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2 hrs ago | Sports Network

Florida comes calling on No. 3 Alabama

Traditional SEC heavyweights square off on Saturday afternoon, as the Florida Gators hit the road to challenge the third-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. Both teams come in undefeated, with Florida having taken down Eastern Michigan and league rival Kentucky , both at home.

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Related Topix: Neiron Ball, Blake Sims, Sports, Florida Gators NCAA Football, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, SEC Football

6 hrs ago | Roll Bama Roll

College Football Random Thoughts From Around the Country: Week 3

If you don't believe in the psychology of sports, then you haven't been paying attention. In college football, they have an interesting phenomenon called "the Letdown".

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Related Topix: Alabama High School Football, High School Football, Sports, NCAA Sports

10 hrs ago | SILive.com

College Football Playoff 2014: SILive.com has Alabama on the move in First Four national poll

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims, right, celebrates a touchdown with Brian Vogler while the Tide rolled past Southern Miss 52-12. About the First Four Poll: Each week during the college football season, our committee of 13 national experts will rank the teams competing for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Brian Vogler, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Tue Sep 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Surprises of the 2014 College Football Season so Far

Here's the thing about college football. With a 13-game regular season followed by a bowl game, there's plenty of room for talk.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, A.J McCarron, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football

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SEC Power Poll: Week Two

Alabama: For all the talk about how average this team has looked at times, the offense is statistically the best it has ever been, and the defense has give up one touchdown in three games. The Florida game will tell us a lot about both teams.Lu LSU: Running game looks to be on track, as Fournette is finding his way in the rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, SEC Football, Alabama High School Football, High School Football, Hutson Mason

Alabama Live

The 2 Alabama players who could be impacted most by Nick Perry's 1st half absence

Alabama defensive back Geno Smith takes down Florida Atlantic wide receiver Lucky Whitehead in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Nick Perry, Jarrick Williams, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football

4029TV.com

College football roundup: Oklahoma RB Ford out 2-3 weeks

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a slight fracture in his foot suffered during Saturday's victory over Tennessee, coach Bob Stoops said Monday. Ford will miss Saturday's road game at West Virginia, but has a chance to return following the team's bye week and in time for an Oct. 4 game against TCU.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Arizona State University NCAA, Arizona State Sun Devils NCAA Football, Taylor Kelly, DeAndrew White, Jarrick Williams, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football

The Columbus Dispatch

College football: 'Dispatch' writers handicap the playoff field

If BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and the rest of the Cougars can survive a visit from Virginia on Thursday night, an undefeated season will be in their sights. Whether that would be enough to secure a playoff spot remains to be seen.

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Related Topix: Taysom Hill, Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football, SEC Football

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The Jumbo Package a" 09.16.14

"He's exceptionally good against press, coming off the ball, but he's also very good coming out of a break," Saban said. "Most of the time the defender gets beat either on the release or out of the break.

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OregonLive.com

College Football Playoff 2014: Conference powers collide in Week 3 of the First Four Poll

OU's Julian Wilson celebratres after he makes a 100 yard touchdown return on an interception during the Sooners' game against Tennessee at Owen Field Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Julian Wilson, Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football

NewsOK.com

OU football: Sooners in Rose Bowl, title game in Sporting News' Week 4 bowl projections

Oklahoma's Geneo Grissom sacks Alabama's AJ McCarron during the NCAA football BCS Sugar Bowl game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Geneo Grissom, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA, Oklahoma Sooners NCAA Football, NCAA Football, A.J McCarron, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football

Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Alabama Running Back Success Rate: Week 3

For the first time all season, our stable of running backs all had games to write home about. Let's look into their numbers next to the rest of the conference.

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Related Topix: Hutson Mason, Sports, NCAA Sports

MSNBC

Tide may get starting WR, CB back for Gator game

With their SEC opener against looming five days down the road, Nick Saban used part of his allotted time during the SEC coaches teleconference to address the status of a pair of injured starters, wide receiver DeAndrew White and cornerback Jarrick Williams. Of the two, it appears White is the one closer to a return.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

1-on-1: Amari Cooper vs. Vernon Hargreaves III

Alabama junior receiver Amari Cooper doesn't have the 411 on Florida sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves "I don't know much about 1-on-1: Amari Cooper vs. Vernon Hargreaves III TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama junior receiver Amari Cooper doesn't have the 411 on Florida sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves "I don't know much about Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1s3ForA MICKEY WELSH/ADVERTISER Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper rambles in for a first-quarter touchdown. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper rambles in for a first quarter touchdown against Southern Miss at Bryant Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football

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The Perfect College Football Poll...

Is it just me or does the idea that you "only" need to be one of four great teams in college football mean that you stop trying to be "the best" and merely try to be "good enough"? It's a repugnant ideology, if this is the case, but everything I've seen from this weekend reminds me of a bowler who is just gliding along, shucking balls towards the center of the lane in a devil-may-care way, assuming he'll great enough strikes from pure muscle reflex that he'll make it the next round.

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ESPN

Sims has come far to win Tide QB battle

You can see it in his body language; Blake Sims has settled down. His head isn't on a swivel any more.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, Blake Sims, Brian Vogler, NCAA Football

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Who Needs a Blog Poll Week Four: Your Conference is Terrible Edition

Yesterday was the day where no one wanted to win, apparently. So many programs at the top of the charts looked bored, sloppy, with several teams pulling away late for a cushier margin.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports

Alabama Live

Four Downs: Alabama's turnover dearth, Blake Sims' feet, Landon Collins, Clint Trickett

Alabama defensive back Landon Collins hits Southern Miss wide receiver Markese Triplett during the first quarter of the Southern Miss at No. 3 Alabama football game, Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Jalston Fowler, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Southern Miss. Golden Eagles NCAA Football, University of Southern Mississippi NCAA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Former Crimson Tide standout Thomas claims win in Web.com Tour tournament

Justin Thomas, pictured above during his playing days for the University of Alabama where he helped the Crimson Tide win a NCAA national title, won the Web.com Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. He made a birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat Richard Sterne.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Alabama Crimson Tide Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Justin Thomas, Richard Sterne

BleacherReport

NCAA Football Playoff 2014: Latest Predictions After Week 3 Standings

With just under a month of college football action already in the books, it's time to take a look at which four teams look worthy of featuring the the NCAA's inaugural college football playoff at the end of the 2014-15 season. Florida State got the week off, but one less playoff audition at this point in the season doesn't preclude them from the playoff conversation.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Bryce Petty

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