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No. 23 Marshall looks to go 8-0, plays FAU

Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato prepares to pass against Florida International during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Doc Holliday says his team’s chances of keeping its perfect season intact rest with slowing Florida Atlantic mobile quarterback Jaquez Johnson.

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Kiffin’s presence adds spark to Vols-Tide rivalry

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, center, talks to running back Derrick Henry (27) before an NCAA college football game against Florida in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Kiffin makes his return to Knoxville on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014,  when the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide play the Volunteers. Kiffin coached at Tennessee for just one year before leaving for Southern California three weeks prior to National Signing Day. Although nearly five years have passed since Kiffin's hasty exit from Tennessee, Vols fans still haven't forgiven him. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Lane Kiffin factor has added intrigue to the increasingly lopsided Alabama-Tennessee rivalry.

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Auburn looks to rebound ‘with a bang’ vs Gamecocks

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier reacts after a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Furman in Columbia, S.C.,  Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. South Carolina won 41-10. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers want everyone to know they haven’t faded from the scene.

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UA chancellor to lead search for SEC commissioner

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart has been named chairman of a committee that will search for the next Southeastern Conference commissioner.

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Clemson’s Venables: Get ready for more close games

Boston College wide receiver Sherman Alston (6) gets by Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley (3) on a reverse during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Boston. Clemson defeated Boston College 17-13. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables believes there’s going to be more down-to-the-wire games in college football.

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