The highest-ranked college football prospects may not be the most important ones for the teams with the top 25 recruiting classes.
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Last year, LSU vs. Alabama was a marquee game. Earlier this season, Virginia Tech vs. Clemson could have been. But not anymore, as this season saw big-time programs struggle.
- BYU replaces Liberty against Coastal Carolina
- Virus could derail Liberty-CCU game, sources say
- NC State blocks FG to fend off No. 21 Liberty
- Freeze currently 'won't entertain' S.C. opening
BYU will replace Liberty as Coastal Carolina's opponent on Saturday after COVID-19 issues prevented the Flames from playing in the game.
Saturday's game between AP Top 25 teams Liberty and Coastal Carolina could be in jeopardy because of COVID-19 issues within the Flames program, sources told ESPN. If Liberty isn't a go, BYU and Coastal Carolina are nearing an agreement to play instead.
The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack discuss playoff scenarios and their Week 14 picks; Andrea Adelson on the ACC's schedule change; and Ivan Maisel on the lack of diversity among head coaches
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing College Football Playoff scenarios, who has the edge between Alabama and Notre Dame, College GameDay showcasing Coastal Carolina-Liberty, Jaret Patterson, and their Week 14 picks. Then, Andrea Adelson hops on to talk about the ACC’s schedule change, the possibility of Clemson and Notre Dame both making the playoff, and watching Sarah Fuller’s debut with her daughters (36:00). Later, Ivan Maisel drops by to talk about a very different Alabama-LSU matchup and the lack of diversity among head coaches (52:27).
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FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ... College GameDay is headed to @CoastalFootball. 👏 See you next week as the undefeated Chanticleers take on Liberty 🍿
— Malik Willis passed for three touchdowns in the first half and Liberty blanked winless UMass 45-0 on Friday, rebounding from a stinging one-point loss in its previous game.
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NC State blocked Alex Barbir's 39-yard field goal attempt with 1:18 left to hand No. 21 Liberty its first loss this season.
Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze currently "won't entertain" other job vacancies, including the opening at South Carolina, and is "at total peace with staying" with the Flames after signing an extension through 2026.
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.
From Ryan Day to Hugh Freeze to Dana Holgorsen, we dissect some of the most promising -- and troubling -- starts.
The firing of Will Muschamp opens up the first big-time job of the cycle. There are plenty of interesting names in the mix, starting with Liberty coach Hugh Freeze.
With Alabama, Ohio State and Clemson sidelined, the top five remain the same. Who climbed into the top six? Postponements rocked the college football slate, but how did they impact this week's Power Rankings?
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Liberty coach Hugh Freeze, who has won nine straight games dating to last season, has reached an extension through the 2026 season. Sources told ESPN that his average salary would be $3 million-plus per year.