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6 Thoughts on a Thursday

February 13, 2020

Explosive plays have always been valuable in football, but this college football season it was more evident than ever that those plays matter. A lot.

The four teams who made the College Football Playoff this season finished 1, 2, 3 and 4 in plays of 20 yards or longer from scrimmage in 2019.

The team that finished 5th? That would be Alabama.

Three of the teams who made the CFP the previous season (Clemson, Oklahoma, and Alabama) finished 1, 2, and 3 in explosive plays.

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