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article December 2, 2016

Last Chance For Heisman Hopefuls

Despite two late losses, Louisville QB Lamar Jackson is widely believed to be the overwhelming favorite for the Heisman Trophy. However, he'll be home this week while other hopefuls make their closing arguments in conference championship games. More»
week14pickem article December 2, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 14

It's Championship Week in college football, and a lot is still left to be decided before the playoff and bowl matchups are revealed on Sunday. Here is your guide to what to watch in the key conference title and regular season Week 14 games. More»
GettyImages-619117574 article December 1, 2016

Wilson Meets Murky End at Indiana

Less than a year after receiving a contract extension, Indiana coach Kevin Wilson resigned on Thursday despite leading the Hoosiers to bowl eligibility again. Athletic director Fred Glass cited unspecific "philosophical differences" as the reason. More»
GettyImages-626013822 article December 1, 2016

Alabama Makes SEC Anticlimactic

Even a year in which its offense is more exciting than ever, Alabama can't help but make things boring. That's because the Crimson Tide's overwhelming dominance on defense has made life miserable for the rest of the SEC entering Saturday's title game vs. Florida. More»
GettyImages-625208048 article November 30, 2016

Oregon Lost Identity Under Helfrich

For the first time in 40 years, Oregon fired its football coach, announcing Tuesday that Mark Helfrich is out after a 4-8 season, two years removed from a playoff run. It was a tough call, but one necessary for a program that lost what made it unique. More»
GettyImages-624482066 article November 30, 2016

CFP Rankings Are Anybody's Guess

On Sunday, all of the hypotheticals will be finished. No more guessing, no more speculating. For now, we're left to dissect the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, featuring Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Washington in the top four. More»
GettyImages-504629696 article November 29, 2016

For CFB Playoff, Eight Would Be Great

With the possibility of College Football Playoff selection controversy looming, it's natural to think about what would happen if the field expanded from four teams to eight. Here's the best way to make a bigger playoff work. More»
GettyImages-625981056 article November 28, 2016

OSU Pushes Playoff To New Territory

There is one week left until the selection committee reveals its choices for the third College Football Playoff. After a Rivalry Week in which Ohio State beat Michigan in double OT, the committee may be faced with its toughest choices yet. More»
week13takeaways article November 27, 2016

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 13

Rivalry Week is finished, and it gave us an all-time classic Ohio State win over Michigan, improbable division titles for Penn State and Colorado and numerous other crucial results to set the stage for conference championships and the postseason. More»
GettyImages-625980790 article November 27, 2016

Top Five Ohio State-Michigan Classics

Ohio State-Michigan has an argument for being the greatest rivalry in all of sports, even after years of Buckeyes control in the series since the turn of the century. On Saturday, the two teams may have played the greatest installment of their rivalry yet. More»
GettyImages-626028234 article November 27, 2016

Worst to First: Buffs Back On Top

After five straight last-place finishes upon joining the Pac-12, Colorado has pulled off an improbable turnaround, beating Utah 27-22 on Saturday to capture the Pac-12 South title and earn a spot in the conference championship game against Washington. More»
GettyImages-625992524 article November 27, 2016

PSU Blasts MSU, Wins Big Ten East

Ohio State and Michigan played a classic on Saturday, but against all odds, neither team won its division. Instead, No. 7 Penn State continued one of the biggest surprises of the season, beating Michigan State 45-12 to win the Big Ten East. More»
GettyImages-625982072 article November 26, 2016

Buckeyes Have It: OSU Wins Thriller

In an instant classic in college football's most storied rivalry, No. 2 Ohio State erased a 10-point deficit in the third quarter and beat No. 3 Michigan 30-27 in double overtime on Saturday, keeping the Buckeyes in the playoff chase. More»
GettyImages-611845960 article November 26, 2016

LSU Promotes Orgeron To Head Coach

After posting a 5-2 record since taking over for Les Miles at LSU, Ed Orgeron will be promoted from interim coach to head coach, according to reports. Orgeron says he has evolved as a coach, and now he's tasked with making LSU evolve. More»
GettyImages-625778446 article November 26, 2016

Huskies Cruise To Apple Cup Rout

With the Pac-12 North title on the line, No. 5 Washington raced to four first-quarter touchdowns en route to a 45-17 win over No. 23 Washington State on Friday in Pullman, clinching the division while boosting its College Football Playoff resume. More»
GettyImages-625763706 article November 25, 2016

Strong's Fate Sealed By Loss To TCU

Amid a whirlwind of coaching carousel speculation, Charlie Strong made things easier on Texas administrators on Friday afternoon. The Longhorns have little choice but to move on from the embattled coach after yet another loss, 31-9 to TCU. More»
week13pickem article November 25, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 13

The college football season began back in September with what was promoted as the greatest opening weekend of games ever, but the sport always saves its best for the end of November: Rivalry Week. We break down every key game to watch. More»
GettyImages-501471762 article November 23, 2016

Barrett Can Decide OSU-UM Showdown

When Jim Harbaugh took the Michigan job, it was assumed that he'd quickly push the Wolverines back onto an even playing field with Ohio State. He's done exactly that, but Ohio State still has one distinct advantage on Saturday: J.T. Barrett. More»
GettyImages-617311878 article November 23, 2016

Big Ten King In New Playoff Rankings

Beyond Louisville losing, not much changed in the College Football Playoff rankings this week. However, the new top 25 did make something increasing clear: There are realistic scenarios for the Big Ten to get two teams in the bracket. More»
applecup-preview article November 22, 2016

Apple Cup Has Extra Juice This Year

It wasn't too long ago that Washington and Washington State met to determine last place. Now, Friday's Apple Cup is one of the most important ever, with the whole college football world watching a showdown with Pac-12 and national title stakes. More»

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