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article July 27, 2017

100 Best CFB Games Ever: 25-1

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Our countdown of the best 100 games in the history of college football has reached its final installment: the top 25, featuring comebacks, big upsets, incredible last-second plays and the greatest national championship games. More»
best-cfb-games-partIII article July 26, 2017

100 Best CFB Games Ever: 50-26

Our countdown of the 100 best games in college football history moves into its second half, with games 50 through 26. It's a collection that includes Rose Bowl thrillers, postseason comebacks and classics decided by made and missed kicks. More»
100bestgames-part2 article July 25, 2017

100 Best CFB Games Ever: 75-51

Our four-part list counting down the best 100 games in college football history continues with Part II, covering games 75-51. It's a group of classics that includes wild endings at the Big House, dramatic finishes leading to national titles and much more. More»
best-100-games-ever-PARTI article July 24, 2017

100 Best CFB Games Ever: 100-76

When Clemson beat Alabama for the national title in January, one big question was asked: Did we just witness the best college football game ever? We decided to dig deeper. This is Part I of our look at the 100 best college football games of all time. More»
freeze article July 21, 2017

Freeze Out For Personal Misconduct

On Thursday, Ole Miss announced that coach Hugh Freeze resigned because of a "concerning pattern" of misconduct, unrelated to the NCAA investigation that has hovered over the team. A brief Rebels football peak has hit a sharp decline that keeps getting worse. More»
breakout-cfb-2017 article July 20, 2017

College Football All-Breakout Team

Breakout college football players can be unpredictable, but we can make educated guesses based on a combination of opportunity, recruiting evaluations, glimpses we saw in 2016 and spring hype. These are our 2017 picks for new stars at every position. More»
GettyImages-599555994 article July 19, 2017

Stanford Still Serious Pac-12 Threat

There are two clear-cut favorites in the Pac-12 entering the 2017 season in Washington and USC, but it would be a mistake to overlook a third team: Based on recent history, there's little reason to believe that Stanford won't be a top contender. More»
GettyImages-630886160 article July 18, 2017

Top 25 College Football Unit Rankings

It's one thing to recruit and develop a handful of great individual players scattered throughout a team. It's another to recruit and develop an entire group of great players at one position. Led by Clemson's D-line, these are college football's top 25 units. More»
AP_675715704117 article July 17, 2017

Auburn Back To Being SEC Wild Card

With a hyped new quarterback coming in after an 8-5 season, Auburn is getting a preseason push as it hopes to make the SEC interesting and challenge Alabama for supremacy in the West. Auburn has faltered in such situations before. Is Jarrett Stidham the answer? More»
AP_17194573391965 article July 13, 2017

Ole Miss Can't Freeze Out Drama

SEC media days were mostly forgettable until news surfaced that a former coach, Houston Nutt, filed a lawsuit against his former school, Ole Miss. It was news that yet again made current Rebels coach Hugh Freeze the center of attention for non-football reasons. More»
top130players-2017 article July 13, 2017

Top 130 College Football Players 2017

Media days have begun, preseason practice is nearing and our seven weeks of preseason position rankings are finished. That means it's time for an annual Sports on Earth tradition: a comprehensive ranking of college football's top players. More»
GettyImages-624315054 article July 11, 2017

Orgeron Embraces Rare Second Chance

Ed Orgeron took the stage at SEC media days on Monday as LSU's head coach, 10 years after his final appearance as coach of Ole Miss. How much he's learned in that decade will determine just how long Orgeron continues to return to Hoover each summer. More»
GettyImages-620910298 article July 10, 2017

Who Is SEC's Next Non-Bama Champion?

The gap between Alabama and the rest of the SEC has never been wider than last year. But while the Crimson Tide aren't slowing down, their reign is bound to end eventually. So which non-Alabama team from the SEC is most likely to win a national title next? More»
bama-fsu article July 7, 2017

Most Intriguing 2017 CFB Games

In just eight short weeks, we'll be getting ready for the first full Saturday of the 2017 college football season on Sept. 2. With the season nearing, let's dive into the schedule to pick out some of the most intriguing and most important matchups of the fall. More»
GettyImages-619131600 article July 6, 2017

Bentley Primed For Big Things in SEC

After graduating high school a year early, Jake Bentley was thrown into the South Carolina starting lineup midway through last season to provide a jolt to a young, struggling offense. Despite some growing pains, he did just that, showcasing talent to be excited about. More»
cfb-qb-rankings-2017 article July 5, 2017

College Quarterback Rankings 2017

The 2017 season will be one of the most exciting for quarterbacks in recent college football history. Deshaun Watson is gone, but the Pac-12 and Big 12 are loaded with talented passers, plus Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson is back, too. More»
washington-lsu article July 3, 2017

Best And Worst CFB Schedule Draws

The more that college football conferences expand, the harder it is to create balanced schedules. Which teams in each conference have the most favorable draws? Which teams have the worst luck? The answers could decide championship races. More»
barkley-jackson article June 30, 2017

The Most Entertaining CFB Teams

One of the best things about college football is the diversity of the offenses and the different viewing experiences. Are you looking for reliable sources of entertainment? These are the most watchable teams from each conference in 2017. More»
GettyImages-600641254 article June 29, 2017

The Success of Iowa's Ferentz Era

Kirk Ferentz's longevity at Iowa is often a punch line because of his massive contract and the Hawkeyes' old-school style of play, but the criticism and jokes shouldn't obscure the fact that he's taken Iowa to impressive highs in a 19-year tenure that deserves appreciation. More»
cfb-db-rankings article June 27, 2017

College Defensive Back Rankings 2017

Our preseason position-by-position college football position rankings are nearing their end. This week, we count down our top cornerbacks and safeties, led by the return of all-world Florida State star Derwin James from an injury. More»

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