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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Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the last hour of the show talking to Scott Drew, Baylor Head Coach. Baylor faces off in a 1 vs 2 matchup against Gonzaga, and Coach Drew discusses the big matchup. Trevor Matich joins the show to discuss BYU picking up a game against ranked Coastal Carolina. Keyshawn and Jay also argue over cute little Kyler Murray.
- AD: BYU hoped for 'somebody,' found Coastal
- BYU replaces Liberty against Coastal Carolina
- Virus could derail Liberty-CCU game, sources say
- Bama, ND, Clemson, OSU lead first CFP rankings
BYU needed a big game to its improve its chances. This week, the Cougars landed one at No. 18 Coastal Carolina. What would a victory do for BYU's playoff hopes? Could the Chanticleers land in the top four with a win?
Scott Van Pelt on the upcoming BYU-Coastal Carolina football game and scheduling.
BYU AD Tom Holmoe told football coach Kalani Sitake to prepare his team to play this week -- against somebody -- and he got his wish when No. 18 Coastal Carolina suddenly had an opening.
In a season that lacked some excitement, a Top 25 game of value arranged on the fly is exactly what we needed heading into Week 14. And could it set about a new wave of last-minute games?
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 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 🍿
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The Allstate Playoff Predictor breaks down which teams have the best chance to make this season's College Football Playoff.
— C.J. Marable ran for 157 yards and three touchdowns and No. 16 Coastal Carolina wrapped up the Sun Belt Conference East Division title with a 49-14 victory over Texas State on Saturday.
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).
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.
Tom Allen says Indiana can be both a basketball and football school. Saturday's game against Ohio State will go a long way to showing if that's true.
Not all conferences have played the same amount of games, but true freshmen are still finding opportunities to contribute on the field.
Coastal Carolina's postponed road game against Troy will be played Dec. 12, the Sun Belt Conference announced Tuesday.
From Ryan Day to Hugh Freeze to Dana Holgorsen, we dissect some of the most promising -- and troubling -- starts.