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article December 6, 2016

5 Finalists Named For Heisman Trophy

Lamar Jackson's invitation to the Heisman Trophy presentation on Saturday was a foregone conclusion. On Monday, it was announced that Deshaun Watson, Baker Mayfield, Dede Westbrook and Jabrill Peppers will join him in New York as finalists. More»
GettyImages-624315234 article December 5, 2016

Fournette Worthy Of A Top-10 Pick

In a decision that will surprise nobody, LSU running back Leonard Fournette announced that he will enter the 2017 NFL draft. While his junior season didn't go as planned, Fournette has established himself as a rare talent who should be a top-10 pick. More»
GettyImages-627421790 article December 5, 2016

Purdue Hires Kind Of Coach It Needs

After winning just nine games over the past four seasons, Purdue finally took a big step in the right direction on Monday, hiring Jeff Brohm as its new coach. At Western Kentucky, Brohm won back-to-back Conference USA titles with prolific offenses. More»
bowl40rankings article December 5, 2016

College Bowl Game Rankings: 40-1

Sunday wasn't just about revealing the College Football Playoff field. The semifinal games were just two of 40 bowl matchups announced, setting the stage for an eventful holiday season. We rank all 40 bowls based on watchability. More»
final-playoff-rankings-2016 article December 4, 2016

CFB Playoff Matchups Revealed

The College Football Playoff field is official, and there wasn't nearly as much drama as there could have been. No. 1 Alabama will face No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl, and No. 2 Clemson will meet No. 3 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. More»
GettyImages-627467238 article December 4, 2016

CFP: What We Know And Don't Know

All of the games have been played, and conference champions have been crowned. All that's left to do is to argue. If Saturday was any indication, the arguments won't stop when the College Football Playoff field is revealed on Sunday. More»
GettyImages-627516694 article December 4, 2016

PSU Roars To Big Ten Title Comeback

In a season filled with improbable results, Penn State pulled off its greatest accomplishment yet: Down 21 in the first half, the Nittany Lions rallied to beat Wisconsin 38-31 for the Big Ten championship, their ninth straight win and first title since 2008. More»
GettyImages-627449954 article December 4, 2016

Alabama Still Owns The SEC

Despite some uncharacteristic missteps and a bizarre first quarter, No. 1 Alabama beat No. 15 Florida 54-16 to stay unbeaten and win its fourth SEC championship in five years as it gets set to land the top seed in the College Football Playoff. More»
GettyImages-627278126 article December 3, 2016

Huskies Playoff-Ready After Rout

Projected as a breakout team in the preseason, Washington has managed to exceed expectations anyway. The No. 4 Huskies dominated No. 8 Colorado 41-10 to win the Pac-12 title on Friday, putting them in good position for a playoff bid. More»
GettyImages-627256000 article December 3, 2016

WMU Has Earned Cotton Bowl Trip

It wasn't easy, but on Friday night Western Michigan held off Ohio 29-23 to win its first MAC championship since 1988. The No. 17 Broncos improved their record to 13-0, and their perfect deserves to be rewarded with a spot in the Cotton Bowl. More»
GettyImages-626023724 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»

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