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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #45 on: December 30, 2017, 08:55:12 pm »
Feeling old. I remember when they were simply called 'Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl' and the like. Now they all start with sponsor names.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #46 on: December 31, 2017, 03:56:28 pm »
Feeling old. I remember when they were simply called 'Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl' and the like. Now they all start with sponsor names.

There were only 18 when I started paying attention to college football.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #47 on: January 01, 2018, 11:53:54 am »
Let's start 2018 with more New Year's Six action.  No. 12 UCF is trying to complete an unbeaten season and taking on No. 7 Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.  Updates to come.

And UCF upset Auburn, 34-27.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #48 on: January 01, 2018, 04:17:37 pm »
Soon, the Finals picture will be all set.  Baker Mayfield will lead No. 2 Oklahoma against No. 3 Georgia in the first game of the College Football Playoff semifinals.  Updates to come.

UPDATE:  What is this defense of which you speak?  Oklahoma leads Georgia, 31-17, at halftime in the Rose Bowl.  The teams combined for 651 yards of offense.

UPDATE 2:  We got a game here, folks.  Oklahoma and Georgia are tied, 31-31, entering the fourth quarter of the Rose Bowl.

UPDATE 3:  We're finally getting bonus football in the CFP.  Georgia and Oklahoma are going to overtime tied, 45-45.  No. 4 Alabama vs. No. 1 Clemson will be starting soon.

UPDATE 4:  What a thriller today in Pasadena!  Georgia upset Oklahoma, 54-48, in double overtime to reach the College Football Playoff title game on Jan. 8 in Atlanta.  The Bulldogs' Sony Michel had four touchdowns, including the game-winner in the highest scoring Rose Bowl in history.

UPDATE 5:  The rubber match seems to be leaning toward the Tide.  Alabama leads Clemson, 10-3, at halftime of the Sugar Bowl.  The Tigers were held to 73 total yards.

UPDATE 6:  The "SEC" chants are going to be deafening in a week.  Alabama upset Clemson, 24-6, in the Sugar Bowl.  The Crimson Tide will face Georgia in the College Football Playoff title game.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #49 on: January 02, 2018, 09:40:00 pm »
Under normal circumstances, I’d be laughing, but not when it’s because of the Weinstein effect.  Arizona fired head coach Rich Rodriguez amid a sexual harassment investigation.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #50 on: January 08, 2018, 07:24:28 pm »
This is what it all comes down to.  Head coach Nick Saban and No. 4 Alabama are meeting head coach and former assistant Kirby Smart and No. 3 Georgia in the College Football Playoff national title game.  Updates to come.

UPDATE:  Have we finally found the former assistant who can topple perhaps the greatest coach ever?  Georgia leads Alabama, 13-0, at halftime.  The Crimson Tide have been held to 94 yards of offense.

UPDATE 2:  We’re 15 minutes away from the end of a drought.  Georgia leads Alabama, 20-10, entering the fourth quarter of the College Football Playoff title game.

UPDATE 3:  It looks like it’ll come down to who has the ball last.  Georgia and Alabama are tied, 20-20, with 3:44 left in the College Football Playoff title game.

UPDATE 4: Now the tension’s really gone up.  Alabama and Georgia are heading to overtime tied, 20-20, in the College Football Playoff title game after the Crimson Tide missed a winning field goal.

UPDATE 5:  What a thriller tonight in Atlanta!  Alabama upset Georgia, 26-23, in overtime to win the College Football Playoff National Championship, their fifth title since 2009, on Tua Tagovailoa’s stunning 41-yard touchdown pass.
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Re: 2017-18 college football news and notes
« Reply #51 on: January 08, 2018, 11:23:11 pm »
That was an exciting game! My blood was pumping! Strange that my thoughts turned to the scene in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas for the winning teams reward! LOL!
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