The hater's guide to Rivalry Week
From petty feuds to genuine hate, this is college football's best week. Here are the iconic moments and unforgettable quotes from the game's top rivalries.
Ranking the rivalry games by playoff impact
The stakes are always high in season-ending rivalry games, but this year, rivals are standing in the way of three Power 5 teams looking to go undefeated.
Why the stakes have never been higher for Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh
For the Wolverines, a win means a likely CFP berth and long-awaited revenge. For the Buckeyes, it will change the story of a chaotic season.
The Belichick-approved defensive mind of Michigan's Don Brown
"There's no better coach I've ever been around," Jim Harbaugh says of the 63-year-old Brown, a New Englander he found thanks to a tip from the Patriots coach.
The 37 CFB games that matter this week -- a chronological guide
College Football Playoff position, conference title hopes and bowl eligibility will be at stake in these 37 games this week.
Bottom 10 rivalry week needs trophies, too!
All the best rivalries have cool nicknames and trophies, so we made up some for the Bottom 10 -- except USC. USC doesn't have any trophies.
Gardner Minshew gains ground on Heisman leaders
No one expected Washington State to be in the playoff hunt with a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback, but here we are.
Power 5 conference power rankings
Find out how every Power 5 team stacks up against conference foes after 12 weeks of competition.
Power Rankings: Statement wins for Washington State, UCF
The Cougars and Knights moved past some traditional powers after impressive victories.
College football bowl projections after Week 12
Week 12 forced several moves in our experts' bowl predictions. See where your favorite team could be heading.
Capital One Fan Vote: Who would win it all if the playoff began tomorrow?
If Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan all make the College Football Playoff, which team would win it all?
Bettor ranks: College football's top 25
Here is how Las Vegas ranks the top 25 college football teams. Alabama has at least a 5.6-point edge on every team on a neutral field, while Clemson is now the clear No. 2 -- 6.1 points clear of No. 3 Michigan.
Fifty years ago, Nick Saban won his first title, at West Virginia's Monongah High. His teammates remember a determined, cerebral leader who always thought three steps ahead. Sound familiar?
Louisville's fantastic Heisman winner covered up a lot of the team's serious issues. When Lamar Jackson hit the NFL, the Cardinals plummeted, costing Bobby Petrino his job.
In 1982, during the middle of The Game between rivals Harvard and Yale, a third player entered the game when MIT students pulled the greatest prank in college football history.
The rat-poison-averse coach thinks it's a ridiculous premise. But even members of past legendary Alabama teams are in awe.