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College football Saturday: Death Valley prevails after big Notre Dame, Texas Tech, Oklahoma wins

Week 7's Saturday saw Texas Tech shock West Virginia, LSU halt South Carolina's unbeaten hopes, Notre Dame upend Stanford in overtime and Oklahoma continue its annexation of Texas.

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Mack Brown would like his stapler

TWIS rounds up the most ludicrous reactions to college football weekly. This edition features some idiot taking his girlfriend to the Red River Shootout, ALL CAPS WEST VIRGINIA REACTIONS, Virginia fans demanding hip-hop they've never heard of, Gernans bombing Pearl Harbor, and Jon Embree self-high-fiving. Also someone is awarded a spider.


The Alphabetical: Alabama is really sorry

The Alphabetical is too strong for its own good.


BlogPoll: No Florida over Oregon here

After returning to action in Week 7, Alabama's grip on the No. 1 spot in the BlogPoll got a bit tighter. And after returning to earth against Texas Tech, West Virginia dropped like a rock.


Notre Dame: Best D besides Bama's?

Brian Kelly's Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been unorthodox, lucky and really, really good on defense in 2012. They are also undefeated.


Recruiting boosts: LSU, Sooners make it count

You know who won Week 7 on the field, but how about on the recruiting trail? We break it down in this week's recruiting rewind.


Johnny Manziel can literally do it all

Was not aware that #JFF stands for Johnny Forced Fumbles, but here we go! Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, in addition to breaking SEC and school records for total yards in a single game, also might be the Aggies' best defender.


Shutdown Fullback: SMH, Texas

The world's only college football show is now the first college football show to ever witness Texas getting clobbered to bits by Oklahoma. Also, an 8-bit, Oregon Trail version of the Red River Shootout, Johnny Manziel's non-football aliases, the Shreveport Times' discovery of a sequel to Inception and the very worst internet nickname ever.


Alabama clear No. 1, but who should be No. 2?

Alabama seems unstoppable, but is that more a product of their schedule or the Crimson Tide's excellence? And who, exactly, is No. 2 behind Nick Saban's crew?


Bowl projections: Bama, Oregon to play for it all

This week's bowl projections for all 35 college football bowl games have the SEC, Pac-12 and Big 12 taking multiple BCS bids.


Top 25 scores: Don't ever go to Lubbock

College football's Top 25 was reshaped by a Week 7 that saw two Top 5 teams fall on the road, Alabama use Missouri for its own personal watercraft, Florida and Kansas State to creep ever upward and Texas to ha ha Texas didn't play this week what are you talking about?


VIDEO: Oklahoma drowns Texas in Red River Rivalry

The Oklahoma Sooners blasted the Texas Longhorns 63-21 in the Red River Rivalry behind Landry Jones, Damien Williams, Blake Bell, Trey Millard and the offense.


BCS projection: 2012's first Top 25

The first official BCS rankings of 2012 come out Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. In this week's Top 25 projection, Notre Dame maps its course to the national championship. Full BCS standings here.


VIDEO: Texas Tech stifles West Virginia

Seth Doege led the Texas Tech Red Raiders to a 49-14 shocker over the West Virginia Mountaineers, throwing six touchdowns and outperforming Geno Smith in Lubbock.


Mississippi State prevails over Tennessee, 41-31

The No. 19 Mississippi State Bulldogs held off a late comeback attempt by Tennessee, winning at home on Saturday night, 41-31.


UCF wins against Southern Miss in 2OT, 38-31

Central Florida escaped with a victory in double overtime Saturday night against Southern Mississippi.


Buckeyes hold off Hoosier comeback, 52-49

The No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes beat Indiana on Saturday night, 52-49, after a furious comeback attempt by the home-team Hoosiers.

Indiana briefly led in the second quarter, 14-10, before Ohio State began to pull away and take a 24-14 lead into halftime after a Braxton Miller 60-yard pass to Devin Smith. Ohio State and Indiana would trade scores in the second half, with the Buckeyes apparently having answers each time Indiana would challenge with a score of their own.

Indiana pulled to within 52-41 with just over a minute remaining in regulation thanks to a 12-yard touchdown pass to Duwyce Wilson, with the Hoosiers recovering the subsequent onside kick. Sudfield had entered the game in replacement of Cameron Coffman.

Sudfield quickly hit Stephen Houston for a 25-yard touchdown with Indiana converting the two-point conversion, and they trailed 52-49 with 1:05 remaining.

Ohio State would run out the clock on the final possession, preserving the close victory.

Box Score Hero: In a game filled with big offense, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller put up the biggest numbers. 13-of-24 for 211 yards and two touchdowns, adding 149 yards rushing and a touchdown on 23 carries.

Rankings Ramifications: With West Virginia and South Carolina losing on Saturday, Ohio State could slip into the top five in the rankings. The close win against a team with a losing record may hurt them, however.

But Did They Cover? Ohio State failed to cover the 19 1/2 point spread.

For More On This Game: For more on Buckeyes football, visit Ohio State blog Land-Grant Holy Land, plus Big Ten blog Off Tackle Empire and SB Nation Cleveland. For more on Hoosiers football, visit Indiana blog The Crimson Quarry, plus Big Ten blog Off Tackle Empire.

Next Week's Schedule: Ohio State takes on Purdue on Saturday, Oct. 20. Indiana will be on the road against Navy, with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. ET.

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Rain ends Arkansas win over Kentucky

Arkansas smashed Kentucky in the first rain-shortened game in Razorback history.


LSU holds on for 23-21 win over South Carolina

LSU wore down South Carolina to take a 23-21 win in a tight, intense game.


Trojans beat Huskies on the road 24-14

The USC Trojans won their third straight game on Saturday night, beating the Washington Huskies at CenturyLink Field by the score of 24-14


TCU wins big on the road over Baylor, 49-21

The TCU Horned Frogs used 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to turn a close game into a blowout, beating Baylor 49-21 on Saturday night in Waco.

Baylor trailed TCU 14-7 coming out of the first half, with both teams trading touchdowns on five straight drives to open up the second half. Nick Florence would pass for two touchdowns in the third quarter to get the Bears to within 28-21 before the Horned Frogs took over.

After a Laderice Sanders 2-yard rushing touchdown gave TCU a 35-21 lead, Nick Florence would be intercepted by Kevin White, giving the ball back to TCU deep in their own territory. Trevone Boykin's pass to Josh Boyce just three plays later would effectively put the game away.

Box Score Hero: A week after costly turnovers doomed the TCU offense against Iowa State, Trevone Boyking threw four touchdowns and rushed for another. For the game, Boykin was 22-of-30 for 262 yards and four touchdowns, rushing for 64 yards on 17 carries.

Rankings Ramifications: TCU, which dropped out of the Top 25 last week, could get a bump back into the rankings following a big win on the road.

But Did They Cover? Baylor were 6.5-point favorites and did not come close to covering.

For More On This Game: For more on Bears football, visit Baylor blog Our Daily Bears, plus SB Nation Dallas. For more on Horned Frogs football, visit TCU blog Frogs O' War, plus SB Nation Dallas.

Next Week's Schedule: TCU takes on Texas Tech on Saturday, Oct. 20. Baylor will travel to Austin to take on Texas. Both kickoff times have yet to be determined.

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Cincinnati dominates Fordham 49-17

A dominating defensive performance combined with a balanced passing and rushing attack catapulted the No. 21 Cincinnati Bearcats to a 49-17 win over the FCS Fordham Rams on Saturday.

Ahead 14-6 at the half, Cincinnati opened the third quarter with three consecutive rushing touchdowns one each by Munchie Legaux, Ralph Abernathy and Jordan Luallen to extend its lead to 35-6. The Bearcats added two fourth-quarter touchdowns to secure the 32-point win -- their second largest margin of victory this season.

Legaux threw for 262 yards on 15-of-24 passing and two touchdowns.

The Cincinnati rushing attack was led by George Winn, who carried 13 times for 75 yards. Four different rushers had a touchdown for the Bearcats.

Cincinnati, ranked No. 1 nationally heading into this game, is now 5-0 to start the season and could rise in the AP Poll for the second consecutive week, as No. 15 Texas and No. 17 Stanford lost ahead of them.

The Bearcats will take on Toledo next week, before they face their toughest opponent of the season when they go on the road to play No. 18 Louisville on October 26.

Box Score Hero: Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux had 262 yards passing and three total touchdowns to lead the Bearcats.

Rankings Ramifications: With the win, No. 21 Cincinnati could move up in the poll, as 15th-ranked Texas and 17th-ranked Stanford each suffered losses. However, beating an FCS team may not result in much of a bump.

But Did They Cover? Cincinnati was favored by 40 points and did not cover the spread.

Next Week's Schedule: Cincinnati will go on the road to take on the Toledo Rockets. Fordham will go on the road to face the Holy Cross Crusaders.

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Air Force wins in comeback over Wyoming, 28-27

Air Force used a second-half comeback to beat the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday night, 28-27, at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY.

Trailing at one point 21-7, and 24-14 at the half, the Falcons would score 14 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarter to take a one-point lead over the Cowboys. Wyoming would turn the ball over on downs with 5:35 remaining, which led to Air Force running out the clock thanks to a 3rd-and-10 conversion at the Wyoming 43.

Wyoming dominated most of the game on the stats sheet, allowing just 12 first downs to Air Force through three quarters. In the game, the Cowboys outgained the Falcons 447-371.

Box Score Hero: Air Force quarterback Connor Dietz put up 233 yards of total offense, going 7-of-9 for 141 yards and two touchdowns and adding 92 yards rushing on 14 carries.

But Did They Cover? Air Force did not cover, going into the game as 6.5-point favorites.

For More On This Game: For more on Air Force football, visit MWC blog Mountain West Connection and SB Nation Denver. For more on Cowboys football, visit Wyoming blog Cowboy Altitude, plus MWC blog Mountain West Connection.

Next Week's Schedule: Air Force welcomes New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 20 with kickoff at 7 p.m. ET. Wymoing heads to Fresno State next Saturday, kickoff set for 10:30 p.m. ET.

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Aztecs win big against CSU, 38-14

San Diego State had its way with Colorado State in Saturday's matchup between the Mountain West opponents. The Aztecs were 23-point favorites going into this game, and they showed exactly why, punishing the Rams in both the running and passing game on the way to a 38-14 victory.

The game was tied through just one quarter of action, but Colorado State was soon left in San Diego State's dust after a 10-point second quarter for the Aztecs, sparking a run of 31 unanswered points. Running back Adam Muema scored the first and last touchdowns for the Aztecs, while quarterback Ryan Katz threw or ran for the other three touchdowns. Chance Marden converted on a 34-yard field goal in the second quarter for SDSU's other score.

CSU finally scored another touchdown in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late at that point. This marks the sixth consecutive loss for the Rams, who opened the season with a win against Colorado.

Box Score Hero: Muema ran the ball 14 times for 105 yards and two touchdowns to lead San Diego State.

Rankings Ramifications: Neither of these teams were ranked before this game, and won't be afterward.

But Did They Cover? This spread couldn't have been much more accurate. The Aztecs won by 24.

For More On This Game: Be sure to check out the SB Nation college football page.

Next Week's Schedule: Colorado State is off next week, but returns to action against Hawaii on Oct. 27. San Diego State plays Nevada next week.

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Gators ride Driskel to 31-17 win over Vanderbilt

The Gators rode a record-breaking effort by Jeff Driskel to a 31-17 win over the very game Vanderbilt Commodores.


Spurrier tricks us all with the fake visor toss

OBC' still got some tricks left up his sleeve, even on the sideline, y'all


Florida State crushes BC, 51-7

The Florida State Seminoles bounced back nicely from their loss to NC State last week, crushing the Boston College Eagles 51-7. The Noles opened the game with 28 straight points, and the game was effectively over by halftime. The Florida State defense made life miserable for the BC offense all night, despite registering only one sack. BC only managed 227 total yards 15 first downs, capping off an anemic effort.

E.J. Manuel and the FSU offense had a really nice night, ripping off 633 yards of total offense. Manuel threw for over 400 yards and four touchdowns, and three different receivers caught touchdown passes. Kenny Shaw and Rodney Smith both had over 100 receiving yards, and James Wilder Jr. caught two touchdown passes. Lonnie Pryor had two touchdowns on the ground despite only having three carries. Chris Thompson was held to only 67 rushing yards, but in the end it didn't really matters since Manuel was so productive in the air.

Box Score Hero: Manuel went 27-34 for 424 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions before being pulled in the fourth quarter. Not a bad day at the office.

Rankings Ramifications: With several teams ahead of them in the standings losing, Florida State will probably rise a few spots back into the top ten.

Bud did they cover? Florida State came into the game as a 29 point favorite, and they managed to cover

What's next?

Florida State: 10/20, at Miami

Boston College: 10/20, at Georgia Tech


Grown men in Tigger outfits? Must be LSU fans

LSU is up 3-0 on South Carolina, but on any Saturday night in Baton Rouge, the feature story is in the stands.


Oregon State and the wonderfully weird touchdowns

In his first start, quarterback Cody Vaz pulls off the old bank-it-off-the-linebacker jump ball TD play to help Oregon State beat BYU.


Eric Waters injury: Mizzou TE carted off of field

Missouri tight end Eric Waters was taken from the field on a stretcher after suffering from an apparent head or neck injury in the game's waning moments.


Beavers remain undefeated, take down BYU 42-24

Oregon State faced a tough road test without its starting quarterback at BYU, and the Beavers passed with flying colors.


Irish top Stanford in OT after suspect call

Notre Dame is 6-0 and could now crack the Top 5 for the first time in six years after outslugging rival Stanford in overtime on a soaked field, thanks perhaps in part to a questionable call at the end.


WVU annihilated by Texas Tech in 49-14 upset.

The West Virginia Mountaineers were fed their first loss of the season Saturday afternoon as Texas Tech annihilated the Mountaineers 49-14.


Boise State defeats Fresno State, 20-10

Boise State kept Fresno State off the board for nearly three quarters on Saturday en route to a 20-10, Mountain West victory. Geraldo Boldewijn and D.J. Harper scored the Broncos' two touchdowns, and Michael Frisina added a pair of field goals to the points total as well.

Despite gaining more yards on offense for much of the game, the Bulldogs were never able to threaten Boise's lead, nor did they reach the end zone until the waning minutes of the game. Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr passed 29-for-43 for 272 yards with a touchdown and interception. None of that translated to six points for the Bulldogs until he found Davante Adams for a 3-yard touchdown toss.

Robbie Rouse was Carr's favorite target, grabbing nine catches for 68 yards. Victor Dean caught seven passes for 68 yards and Adams five for 52.

Box Score Hero: D.J. Harper carried the ball 21 times for 122 yards and a touchdown for the Broncos.

Rankings Ramifications: With No. 24 Boise State winning so convincingly, the Broncos could move up in the rankings. Saturday night's matchup between No. 22 Texas A&M and No. 23 Louisiana Tech could factor into this as well.

But Did They Cover? Boise State was a 7-point favorite, but won by 10 points.

For More On This Game: Read the Boise State fans' perspective at One Bronco Nation Under God.

Next Week's Schedule: Boise State will host UNLV. Fresno State will host Wyoming.

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Maryland starts fast, holds on to beat Virginia

Maryland started fast against Virginia, taking a 17-3 lead into the locker room. The Cavaliers came to life in the third quarter, but the Terrapins held on to get a key ACC road win.


Wolverines dominate Illini, 45-0

The Michigan Wolverines dominated the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, taking home a 45-0 shutout.


Texas Tech's upset worth txting abt

With Geno Smith and the Mountaineers unable to find any success, there's not much to do on the Texas Tech sidelines.


Watch 'The Solid Verbal' live Saturday night

The Solid Verbal, the world's finest college football podcast, is coming to live and in color, with Dan Rubenstein and Ty Hildenbrandt set to review another tremendous day of college football (WEST VIRGINIA???) and preview a huge night slate.


Bama's A.J. McCarron limps off with hurt knee

Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron had to be helped off the field Saturday after suffering an apparent leg injury.


UNC tops Miami 18-14 as 'Canes QB injures ankle

The Miami Hurricanes were unable to complete the comeback against North Carolina after their starting quarterback left the game with an ankle injury in the fourth quarter.


Bruins' D dominates as UCLA beats Utah, 21-14

UCLA bounced back from a disappointing loss to Cal with a win over the struggling Utah Utes on Saturday.


Miami QB Stephen Morris injures ankle in fourth

Miami Hurricanes quarterback Stephen Morris left the game with an ankle injury in the fourth quarter and has been unable to return.


Geno Smith, WVU crumbling against Texas Tech

The Mountaineers have found no life on Mars, as Texas Tech's defense has destroyed Geno Smith and company in Lubbock.


The 11 best photos from Red River blowout

The Golden Hat belongs to Oklahoma for the third year running, thanks to one of the biggest blowouts in rivalry history.


Geno Smith dislikes your water, Lubbock

Too much effort to drink a cup through a helmet? Oh, no: there's poison!


Lightning, Alabama plaguing Missouri

Mizzou's playing host to all sorts of dangerous elements today, including lightning and Alabama football.


Temple uses overtime field goal to beat UConn

Temple capitalized on UConn's missed field goal in overtime, and kicker Brandon McManus hit one of his own to lead the Owls to a 17-14 victory over the Huskies in East Hartford, Conn.


Denard Robinson injures hand

Denard Robinson appears to have hurt his right wrist against Illinois.


Sooners crush Longhorns for third straight year

Riding a balanced offensive attack and a dominant defensive effort, the Oklahoma Sooners crushed the Texas Longhorns 63-21 in the Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday afternoon. The 13th-ranked Sooners never looked in danger as they continue their recovery from a loss to Kansas State three weeks ago.

Until the end, the blowout approached the series margin of victory record. In 2003, Oklahoma topped Texas by 52 points.

While the Longhorns managed to put 21 points on the scoreboard, the offense looked inept practically all afternoon. Only 13 of the team's points were provided by the offensive unit, which mustered just 289 total yards and 14 first downs against the Sooners' defense, much of that coming once the game was already well in hand.

With the offense struggling, Texas needed a failed extra point attempt by Oklahoma and an interception return by cornerback Carrington Byndom to even get on the scoreboard in the first three quarters. Other than Byndom's pick-six, the defense didn't help much, either, allowing the Sooners to run wild all afternoon.

Oklahoma wasn't as aggressive in the second half, but it still managed to put up 677 total yards and eight touchdowns against the Longhorns' defense. It was an especially even attack, too, as the Sooners piled up 334 yards through the air and 343 yards on the ground.

The definitive image:

Box Score Hero: A few different players put up huge numbers for the Sooners on Saturday, led by running back Damien Williams, who rushed for 167 yards and a touchdown. OU also got 321 passing yards from Landry Jones and four first half touchdowns from Blake Bell, who crushed the Texas defense in the red zone.

Rankings Ramifications: Coming off a second consecutive defeat, expect the 15th-ranked Longhorns to take a mighty fall in the rankings this week. A couple weeks ago, it seemed like Mack Brown finally brought Texas back into the national conversation, but the Sooners have quickly put that notion to sleep for now.

But Did They Cover? The Sooners were three-point favorites, so they obviously covered.

For More On This Game: For more on OU football, visit Oklahoma blog Crimson And Cream Machine. For more on Horns football, visit Texas blogs Burnt Orange Nation and Barking Carnival, plus SB Nation Dallas.

Next Week's Schedule: The Sooners head back home to host the Kansas Jayhawks next week, while the Longhorns gear up for a match-up against the Baylor Bears.

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Iowa stuns Michigan State 19-16 in 2OT

Hawkeyes got one of the most thrilling victories of the college football season, in a 19-16 double overtime win over Michigan State Saturday.


Hokie offense lights up Duke in 2nd half

Virginia Tech reeled off 41 unanswered points to overcome an ugly first quarter and cruise to a win over Duke.


David Ash has a nasty looking wrist injury

The starting quarterback for the Texas Longhorns left the field in the fourth quarter with a wrist injury and will most likely not return to the game.


Badgers ran over Purdue, 38-7

The Badger offense finally woke up against Purdue, rushing for over 300 yards en route to an easy 38-14 win.


Archer leads Kent State over Army

Dri Archer rushed for 222 yards to spur the Kent State Golden Flashes to a 31-17 victory over Army on Saturday afternoon.


Hey, that Ole Miss TD looks familiar

Jeff Scott's touchdown scamper may have spelled the beginning of the end of Gene Chizik's time in Auburn. Chizik won a national title two years ago, and yes we know how insane this all sounds.


Rutgers improves to 6-0, defeat Syracuse, 23-15

Rutgers improved to 6-0 on Saturday, after defeating the Syracuse Orange, 23-15, in a Big East battle.


Kansas St. finally puts Iowa St. away

Kansas St. survives Iowa St. scare and now can look forward to showdown with No. 5 West Virginia next Saturday.


Northwestern Big Ten's first bowl eligible team

The Northwestern Wildcats moved to 6-1 after defeating the Minnesota Golden Gophers 21-13 in Big 10 play.


Texas DT carted off after head shot

Texas defensive tackle Brandon Moore suffered a brutal hit late in the Red River Rivalry and had to be carted off.


Senorise Perry scores 4 TDs as Cards win 45-35

Senorise Perry scored four touchdowns, as the Louisville Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers, 45-35.


Duke beating VT minus Renfree

Duke is beating Virginia Tech pretty badly right now. If Duke wins, it's bowl eligible. Nothing makes sense. The only bad news for the Blue Devils: starting quarterback Sean Renfree is hurt.


Hello sad Texas fan

The crowd shots at the Red River Shootout are pretty spectacular right now.



Ref uses truck stick on Texas player

This sums up Texas' day nicely.


Texas' offensive stats should come with a warning

Nothing is working for Texas. Just nothing. At all.


Texas defense is having a rough start

West Virginia just scored on Clemson again -- err -- sorry Oklahoma just scored on Texas again. Just over 10 minutes into the game, Oklahoma has 177 yards of total offense and a 13-2 lead over the Longhorns, in large part thanks to the third-longest run in Sooners history.


Damien Williams used a flying receiver block to go 95 yards and put some striking distance between Oklahoma and Texas. Although it's a bit early to shut the door on this one, Mack Brown and the Longhorns look shellshocked.

The defense has now allowed 61 points in the last 71 minutes.

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Texas is using some pretty great play cards

Whether you think Mack Brown is a Real American Hero or not, it's still pretty cool to see Texas giving a tip of the cap to G.I. Joe with the Longhorns' play cards.


Oh, hey, Tupac, Abe and Ben Tate, too.

If the Longhorns are looking for other great cartoon play card options, I've got a few.

  • The Foot Soldier symbol from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The logo for Jem and the Holograms
  • A big ole' picture of Captain Planet
  • Lenticular of Bruce Banner turning into the Hulk
  • One of those huge Sentinel things from the X-Men show
  • Scrappy Doo
  • That really fat Gummy Bear
  • The talking garbage pile from Fraggle Rock (okay, that was a puppet)

What kinds of other great ideas do you have for the Longhorns? Should they just go with West Coast rappers and famous abolitionists instead of cartoon villain conglomerates? Is using play cards with pictures on them too 'new man football?'

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Texas scores on blocked Oklahoma extra point

The most exciting and rare of college football scoring plays: the one-pointer turned into a two-pointer for the other guys.


Nick Saban gets his Catholicism on

Here's something you may not know: Alabama coach Nick Saban does not practice his own version of that religion Jimmy Page does with the castles and candles and alchemy. Rather, he's a devout Catholic who has mass performed before every game.

Neat! What else can we uncover about this fascinating development?

Anything else we should know?

Well, a touchdown seems like a perfectly reasonable request. But if you ask for no-huddle you might end up seeing the other side of Saban. #RollGod

ht Kleph

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Leprechaun Lee Corso, dancing

May Lee Corso dance in a tiny green leprechaun suit forever.


Pitt scores gracefully, Louisville ... not so much

A tale of two touchdowns to begin this fine college football Saturday.


Les Miles office looks exactly like you'd expect

These chairs in Les Miles' office are just about perfect


What to watch in CFB's Week 7

There's a good game in each window of the Week 7 college football TV schedule, but the day's best games are Oklahoma-Texas in the early afternoon and LSU-South Carolina at night.


Will LSU's offense survive South Carolina?

LSU's offensive regression reached its nadir (we think) with a 200-yard, six-point output versus Florida in Gainesville. Can the Tiger attack either rebound against South Carolina or win despite its offense?


Every conference's best Week 7 game

Heading into Week 7 of the college football season, conference play is finally underway across the landscape of college football. Here's a look at the best conference game from each of the 11 conferences (and Notre Dame, too).


College football picks: Down goes South Carolina

College football betting picks for Week 7 of the college football season. South Carolina at LSU headlines an awesome slate. Week 6 was a winner at 10-8 ($120), but the overall season record sits at 43-42 (-$310).


Why Texas can beat Oklahoma

In the Red River Rivalry, the defenses hold the advantage on both sides of the ball; but Texas' ability to move the ball on the ground good give the 'Horns the edge.


Shutdown Fullback on Week 7: Shootout! Shootout!

The world's only college football show narrows its focus to Oklahoma-Texas, South Carolina-LSU and Stanford-Notre Dame for Week 7.


BlogPoll: Bama slipping; 'Cocks, Gators surging

Alabama's grasp of No. 1 in the BlogPoll, viselike in previous weeks, is slipping. And it's a couple of SEC East schools making their charge at the throne.


BYU QB Taysom Hill out for season with knee injury

BYU's freshman quarterback is out for the season after injuring his knee in the waning minutes of a 6-3 victory over Utah State.


LSU's Kwon Alexander may be done for the year

LSU may be without one of its linebackers for the rest of 2012.

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