Opponent Watch: Weeknight Delivery Edition

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Who To Watch Florida State at Louisville (Thu 7:30pm ET ESPN) Hope you enjoyed the bye week, Loyal Readers, because we're all saddled up for the stretch run. Brian Kelly is 13-3 in November as head coach of Notre Dame, but the focus of this post lies outside of South Bend. On Thursday night, Jameis Winston takes his Humble Pie to play another Notre Dame opponent, Louisville. The Cardinals play in Papa Johns Stadium, so we'll infer this Humble Pie comes with pepperoni, but hold the … [Read more...]

#HLSrecap Top 25: Florida State Recap

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Here are your @andrewwinn stats for this week's #HLSrecap  -- 230+ tweets from 139 contributors, with 47 first-timers making the cut this week. We now have over 380 unique contributors to at least one #HLSrecap this year. As you know, each week we present the following highly-coveted (and yet totally arbitrary) accolades: Brick Helmet Stickers #HLSrecap Top 25 #HLSrecap MVP A couple new items for this week: T.R.O.L.L. Point contributions and this … [Read more...]

TCB Poll: Week 9 Reactions

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Beginning in 2014, a playoff selection committee will determine which four college football teams play for the national title. Some are skeptical of the committee, so we -- the Elvii of college football -- have joined together to present our weekly playoff nominations. We call it the T.C.B. Poll. … [Read more...]

Opponent Watch: Sleepless Saturday Edition

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Who To Watch USC at Utah (Sat 10:00pm ET Fox Sports 1) If you can't get to sleep late on Saturday night (and let's be honest: after last week, who can?), here's a Pac-12 matchup on an obscure cable channel that kicks off waaay later than a football game should. Utah's offense shouldn't provide matchup problems for USC's defense, but a better metric is to watch how the Ute defense is able to contain the Trojan offense. With the Thanksgiving trip out west looming for the Irish as the … [Read more...]