Found October 07, 2013 on Unathletic:
October’s first college football weekend produced its share of wild — and sometimes controversial — finishes. But when the dust settled, there was very little movement in the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll. Alabama retained the No.1 spot after going through the motions in dispatching hopelessly overmatched Georgia State. But No.2 Oregon chipped a bit off the Crimson Tide’s lead. The Ducks took two first-place votes from Alabama and now has a total of four to the Tide’s 57. Alabama’s overall lead shrank from 67 to 58 poll points. [Continue Reading] I’ll let you read the entire article, but how impressive was Florida State? I know Maryland was a soft #25 and a product of going unbeaten through an easy schedule, but they aren’t Georgia State. Jameis Winston is the guy to watch in college football this year. I know Boyd, Manziel, Bridgewater all are attention-worthy, but Winston is going to be better than them all.

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Maryland Lays a Goose Egg

The University of Maryland (4-1) lays a Goose Egg against Florida State (5-0). This was a humiliating defeat (0-63) against a far superior team. Jameis Winston had an incredible afternoon tossing for 393 yards with 5 TDs. So far for the year, the Freshman has thrown 17 TDs with only 2 Ints. The post Maryland Lays a Goose Egg appeared first on NCAA Football Zone.

Winston-Manziel Heisman comps begin

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Florida State dominates Maryland

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