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TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Jaylon Smith #9 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hits Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff Contenders

Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.

10/21/2014

Shaq Thompson leads a Huskies defense looking to end a miserable run against the Ducks Saturday in Eugene. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Winners Include Dawgs, Bruins

It’s Week 7 of the college football season with a truck load of intriguing matchups.

1090 The Fan–10/10/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Brandon Holloway #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reaches for the goal line over Armani Watts #23 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the third quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: You Cannot Script Drama As Good As This

Each week of college football should be seen as a chapter, and the season the full novel. The only thing is, you cannot script drama this good.

10/07/2014

Isiah Myers is tackled by Darius White (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Despite Record Night For Halliday, Bears Beat Cougars 60-59

A week after beating Colorado 59-56 in double overtime, California held on to beat Washington State 60-59 on Saturday in a game in which WSU quarterback Connor Halliday broke the NCAA passing record.

1090 The Fan–10/06/2014

(Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

No. 16 Stanford Gets Past Washington 20-13

Washington (4-1, 0-1 Pac-12) missed its chance at a 5-0 start and a validating victory after four games where it was difficult to get a read on what kind of team the Huskies were. There seems to be fewer questions about Washington’s defense after it forced three turnovers against Stanford — including Shaq Thompson’s forced fumble and 32-yard return for a tying touchdown in the second quarter.

1090 The Fan–09/29/2014

Washington State Cougars head coach Mike Leach (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Washington State Escapes Utah With 28-27 Victory

Washington State rallied from a three touchdown deficit to beat Utah 28-27 on Saturday night largely because the Utes showcased many of the same problems that have plagued them since entering the Pac-12. The offense could not make plays in crunch time and the defense could not get enough stops when the game was on the line.

1090 The Fan–09/29/2014

Mike Leach (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cougars Make Adjustments Heading Into Nevada Game

Washington State’s defense gave up a long touchdown pass on Rutger’s first play from scrimmage last week, and coaches have decided to shake up the inexperienced secondary. Defensive backs Tracy Clark and Teondray Caldwell are no longer in the starting lineup. Charleston White and Darius Lemora will start instead.

09/05/2014

College Football Spotlight: Big Ten Reputation On The Line For Michigan State

The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]

09/02/2014

Members of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in 2013 (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers Makes Big Ten Debut Against Washington State

Rutgers’ debut as a member of the Big Ten Conference will likely be Washington State’s farewell to Seattle. The Cougars open the season with their annual game at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field on Thursday night, hosting the Scarlet Knights in their first game after leaving the American Athletic Conference to join the Big Ten.

08/28/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Running back Devonta Freeman #8 of the Florida State Seminoles runs with the ball against the Auburn Tigers during the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California.

College Football Spotlight: 10 Thoughts For The 2014 College Football Season

Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.

08/26/2014

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