It's CFP elimination time, starting in South Bend
As far as the playoff is concerned, it's win or go home when USC and Notre Dame meet. Similar stakes face Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Michigan.
Tennessee wants Bama ... to put the Vols out of their misery
The Third Saturday in October is one of the SEC's most tradition-rich rivalries. Lately it's gone bankrupt. Tennessee's visit to Alabama is a reminder of the vast gulf between two historic programs.
It's just another week for James Franklin -- except it's not
The Penn State coach's detailed routine doesn't allow him to think of anything but the task at hand, which at the moment is the Nittany Lions' most crucial three-game stretch since its 1982 championship season.
Marty visits the Penn State Berkey Creamery.
Marty Smith takes the party to Penn State to witness the university's historic creamery made available to the students and public.
Penn State looking for revenge on the field and recruiting trail against Michigan
Michigan has gotten the best of Penn State in some big games recently and flipped a number of high-profile recruits. Is this the year it all changes?
Hot Board recruiting predictions: Penn State vs. Michigan
Penn State and Michigan face off this weekend in a key Big Ten game that could have an impact on the recruiting trail for prospects such as defensive end Eyabi Anoma (No. 9).
Is the new Notre Dame ready for prime time?
With a stretch run that includes six teams with a combined seven losses, the Irish could play their way right into the playoff picture.
Who wins, USC or Notre Dame?
The Trojans and Fighting Irish meet in what is essentially a playoff elimination game. Can Sam Darnold help USC earn a signature win, or will the Irish rushing attack prove too physical?
Echols-Luper makes tremendous catch in traffic.
Cameron Echols-Luper loses his helmet while catching a touchdown pass for Western Kentucky in a victory over Old Dominion.
Nevada pulls off the double pass for a touchdown.
Wolf Pack WR Andrew Celis catches and throws to a wide-open Wyatt Demps to give Nevada the lead over Air Force.
The potentially great, maybe disastrous final month of the Big 12 season
You wanted a true round-robin Big 12 schedule and a title game? You got it. With four teams tied for second and three legit playoff contenders, the next six weeks are about to get wild.
Is this heaven? No, it's a Waffle House
It's more than just another breakfast joint. For years, fans of all stripes all across the South have made pre- and postgame pilgrimages to celebrate and commiserate over eggs, hash browns and, yes, waffles.
If Syracuse beats another top-10 team, the WRs will be the reason
Ervin Philips and Steve Ishmael have more combined targets than 41 other offenses this season. Their opponent this week, No. 8 Miami, just allowed 344 passing yards to Toledo. It's safe to say the Orange's dynamic duo has an opportunity coming up.
No team is safe in college football.
Scoop Jackson looks at ranked teams who have fallen to unranked challengers, while those who stand without a loss survive another week and rise up the rankings.
Week 8 betting nuggets
Rob Nelson identifies info to know for the weekend's slate of games.
Week 8 lines
The next contest in the storied USC-Notre Dame rivalry highlights Week 8's strong schedule of matchups. Check out the full list of game lines from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
How Vegas ranks the top 25 teams
Which college football teams are strongest in the eyes of Vegas experts? Phil Steele provides his updated ratings for the top 25 teams in Week 8.
Happy Valley gives Michigan chance to prove it belongs on 'big stage'
Michigan has been the center of attention since Jim Harbaugh arrived, but a loss to Penn State would almost certainly remove it from the public eye.
Expect electric atmosphere when Penn State hosts Michigan.
Kirk Herbstreit describes what he feels it will be like when No. 19 Michigan heads to Beaver Stadium to face No. 2 Penn State on Saturday night.
The best at everything in college football
Among draft-eligible players, who is the toughest running back to tackle, the best pass-rusher off the edge and the best QB at throwing each route? Our insider has the answers.
X factor for each Top 25 team down the stretch
The key to Notre Dame's CFP push, a third Alabama back with game-breaking ability, and the reliable, yet underappreciated, contributor to NC State's surprising season are all included.
Miami bringing back memories of 'The U.'
Mark Richt has the Hurricanes undefeated and putting up numbers that haven't been seen in Miami since the team was competing for championships.
UCF coach Scott Frost's new role: scout-team quarterback
No one knows the art of playing option QB better than Frost, who has been preparing the Knights to face Navy's offense "like he's back at Nebraska."
McShay's top 32 NFL draft prospects
A young corner can do a lot to help beef up an NFL secondary. Luckily, there will be some quality options in 2018, including one who has moved into the top 15. Todd McShay ranks the best prospects in next year's draft.
Ranking the Power 5 conferences by entertainment value
Everyone splash cold water on your face after a crazy Week 7. With little separating the top leagues, let's figure out which conference will be the most fun -- by looking at on-field battles, coaching drama and more -- the rest of the way.
Talk about a rotten Apple Cup. The Huskies and Cougars were undefeated and harboring serious playoff hopes. Then they went on the road as big favorites and got humbled.
So long, Sam Darnold. Hello, Saquon Barkley. What was supposed to be the Year of the Quarterback has been taken over by a bevy of elite running backs.
Week 7 turned out to be nothing but trouble for Clemson, Washington and Washington State. Alabama takes back the top spot.
Kenny Hill is undefeated through six games this season as quarterback at TCU. This is when it all went wrong three years ago with Texas A&M, but the new Kenny Hill vows it's different this time around.