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Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: FSU’s Schedule Ravaged by COVID

Shortly before kickoff, the game between Florida State and Virginia was called off and no make-up date has been announced. Again, a positive COVID-19 test led to no action on the field--but this time Florida State is ravaged. After contract tracing, the team would have only had 44 scholarship players available for the game.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Big Wins in the Time...

Fans are going to be fans. This much we knew even before the pandemic hit but what we saw Saturday should sound alarm bells as games continue to be canceled and players are at risk for catching COVID-19. 

Florida TaxWatch Looks at How COVID-19‘s Impact on College Football Hinders the Economy

FTW unveiled “College Football in the COVID-19 Era: the Economic Impact of a Restricted Season” on Thursday. The new study shows college football continues to be a major source of revenue for several universities across Florida--and the current restrictions will impact it.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Heisman Race Starts Taking Shape

How do you see the Heisman race? I made a list, in order, of the young men I believe have the best chance of taking home the trophy as it currently stands. Sadly, Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz contracted COVID-19 and isn’t on the list. He had a brilliant opening game as the new starter against Illinois and Wisconsin looked very dangerous with him at the helm.

Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: National Title Hopes Still Alive...

Both Florida and Miami suffered their first losses of the season on Saturday--but because this season is unlike any other, they are not eliminated from national championship contention just yet. 
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News From Around Florida

Broward County elections supervisor to receive a six-figure pension, public schools are installing metal detectors, and Florida State football coach depicted in racial post.

Synan Says: The Real Top 25 in College Football, Week 9

Last week, I wrote that we would learn a lot about the state of football in the state of Florida this past weekend and, boy, did we ever. 
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