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Hey Ken, thanks for the write-ups. I'm enjoying them as usual.

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Ooof. What a horrible season for both of us so far.

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I stand corrected. I looked at the ESPN play-by-play to count IU's timeouts and they must have not i...
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College Football 2021: Week 7 Recap and Week 8 Preview
Monday, 2021 October 18 - 2:49 pm
Michigan and Penn State were on bye; N.C. State wins. Also, #2 Iowa falls in a big upset.

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College Football 2021: Week 6 Recap and Week 7 Preview
Wednesday, 2021 October 13 - 12:02 pm
It was a crazy and exciting day. Michigan wins a nail-biter; Penn State loses its starting QB before the half and falls to Iowa. Also lots of other crazy games, including #1 Alabama going down.

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College Football 2021: Week 5 Recap and Week 6 Preview
Thursday, 2021 October 7 - 2:35 pm
Everyone's a winner again, so this marks the point in the season where our overconfidence becomes dangerous.

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College Football 2021: Week 4 Recap and Week 5 Preview
Tuesday, 2021 September 28 - 4:08 pm
Michigan and Penn State win; NCSU scores a stunning upset.

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College Football 2021: Week 3 Recap and Week 4 Preview
Tuesday, 2021 September 21 - 3:37 pm
Michigan, Penn State and NCSU all won this week.

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College Football 2021: Week 2 Recap and Week 3 Preview
Friday, 2021 September 17 - 10:52 pm
Michigan and Penn State win; NCSU lays an egg.

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College Football 2021: Week 1 Recap and Week 2 Preview
Wednesday, 2021 September 8 - 6:08 pm
All the good guys won this week!

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College Football 2021: It's Happening
Wednesday, 2021 September 1 - 6:17 pm
I can't believe football is back, and I can't believe I'm still posting about it here. But yeah, here we go, full of unrealistic optimism until the inevitable crushing defeat. My only hope is that this season isn't one of numbing ennui like the last season. Or the one before that. Or... well, you know.

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Big Ten Football 2020: The End
Tuesday, 2020 December 15 - 5:34 pm
Michigan's season is over. Penn State beat MSU, and will play Illinois in the "post-season".

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 7 Recap and Week 8 Preview
Tuesday, 2020 December 8 - 5:56 pm
Michigan vs. OSU is cancelled! Penn State wins again.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 6 Recap and Week 7 Preview
Wednesday, 2020 December 2 - 5:04 pm
Penn State beats Michigan in a largely meaningless game.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 5 Recap and Week 6 Preview
Tuesday, 2020 November 24 - 2:52 pm
Michigan defeats Rutgers (yay?). Penn State loses to Iowa.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 4 Recap and Week 5 Preview
Monday, 2020 November 16 - 6:53 pm
Man, oh, man. Michigan and Penn State both lose. Again.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 3 Recap and Week 4 Preview
Monday, 2020 November 9 - 5:44 pm
So, uh, are we ready to stop watching football yet? Michigan and Penn State both lose in alarming fashion.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 2 Recap and Week 3 Preview
Friday, 2020 November 6 - 10:56 pm
Well, I've been mostly watching a different sport this week (a days-long comeback by the Mail-In Balloteers against the Flailing Fascists), so apologies for the delay. Also last weekend was, uh, disappointing.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 2 Preview
Friday, 2020 October 30 - 6:40 pm
Big games here: Michigan plays a rivalry game against MSU, and Penn State takes on Ohio State.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 1 Recap
Sunday, 2020 October 25 - 8:19 pm
Michigan wins convincingly; Penn State dominates statistically but implodes spectacularly at the end of the game, and for a change I have a lot more to say about the PSU game than the Michigan game.

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Big Ten Football 2020: Week 1 Preview
Friday, 2020 October 23 - 6:09 pm
So the pandemic-delayed Big Ten football season is upon us. Other conferences have been playing for seven weeks already, when their teams haven't been decimated by virus outbreaks. I won't say haven't paid any attention to those games, but for me the real season starts tomorrow.

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College Football 2019: Final
Friday, 2019 December 6 - 1:32 pm
Michigan falls to OSU, again. Penn State rests its starters and still beats Rutgers. N.C. State loses to UNC.

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College Football 2019: Week 14 Preview
Friday, 2019 November 29 - 11:00 pm
Michigan beat Indiana, and preps for The Game next. Penn State fought hard against Ohio State but came up short; they'll finish up the regular season against Rutgers. N.C. State lost to Louisville and will play UNC for a bragging-rights-only game.

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College Football 2019: Week 13 Preview
Wednesday, 2019 November 20 - 6:22 pm
Michigan demolished MSU, and has Indiana next. Penn State got by Indiana, and gears up for Ohio State. N.C. State lost to Louisville and faces a must-win game against Georgia Tech.

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College Football 2019: Week 12 Preview
Monday, 2019 November 11 - 6:32 pm
Michigan is on a bye and will face MSU next. Penn State loses a heartbreaker to Minnesota and will have to pick up the pieces against Indiana. N.C. State gets predictably demolished by Clemson and faces Louisville next.

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College Football 2019: Week 11 Preview
Tuesday, 2019 November 5 - 3:13 pm
Michigan wins a yawner over Maryland; N.C. State gets crushed. Michigan is on bye next; Penn State has a big game against Minnesota; N.C. State will likely get crushed again.

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College Football 2019: Week 10 Preview
Thursday, 2019 October 31 - 2:03 pm
Michigan blasts Notre Dame; Penn State overpowers MSU. Michigan takes on a struggling Maryland team next, while Penn State is on a bye. NCSU comes off a bye and will face Wake Forest.

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College Football 2019: Week 9 Preview
Friday, 2019 October 25 - 11:31 am
Michigan's comeback falls short against Penn State. N.C. State gets blasted by Boston College.

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College Football 2019: Week 8 Preview
Sunday, 2019 October 13 - 3:40 pm
Hey look, a super-early update! Michigan beat Illinois in a see-saw affair. N.C. State defeated Syracuse. Penn State squeaked by Iowa.

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College Football 2019: Week 7 Preview
Thursday, 2019 October 10 - 1:37 pm
Michigan grunts by Iowa, and faces Illinois next. N.C. State plays Syracuse tonight following a byte. Penn State demolished Maryland and will play Iowa.

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College Football 2019: Week6 Preview
Friday, 2019 October 4 - 2:19 pm
Michigan glides by Rutgers, who is bad at football and should feel bad. N.C. State loses to FSU. Penn State stomps Maryland.

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College Football 2019: Week 5 Preview
Friday, 2019 September 27 - 9:24 pm
Oof. Michigan gets wrecked by Wisconsin; N.C. State struggles to get by Ball State.

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College Football 2019: Week 4 Preview
Friday, 2019 September 20 - 2:08 pm
Michigan has a big game at Wisconsin; N.C. State will try to bounce back from its loss to WVU against not-very-good Ball State; Penn State squeaked by Pitt and now gets a week off.

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College Football 2019: Week 3 Preview
Friday, 2019 September 13 - 6:31 pm
Last week: Michigan squeaked by Army, while N.C. State and Penn State won comfortably. Next week: Michigan has a bye, N.C. State faces a shaky WVU squad, and Penn State plays pesky Pitt.

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College Football 2019: Week 2 Preview
Thursday, 2019 September 5 - 1:16 pm
To save myself some time, I'm not going make separate recap and preview posts this year.

Last week: Michigan, NC State, and Penn State all won handily. Next week: Michigan plays Army, NC State plays Other Directional Carolina, and Penn State plays the Wild Wings of Buffalo.

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College Football 2019: Week 1 Preview
Thursday, 2019 August 29 - 6:34 pm
Hope springs eternal. Michigan plays the One-Legged Pirates of Middle Tennessee State University; NCSU takes on the Actual Pirates of East Carolina; Penn State plays the Boiling Potatoes of Idaho.

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College Football 2018: The End
Saturday, 2018 December 1 - 1:27 pm
Sigh. This will be my last college football post of the year.

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College Football 2018 Week 13 Preview
Friday, 2018 November 23 - 12:29 pm
The Game is on. N.C. State plays UNC. Penn State hosts Maryland.

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College Football 2018 Week 12 Playoff Picture
Friday, 2018 November 23 - 11:50 am
This week's conference standings breakdown.

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College Football 2018 Week 12 Recap
Friday, 2018 November 23 - 11:37 am
Michigan beat Indiana; Penn State beat Rutgers; N.C. State routed Louisville.

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College Football 2018 Week 12 Preview
Saturday, 2018 November 17 - 1:07 pm
Michigan plays Indiana, N.C. State plays Louisville, Penn State plays Rutgers. It's kind of the week before the real madness, where a lot of teams have tune-up games that can't be overlooked.

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College Football 2018 Week 11 Playoff Picture
Tuesday, 2018 November 13 - 2:55 pm
This week's conference standings breakdown.

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College Football 2018 Week 11 Recap
Tuesday, 2018 November 13 - 2:33 pm
Michigan beat Rutgers; N.C. State lost to Wake Forest; Penn State beat Wisconsin.

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College Football 2018 Week 11 Preview
Friday, 2018 November 9 - 11:42 am
Michigan plays Rutgers; N.C. State plays Wake Forest; Penn State plays Wisconsin. Actually N.C. State already played on Thursday; oops.

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College Football 2018 Week 10 Playoff Picture
Friday, 2018 November 9 - 11:17 am
This is a new feature; I'll try to break down the conference standings and possible scenarios down the road. Not sure if I'll do this every week but I just wanted to sort some of this out in my own head.

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College Football 2018 Week 10 Recap
Friday, 2018 November 9 - 10:57 am
Michigan trounces Penn State; NCSU beats FSU.

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College Football 2018 Week 10 Preview
Saturday, 2018 November 3 - 10:25 am
Michigan completes its big three-game stretch against Penn State; N.C. State takes on Florida State.

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College Football 2018 Week 9 Recap
Saturday, 2018 November 3 - 9:51 am
N.C. State lost to Syracuse; Penn State beat Iowa.

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College Football 2018 Week 9 Preview
Saturday, 2018 October 27 - 11:10 am
Michigan has a bye; N.C. State plays Syracuse; Penn State takes on Iowa.

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College Football 2018 Week 8 Recap
Monday, 2018 October 22 - 5:58 pm
Michigan stuffs Sparty into a Sparty-hole; NCSU gets demolished by Clemson; Penn State scrapes out a win.

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College Football 2018 Week 8 Preview
Saturday, 2018 October 20 - 10:26 am
Michigan takes on Moo U; NCSU's faces its biggest game of the season against Clemson; Penn State plays Indiana. Also, blog commenting is fixed? I think?

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College Football 2018 Week 7 Recap
Saturday, 2018 October 20 - 9:16 am
Michigan stomps Wisconsin; Penn State loses another heartbreaker.

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College Football 2018 Week 7 Preview
Saturday, 2018 October 13 - 12:07 pm
Michigan faces a test against Wisconsin; N.C. State has a bye; Penn State plays an important game against Michigan State.

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