FBS College Football Playoff

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (10) passes while being pursued by Mississippi defensive end Ryder Anderson (89) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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October 18, 2020 - 9:37 am
Round One goes to Alabama. The question now is will this be the first of two meetings between the second-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 3 Georgia? Or maybe the first of three? The Southeastern Conference is the only league to put multiple teams in the College Football Playoff and is always a threat to...
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Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (10) hands off to running back Najee Harris (22) during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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October 14, 2020 - 9:46 am
The Southeastern Conference has the game of the week. The American Athletic Conference might have the most interesting set of games. The marquee event of the college football weekend is No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama in a game that could very well be first of three meetings between the SEC...
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Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) runs from Oklahoma linebacker Nik Bonitto (11) during the second half an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 37-30. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
October 08, 2020 - 10:54 am
Oklahoma and Texas are struggling on defense again, and it has cost both programs and the Big 12 Conference. The league’s two marquee teams started off with national title hopes. Less than a month into the season, neither are where they expected to be as they prepare to meet Saturday at the Cotton...
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Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd (5) gets his helmet ripped off by Georgia defender Monty Rice during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
October 02, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Let's start with a confession: It feels downright reckless to be lobbying for more college football games while we're in the middle of a pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 American lives. Especially on the same day we learned that not even the White House is immune to the coronavirus...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day in San Francisco. The Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors will meet Friday, Sept. 17, 2020, and be presented options for staging a fall football season, but Commissioner Larry Scott says a vote by the the CEO Group is not expected. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)
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September 30, 2020 - 6:19 pm
The conference commissioners who manage the College Football Playoff have decided to stick with a four-team format during the pandemic-altered season after the Pac-12 made a request to consider expansion. College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said Wednesday that Pac-12...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, front left, shakes hands with Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, front right, after an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten's third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference's regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
September 19, 2020 - 11:48 pm
For the second straight weekend, the Big Ten made news without playing. Last week, the conference was in the process of putting together a restart plan for football. On Saturday, the Big Ten released its schedule 3.0, doing it a little bit at a time on Fox's Big Noon Kickoff pregame show. The Big...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, in Clemson, S.C. Lawrence is a candidate for the 2020 Heisman Trophy award. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
September 08, 2020 - 3:46 pm
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is not sure he has ever been this eager to start a season for the top-ranked Tigers after months of uncertainty due to the global pandemic. “I've seen our culture win the day since March,” Swinney said Tuesday. “This is a very close football team, it's a well-led team, a...
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FILE - Fans rush the field after Auburn defeated Alabama in the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Auburn, Ala. What is most commonly referred to as major college football (aka NCAA Division I Bowl Subdivision or FBS) is compromised of 130 teams and 10 conferences. Seventy-seven of those teams are scheduled to play throughout the fall, starting at various times in September. The other 53, including the entire Big Ten and Pac-12, have postponed their seasons and are hoping to make them up later. That means no No. 2 Ohio State, No. 7 Penn State, No. 9 Oregon and six other teams that were ranked in the preseason AP Top 25. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 02, 2020 - 1:15 pm
A most overused coaching cliche has never been so relevant as college football embarks on a season of COVID-19: Take it one day at a time. With so much uncertainty, trying to figure how this will go is impossible. But there will be games, including a few this weekend, though the usual Labor Day...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talks with players during an NCAA college football game between Iowa State and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. As usual, Riley is taking his time naming a starting quarterback. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
September 01, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Oklahoma is 3-for-3 in winning Big 12 championships and making the College Football Playoff since Lincoln Riley became head coach of the fifth-ranked Sooners. Those titles came with three different quarterbacks: two Heisman Trophy winners and a Heisman runner-up for Oklahoma who started their...
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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins, left, celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Austin Mack during the first half of the team's Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal against Clemson, in Glendale, Ariz. Clemson is preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what’s already been taken from an uncertain college football fall by the pandemic. Ohio State was a close No. 2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 24, 2020 - 4:14 pm
The College Football Playoff unveiled a revised schedule Monday for its weekly rankings, with the first set pushed back two weeks to Nov. 17 and the final list now on tap for Dec. 20. The pandemic has caused the 10 major college football conferences to rearrange their schedules, with some delaying...
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