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Iron Bowl

Alabama-Auburn, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET

Auburn

NCAAF

Malzahn mentally preparing for Bama.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn explains how he prepares his team mentally before facing Alabama in the Iron Bowl, and expresses how proud he is of Kerryon Johnson's performance this season.

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College Football

NCAAF

Miami moves ahead of Clemson in CFP rankings.

Kirk Herbstreit evaluates the top six teams this week in the CFP rankings and predicts that the committee will keep No. 2 Miami in the top four for the duration of the season.

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Reaction to CFP rankings

Championship Drive

Oklahoma

College football

Mayfield's punishment overshadowing OU's senior day.

Baker Mayfield will not start or serve as captain on Saturday against West Virginia as the Sooners look to remain contenders in the College Football Playoff.

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Rivalry Week

NCAAF

High stakes in rivalry week.

The Iron Bowl has playoff implications, and Ohio State hopes to improve its chances with a win in Ann Arbor. Take a look at the Football Power Index to see how things will shake out.

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Coaching Carousel

UCLA

NCAAF

What kind of head coach does UCLA need?

Marcus Spears gives insight on the kind of coach UCLA needs to bring in to follow Jim Mora, who was fired Sunday.

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Betting

College Football

Ohio State

NCAAF

Don't count out Ohio State in CFP.

Heather Dinich breaks down the Buckeyes' chances of making the College Football Playoff.

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Rankings

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Heisman Watch

From turkey farmer to superstar

All about bragging rights

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  • Welcome to a wild rivalry week

    Some games, such as Alabama-Auburn, have major playoff implications. Others, such as Ole Miss-Mississippi State, are just about good, old-fashioned hatred. Either way, these are the battles this weekend that make college football great.