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Experience the parties, concerts, Beach Bash and other events surrounding the College Football Playoff National Championship through the eyes of Tampa Bay Times reporters and photographers in the days leading up to the Jan. 9 national title game.
5. Texas RB D'Onta Foreman: Rushing for 591 yards and five touchdowns in the past two games warrants a spot in the top five.
College football just might have reached the crescendo of outlandishness last week. The alternate universe that has given us Lee Corso and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl featured a Jewish pundit calling for sacraments of the Catholic church.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald was hit a few yards shy of the end zone as one, two, then three Texas A&M defenders tried to pull him to the ground.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Given all No. 10 Florida faced Saturday — a chance to pad its lead in the SEC East, a tough road environment, an opponent coming off a bye — coach Jim McElwain expected the trip to Arkansas to define his team.
Bret Bielema came up with a radical idea when he was a young assistant at Iowa: He wanted to start recruiting Florida.
By the numbers: Week 10
16 Different sites that have hosted Notre Dame-Navy, which will take place Saturday at Jacksonville's EverBank Field
Tennessee shouldn't have any trouble today against Tennessee Tech, but the Volunteers have cratered since snapping an 11-game losing streak to UF:
Before UF win
Point differential: + 37
Turnovers lost: 4
Yards per play allowed: 4.7
5. Clemson QB Deshaun Watson: His three game-winning drives are getting closer to overshadowing his 10 interceptions.
Lamest time window: Anything before 8. There's not a lot of sizzle this weekend.
Each week Times staff writers Matt Baker and Joey Knight will handicap what the field might look like for the national championship game on Jan. 9. Don't like their picks? Give us yours.