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Texas Teams (Correctly) Shut Out Of New College Football Playoffs

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Ohio State Players Say No Warning Signs Preceded Teammate's Death

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Brandon Wells of the Mississippi State Bulldogs takes the field before a game against the Ole Miss Rebels last year. Stacy Revere/Getty Images hide caption

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College Football's Big Ten Conference? Try The Littler Ten

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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, who finished his college career last season, is the spokesman for the players' effort to unionize. John Mersits /CSM/Landov hide caption

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The winning catch: Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin of the Florida State Seminoles catches the 2-yard pass for a touchdown that put his team ahead for good with just 13 seconds left in the game. Harry How/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman on the championship game

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Incoming Texas Longhorns football coach Charlie Strong is embraced by Edith Royal, widow of famed Texas coach Darrell Royal, Monday. University of Texas hide caption

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Look, But Don't Touch, Part I: Some players are superstitious and don't want to touch a trophy until they win it. Florida State defensive back Jonathan Akanbi poses with the NCAA's Coaches' Trophy, which goes to the winner of Monday night's game. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman previews the championship game

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck dives over the goal line in the fourth quarter of his team's 45-44 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. David Eulitt /MCT/Landov hide caption

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Dartmouth defenders sandwich a New Hampshire wide receiver during a game in Durham, N.H., in 2009. Josh Gibney/AP hide caption

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Oklahoma State players celebrate after a score during an Aug. 31 game against Mississippi State. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday night, 41-30 — and then celebrated by playing some polka. Here, the Irish's Chris Brown is tackled by Michigan's Delonte Hollowell after making a catch. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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