The college football regular season and conference championships are now over, and the bowls and College Football Playoff are set. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year for football fans. On December 28 we will see No. 4 Oklahoma face off against No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson take on No. 2 Ohio State.
The college football regular season is officially complete, and it is finally bowl season. Normally we have some controversy about who is in and who is out of the College Football Playoff, but this year that is not a problem.
The initial College Football Playoff rankings came out Tuesday night with a few surprises. Ohio State has the No. 1 spot, despite being No. 3 in the AP poll and No. 4 in the Coaches poll. Penn State jumped over Clemson into the top four, despite being No. 5 in both polls. Undefeated Baylor and Minnesota remain outside the top 10, which shows how important strength of schedule is to the committee.
Don’t look now, but the Big Ten is making some noise. While other teams like Notre Dame and Auburn were eliminated this past weekend, the Big Ten has four teams that could make the College Football Playoffs. Let's take a look at some of the other lessons we learned during Week 9.
While Clemson remain atop the odds board to win the College Football Playoff, several other teams saw their championship odds improve after Week 5.
The team with the best chance to shake up the national title picture is a Big 12 powerhouse that lost in the national semifinal in both 2017 and 2018. The No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners are a +1500 value pick to win it all.
Ohio State will have a new coach and a largely untested roster this season following the departures of Nick Bosa, Dwayne Haskins, Parris Campbell and other top talent to the NFL. We examine who's left in Columbus and predict whether the Buckeyes can compete for the College Football Playoff.
Penn State head coach James Franklin is heading into a make-or-break season after last year's disappointing 9-4 campaign. We examine whether the Nittany Lions have enough talent to claw their way to the top of the Big Ten.
Expectations are sky high for quarterback Shea Patterson as he enters his second year in Jim Harbaugh's system. Can the talented signal caller help the Wolverines avenge last season's embarrassing conclusion?
The competition for this year’s Heisman Trophy has two very clear and deserving favorites heading into the season. Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Trevor Lawrence of Clemson are elite talents and we’re fortunate enough to watch them compete all season long for college football’s most coveted individual trophy.