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  1. Judgment call? Take a bow, Pac-12

    Kevin Gemmell

    Oregon linebacker Tony Washington was, apparently, a big fan of Thursday night's showdown between Utah and Oregon State. And why not? It was a double-overtime thriller that the Utes won on the road. Washington was so excited about it - he sent out...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Big 12 viewer's guide: Week 8

    Jake Trotter

    In Week 8 of Big 12 action, the Kansas State-Oklahoma, Baylor-West Virginia and Oklahoma State-TCU showdowns carry conference title implications; Texas Tech will try to get back on track against Kansas after losing four in a row; and Iowa State will ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  3. ACC morning links

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State reinstated linebacker Matthew Thomas, and it's a move that could have a significant impact on Saturday night's top-five showdown between No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 2 Florida State (8 p.m. ET ABC). It's unlikely Thomas receives a starti...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  4. ACC playoff watch: Week 8

    David M. Hale

    For the ACC's playoff picture, we've effectively reached critical mass with Saturday's showdown between Florida State and Notre Dame. Where the ACC stands: Florida State and Notre Dame did what they had to last week to ensure a marquee event in Ta...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  5. Take Two: Is Alabama or Auburn in better position for playoff?

    Greg Ostendorf and Alex Scarborough

    The winner of the Iron Bowl has gone on to win or play for the national championship in each of the last five seasons, and this season was supposed to make it six. The November showdown in Tuscaloosa was thought to be a virtual play-in game for the C...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  6. Stoops surprised by defensive mistakes

    Brandon Chatmon

    After bringing the Golden Hat back to Norman, Oklahoma, following a 31-26 win against Texas in the Red River Showdown last Saturday, Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops sounded pleased with his Sooners' performance during his Monday news conference. "A...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  7. Instant Analysis: Oklahoma 31, Texas 26

    Jake Trotter

    DALLAS -- Oklahoma held on after a late Texas rally to win the Red River Showdown 31-26 at the Cotton Bowl. Here's what happened: How the game was won: Oklahoma jumped out to a 31-13 lead on Samaje Perine's 13-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run. Bu...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
  8. Mailbag: Saturday's showdowns, rest-of-season outlooks

    Jake Trotter

    In today's Twitter mailbag, we discuss the big games Saturday, the rest-of-season outlooks for K-State, Texas Tech and West Virginia and the possibilities for the next head coach at Kansas. On to the 'bag:...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  9. Big 12 viewer's guide: Week 7

    Jake Trotter

    In Week 7 of Big 12 action, Texas and Oklahoma will clash in another Red River Showdown; TCU and Baylor will meet in Waco, Texas, with first place in the league on the line; Texas Tech will attempt to get its season on track against West Virginia; Ka...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  10. Under-the-radar players: UCLA vs. Oregon

    Kevin Gemmell

    Saturday's showdown between UCLA and Oregon will feature playmakers galore. From Marcus Mariota and Brett Hundley to Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Eric Kendricks (and Hroniss Grasu and Myles Jack and Arik Armstead and Eddie Vanderdoes, etc., etc.) there won't ...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  11. Trevor Knight, Tyrone Swoopes to square off as first-time Red Riv...

    Jake Trotter

    The Red River Showdown has defined many a quarterback over the years. Peter Gardere had losing seasons in 1989 and 1991 as Texas' starting quarterback. But all anyone remembers is that he went 4-0 against Oklahoma. Former Oklahoma quarterback S...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  12. Tale of the tape: 2014 Dak Prescott vs. 2010 Cam Newton

    ESPN.com staff

    As Auburn prepares for its showdown with Mississippi State, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn was asked to compare the Bulldogs' current quarterback, Dak Prescott, with one of Malzahn's former pupils, Cam Newton. "He's got some similarities," Malzahn said ...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  13. Boykin, Petty to square off in QB showdown

    Jake Trotter

    TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is coming off the performance of his career. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is coming off one he'd as soon forget. Saturday in a clash of the Big 12's final unbeatens, Boykin will attempt to keep rolling. While Petty...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  14. TCU-Baylor Preview

    TCU-Baylor Preview

    Preview | October 07, 2014
  15. Legends of Texas-Oklahoma game offer advice to Charlie Strong

    Max Olson and Jake Trotter

    Twenty of rivalry's greats detail what makes game special, explain importance to the Horns' first-year coach. "Get ready for a great war," said Billy Sims.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  16. Instant Analysis: ASU 38, USC 34

    Kevin Gemmell

    LOS ANGELES -- The Trojans were locked into a back-and-forth showdown with the visiting ASU Sun Devils before the fireworks really started in the fourth quarter. How did it end? How do most Pac-12 games end these days? How the game was won: On...

    Blog | October 04, 2014