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CFB Week 8 - The BCS Farewell Tour Begins....

But first, let's all shower Mack with our love, Longhorn fans!(This one's for you, KoK)

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Well, what a week that was. UT wins one for the gipper and in process make themselves a legitimate threat to Baylor's claim on the Big XII title.(Tech, too.) Speaking of Baylor, I'll openly admit I congratulated ODB after the game for what I consider their best win of the season. Call it facetious if you want, I did what I thought was right. Elsewhere, two top ten teams fell in Georgia and Stanford and the SEC broke their own record for most teams ranked in the AP Top 25.(8)

This week, another top ten team will fall as #5 Florida State travels with the College Game Day crew to #3 Clemson for the game of the week. Will Jameis Winston make his case for the heir apparent to JFF for the Heisman, or will Taj Boyd join the party, like he hasn't already. If Baylor is the new "little darlings" of the Big XII, then the Missouri Tigers are the equivalent in the SEC. I wonder if KoK would grace us with the F+ rankings for these two programs to date. The Tigers host the Fightin' Muschamps in another test for the upstart Tigers, but they'll be doing so without their leader, James Franklin. The Bears, on the other hand, host Iowa State. The only redeeming thing I can tell you about the Cyclones is that they've lost all of their games by a margin of 8 points or less. Also in ranked action, UCLA travels to Stanford in Pac 12 action. I'll be dead honest, I haven't seen any UCLA action and Stanford is, well, Stanford. And finally, the Aggies, fresh off yet another escaping victory in the Grove, host the somewhat surprising 5-1 Auburn Tigers. Malzhan has the 7th best running game in the nation, so this will probably be yet another game where the team with ball last, wins.

NEWS!NEWS!NEWS!NEWS!

The first CFP Selection Committee Chair Person has been selected and it is Arkansas AD Jeff Long. (Team Speed Kills)

NCAA INVADES NASCAR, PAWL! The Vols will face off against the Hokies in 2016.....at Bristol Motor Speedway. (ESPN)

Schedule

Tuesday, October 15
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
8:00 PM Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky
Thursday, October 17
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
7:30 PM No. 10 Miami (FL) at North Carolina
Friday, October 18
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
8:00 PM UCF at No. 8 Louisville
Saturday, October 19
TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
12:00 PM No. 11 South Carolina at Tennessee
12:00 PM No. 15 Georgia at Vanderbilt CBS
12:00 PM No. 16 Texas Tech at West Virginia FOX Sports 1
12:00 PM TCU at No. 21 Oklahoma State FOX
12:00 PM Minnesota at Northwestern
12:00 PM Purdue at Michigan State BTN
12:00 PM Southern Miss at East Carolina
12:00 PM Southern Methodist at Memphis ESPN 3
12:00 PM Connecticut at Cincinnati
12:00 PM Navy at Toledo
12:21 PM No. 22 Florida at No. 14 Missouri ESPN 3
12:30 PM Syracuse at Georgia Tech ESPN 3
1:00 PM Akron at Miami (OH) ESPN 3
1:00 PM Army at Temple ESPN 3
1:00 PM Ohio at Eastern Michigan ESPN 3
2:00 PM Charleston Southern at Colorado
2:00 PM Ball State at Western Michigan ESPN 3
2:00 PM Colorado State at Wyoming
3:00 PM No. 23 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan ESPN 3
3:00 PM Kent State at South Alabama ESPN 3
3:30 PM Iowa at No. 4 Ohio State
3:30 PM No. 24 Auburn at No. 7 Texas A&M CBS
3:30 PM No. 9 UCLA at No. 13 Stanford
3:30 PM No. 18 Oklahoma at Kansas
3:30 PM Indiana at Michigan BTN
3:30 PM Maryland at Wake Forest
3:30 PM Brigham Young at Houston
3:30 PM Duke at Virginia ESPN 3
3:30 PM Massachusetts at Buffalo ESPN 3
3:30 PM North Texas at Louisiana Tech CBS Sports Network
6:00 PM No. 20 Washington at Arizona State Pac-12 Network
7:00 PM Arkansas at No. 1 Alabama
7:00 PM No. 6 LSU at Ole Miss
7:00 PM Iowa State at No. 12 Baylor
7:00 PM Old Dominion at Pittsburgh ESPN 3
7:00 PM Georgia State at Texas State ESPN 3
7:30 PM USC at Notre Dame NBC
8:00 PM No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson
8:00 PM No. 25 Wisconsin at Illinois BTN
8:00 PM Nevada at Boise State CBS Sports Network
8:00 PM Rice at New Mexico State ESPN 3
9:00 PM Utah State at New Mexico
10:00 PM Washington State at No. 2 Oregon FOX Sports 1
10:00 PM UNLV at No. 17 Fresno State
10:00 PM Utah at Arizona Pac-12 Network
10:30 PM Oregon State at California


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