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2014 college football predictions
The 2014 college football season -- aka Year 1 of the College Football Playoff -- is upon us, with Texas A&M thumping South Carolina on a night of Thursday kickoffs. Johnny Manziel is gone, but reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston still is here. So are a good number of other Florida State Seminoles who helped the team to last season's national championship. Will they repeat? Who will win the conferences? Cast your votes below!
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Georgia Southern upsets Florida
Despite having a grand total of 0 passing yards, Georgia Southern upset Florida on Saturday. The loss, Florida's first to a lower-division school, drops the Gators to 4-7 on the year and ensures the school's first losing record since 1979. Is head coach Will Muschamp on his way out? Does Florida have any shot against Florida State next weekend?
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CFB: (22) Florida at (14) Missouri
What a week for the Missouri Tigers. On one hand, they traveled to Georgia and beat the Bulldogs, catapulting them up the rankings and keeping them undefeated. On the other, they lost quarterback James Franklin for at least a few weeks, putting their fledgling SEC East title hopes in jeopardy. Speaking of SEC East title hopes, the Florida Gators' took a hit with an uninspiring loss to the LSU Tigers a week ago. Which team leaves better off?