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Paying college athletes may seem complicated, but it needs to be done

I’ve been thinking a lot about Derrick Henry lately. Not too long from now he’ll be winning the Heisman Trophy. After that he and his Crimson Tide will go to work in the College Football Playoff semifinal against Michigan State for a chance at the national title. 349 more words

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All things Iowa-Michigan State

Who: No. 4 Iowa v. No. 5 Michigan State

When: Saturday, Dec. 5, 7:17 p.m.

Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

Watch: Fox

Who would have thought, way back in August, that the best conference championship game would come out of the Big Ten? 467 more words

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Breaking down college football's big weekend

Championship weekend is finally here — a time when the four teams for the college football playoff will at long last will be lamented for good… well until they play each other. 416 more words

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What's gotten into New Kirk?

Awe and respect go to the incredible amount of work and effort that team has put forth this year. An immense achievement. Your passion is showing. 21 more words

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How the CFP could shake up this weekend.

It’s now officially late November, and college football is entering its home stretch. There’s still a lot of football left to be played, including conference championships unless you’re the Big 12. 488 more words

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Assessing the useless CFP rankings

CFP rankings fine for now, as long as we accept how bonkers they are.

A lot has been made about the two initial College Football Playoff polls, which saw Iowa come in at No. 805 more words

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The Kirk Ferentz Era: A roller coaster of fun

With the announcement that Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer will retire at season’s end, Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz is set to become the longest tenured coach in America — tied with Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops. 257 more words

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