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Old-school Tide shows glimpse of no-huddle offense

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) talks with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, left, during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking for a way to calm a jittery first-time starting quarterback, No. 2 Alabama broke out the no-huddle offense for a while against West Virginia.

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‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) works through passing drills during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.   (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT   MANDATORY CREDIT

ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama’s quarterback competition.

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FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

The Georgia State marching band plays before the school's football team opens its NCAA college football season against Abilene Christian, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in DIvision I. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo)

ATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football’s champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.

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Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country’s most dynamic quarterbacks.

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