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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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Colorado comes up short against Oregon, 41-24

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado is inching closer to the elite of the Pac-12. It just didn't happen Saturday night.

Royce Freeman rushed for 163 yards and scored twice, third-string quarterback Taylor Alie tossed a clinching touchdown pass in the fourth quarter and Oregon beat Colorado 41-24 on a soggy Saturday night.



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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.