Who still has a shot at reaching the CFP? (4:12)

Latest recruiting class rankings revealed

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

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7hAdam Rittenberg

Coaches hand out midseason honors

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.

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8hMax Olson

Big 12 CB -- the hardest job in college football

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.

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22hPaula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach

Feds launch Baylor probe over Title IX complaint

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.

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23hIvan Maisel

College football notes you need to know for Week 8

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.

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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)

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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

Why Nebraska and Baylor aren't top-10 teams - yet (1:20)
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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

Can Mountaineers continue climb vs. Horned Frogs? (0:34)
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1dPhil Steele

Best Week 8 college football bets

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)

Two scenarios that could create playoff chaos (1:24)
Does West Virginia deserve more respect? (1:35)