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College football picks: 'Bama-FSU can make long-term impact

The result of the Alabama-Florida State could be a topic of conversation all season, especially among the College Football Playoff selection committee.

The top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 3 Seminoles face off in an unprecedented opener Saturday in Atlanta's shiny new stadium. The No. 1 team has never before started the season against a team ranked so high.

The winner gets an early resume builder, and the loser could come away better off for the effort, too.

OK, we are definitely getting way ahead of ourselves in week one. Maybe Tide-'Noles will turn out to be this season's Texas-Notre Dame. That game that seemed so meaningful last Labor Day weekend, but by the end...