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SEATTLE'S EARL THOMAS IS ONE BAD MAN | BY GREG BISHOP
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Elliott had six yards on his first three carries and 240 on his next 33, including four touchdowns, in the Buckeyes' 42--20 stomping of Oregon.
The Ezekiel Elliott!
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Photograph by ROBERT BECK Sports Illustrated