each week, however, I’ll give the Tigers a slight edge at the moment.

But, as chaos looms, we’ll see how long this lasts.

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