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Stephen A. bewildered by Mayfield, Riley's emotional address.

Stephen A. Smith found Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Lincoln Riley's news conference to be more dramatic than necessary.

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Rivalry Week


High stakes in rivalry week.

The Iron Bowl has playoff implications, and Ohio State hopes to improve its chances with a win in Ann Arbor. Take a look at the Football Power Index to see how things will shake out.

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Coaching Carousel



What kind of head coach does UCLA need?

Marcus Spears gives insight on the kind of coach UCLA needs to bring in to follow Jim Mora, who was fired Sunday.

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Championship Drive


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Don't count out Ohio State in CFP.

Heather Dinich breaks down the Buckeyes' chances of making the College Football Playoff.

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Heisman Watch

All about bragging rights

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  • Welcome to a wild rivalry week

    Some games, such as Alabama-Auburn, have major playoff implications. Others, such as Ole Miss-Mississippi State, are just about good, old-fashioned hatred. Either way, these are the battles this weekend that make college football great.

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  • Capital One Fan Vote Week 12

    There's undefeated Wisconsin and Miami and one-loss contenders Clemson and Oklahoma. Who should be No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings. Vote in the Capital One poll to tell us your pick.