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Cal-Utah gets top billing in weekend to beware of underdogs

California at Utah is more important to the College Football Playoff race than Miami at Florida State.

This is where we are in college football this season.

ESPN is bringing "College GameDay" to Salt Lake City on Saturday for a showdown of the only remaining undefeated teams in the Pac-12 that few people would have predicted.

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Eastern Kentucky tops Tennessee Tech 48-17

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Bennie Coney threw for 351 yards and five touchdowns, four in a dominant first half, and Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 48-17 victory over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.

The game was moved from the Eastern Kentucky campus in Richmond to nearby Georgetown College after an apparent death threat on campus earlier in the week.

Coney completed 32 of 46 passes, Arien Beasley had four catches for 136 yards, and Dy'Shawn Mobley ran for 115 yards on 25 carries for the Colonels (3-2, 2-0 Ohio Valley).


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Mississippi's Johnson has knee surgery to repair meniscus

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi linebacker C.J. Johnson had surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.

The 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior has started four games this season, making 17 tackles and grabbing two interceptions. School spokesman Kyle Campbell confirmed Johnson's surgery on Tuesday and said the linebacker is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.