By Marc Lawrence — A total of fifteen ranked teams were in action during Week 6 of the 2020 college football season, including four Top 25 matchups. There was also a top-10 clash for the second straight week when No. 1 Clemson handled No. 7 Miami (Fla.) 42-17. Biggest of all, though, was Texas A&M QB Kellen Mond going toe-to-toe with Florida’s Kyle Trask, and walking away with the victory, the Aggies first win against a top-five team at home since 2002. Mond threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns while completing 25 of his 35 attempts … In addition, Nick Saban and his second-ranked Crimson Tide got the better of Lane Kiffin and Ole Miss 63-48. He is now 21-0 all time against former assistant coaches. Still, the Rebels’ 48 points were the most scored against Alabama by an unranked team in the AP poll era. They were also the most scored by a former Saban assistant against the 68-year-old coach … To read more takes on last week’s wild college football card click here.
ESPN reported that LeBron James has made it clear that his goal is to surpass Michael Jordan as the greatest player in basketball history. When James was named the 2020 NBA Finals MVP for leading the LA Lakers to their first championship in a decade and winning the fourth title of his career, he inched closer to achieving that goal. Winning his fourth Finals MVP moves him out of a tie with Magic Johnson, Tim Duncan and Shaquille O’Neal and into second all time – trailing only Jordan, who won the award six times. The 35-year-old James averaged 29.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 8.5 assists during the playoffs.
Grinding Out The Profits
From this week’s PLAYBOOK FOOTBALL NEWSLETTER: Florida State is 15-3-1 SU all-time since joining the ACC in its series with North Carolina, including 4-0 SUATS when not favored by double-digits, as well as 5-0-1 SU when the Tar Heels are undefeated