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The best -- and worst -- of the college football season so far

Alabama got better, new coaches got humbled and Dan Mullen got down. We're one-third of the way through the season, so let's review what's happened.

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Turnover Chainsaws, mascots in pain and the rest of a weird month in CFB

The explosion of turnover trinkets, a rewind of all the crazy plays, intense UCF fans and a Colorado mascot's unfortunate T-shirt cannon malfunction.

Chip Kelly, Scott Frost and first-year coaches in the worst situations

Behold, the "bare cupboard" rankings. When new coaches struggle, you often hear how bad the situation they inherited was. Here's who can make that excuse.

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CFP Potential

Ranking the conferences by current CFP potential

Through four weeks of play, we're starting to get a clearer picture of what each conference needs to happen the rest of way to get a representative into the playoff.

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College football bowl projections after Week 4

Can Ohio State not just make the playoff but reach the CFP title game? One of our bowl experts thinks so with Urban Meyer back on the sideline.

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ODU's miracle, Stanford's stunner and the best (and worst) of Week 4

Old Dominion's backup QB, who grew up a Virginia Tech fan, leads stunner over the No. 13 Hokies.

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ODU's fourth quarter performance helps stun No. 13 Virginia Tech

With 28 points in the fourth quarter, Old Dominion upsets No. 13 Virginia Tech 49-35 behind Blake LaRussa's 495 yards and 4 touchdowns.


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