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Georgia State snaps 16-game skid with 38-37 win

Abilene Christian quarterback Parker McKenzie tries to flip the ball forward over Georgia State defender Tevin Jones during the first half of an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Atlanta. The pass was incomplete. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)

ATLANTA (AP) — Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.

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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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College football begins with low-key opening game

Alabama head coach Nick Saban tracks his defensive backs during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, Aug.26, 2014, at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT   Mandatory Credit

ATLANTA (AP) — Welcome back, college football!

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Justin Thomas takes over at QB for Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas is ready to take plenty of hits as Georgia Tech’s starting quarterback.

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Georgia, Clemson look to make early splash

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney discusses the Tigers' NCAA college football 2014 season at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Clemson opens the season at Georgia on Aug. 30. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — College football’s inaugural playoff is more than four months away.

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