Adams: Five from Friday 

August, 20, 2012
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Every week through football season, DawgNation writer Kipp Adams will reveal five things he learned while out on the road for Friday football. Those nuggets could include recruiting gems, game observations and/or merely thoughts on sports in general. You might already know all of it, but do us a favor and try your best to pretend it's all news to you.

[+] EnlargeChanning Stribling
Tom Hauck for ESPN.comOnly a three-star, Matthews (N.C.) Butler ATH Channing Stribling opened play Friday with a gravity-defying interception.
The series opener looks back at the Charlotte, N.C., area contest in which the Butler Bulldogs took on the Mallard Creek Mavericks this past Friday at Memorial Stadium.

1. Wolverines pull off grand larceny: Through nine months, more than 70 programs have come through Butler High School in Matthews -- and with good reason. The program consistently churns out several BCS-level prospects each year, and this class is one of the best for the Bulldogs. But the fact that all of those coaches missed on Channing Stribling (Matthews, N.C./Butler), a 6-foot-2, 170-pound athlete who made eight touchdown catches and five interceptions in his first year on defense, is remarkable.
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Brad Edwards and Antonietta Collins react to the College Football Playoff rankings that were released on Tuesday night.
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