College Football Nation: Nick Saban Believes He IS College Football and the Big 12 is Eyeing More

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Sometimes you have to just love the off-season, where the media tries to turn any little quote into a major breaking story.  You have to be glad for that, since there is no actual football being played.  Just ask Coach Nick Saban at the University of Alabama. As this off-season progresses I will slowly try to change my format for …

College Football Nation: FSU has Crabs and SEC Schedules

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  Anyone hungry for seafood?  If so head on over to Tallahassee.  I hear they are just “giving” it away.  On top of that fun story you have Nick Saban actually being happy with Lane Kiffin, the SEC setting forth a better way of scheduling, and some beef with how things are going to be done with the college football …

College Football Nation: SEC Rules and SEC! SEC! SEC!

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First off, it has been a busy week for me.  Not so much with National Signing Day (NSD) and paying attention to recruiting but more on the family aspect.  My wife and I welcomed our 2nd child on February 1st.  I know she will be a great child because she was born before the Super Bowl, allowing me to not …

College Football Nation: FSU Back on Top and the Coaching Carousel

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  What an amazing ending to the BCS.  Every game was non-stop action and ended in epic fashion.  The Championship game had an amazing start and a thrilling finish.  With the BCS gone, we can now start the debate over the “Final Four” of college football.  With the end of the season, we have National Signing Day on Feb. 5 to look …

College Football Nation: Winston Wins Right Coast Heisman and Oregon Gets Left Coasted Out

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  Busy week for college football – not so much with on the field action but more off field action, with the hiring and firings of coaches, the Heisman presentation, and some major money being thrown at some coaches.  If you want some football before bowl season starts you can catch the FCS playoffs.  The lower divisions are duking it out …

College Football Nation: Buckeyes crushed and WAR DAMN EAGLE

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    You’ve just got to love college football.  Just when you think you know who is going to play for it all . . . TODAY HAPPENS.  You have FSU fans looking for flights to Pasadena after they put Duke football in its place.  Stanford did what they do best and ran all over Arizona State.  Auburn and Missouri …

College Football Nation: Rivalry Week and Olympus has Fallen

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  If you were not near a TV or news feed today, then you missed out on some of the greatest games we have seen all season.  When it is Rivalry Week, you can just throw out the records and expect both teams to bring it.  So many exciting finishes, and I think we just might have a Heisman winner …

College Football Nation: Sunshine State Beat-Down and Little Brother Wins B1G

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  If you were looking for upsets this week then just stop reading now.  We had many of the top teams on a bye week, while the others took care of business between the stripes.  College football fans will have much to look forward to next week, as Alabama plays LSU and Oregon takes on Stanford.  Don’t forget, we will have Baylor’s …

College Football Nation: FSU Scalps Clemson and SEC in Mutiny

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  This could be the best Saturday we have had in college football this season.  The upset bug was at work all around the country.  We are really starting to see who are the contenders (Alabama, Oregon, FSU) and the pretenders (Clemson, Georgia, LSU).  Team stocks are rising for the contenders and falling for the others.  We had teams in …

College Football Nation: No Quarterback at USC and Sonic Boom Buns

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By this time next week you will be happy or sad for multiple reasons.  Your favorite team will have taken the field and either given you hope for the season or made you dread the rest of it.  The majority of fans will witness their teams feasting on early-season “cupcakes.”  A few teams will step up to the plate in …