Florida State Seminoles
The Ducks rolled past the defending national champion Seminoles 59-20 Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a Rose Bowl rout.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Will Alabama be the next and most significant victim of the SEC’s internal battle royal? Can Florida State avoid a letdown and represent the ACC in the biggest game of the year? This is what makes college football so interesting.