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2020 Schedule
8-0, 1st in American
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The CFB Pod: The guys look at the first CFB Playoff rankings, preview Notre Dame-UNC, make their Week 13 picks and talk to Rece Davis

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings, Notre Dame heading to North Carolina down two offensive linemen, Northwestern surprisingly smashing Wisconsin, David’s Dude of the Week, Coastal Carolina’s offense, Maryland-Indiana, JT Daniels impressing in his Georgia debut and their Week 13 picks. Later, Rece Davis hops on to talk about being in the spotlight with Northwestern’s success, BYU landing at No. 14, a nightmare playoff scenario for Cincinnati, the deck being stacked against the Pac-12 and the start of the college basketball season (48:39).

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No. 7 Cincy sees Temple game canceled for virus

No. 7 Cincinnati's football game at Temple on Saturday has been canceled and will be declared a no contest due to positive COVID-19 cases and the ensuing contact tracing of athletes at both schools.

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Bama, ND, Clemson, OSU lead first CFP rankings

Alabama is No. 1 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, followed by Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State. BYU debuts at No. 14 despite a 9-0 start.

BYU makes a surprising fall in top-25 reveal (5:27)
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Fickell details his mindset ahead of CFP rankings release (2:13)
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Bama unanimous No. 1; Northwestern up to 11

Alabama is now the unanimous No. 1 team in the country, as the top eight teams hold steady. Northwestern, however, jumped up to No. 11 as it remains unbeaten.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Who controls their own destiny? These are the teams with the best chance to reach the playoff if they win out. Teams like Alabama, Notre Dame and Ohio State have a clear path. But for teams like USC and Cincinnati, the future is murkier.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Following its upset win over Wisconsin, Northwestern now has the best Strength of Record in the country. An average top-25 team would have had a 9% chance to record the 5-0 record that the Wildcats have against they faced. Northwestern is just ahead of Alabama, Notre Dame and Cincinnati, respectively.

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College Football Playoff picks after Week 12

Alabama rolls, while Ohio State is pushed to the limit. Notre Dame has a bye, and Clemson's game against Florida State is postponed. How did Saturday's results influence our writers' College Football Playoff picks after Week 12?

Ridder leads Bearcats with 4 TDs to remain undefeated (1:30)
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Ridder extends over the UCF line for touchdown (0:26)
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Ridder connects with Whyle for 29-yard TD (0:32)
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Cincinnati-Tulsa game postponed to Dec. 12

Seventh-ranked Cincinnati's game against No. 25 Tulsa has been moved again in a shuffling of the American Athletic Conference football schedule.

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The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack preview Bedlam, Wisconsin-Northwestern and Ohio State-Indiana. Plus, Jesse Palmer tells a classic Steve Spurrier story

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing Bedlam, Oklahoma State’s defense, Spencer Rattler’s prolific play outside of the pocket, Oklahoma State’s offensive line getting pushed around, Cincinnati’s Jarrell White, Wisconsin’s offense, Ohio State-Indiana and their Week 12 picks. Later, Jesse Palmer stops by to talk Mac Jones, Kyle Trask, Ian Book, if College Football Playoff expansion is possible this season, Cincinnati-UCF, Northwestern and Steve Spurrier playing quarterback in practice.

Team Stats

Passing Yards238.961st
Rushing Yards234.315th
Points For40.913th
Points Against15.0122nd