NCAA Football Week 14: Rivalry Week

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Shout out to the University of Virginia.

The competitive spirit you showed by kicking a 29 yard field goal to cut the deficit to 35 was inspiring. And the late touchdown against the 3rd string defense to get to double digits and make the final score a respectable 52-10 is surely something to savor on the trip back to Charlottesville.
 

mauf

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Ok, credit where credit is due -- the announcer perfectly described Hurts's mindset there.

Auburn will live with being down 13-9, but Bama will live with that too -- they've allowed nothing on D, so they aren't too worried about a spectacular comeback.
 

mauf

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Bama is -2 on turnovers and up 13-9 at halftime against the #13 team in the country. Opponent is universally deemed to be lucky to be in this position.

Expectations for this Bama team are unrealistically high.
 

dcmissle

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Meanwhile, much respect for Adore Jackson. Mad skill on display for SC.
 

Infield Infidel

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The optimal format for CFB is an 8-team tournament with automatic bids for the top 5 conferences.
I'd like to see this, but add a mid-major champ auto-bid, and also the caveat that auto-bid teams have to be in the top 15, in case there's a weird situation where a conference champ loses a lot of non-conference games or gets into a CCG because team(s) ahead of them have post-season ban(s) (like with 7-5 unranked Wisconsin a few years back). If a conference champ or top G5 team isn't in top 15 it would still go to an NY6 non-playoff bowl, and get replaced in the playoff by an at-large team.
 

Infield Infidel

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Potentially huge officiating issue in Boulder -- thought Utah scored a kickoff return TD, but refs marked him out at the 3. Now 4th down from the 5.
settling for an FG was a real gut punch, but they kept calling slant passes. Maybe they should have tried a fade or back of the endzone pass instead, or even run it.
 

luckiestman

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This Francois kid has taken the worst beating over a season that I have ever seen a Nole QB take.