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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Jalin Marshall #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes returns a punt 26 yards in the second quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference And Division Championship Races Come Down Final Stretch

College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.

11/18/2014

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UCLA Routs Montana State 113-78 To Open Season

Norman Powell led six players in double figures with 25 points and UCLA routed Montana State 133-78 Friday night, giving Bruins coach Steve Alford a victory in season openers for each of the last 17 years.

11/14/2014

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Bruin Statue On UCLA’s Campus Vandalized In Anticipation Of Rivalry Game

College football Rivalry Week has touched down in Los Angeles, and USC fans appear to have been the first to let everyone know it this year.

11/14/2014

The UCLA Bruins mobb quarterback Brett Hundley #17 after he scored the game winning touchdown during double overtime against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 25, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The Bruins defeated the Buffaloes 40-37 in double overtime. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

No. 14 UCLA Relaxes On Bye Week, Prepares For Finish

A bye week affords No. 14 UCLA a chance to watch some football.

11/11/2014

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 01: Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers rushes 2 yards for a touchdown against Chief Brown #8 of the Mississippi Rebels as the Rebels held a 24-21 lead in the third quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Oxford, Mississippi. Auburn defeated Mississippi 35-31. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s Campaign Fueled By Road Victories

Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.

11/06/2014

Running back Myles Jack #30 of the UCLA Bruins reaches the football over the goal line for a touchdown as cornerback Kenneth Crawley #2 of the Colorado Buffaloes during the third quarter at Folsom Field on October 25, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The Bruins defeated the Buffaloes 40-37 in double overtime. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

2 Multi-Position Players To Meet As UCLA’s Jack Faces Washington’s Thompson

At some point this Saturday, Washington’s Shaq Thompson will almost assuredly take a handoff, get through the pileup at the line of scrimmage and run headlong into UCLA’s Myles Jack.

11/04/2014

WACO, TX - NOVEMBER 01: Devin Chafin #28 of the Baylor Bears runs the ball against Ben Heeney #31 of the Kansas Jayhawks at McLane Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From Pretenders

Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.

11/04/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 18: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs throws against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: TCU’s Trevone Boykin This Year’s Hidden Gem

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.

10/30/2014

Head coach Steve Sarkisian of the USC Trojans on the sidelines during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Trojans defeatred the Wildcats 28-26. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sarkisian Laments USC’s Lack Of Finishing Touch

Southern California has held a narrow lead in the final moments of a conference game four times this season.

10/29/2014

Zach LaVine #14 of the UCLA Bruins reacts after a foul during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Florida Gators at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Inexperienced UCLA Basketball Will Lean On Newcomers

Four starters lost, including three to the NBA draft. A slew of newcomers. There’s some instability at UCLA.

10/29/2014

Chad Wheeler #72 of the University of Southern California Trojans moves to block Stephon Tuitt #7 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on October 19, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated USC 14-10. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

USC Loses Wheeler For Season With Knee Injury

Southern California left tackle Chad Wheeler will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee.

10/26/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans throws a pass against the Colorado Buffaloes at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kessler Quietly Having Standout Year At No. 20 USC

Although Cody Kessler holds one of the highest-profile jobs in college football, his solid season as Southern California’s starting quarterback attracted surprisingly little attention until he threw seven touchdown passes last weekend.

10/22/2014

Brett Hundley #17 of the UCLA Bruins drops back to pass against the California Golden Bears during the second quarter at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

No. 25 UCLA’s Hundley Looks To Adjust

Since Brett Hundley has been sacked more than any other FBS quarterback over the last three seasons, it seems logical for opposing defenses to throw wave after wave of blitzes at No. 25 UCLA’s signal-caller.

10/21/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Jaylon Smith #9 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hits Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff Contenders

Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.

10/21/2014

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