After LSU and Georgia made big splashes in recruiting, the SEC owns three of the top four 2021 recruiting classes.
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With Minnesota having to cancel Saturday's football game against Wisconsin because of coronavirus-related problems, the longest uninterrupted series in FBS history will end at 113 consecutive years (1907 to 2019).
- UW-Minnesota cancellation ends 113-year streak
- Bama, ND, Clemson, OSU lead first CFP rankings
- Badgers CB on PI calls: Refs wearing purple?
- 'Fighting Rece Davises' label fires up Wildcats
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.
CB Caesar Williams said it felt like "the ref maybe had purple underneath their jerseys" when asked about pass interference penalties called against Wisconsin during its loss to Northwestern on Saturday.
Northwestern looks legit after beating Wisconsin
The CFB Pod: The guys look back on Week 12, look ahead to the first CFP rankings, and discuss the war of words between Clemson and Florida State
Herbie and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing what they might see in the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings, BYU turning down a game against Washington, Notre Dame-UNC, Dabo Swinney’s raging against Florida State, Indiana’s near comeback against Ohio State, Northwestern having Wisconsin’s number and the Iron Bowl.
There's a new team atop the Big 12. Who else made a jump in this week's college football conference power rankings?
Not only is Ceyair Wright the sixth-best cornerback recruit in the Class of 2021, but he will also play LeBron James' son in "Space Jam: A New Legacy."
The top of the AP Top 25 college football poll remains the same, but there's plenty of movement in the back half. Here's what's next for each ranked team.
Ahead of the first College Football Playoff rankings release on Tuesday, we project all the bowl games.
The Allstate Playoff Predictor breaks down which teams have the best chance to make this season's College Football Playoff.
The Big Ten featured two of the biggest games of the week. How will Ohio State's win and Wisconsin's loss impact this week's Power Rankings? And where does Oklahoma's big Bedlam victory slot the Sooners? All of that and more from Week 12.
Drawing inspiration from being labeled the "Fighting Rece Davises" on ESPN, Northwestern upsets Wisconsin on Saturday to remain undefeated.
William Weinbaum ESPN
With his team's 17-7 win vs Wisconsin Sat., Pat Fitzgerald has his first 5-0 Big Ten start & fifth 5-0 overall start as Northwestern head coach. Going into a game vs. Michigan State, its next opponent, NU has had a 5-0 or better record one previous time (5-0, 1-0) — a 2008 loss. NU will be seeking its third 6-0 Big Ten record (1936 & ‘95 - the latter with Fitzgerald at linebacker) & 5th overall 6-0 start (1930, ‘36, ‘59 & ‘62).
William Weinbaum ESPN
When Northwestern hosts Wisconsin Saturday, the Wildcats will be seeking their 21st five-win Big Ten season & seventh 5-0 conference record. NU started 5-0 in 1995 & ‘96 (with current head coach Pat Fitzgerald at linebacker), hadn't done it since 1936 and hasn't since, but 12 of its five-win Big Ten seasons have been from ‘95 on, including seven in Fitzgerald‘s 14-year tenure (4 of the last 5 seasons). NU seeks its 9th perfect 5-game overall start (1930, ‘36, ‘59, ‘62, 2008, ‘10, ‘12 & ‘15).
Bill Connelly's in-season "ifs list" answers what certain CFP contenders need to address, or even hope for, before they can actually break through.
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.
One month away from the early signing period, we outlined some of the biggest topics for the ranked teams.
The CFB Pod: The guys recap the College GameDay experience at Augusta National and discuss Jim Harbaugh's unraveling at Michigan
Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast recapping the College GameDay experience at Augusta National with Herbie name-dropping Peyton Manning and Pollack fending off attacks from viewers for his on-camera look. Then, the guys discuss Jim Harbaugh’s unraveling at Michigan, Wisconsin looking sharp after two games, Kyle Trask lighting up Arkansas and what comes next for South Carolina after firing Will Muschamp.
Who were the movers and shakers in this week's college football conference power rankings?
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The Big Ten has the best chance of any conference to put multiple teams in the playoff, according to the Allstate Playoff Predictor. The Pac-12 has a 35% shot to put a single team in.