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Chomping at Bits: Florida takes No. 10 spot in initial College Football Playoff rankings

The Gators remain in position to play in a New Year’s Six bowl despite their second loss.

NCAA Football: Auburn at Florida Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

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Florida ranked No. 10 in first CFP rankings: The Gators would thus be in line to make an at-large berth in a New Year’s Six bowl. (ESPN)

Kerry Blackshear shows out in Florida’s season opener: He won’t have 20 and 10 every night — but if he’s close, Florida will be able to withstand a lot of storms. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Gators win SEC Tournament opener over Texas A&M: Becky Burleigh’s women continue their season for at least another day, though regular-season champ Arkansas is up next. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Florida uses fourth quarter to take down Grambling State: Needing to rally to beat Grambling State is probably not the greatest spot to be in, but a win’s a win. (Sam Stolte, Florida Gators)

How a Mouse became king: I haven’t read all of this long feature on Mike Holloway, but I’m sure it’s excellent. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

How tired queen Claire Saffitz and Bon Appetit took over YouTube: Long-form videos featuring relatable, relatively attractive people and a sense of humor do well on YouTube. Who knew? (Haley Nahman, Man Repeller)

Can one Madden play save the 2008 Detroit Lions? Possibly! Also fun: Taking Madden advice for an Xbox 360-era game from a Madden champion who was literally in elementary school when that game was released and having that advice be both the sagest in the video and, in essence, “run four verts.”

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