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CORVALLIS, OR - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks hurdles safety Justin Strong #39 of the Oregon State Beavers during the second quarter of the game at Reser Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Corvallis, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman Favorites

This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.

12/04/2014

Head coach Jim McElwain of the Colorado State Rams leaves the field after his victory over the New Mexico Lobos on November 22, 2014 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Colorado State defeated New Mexico 58-20.  (Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Florida Hires Colorado State’s McElwain

A person familiar with the search says Florida has hired Colorado State’s Jim McElwain as its next football coach.

12/04/2014

Head coach Jim McElwain of the Colorado State Rams  leads his team against the Colorado Buffaloes in the Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 29, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Source: Florida AD Sets Meeting With McElwain

Florida has targeted Colorado State’s Jim McElwain to potentially fill its coaching vacancy.

12/02/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 29: The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their 42-28 victory over the Michigan Wolverines by performing their alma mater song Carmen Ohio at Ohio Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins Now

The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.

12/02/2014

EUGENE, OR - NOVEMBER 22: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final Stretch

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.

11/26/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

Citrus Bowl Stadium (Source: Chris Gent/Flickr)

Historic Citrus Bowl Reopens After Renovation

Orlando’s Citrus Bowl has been around for a very long time, and the long-standing venue has finally gotten the face lift that it so desperately needed.

11/19/2014

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

Head coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators reacts during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal against the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hurricanes Head To Gainesville For Tough Road Matchup With Gators

Florida may have suffered a major setback while extending the country’s third-longest home winning streak.

11/17/2014

Head coach Will Muschamp of the Florida Gators reacts during the second quarter of the game against the Missouri Tigers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Report: Muschamp Out As Gators Head Coach

The Florida Gators recent struggles have taken their toll on the university, and school officials have apparently had enough.

11/16/2014

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