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Mountaineers make Sun Belt debut at Georgia Southern

The Sun Belt Conference season revs up in Week 5 with a trio of pivotal matchups across the league — none more so than Appalachian State’s trip to a rowdy Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Ga.

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Yellow Jackets starts ACC championship bid against Virginia Tech

This ACC opener for both teams matches the traditional elites in the ACC Coastal Division - Virginia Tech with five trips to the conference title game in nine seasons and Georgia Tech three at noon at Virginia Tech.

Florida State University benches quarterback Jameis Winston half a game

Florida State University benched Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after he shouted obscenities in the student union plaza, for which he later apologized.

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Bulldogs look to rebound after disappointing loss

Georgia’s chance at a big SEC road victory faded away after it came up empty inside the South Carolina 5-yard line late in the fourth quarter last week.

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Late score lifts Tech over Georgia Southern 42-38 | PHOTOS

A controversial call went from the Eagles putting the game away to giving Georgia Tech the chance to win the game. Which they did scoring with 23 seconds left for the 42-38 win on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Tech cannot overlook Georgia Southern

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson will make sure the Yellow Jackets are not looking ahead to next week’s start of ACC play, given who the team hosts on Saturday.

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Gurley could prevent Gamecocks from winning three straight

Georgia hasn’t scored more than 20 points at Williams-Brice Stadium in 20 years, but the Bulldogs haven’t always had Todd Gurley running the ball.

Beating Georgia “a must” for Gamecocks

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is rarely one to but too much emphasis on one game more than another. He’s almost a weekly cliche that the upcoming game is the most important game on the No. 24 Gamecocks schedule.

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Wilkins interception gives Furman win over Mercer

The Bears showed that they were not going to be an automatic win in the Southern Conference as they gave SoCon powerhouse Furman all the wanted to handle as Mercer lost their inaugural conference game 25-20 at Mercer University Stadium on Saturday.

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Bulldogs get extra week to savor Clemson win

Coming off an emotional 45-21 home win against Clemson, Georgia’s biggest goal heading into its first bye week of the season may be managing expectations.

FSU, Alabama remain 1-2 in Top 25

Florida State and Alabama remained in the top two spots in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Tuesday afternoon.

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Gurley’s breakout day leads Bulldogs to win

Todd Gurley did a little bit of everything for the Bulldogs averaging 13.2 yards running the ball 15 times gaining 198 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran back a kickoff for a touchdown and be caught a pass as the Bulldogs defeated Clemson 45-21 at Sanford Stadium with a win on Saturday.

Handling pressure could determine winner in season opener

When Clemson and Georgia squared off last season, each team boasted a top 20 ranking and a Heisman Trophy contender at quarterback.

Running game key as Georgia Southern plays inagural FBS game

All eyes will be on Jacoby Brissett as the Florida transfer makes his North Carolina State debut Saturday afternoon in the Wolfpack’s season opener against visiting Georgia Southern.

FSU QB Winston embraces Heisman chase

Jameis Winston’s freshman season at Florida State was the stuff of legend: Unbeaten, 14-0 record. Conference and national championships. NCAA record-number of points scored in a season. And the coveted Heisman Trophy.

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