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SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year

The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.

12/10/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 29:  Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines tosses a 12-yard touchdown pass as he is rushed by Raekwon McMillan #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first quarter at Ohio Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Ohio State Sends Devin Gardner A Letter Complimenting His Sportsmanship

Now, this is what sports is all about.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 29: The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their 42-28 victory over the Michigan Wolverines by performing their alma mater song Carmen Ohio at Ohio Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins Now

The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.

12/02/2014

Discover Orange Bowl - Clemson v Ohio State

Mom: Missing Ohio State Player Texted About Concussions

Kosta Karageorge was last seen at his apartment around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–11/29/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: Desmond Morgan #48 of the Michigan Wolverines and Corey Brown #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dive for a loose ball after Corey Brown #10 of the Ohio State Buckeyes fumbled a punt return at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Michigan recovered the ball and scored a touchdown. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Big Ten Rivalry Week Headed By Ohio St-Michigan

Seventh-ranked Ohio State strives to keep alive its bid to reach the College Football Playoff in a matchup against Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–11/27/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

EUGENE, OR - NOVEMBER 22: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final Stretch

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.

11/26/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 01:  Michigan Wolverines head football coach Brady Hoke watches the action from the sidelines during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Stadium on November 1 , 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hoosiers 34-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Preparing To Coach What Could Be His Final Game, Hoke Keeps Focus On Ohio State

“Winning that last game always means a lot,” Hoke said. “You want to be able to go back and say my senior year we beat Ohio.”

CBS Detroit–11/25/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Ohio State Buckeyes players celebrate after a 49-37 win over the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

No. 8 Ohio State Must Avoid Trap At Minnesota

With a decisive win over rival Iowa, Minnesota regained a treasured traveling trophy and forged a three-way tie for first place in the Big Ten West Division with three games to go.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2014

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