There are still big games left on the schedule, but see how our experts envision the entire bowl season playing out.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
The new AP Top 25 poll is out. Here's what's next for each ranked team
- LSU atop CFP; Georgia beats out Bama for No. 4
- Fleck on beating Penn State: 'That was the vision'
- No. 13 Minnesota tops No. 5 PSU 31-26 in match of unbeatens
- Ohio State leads CFP top four of LSU, Bama, PSU
As LSU, Ohio State and Clemson show no signs of slowing down, the race for the final playoff spot keeps getting tighter. Here's what you need to know about all the contenders.
The Tigers moved to the top spot in the rankings after their 26th win in a row.
Quarterback Sean Clifford scored three touchdowns Saturday, leading No. 9 Penn State past No. 24 Indiana 34-27 to keep its playoff hopes alive.
There's still plenty of room for movement among teams fighting for a playoff spot in Week 12. See what could be ahead for Oregon and other programs still in the hunt.
There are plenty of stories to update in Week 12, including whether Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines can finish strong.
The Nittany Lions slipped from fourth in the first College Football Playoff rankings to our even-more-coveted No. 5 spot in the Bottom 10.
Here's what the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowl games would look like based on Tuesday's rankings.
Alabama finds itself on the outside looking in for only the fifth time in the CFP era.
There's no question now: LSU is the class of the SEC after going to Alabama and beating the Crimson Tide.
Here's what the Allstate Playoff Predictor has to say about the CFP chase after 12 weeks of action.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
This week's Allstate Playoff Predictor CFP rankings projection (Pct top 4): 1. Ohio State (99) 2. LSU (99) 3. Clemson (98) 4. Penn State (25) 5. Alabama (4) 6. Oregon (13) 7. Minnesota (25) 8. Baylor (33) 9. Georgia (2) 10. Auburn (1)
There are still many big games left on the schedule, but see how our experts envision the entire bowl season playing out.
The Tigers scored 46 points against Alabama's defense, P.J. Fleck and Minnesota upset Penn State, and a wild Saturday of college football turned normal realities upside down.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
LSU ranks first in Strength of Record and it isn't close. An average top-25 team would have had just a 1% chance to be undefeated thus far against LSU's schedule. Meanwhile that seem team would have had a 16% chance to go undefeated vs. Ohio State's schedule, the next best. Among the undefeateds, Clemson had it easiest: an average top 25 team would have had a 29% chance to be 10-0 at this point against the Tigers' schedule.
The new AP Top 25 is out, and after a wild Week 11, there are some big-time shakeups. Here's what's next for each ranked team.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Not only is Alabama very much still alive, but it has the fourth-best chance to reach the CFP and win the national championship, according to the Allstate Playoff Predictor.