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Forde-Yard Dash: 6 second-act job updates, 4 picks for the playoff

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Act one: New Mexico head coach from 2009-11, a doomed marriage from the start. Locksley was a bad fit in a region where he had never lived or coached, and things went from bad to worse very quickly. He was fired after 2½ seasons with a 2-26 record, and things were not smooth off the field either.

10 takeaways: Why LSU may finally be a contender again

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

In the biggest game of the season to date, quarterback Joe Burrow shredded Texas for four touchdowns and 471 yards, the second-most yardage in a game in LSU history. Burrow was good last season coming off a transfer from Ohio State, but well short of great — now that appears to be changing after the arrival of passing game coordinator Joe Brady from the New Orleans Saints. Armed with Brady's jazzed-up air attack and a trio of dangerous receivers, Burrow suddenly becomes LSU's first Heisman Trophy quarterback candidate in 47 years.

Red River rematch: Texas-OU away from fair for Big 12 title

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Former Texas defensive end Cory Redding would have loved to have another shot at Oklahoma in his college career, especially in 2001 when the only loss for the Longhorns before the Big 12 championship game was to their Red River rival. On Saturday, for the first time in 115 years, the fifth-ranked Sooners (11-1) and ninth-ranked Longhorns (9-3) will face each other for the second time in the same season. Texas won 48-45 eight weeks ago at the State Fair of Texas, where every game between the two teams has been played since 1929.