An eventful few weeks in college football give way to what appears to be a lighter slate of games in Week 9. With Florida State off, attention turns to playoff contenders going on the road as the season prepares to enter the November stretch run. More»
Dak Prescott is the unquestioned star and face of Mississippi State's breakout season, which has seen it climb to No. 1. But he's not alone. A unique combination of traits has made Josh Robinson another breakout talent in the Bulldogs' backfield. More»
Lane Kiffin became perhaps the most hated coach in college football, so it's not surprising that everything he does elicits strong reactions. But as he prepares to return to Tennessee, it's important to remember that he's only part of Nick Saban's larger machine. More»
The College Football Playoff selection committee is one week away from releasing its first official rankings of the season. As as happened all season, there will surely be much angry debate, especially about the SEC. We're better off being patient. More»
The contrast has never seemed greater: While undefeated Florida State achieved another high-profile win over Notre Dame on Saturday, rival Florida hit another low under Will Muschamp in a disastrous loss to Missouri. Here's what we learned in Week 8. More»
It's a shame it had to be decided by a penalty, but a late flag that wiped out a go-ahead Notre Dame score was correct. Led by a big second half from Jameis Winston, Florida State held off Notre Dame in a down-to-the-wire classic to headline Week 8. More»
The first half of the college football regular season is over, offering us a chaotic seven weeks. As the second half begins, attention shifts to Florida State and Notre Dame, who headline a day that also features Alabama-Texas A&M and key Big 12 showdowns. More»
It's not often that undefeated Florida State and Notre Dame would have something to prove midway through the season, but that's the situation the two face in Tallahassee on Saturday. Who's more likely to continue its run deeper into the season? More»
Through seven weeks of the college football season, the nation's leading rusher might not be who you expect. With a combination of breakaway speed and excellent vision, though, Tevin Coleman gives you a reason to pay attention to Indiana. More»
Nothing is ever decided after just seven weeks into the college football season, but we are at the halfway point, meaning now is a good time to take stock of the landscape and hand out early awards. From Dak Prescott to Vic Beasley, here are the winners. More»
If last week proved that Ole Miss and Mississippi State can play with anybody, then this week proved that they're here to stay. While Mississippi State scored a landmark win over Auburn, Ole Miss has developed the best defense in college football. More»
Fresh off landmark wins, Mississippi State and Ole Miss are showing no signs of letting up. The Bulldogs and Rebels both notched impressive wins again on Saturday, joining a dramatic Baylor win atop another entertaining week of football. More»
Bizarre, unpredictable weekends are common in college football, but it may take a long, long time to surpass the chaos of Week 6. Still, while last week can't be matched, Saturday has set up plenty of intrigue, headlined by two top-10 matchups. More»
Georgia running back -- and Heisman candidate -- Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday, amid reports that the NCAA is investigating possible profiting off his likeness. Here's how Gurley breaking an absurd rule would affect the rest of the season. More»
In a college football season with no truly dominant team, perfection is difficult to attain. That's especially true for Auburn, which faces one of the nation's most difficult schedules. Even if it loses a game, Auburn's ceiling may be higher than anyone's. More»
Six weeks ago, TCU junior Trevone Boykin remained in an uncertain state, unsure what position he'd actually play. After a win over Oklahoma, suddenly he's become a breakout quarterback leading a surprise midseason Big 12 contender. More»
Oregon's visit to UCLA on Saturday was supposed to be one of the games of the year nationally, showcasing a pair of coveted NFL draft prospects in Marcus Mariota and Brett Hundley. Now, the focus is instead mostly on just keeping them upright. More»
One of the craziest college football weekends ever is in the books, with five of the AP's top eight teams falling. All the upheaval allows us to get a fresh start in evaluating top contenders, so we reset the playoff picture and break down the weekend. More»
Oregon has company. After the No. 2 Ducks lost on Thursday, Alabama (Ole Miss), Oklahoma (TCU) and Texas A&M (Mississippi State) and UCLA (Utah) all fell on Saturday, throwing early playoff projections out the window. We recap Saturday's most important results. More»
A ridiculous celebration penalty may have led to Arizona's winning touchdown on Thursday night, but it doesn't get the blame for the downfall of No. 2 Oregon. The Ducks' last two games show that their problems run a bit deeper. More»
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