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Oklahoma wide receiver Jeffery Mead (15) tries to get under a Baker Mayfield pass in the third quarter against Kansas State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan., on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Oklahoma won, 55-0. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle/TNS)

College football weekend seems primed to put pressure on the selection committee

By Dan Escalona November 17, 2015

Here it is, folks: the impending arrival of possibly the most important weekend in the uneasy sprint to the College Football Playoff.This weekend will either serve to slightly clarify the top four contenders...

Bright NFL futures await Big Ten's premier 2015 season talent

Bright NFL futures await Big Ten's premier 2015 season talent

By Dan Escalona September 1, 2015

In many ways, college football is a glorified farm system for the NFL.Outside of the common college football debates — which team should be ranked where, who should win the Heisman Trophy and...

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