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Playoff What Ifs

As long as everything goes according to plan, the playoff is set.  Clemson, Alabama and Oklahoma are in.  The last place goes to the Big Ten champion, either Iowa or Michigan State.  Oklahoma’s season is finished.  They are the Big … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 12

The Committee Loves Blowouts.  Remember when the BCS instructed the computer rankings to take out margin of victory?  Remember how they didn’t want to see teams run up the score?  The Playoff Committee isn’t like that.  Last year Ohio State … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Must Lose

The Committee is going to have hard decisions to make when they choose the last two participants for the playoff.  The first two will be easy.  Undefeated Clemson will be in the playoff, and SEC Champion Alabama will be there.  … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 11

Michigan State’s Defense is Good.  This isn’t really something new we learned, but we have confirmation.  The Spartans did such a good job on Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes that Ohio State players were complaining about the playacting and ball distribution after … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 9

The ACC Doesn’t Have Anything for Clemson.  Saturday was the last chance for the Tigers to stub their toes.  Florida State is the only team in the ACC who has the talent to play 60 minutes with Clemson.  The Seminoles … Continue reading

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It’s Monday: What do we Know?

Jim McElwain is a Wizard.  In the waning years of the Will Muschamp era Florida was known as much for its dysfunctional offense as it was for its dominating defense.  The offense was so bad that it was assumed it … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 6

Dabo is sensitive about Clemsoning.  Clemson beat unranked Georgia Tech 43-24 Saturday.  Had they lost the game, it would have been classic Clemsoning, but they didn’t.  A reporter asked Coach Swinney after the game about Clemsoning.  He wanted to know … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech’s Double Eagle to Stop Ohio State Again?

The last marquee match up of opening weekend kicks off Monday night in Blacksburg when Ohio State tries to avenge last season’s loss to Virginia Tech.  After last season’s surprising upset both teams’ seasons moved in opposite directions.  The Buckeyes … Continue reading

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The Narrative: The Fruit of Talking Season

After the last whistle of the last game until the kickoff of the first game, we are mired in talking season.  We talk and talk and talk.  We rehash; we debate; we argue.  We do everything we do during the … Continue reading

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Ohio State’s System Quaterbacks

If you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have one. This cliche of conventional football wisdom sounds alternatively like Yogi Berra gibberish or an observation from a five year old. Usually this saying means that if one quarterback on your team … Continue reading

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