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Around CFB: Michigan looks to end Ohio State's win streak in 'The Game'
5 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
What was once an intense back-and-forth rivalry between powerhouses has now been completely one-sided, as Ohio State has currently won 15 of the last 16 against arch-rival Michigan. But with division title hopes on the line, the Wolverines hope to change the tide.
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Around CFB: Conference championship races heating up as season winds down
6 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
With just a few weeks of the college football regular season-remaining, there are still plenty of conference championship game matchups left to be determined. From the Big Ten to the AAC, most division titles are still up for grabs.
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Around CFB: Distinguished or extinguished? Checking in on preseason expectations
6 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
In today's edition of Around CFB, Olin Buchanan checks in on how the 2021 season is playing out compared to preseason expectations, plus he offers his weekly Heisman thoughts, CFP projections and games to watch this week.
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Around CFB: Which teams make the best case for a playoff spot?
6 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
The official CFP rankings are finally dropping tonight, and with many undefeated and one-loss Power Five teams in the running, it is tough to discern which teams are most deserving. Olin Buchanan analyzes each team with a playoff case and breaks down who has the best shot.
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Around CFB: Lifting the lid, OU's season as appealing as Lincoln Riley's brisket
6 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
The Oklahoma Sooners currently sit at No. 4 in the rankings and are part of just a handful of remaining undefeated Power Five teams. However, they have looked much less than impressive in almost all their games, including their most recent nailbiter against 1-6 Kansas.
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Around CFB: Coaching casualties already piling up at season's midpoint
7 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
As the CFB season reaches its halfway point, three Power Five coaches have already been fired. While this seems like a lot at this point, especially considering the unique season, many more high-profile coaches could be on the chopping block soon as well.
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Around CFB: A weird college football season gets weirder
7 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Not since 2007 have college football fans seen this much chaos only halfway through a season. Olin Buchanan tracks the madness and speculates about what it could mean for the playoff, plus he adds his Heisman thoughts and games to watch for the week.
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Around CFB: BYU or Cincinnati, which 'Group of Five' team is more impressive?
7 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
While this season looks like the first time a 'Group of Five' team could make the playoff, the question is, which one? While Cincinnati is coming off of an impressive win over then No. 9 Notre Dame, the argument could be made that BYU has more potential for the playoff.
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Around CFB: Unfamiliar season could open door for Cincinnati to make playoff
7 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
If there is one thing this College Football season could be described as so far, it is unfamiliar. Many typical powerhouse programs are falling in the rankings and struggling. This could bring an opportunity for a G5 program, particularly Cincinnati, to turn some heads this season.
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Around CFB: Nebraska struggling to find reason to believe under Frost
7 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Much like the characters Bruce Springsteen wrote about for his 1982 album 'Nebraska,' Cornhuskers fans are short on hope these days. Olin Buchanan looks at Nebraska's struggles plus offers his Heisman thoughts, Playoff projections and best matchups this week.
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Around CFB: USC kicks off coaching carousel in search for elusive return to glory
8 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Following a beatdown by unranked Stanford on their home field, USC decided it was time to end things with head coach Clay Helton. Olin Buchanan discusses the start of the coaching carousel, updated Heisman odds, this week's best matchups and much more.
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Around CFB: Ocean-bound conferences taking on water early in 2021
8 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Olin Buchanan takes note of the rough starts to the college football season for the two coastal Power 5 conferences, plus his Heisman watch, playoff predictions and best matchups this weekend.
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Around CFB: Bulldogs gear up for top-5 clash with Clemson in opener
8 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Around CFB is back for the 2021 season as Olin Buchanan takes you through some of the opening weekend of college football's biggest matchups, preseason Heisman and playoff contenders and much more.
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Around CFB: Talking heads doubling as lemon-selling used car salesmen
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Olin Buchanan takes a closer look at the lemons many college football media members are trying to sell as playoff-worthy, plus his Heisman watch, playoff predictions and games of the week.
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Around CFB: Reliance on the eye test is blinding the committee's judgement
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
The debate over who deserves the fourth spot in the College Football Playoff is beginning to heat up, with Ohio State and Texas A&M right in the middle of it. It appears the committee is going off of the "eye test", and that might be a huge mistake.
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Around CFB: Historic karma threatening to dash Ohio State's playoff hopes
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Tuesday night's second College Football Playoff release shed some light on the committee's debate over whether Ohio State or Texas A&M deserves the fourth spot. Time remains to pour over the resumés, but the Buckeyes' chances to make a stronger case are in serious trouble.
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Around CFB: BYU's soft schedule lands them at No. 14 in initial CFP ranking
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
The College Football Playoff committee released their first rankings of the 2020 season, and the undefeated BYU Cougars landed at No. 14. While those in Provo cry out for more respect, a deeper look at their resumé suggests that the Cougars got what they deserved.
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Around CFB: Perception of the Big Ten West division is changing
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Ohio State is the toast of the Big Ten and likely figures to win their fourth-consecutive conference title this season. However, the Buckeyes play in the Big Ten East, which is beginning to look like the weaker of the league's two divisions.
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Around CFB: The thin case for Cincinnati, BYU and the College Football Playoff
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Cincinnati and BYU are both undefeated and ranked highly as the regular season begins to come to a close, but should the Bearcats and Cougars be considered for the four-team playoff? That question could boil down to whether or not either could beat the Florida Gators.
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Around CFB: The Pac-12 returns, but will it even matter?
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
College football fans on the west coast rejoice: the Pac-12 finally makes its return this weekend, but will it even impact the national landscape? While it's fantastic that college football is back across the country, it's unlikely the Pac-12 will factor into the playoff picture.
 
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