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Burt Reynolds will be honored by his alma mater's football team with an awesome helmet decal

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Burt Reynolds died this week at the age of 82 .
Before Reynolds was a Hollywood star, he was a college football player at Florida State University.
The school will honor Reynolds with a helmet decal based on the license plate from his famous 1977 Pontiac Trans Am.
Before Burt Reynolds was an iconic Hollywood leading man, he was a college football player at Florida State University.
Reynolds died this week at the age of 82 , and the school has come up with an excellent way to honor their late alumnus. The Seminoles will add decals to their helmets modeled after the...
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7 important college football games fans should watch this weekend

7 important college football games fans should watch this weekend

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Week 2 of the college football season is here, and that means another Saturday of non-stop action.
Like most weekends in the fall, there is no shortage of games to choose from. But even though most teams have only played one game, we already have a sense of which teams are in the playoff hunt and which games are the most important.
This week we have two top-25 matchups, three contenders going on the road against good opponents, a big-name coach looking to rebound, and one in-state rivalry with a silly trophy on the line.
Here are the college football games to...
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Our 7 best bets for Week 2 of the college football season

Our 7 best bets for Week 2 of the college football season

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College football season is off and running , with full slates of games every Saturday from now until the holiday season.
Last week , our picks got off to a less-than-stellar 2-5 start, with Alabama and Virginia Tech playing hero to save us from disaster. Some excuses could be made - one good red zone possession from Washington, and Miami being semi-conscious could have made for a winning week - this isn't the place for them. Sometimes it's just not your week.
That said, everyone loves a redemption story, and this week we're starting ours with seven more picks off...
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