We’re up, no we’re down, yes, we’re down!

Georgia Tech traveled to Clemson after a humiliating loss to Middle Tennessee State last week and who knew how they would respond.  In all honesty, I feared a horrible blowout.  Such was not the case, although in the end, we did lose.  They fought hard, certainly until midway through the 4th quarter.  The game see sawed back in forth but ultimately Clemson prevailed 47-31.  The game was actually a little closer than the score indicates.  The safety on Georgia Tech was the belly punch that they simply could not recover from.  Hopefully, a week off and some winnable games afterward can salvage a terribly disappointing season.  One can hope…right?

In other games this afternoon, Florida won a huge game over LSU at the swamp 14-6.  It was largely a defensive battle and based on what I am seeing so far in the first half of the UGA – South Carolina game, (South Carolina currently kicking UGA’s tail 21-0), Florida and the Gamecocks look like the class of the SEC East.  There is still a second half to be played in Columbia, SC, however.

North Carolina whipped Virginia Tech 48-34.  Penn State upset 24 Northwestern 39-28 and Mississippi State beat Kentucky 27-14.  In a thriller, Stanford survived Arizona 54-48 in OT, scoring the last 20 points to finally prevail.

West Virginia and Texas are currently in a shootout at halftime with Texas up 28-27.  Nebraska and Ohio State are tied 7-7 early.  FSU leads NC State 3-0 in the first quarter and Notre Dame leads Miami 10-3 at Soldier Field in Chicago.  Number 2 Oregon plays Washington tonight late, 10:30 pm start (may not be able to watch all of that game although I love to watch Oregon play!!)

I love Steve Spurrier.   He says exactly what he thinks.  One of my favorite comments he made was regarding playing UGA in October instead of September.  He said he missed playing them early because he could always count on them to have at least two or three starters suspended!!  So true!!  Keeping it real…

In MLB news, former Rex Sox manager and current ESPN analyst Terry Francona has been named the new manager of the Cleveland Indians.

More of today’s College Football scores and analysis to follow….either later or tomorrow???  For now…back to watching!

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