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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Notebook: No. 2 FSU has inside position

Florida State took firm hold of second place in Sunday’s BCS standings behind top-ranked Alabama and grabbed the inside track to the national championship game.

The Seminoles were in second last week, but seemed likely to get passed by Oregon if the Ducks could have remained unbeaten. Stanford, however, handed Oregon its first loss of the season Thursday and Florida State benefited.

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