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  • WEEK 11 RECAP where Manziel, A&M pull off stunner, drop No. 1 Bama, Klein, K-State boost title hopes by topping TCU, Notre Dame bounces BC to improve to 10-0, Mariota’s 6 TDs power perfect Oregon past Cal, Hogan-led Stanford rallies past Oregon State and more

WEEK 11 RECAP where Manziel, A&M pull off stunner, drop No. 1 Bama, Klein, K-State boost title hopes by topping TCU, Notre Dame bounces BC to improve to 10-0, Mariota’s 6 TDs power perfect Oregon past Cal, Hogan-led Stanford rallies past Oregon State and more


November 12, 2012

welcome to the week 11 recap where I will show you some amazing comebacks, heartbreaking defeats, high-scoring shootouts and how 2 teams got their 1st loss of the season. The Week 11 recap starts…. RIGHT NOW!

15 Texas A&M at 1 Alabama

my pick: ‘bama

we’ll start 5 minutes in and it’s Christine Michael getting the hand off and plowing in for the score.Insuing ‘bama drive 3rd &6 AJ McCarron looking…, looking… and he’s picked off. 3 minutes later A&M driving Jhonny football buying some time and finds Ryan Swope wide open in the endzone that was the first time alabama has been trailing by double-digits all year long!Later 10 minutes left in the half 20-0 Texas A&M ‘bama driving and T.J. Yeldon bull-doezes his way in that made it 20-7 then time ticking in the 1st and Eddie Lacy plows his way in to cut the lead to single-digits at the half.9:48 left in the 3rd ball on the ‘bama 12 and A.J. McCarron finds Amari Cooper on the long bomb to the TAMU 38. 30 seconds later T.J. Yeldon….fumbles!Later 23-17 now and Johnny Football finds Malcome Kennedy who makes a amazing catch! The 2-point conversion fails so it’s 29-17.but this is Alabama and hey Texas A&M WELCOME TO THE SEC! McCarron to Amari Cooper and the tide are back in biz!4 minutes left 29-24 and McCarron finds Kenny Bell who is tackled by Toney Hurd Jr. at the 6! 4th and goal now and AJ is picked off and Texas A&M wins it 29-24!

Question of the Week Finalist

Q: How did ‘bama lose?

A: We usually speak of Alabama as a  team that doesn’t beat themselves. But they beat themselves today. 3 turnovers and was 7 for 15 on 3rd down and let up over 400 yards.

A.J. McCarron was 21/34 he had 309 yards 1 touchdown and threw 2 picks including the one that ended the game

2 Kansas State at TCU

my pick: Kansas State

let’s start 4 minutes in where Collin Klein finds Chris Harper for a 62 yard gain to the TCU 27. Klein would take it himself 7 yards into the endzone 7-0 visitors up first. seconds remaining in the half and Trevone Boykin is picked off returned 30 yards the other way but he was tackled as time expires 13-0  K-state at the break. 8:21 left in the 3rd and Collin Klein with a long 34 Yard TD Run K-state wins it 23-10

4 Notre Dame at Boston College

my pick: Notre Dame

 let’s start with 7:26 left in the first and Everett Golson plows it in a 2 Yard TD that made it 7-0. Then waining seconds of the half and Golson finds Troy Niklas  to put ND up 14-3 at the break.Golson found John Goodman with 10:44 left in the 3rd to put the irish up 21-3 the irish roll! 21-6

3 Oregon at Cal

my pick: Oregon

let’s start 1st quarter and Marcus Mario-ta finds Colt Lyerla for the TD that put oregon up 7-0. then 14-10 ducks and Mariota does it himself runs it to the 3 but takes a hard hit on his left shoulder would return to the game.late second and Mariota finds Josh Huff  for the TD that made it 24-10.then Mariota finds Huff again that made it 31-10.Then Mariota a 39 yard pass to none other then Huff TD oregon that made it 38-10. Mariota to Colt Lyerla now that makes it 45-10. 45-17 now and Mariota to Will Murphy for his 6th TD. 59-17 final

11 Oregon State at 14 Stanford

my pick: Oregon State

Kevin Hogan making his 1st carrer start  for Stanford. let’s Start 7-0 stanford 30 seconds left in the 1st and Hogan finds the fulback Ryan Hewitt for the TD that made it 14-0 then 14-10 Stanford now Beaver ball and Cody Vaz finds Markus Wheaton  for the TD that put Oregon State up for the first time today. 23-14 a couple seconds left in the 3rd quarter and Hogan finds Stepfan Taylor for a 40 yard touchdown that cuts the lead to 2. 5 minutes left and Hogan finds Zach Ertz for the touchdown  2 point conversion failed so it’s 27-23 now. 2 1/2 minutes left now and Vaz buying some time but it’s not enough. Vaz is sacked he hurts his leg on the play. Sean Mannion would come in now 4th and 16  and he over throws it. 27-23 Stanford wins.


now that stanford won the winner of the oregon-stanford game will win the pac-12 south and while we’re taking about that the winner of the ucla-usc game will win the pac-12 north

5 Georgia at Auburn

my pick:Georgia

we’ll start 7-0 dogs and Aaron Murray play-action and he finds Malcolm Mitchell to make it 14-0. then Murray finds Tavarres King  who makes a amazing catch and stays in bounds so it’s 21-0.Then Todd Gurley ran it in. that made it 28-0.Then Keith Marshall breaks out a 62 yard run to make it 38-0. 1st play of the 4th and Auburn is picked off 38-0 Georgia wins. Can they make my top 5?

Miami (FL) at Virginia

my pick: Virginia (but I almost never pick against my favorite team UVa. go hoos!)

i’m in there somewhere

I took this picture on a recorded version of the abc televised game.

let’s start… 31-28 Miami and Stephen Morris finds Phillip Dorsett on a 35 Yard  TD Pass to put the ‘canes up 10. But my man Michael Rocco pass complete to Darius Jennings for a 5 yard TOUCHDOWN. uva back on the field now 40-35 after a horribale saftey intentional grounding call 4th and 7 but it’s incomplete! Miami holds on but wait! The refs who were making such bad calls people around me said “Miami must be signing that check today” well I guess they forgot to sing this one’s check defensive holding on Miami: automatic first down. The first questionable call that went UVA’s way all day. but the ‘hoos still have to win and 6 seconds left Micheal Rocco finds Jake McGhee amazing catch! UVA wins it 41-40.

UL-Lafayette at 6 Florida

my pick: Florida

seconds left in the half 3-3 and Trey Burton the 2 Yard Pass From Jeff Driskel UF is up 10-3.13-3 now and Alonzo Harris plows it in for the ragin’ Cagin’s that cuts the lead to 3.Florida QB Jeff Driskel was hurt minutes after. but the punt is blocked and returned all the way ULL up 17-13.20-13 now and  Jacoby Brissett finds  Quinton Dunbar in the endzone 20-all. 13 seconds left and ULL’s punt is blocked and returned all the way UF survives a scare 27-20.

24 Northwestern at Michigan

my pick: Michigan

Let’s start 28-24 Michigan when Trevor Siemian finds Tony Jones for a 15 Yard TD hook-up.mere second left now and Devin Gardner finds Roundtree who makes a circus catch to put Michigan in scoring distance so it’s a 26 yard FG to send it to OT and it’s good! In OT Devin Gardner runs it in to put UM up 38-31. Lst chance for NW now 4th and 2 and he is stuffed UM wins it 38-31.

Question Of The Week

Q:Will there be a SEC team in the championship game?

A: unless 2 of the top 3 lose then no if that does happen the winner of bama and georgia in the SEC championship game will go.

21 Mississippi State at 7 LSU

my pick: LSU

0-0 and Dak Prescott 9 yards to Marcus Green for the TD.7-6 and Zach Mettenberger to Jarvis Landry for the score. 13-7 now.Spencer Ware 20 Yd Pass From Zach Mettenberger that put LSU up 20-7.But Mississippi State will not let up Chad Bumphis 14 Yd Pass From Tyler Russell 20-13 now.J.C. Copeland plows it in 30-20 and then Craig Loston a 100 Yd Interception Return 37-20 final.

Arkansas at 8 South Carolina

my pick: South Carolina

Let’s start with a Connor Shaw  to Jerell Adams for a 29 Yd Pass that made it 7-0 Then Bruce Ellington a 42 Yd Pass From Connor Shaw 21-10 now then D.J. Swearinger with a  69 yard pick 6 to make it 31-10 . 38-20 final.

9 Louisville at Syracuse

my pick: Louisville

let’s start 3-3 where Prince-Tyson Gulley rumbles for a 8-yard TD 10-3 ‘cuse Teddy Bridgewater a 53 yard pass too Corvin Lamb.10-10 now and Ryan Nassib  to Alec Lemon for the orange TD that makes it 17-10. Then Nassib to Lemon 37 yards on the touchdown hook-up.31-10 now and Jerome Smith with a 35-yard run 45-26 final.

Iowa State at 17 Texas

my pick: Texas

On a day where Texas is honoring DKR they honor him by lining up in the wishbone the 1st play and it’s a flea flicker.. wait no back to Ash who chucks it for a 42 yard game Royal would be proud. 7-0 Texas now David Ash  throws it to Mike Davis for a 61 yard TD. Ash on playaction throws it 32 yards amazing catch by Shiply. 23-7 now and Johnathan Gray runs it in 33-7 final.

Kansas at 22 Texas Tech

my pick: Texas Tech

the big controversy in this one was that Tommy Tubberville ripped off one of his GA’s headset’s after a substitution infraction. TTu wins 41-34 in 2OT

Question Of the Week Finalist

Q:was what tubberville did “okay”

A: No

Arizona State at 19 USC

my pick: USC

we’ll start 7-0 AZST and Matt Barkley  finds Marqise Lee who does the rest a 80 Yard TD.7-7 now and Barkley had 3 interceptions on the day and this one is picked off and returned 70 yards the other way that put the sun devils up. less than a minute in the 1st and Barkley finds Xavier Grimble to even it up at 14.17-14 sun devils now and it’s Curtis McNeal running it in to put USC back on top 21-17. Than Barkley finds McNeal for another score. Usc wins 38-17

18 UCLA at Washington State

my pick: UCLA

7-0 UCLA and Connor Halliday finds Dominique Williams  to tie it at 7. still 7-7 Brett Hundley to Johnathan Franklin who dives at the pylon for the score 14-7UCLA. 23-7 UCLA now and Hundly finds Devin Fuller for the TD 30-7 now.Eric Kendricks recovers a fumble and returns it 40 yards to the house 37-7 now. 37-14 and Jordon James runs it in. UCLA wins it by a margin of 44-36.

Penn State at 16 Nebraska

My pick: Penn State

we will start with Matt McGloin finding Jesse James to put the nittany lions up 17-6 , 20-13 now and Imani Cross runs it in it’s all tied up.27-23 PSu trying to take back the lead but he fumbles in the endzone Nebraska wins it 32-23

Veteran’s day Weekend Armed Forces recap

Army at 23 Rutgers

My pick: Rutgers

0-0 and Trent Steelman spins his way in for Army that makes it 7-0 Army.Jawan Jamison to Brandon Coleman on the fleah-flicker score 7-7 now .same score amd Nova finds Brandon Coleman or the 31 yard TD. 14-7 now and Savon Huggins runs it in 28-7 rutgers wins.

Air Force at San Diego State

my pick: San Diego State

Let’s start 3-0 Air Force and Adam Muema 20 Yard Touchdown run to make it 7-3 SDSU.Later 14-3 and Everett Beed scoops it up and returns it 52 yards for the TD SDSU wins it 28-9.

Navy at Troy

my pick: Navy

no score and Deon Anthony finds Chandler Worthy on the TD 7-0 Troy, Then B.J. Chitty 62 Yard Pass From Corey Robinsonto put Troy up 21-0. 21-14 Troy now and Deon Anthony 44 yard TD run that puts troy up 28-14. 31-21 Troy now and Gee Gee Greene long TD run for Navy that cut the lead to 3 but Troy wins it 41-31.

Player of the Week Candidates

RB Montee Ball Wisconsin

198 rush yds, 3TD in W vs Indiana

S D.J. Swearinger South Carolina

13 tackles, Int return for TD in  W vs Arkansas

WR Marqise Lee USC

161 rec yds, TD, 66 Rush yds in W vs Arizona State

WR Josh Stewart Oklahoma State

13 rec, 172 yards,2 td, rush TD in win vs WVU

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20 Louisiana Tech at Texas State

my pick: Louisiana Tech

21-14 Texas State and Kenneth Dixon plows it in to even it at 21. Later 34-34 and Colby Cameron  finds D.J. Banks for the TD 41-34 now.Then Dixon runs it in again 48-34 now.Later 48-41 and Shaun Rutherford finds Bradley Miller for a TD to even it at 48. but Ray Holley runs it in and Louisiana Tech rolls to a 62-55 win.

Baylor at 12 Oklahoma

my pick: Oklahoma

the belldoezer with a 55 yard TD run that made it 42-26 OU rolled to a 42-34 win.

West Virginia at Oklahoma State

Josh Stewart 46 yard run 7-0 OKState then Stedman Bailey 37 Yad Pass From Paul Millard that makes it 14-7, Justin Gilbert 96 Yd Kickoff Return 21-7 now.Blake Jackson 48 Yd Pass From Clint Chelf 28-14 now and OK State survives and wins big 55-34

Georgia Tech at North Carolina

Romar Morris 30 Ydrun to tie it at 21 then Jamal Golden 100 Yd Kickoff Return 34-29 now Giovani Bernard 78 Yd Pass From Bryn Renner 36-34 UNC now, Robert Godhigh 32 Yd Pass From Vad Lee 58-36 GT, Tim Scott 34 Yd Interception Return  that made it 58-50.68-50 GT final.

Missouri at Tennessee

Jimmie Hunt 87 Yd Kickoff Return to tie it at 7 then Kendial Lawrence 77 Yd Run that cuts Tennessee’s lead to 7. Dorial Green-Beckham 25 Yd Pass From James Franklin to tie it at 28 and send it to OT.1st OT Jimmie Hunt 24 Yd Pass From James Franklin 35-28 Mizzou then Rajion Neal 8 Yd Pass From Tyler Bray that tied it at 35.2nd OT Tyler Drummer 5 Yd Run that made it 42-35 vols but Marcus Lucas 18 Yd Pass From James Franklin to tie it at 42. we go to a 3rd OT James Franklin finds Dorial Green-Beckham for a 10 Yd td the 2-point conversion attempt failed. Tyler Bray looking and finds Justin Hunter for a TD 2-pt conversion was no good so we go to a 4th OT.Tennessee comes up short on 4th down so it’s Andrew Baggett a 35 yard field goal to win and it’s good 51-48 mizzou final/4OT


My Top 5

1 Kansas State

2 Oregon

3 Notre Dame

4 Alabama

5 Florida State


Kansas State

Ohio State




Notre Dame



Kansas State vs Oregon


Nebraska vs Notre Dame

Orange Bowl

Florida State vs Rutgers

Fiesta Bowl

Oklahoma vs LSU

Sugar Bowl

Alabama vs Clemson


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