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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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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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can see it in his body language; Blake Sims has settled down. His head isn't on a swivel any more.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:20 am
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