Momentum is a funny thing in recruiting. Sometimes you have it, and then it's gone. Teams such as Tennessee were rolling in the offseason and have now seen their classes collapse. Others, such as Miami, have only built up great classes this season.
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Turnover Chains, Lane Trains and no more McElwain: Football up and down the state of Florida has been anything but predictable this season. Just ask Jimbo Fisher.
While Miami quarterback Malik Rosier was getting ready to prepare for a huge game against Notre Dame, he learned that his father had suffered a stroke.
FPI: Hurricanes heavily favored vs. UVA
Miami, now the No. 3 team in the College Football Playoff picture, has won three of the last four meetings against Virginia, including each of the last two. The Canes haven't won three in a row vs. the Cavaliers since the first three meetings in the series from 1996 to 2005.
It's a must-win game for Pitt, but Virginia Tech has the edge; Wake should manage to squeeze by the Orange.
Kirk Herbstreit and Ian Fitzsimmons have a serious warning for Miami as they prepare for an early kickoff against Virginia in Week 12.
Examining top CFP contenders
Alabama has separated itself at No. 1, but Clemson, Miami and Oklahoma appear to be in a clump at Nos. 2-4. FPI sees the Tigers as the best team, but the Hurricanes have the best strength of record, while the Sooners have the most wins against the CFP Top 25.
Without question, the signature moment of the season was the 41-8 win over Notre Dame this past weekend, a victory so decisive it turned Miami doubters into Miami believers.
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Golden Tate said he is going to make good on his Notre Dame-Miami bet with The Rock but is waiting on a jersey. He does have a turnover chain sweater, though.
Ryan McGee, Adam Rittenberg and Brad Edwards voice their confusion over the latest CFP Rankings (1:30), react to Arkansas parting ways with Jeff Long (18:35) and much more.
ESPN CFB analyst Kirk Herbstreit discusses the latest college football rankings and how he feels about the order, if the "U" is back after Saturday's win and more.
It's a long way from signing day for the Class of 2019. But a few schools, headlined by the Georgia Bulldogs, are already off to a strong start with the top junior prospects.
No. 3 Miami would face off against No. 2 Clemson in a rematch of their regular season finale.
What is your take on the new top 10? Did No. 3 Miami actually deserve the No. 2 spot over Clemson? And is there anything undefeated Wisconsin can do to claw its way into the playoff picture?
The U is back in the national title conversation, as Miami moved up to No. 3 in the CFP rankings, checking in ahead of No. 4 Oklahoma but behind Alabama and Clemson.
After Georgia went down this weekend, the No. 1 spot in the College Football Playoff rankings is wide open. Who do you think should take it over?
Peter Burns, Heather Dinich and Matt Schick preview the next CFP rankings (3:00), discuss some worthy COY candidates (22:02) and more. Plus, a chat with Austin Peay coach Will Healy (26:07).