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  • Top-ranked Mississippi State prepares for its national close-up

    Top-ranked Mississippi State prepares for its national close-up
    Alabama has had so many big-program moments it's hard for the Crimson Tide to keep track. However, for Mississippi State this is it. Saturday is the most important day in the school's 115-year football history. It took years of planning, and crafty...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • Gators matchup with Eastern Kentucky kicks off at noon on SEC Network

    The Florida Gators matchup with Eastern Kentucky kicks off at noon on SEC Network. Until last season's stunning 26-20 loss to Georgia Southern, the so-called '12th game' for the Gators had been an easy 'W' for Florida since the NCAA added it in 2006....
  • Sorry, Ohio State fans. Buckeyes don't fare well in our playoff forecast

    Separation Saturday helped bring the College Football Playoff picture into sharper focus. Alabama, Oregon, TCU, Arizona State and Ohio State made big statements with crucial wins, while Auburn, Kansas State, Michigan State and Notre Dame suffered...
  • Ranking TCU and Baylor will challenge College Football Playoff committee

    The College Football Playoff Committee folks were kind enough to provide insight into their world on their website, which includes answers to frequently asked questions like, "How are the teams that go to the playoff determined?" Good question. Among the...
  • Auburn fumbles away chances to stay atop College Football Playoff race

    Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
  • Notre Dame can't overcome Everett Golson miscues

    TEMPE, Ariz. — With less than two minutes to play and the day already lost, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson walked along the Notre Dame bench. He went to where the offense was sitting and patted everyone on the shoulder, telling each...
  • Making a decimal point or two about the BCS, UCLA and Billy Cannon

    Making a decimal point or two about the BCS, UCLA and Billy Cannon
    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. Unbuckling the...
  • It's never too late to make a playoff run in college football

    It's never too late to make a playoff run in college football
    Anyone suggesting this season is starting to form into something solid has never gambled on a river boat with Les Miles. You might think November is a too late to mount a from-the-back-of-the-pack championship charge, but it isn't. General rule of...
  • Stage set for Ohio State-Michigan State showdown - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Rutgers - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten game of the year is finally here. Though there are four weeks left in the regular season, the Ohio State-Michigan State game on Saturday night (8 p.m. ET on ABC) will be for...
  • Buckeyes try for redemption against Spartans

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Eleven months after a devastating loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game, Ohio State gets its chance for redemption on Saturday night in the biggest Big Ten game of the...