1. Auburn's Dee Ford: "We're Not Quitting. That's Not in Our DNA.

    AUBURN, Alabama -- Dee Ford has been battling an injury the past two weeks that has kept him from playing his full starting role and limiting his snaps...

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  2. Chizik Dances Around His Job Security After Texas A&M Smashes Auburn

    AUBURN, Alabama – The numbers were staggering, the outcome was bad and Gene Chizik was left to answer questions about his job security...

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  3. Quotebook: Penn State

    The doubt finally crept in. Ohio State, in a season filled with many storylines, had been the favorite in almost every game this season...

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  4. Ohio State Has the Look of Perfection

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- This was supposed to be Penn State's return to the big time. Nearly a year to the day from Joe Paterno's last game, the Nittany Lions geared up to show the world that they were back from 12 months of turmoil...

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  5. OSU Defense Ramps Up Pursuit of Perfection

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The collective unit had effectively already helped clinch yet another win. That didn't spare Urban Meyer's headset from some punishment after the defense gave up a late touchdown...

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  6. Notre Dame Tops Oklahoma, Improves to 8-0

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Fireworks burst past the stadium rim and towels waved and an ear-splitting froth greeted Notre Dame, which merely had the chance to redefine itself on this night...

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  7. Florida Lineman with More Legal Issues

    And cue the “of course he is, he’s a Gator” comments. Anyway, and according to the Miami Herald, offensive lineman Trip Thurman was arrested in June and then again in September...

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  8. 'College GameDay' Headed to Baton Rouge

    ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Baton Rouge, La., next week for the Alabama-LSU game. It's the second straight year that "GameDay" will be on hand for the Alabama-LSU game...

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  9. Maisel: Notre Dame's Victory Means the Fighting Irish Are Back in Style

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Notre Dame's style of football is as fashionable as a crew cut, as stylish as an Oldsmobile...

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  10. Alabama's 2nd-Team Defense Loses Shutout, Upsets Nick Saban

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- When Alabama's second-team defense surrendered a late touchdown to Florida Atlantic earlier this season, Nick Saban wasn't too bothered...

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  11. Cook: Penn State QB McGloin having a storied season

    Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin should write a book. You hear that said about people all of the time. "Joe Blow should write a book." But, in McGloin's case, the suggestion is legitimate...

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  12. What Can Penn State Do to Contain Ohio State QB Braxton Miller?

    In the second of four Penn State vs. Ohio State college football roundtable questions, Adam Collyer of Black Shoe Diaries asks about Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller. Scroll down for answers from The 50-Yard Lion bloggers...

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  13. VanGorder Says Auburn's Defensive Tackles Need to Be More Dependable

    AUBURN, Alabama -- In a system designed to create penetration from the defensive line, Auburn's defensive tackles have struggled to make plays...

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  14. Chizik Still Looking for Explosive Plays in Auburn's Passing Game

    AUBURN, Alabama – Auburn coach Gene Chizik talked about getting first downs. That'd keep Texas A&M's offense off the field Saturday night. But he's also talked about throwing long...

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  15. Raiders Eager to Renew Acquaintances with Routt

    "It’s hilarious, when we released him, he told me, 'I’m not mad, I’m getting paid by half the AFC West,'" Mitchell said. "My whole thing, I just want to make him earn his money...

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  16. New Blood Pumps Life into Raider Defense

    Rookie outside linebacker Miles Burris and third-year defensive end Lamarr Houston are the energizer bunnies of the improving Raiders defense, safety Michael Huff said. That is, if energizer bunnies ran around screaming their heads off...

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  17. Palmer on No-Huddle: 'It's a Good Change-Up'

    ALAMEDA -- On four series in the second half Sunday the Raiders used the no-huddle offense. They scored on three of those series in the eventual 26-23 overtime defeat of Jacksonville ...

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  18. Injury to Packers' Woodson Creates Leadership Hole

    Green Bay - The Packers ' motto of "next man up" is a proactive approach to tackling their injury problem but let's just address one thing right now. There is no replacing Charles Woodson...

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  19. Notes: Jennings Opts for Surgery, Nelson's Status in Doubt

    Green Bay - Even before Greg Jennings announced Thursday that he was going to have surgery on his lower abdomen, the Green Bay Packers knew he wouldn't play Sunday. They didn't know, however, that Jordy Nelson might not either...

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  20. Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Face Breakthrough Game Against Oklahoma

    It's a much-discussed fact that the third season has historically been the defining season for Notre Dame football coaches. Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine and Lou Holtz won national titles in their third year...

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  21. ND Defense Preps for Toughest Task Yet

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The closest thing Notre Dame has seen to someone like Landry Jones this season is debatable. The closest thing Jones has seen to Notre Dame? Allow the fifth-year Oklahoma quarterback to explain the early-season loss to Kansas State..

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  22. Maisel: Sooners, Fighting Irish Have a Glorious History and a Promising Future

    Here it is, right where we need it, an almost-late-season intersectional test of two top-10 teams. Games like this are rare...

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  23. Notre Dame's Golson's Progress Makes Kelly's Day

    SOUTH BEND -- As much as Brian Kelly appreciated the birthday serenade from his players after practice, the best part of the Notre Dame head football coach's day were the events that preceded the singing...

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  24. Truth Rumors: Obama Gave Up Golf During Campaign

    If you ever wondered how badly President Barack Obama wants your vote, consider this: He has given up golf to get it. Obama hasn't played golf in more than two and a half months, according to Keith Koffler of WhiteHouseDossier...

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  25. Truth Rumors: Missing the Ryder Cup Still 'Kick in the Teeth' for Mahan

    Hunter Mahan, who was left off Davis Love III's Ryder Cup team in September, can't escape questions of his snub, especially after the American collapse at Medinah in which two of Love's picks (Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk) underperformed...

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