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No. 17 Missouri seeking 2nd SEC East title

Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt (88) celebrates with fans after an NCAA college football game against Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. Missouri won 29-21. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Growing up in Kansas City, Shane Ray was a “Big 12 kid.” Through his redshirt season in 2011, Missouri was a Big 12 school.

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Texas Thanksgiving weekend highlights Big 12 week

Things to watch in Week 14 of the Big 12 Conference season, a holiday week version:

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Football feast heavy on playoff implications

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott looks for an open receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State won 51-0. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rivalries are like a big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings — oh so appetizing but with the potential to leave you feeling sick and sleepy.

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Rivalry week will be last stand for some coaches

In this Nov. 22, 2014, file photo, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, left, talks with defensive tackle Matthew Godin during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Maryland in Ann Arbor, Mich. While keeping track on rivalries and games with playoff implication, there are a few coaching hot spots to keep an eye on this weekend. Another loss will put Michigan out of the postseason and make it three straight seasons of declining win totals under Hoke. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Will Muschamp knows he will be coaching his last game for Florida this weekend. There are a few more coaches who will be doing the same thing without knowing it — at least for sure.

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Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

Alabama head coach Nick Saban tracks Alabama defensive backs Jarrick Williams (20) and Maurice Smith (21) as they work through drills during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the Thomas-Drew Practice Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt ) MAGS OUT  (

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.

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