Matt Schick, Craig Haubert & Tom Luginbill break down the latest recruiting class rankings, discuss what Notre Dame's history means to recruits & rank the best recruits ever.
Sooners need a lot to happen
No. 16 Oklahoma, with two losses, must run the table to have any playoff chance. They'll also need other Power 5 champions to trip up. Bubble watch
Mountaineers face tough test
No. 12 West Virginia needs to go undefeated to leave no doubt in the committee's mind that it's a top-four team. TCU will provide a challenge in Morgantown. Unbeaten watch
Baylor should root for WVU in bye week
No. 9 Baylor has the week off but should have a rooting interest in TCU-West Virginia. The best-case scenario for the Big 12's playoff hopes would be a battle of unbeaten teams on Dec. 3, when the Bears travel to West Virginia. Unbeaten watch
Which coaches are doing the best job? Which teams are for real? Who is the best player? We asked coaches from across the country their takes, and there are some surprising answers.
It's hard out there for the working man playing corner in the Big 12. Spread offenses, deep reserves of talented receivers and elite QBs make Saturdays a long day at the office.
Alabama continues to waltz through its schedule with Texas A&M up next. Are the Tide beatable? And which team is built to pull it off? Our experts have the answer to that and more.
Trevor Knight knocked off Alabama when he was Oklahoma's QB. Can he do it again for Texas A&M on Saturday? And the comforts of home could fuel a playoff run for West Virginia.
A complaint filed last month by former Baylor Title IX coordinator Patty Crawford, who resigned Oct. 3, has resulted in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education.
Kevin Sumlin believes in his Aggies, no matter what happens on Saturday against Alabama. And while Week 8 brings showdowns in the SEC and Big Ten, the race in the ACC could go down to the wire.
Steele: TCU primed for an upset?
No. 12 West Virginia is undefeated and favored against visiting TCU (+6.5). Phil Steele has another view and feels the pressure might get to the Mountaineers. Best Bets (Insider)
Steele: Cowboys might look past Kansas
Oklahoma State is fresh off a bye. And while it is a big favorite at Kansas (+28), Phil Steele believes the Cowboys are too big of a favorite. Best Bets (Insider)
Washington is a midseason All-American
Oklahoma State WR James Washington totaled 296 receiving yards against Pitt in Week 3. Since that game, he ranks second in the nation in receiving yards per game. Midseason All-Americans
Where will Art Briles be coaching?
Art Briles was fired by Baylor for findings in the Pepper Hamilton report and it's unlikely that another college will bring him in. Briles will find employment in the NFL, predicts Mark Schlabach. Second-half predictions
Phil Steele gives his best Week 8 picks, including a number of underdogs pulling off outright victories and thoughts on TCU-West Virginia and Stanford-Colorado.
West Virginia in dangerous territory
West Virginia is in the precarious position of being a small favorite at home against a TCU team that is coming off a bye week, writes Will Harris. Early betting look (Insider)
Time to sell on the Red Raiders
Texas Tech and its no-defense approach is fun to watch, but it doesn't bring in wins when the Red Raiders enter the teeth of the Big 12 schedule, writes Will Harris. Early betting look (Insider)
Harris lacks confidence in Longhorns
Texas defeated Iowa State last week with a strong second half, but for the long term it is best to sell on the Longhorns. There is too much uncertainty in Austin to keep your money there, writes Will Harris. Early betting look (Insider)
The first half of the season saw throwbacks, Ducks dressing like Ducks, and lots of chrome. Which uniforms are worth another look?
Want some surprises from college football's second half? Then stop reading. But if you want to know who'll get hired and fired, and who'll make the CFP, then here's how it'll all play out.