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Vanderbilt Out Duels Houston In BBVA Compass Bowl

Shayn Roby’s Take: The Vanderbilt Commodores became the SEVENTH SEC team to post a bowl victory this year, with the BCS National Championship Game yet to be played. The Auburn Tigers will represent the SEC in its quest for an eighth straight National Title in Division I College Football on Monday, January 6, 2014.

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Perhaps somewhere today in heaven, Irby “Rabbit” Curry is smiling, as Vanderbilt out dueled Houston 41-24 in the BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham to cap off a season with a bowl victory for the second year in a row.

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Prior to the Commodore victory, they were shown this inspirational video:

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This video perhaps was inspirational to this year’s edition of the Commodores and helped create the right mindset and mental toughness to achieve another bowl victory.  Perhaps the spirit of “Rabbit” Curry is smiling, as some believe his spirit urged Vandy on to victory against Texas after Vanderbilt coach Dan McGugin told them about Curry prior to the game on October 22, 1921. …

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Final 2013 Regular Season FBS Roby Ratings

Shayn Roby’s Take: It will be much tougher for Florida State to beat Auburn than it was to beat Duke in the ACC Championship Game. Expect the War Eagle chant after the eighth consecutive BCS Championship Crystal Bowl trophy is awarded to a team from the Southeastern Conference.

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Team                      Record             Winning Percentage          LR/ST

1.Florida St.            13-0                       1.000                                   5/1

2.Auburn                12-1                        0.923                                  1/1

3.Alabama             11-1                         0.917                                  1/3

4.Michigan St.       12-1                         0.923                                  3/1

5.Ohio St.               12-1                         0.923                                  3/2

6.Baylor                  11-1                        0.917                                   4/1

7.UCF                      11-1                        0.917                                   6/1

8.Louisville             11-1                       0.917                                   6/2

9.Missouri               11-2                      0.846                                   1/2

10.South Carolina  10-2                     0.833                                    1/4

11.Stanford            11-2                      0.846                                    2/1

12.Oklahoma         10-2                      0.833                                    4/2

13.Oklahoma St.    10/2                     0.833                                    4/3

14.Oregon              10-2                      0.833                                    2/3

15.Clemson            10-2                      0.833                                    5/3

16.Fresno State      11-1                     0.917                                    8/1

17.No. Illinois          12-1                     0.923                                   10/2

18.LSU                        9-3                     0.750                                     1/5

20.Arizona State      10-3                    0.769                                      2/2

21.Wisconsin            9-3                      0.750                                     3/3

22.Bowling Green   10-3                    0.769                                    10/1

23.Ball State             10-2                   0.833                                     10/3

24.UCLA                     9-3                    0.750                                       2/4

25.Duke                    10-3                   0.769                                       5/2

26.Rice                      10-3                   0.769                                       11/1

27.Cincinnati             9-3                    0.750                                       6/3

28.Miami                   9-3                     0.750                                       5/4

29.East Carolina       9-3                     0.750                                      11/3

30.Georgia                8-4                     0.667                                        1/5

Others to Watch In Bowl Season:    Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, Texas, BYU, Nebraska

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College Football Gamecast – Missouri vs Auburn

Shayn Roby’s Take:  The Auburn Tigers are more than likely headed to the BCS title game after defeating the Tigers that hail from Columbia, Missouri in the SEC Championship game by an impressive 17 points.

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Johnny Manziel suspended for 30 minutes |Pro Football Talk

It appears the Johnny Manziel saga may be over. He will sit out the first half of Texas A&M’s season opener. Perhaps the silver lining will be that the Aggies’ backup quarterbacks will have some playing time under their belt in case they are needed later in the season when it really matters. Rice figures to not be a very stiff test for A & M.