Since the College Football Playoff (CFP) system began in the 2014 season, there has been a lot of speculation as to the fairness of the four-team playoff. The bowl season has always been one of the biggest highlights for America’s biggest sport and the CFP has been no exception to that since its beginning.
We’re down to only 7 teams left in the chase for the College Football Playoff. Here is the rundown on how every team can (and can’t) make the final four.
The top 5 Heisman candidates this season are all quarterbacks and all share different traits. This week, we rank every major stat category to see who really has the edge heading into conference championship week.
Nothing changed within the top ten in this week’s CFP rankings, but some interesting scenarios lay ahead for teams still in contention. This week, we go deeper into the playoff hopes for every team still with a chance.
Brad Bets are back for Week 12 to give all the information on who to pick in this week’s betting, highlighted by a College Gameday visit to Orlando.
Murray takes over as the Heisman favorite as Oklahoma’s offense is putting up staggering numbers. Tagovailoa is close behind as Haskins, Minshew, and Grier try to catch up in this week’s Heisman rankings.
Both divisions of the SEC found their champions in Alabama and Georgia after two lopsided victories, the Big Ten saw Iowa and Penn State officially get placed in the elimination wastebasket, the Pac-12 is down to one possible bid in Washington State, the Big XII is a two-man race for a bid between teams that could face in back-to-back weeks, the ACC is left with Clemson and Boston College exclusively, and UCF is still in the mix.
5 quarterbacks on 5 teams that are hoping for a College Football Playoff berth are vying for a not only a spot in the final four, but atop college football hierarchy.
The first College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night and the results told a story of a much bigger picture for every Power Five conference. Some teams that were unranked in the AP Poll found a surprising visit into the CFP rankings and others (such as #8 Washington State) found themselves in playoff contention.
Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa had a bye-week this past Saturday but still remains the unanimous choice for the top award in college football. Dwayne Haskins and Ohio State had a bye-week as well, but that opened the door for him to get passed by Kyler Murray after leading Oklahoma to a romping of Kansas State. Washington State’s Gardner Minshew joins the bunch of Heisman finalists after his fifth 400-yard passing game in a shootout win against Stanford.
“The final Tuesday of October means it’s officially MACtion season and there shall be no more football-less nights. With the MAC filling ESPN 2, 3 and U timeslots for the next 4 weeks, football is now a daily occurrence and we have arguably the worst, yet most entertaining FBS conference to thank for that” – Brad
A new-look top 10 is revealed in the last relevant AP Top 25 poll of the season after Ohio State took a royal beatdown to the Boilermakers of Purdue. This week, we look at every team’s status to make it to the College Football Playoff before Tuesday’s CFP rankings are released for the first time this season.
The top 3 on this week’s Heisman Watch have separated themselves from the rest of the pack. With no clear running back favorite, an injury to Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., and no defensive standout that has the statistics to compete with the quarterbacks, these 3 historic seasons will continue to develop as November football is upon us.
Upsets covered college football on Saturday as many teams saw their College Football Playoff chances diminish and others saw their chances increase dramatically. Here’s a look at the AP Top 25, everyone’s playoff hopes, and what each team has to have happen for a bid to the real postseason.
Not much changed in the latest Heisman Watch, but two sophomore skill players are lingering behind the nation’s top 3 quarterbacks. Late October and November schedules could prove crucial to how these players compete in the second half of the season.
The halfway point of the season is closing the door to many team’s College Football Playoff chances. Looking at the AP Top 25, here’s where the field stands on their chances and what they can – and can’t do – to reach the College Football Playoff.
Week 6 of the college football season marks halfway through the season for the majority of teams in the country and for a lot of these Heisman hopefuls, the stat-padding portion of the schedule has come to an end.