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David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer
Alabama has opened as a 53-point favorite over The Citadel at the South Point sportsbook in Las Vegas.
The top 10 teams in the College Football Playoff selection committee's rankings all have at least a 1 percent chance to make the top four, according to Playoff Predictor. Here's how it could happen for each.
Sunday's game between the Falcons and the Cowboys will feature "extremely talented guys [who] all had great intangibles," says Bama coach Nick Saban.
Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Adam Rittenberg discuss the scheduling issues that led to such a weak slate (3:10), the upsets we'd love to see (12:19) and more. Plus, Fill-In-The-Blanks (23:26), Phil Steele's Picks (36:14), Talk Nerdy To Me (45:59), Walk-Ons (53:09) and Extra Points (59:28).
Kirk Herbstreit & Ian Fitzsimmons discuss Week 12's issues, weigh in on a great under-the radar story (12:55), talk about Tua's health and how it pertains to the Heisman (17:02) and much more. Plus, the guys make their picks in the biggest games of the week (27:10).
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Bronko Nagurski Trophy finalists: Kentucky LB Josh Allen, Michigan LB Devin Bush, LSU S Grant Delpit, Clemson DT Christian Wilkins, Alabama NT Quinnen Williams.
Even with the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 25 still battling for semifinal and New Year's Six bowl positions, it's never too early to look ahead to next season.
Brad Edwards, Jake Trotter & Heather Dinich react to the stagnant CFP rankings (4:15), discuss Oklahoma's defensive deficiencies (8:00), delve into "What-If Wednesday" (22:05) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (34:49) & Extra Points (45:26).
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?
The College Football Playoff's top 10 is unchanged from last week -- the first time that has happened in the rankings' history.
Adam Rittenberg, Brad Edwards & Chris Low discuss the rumors swirling around Mike MacIntyre & Colorado (3:06), the impact of Tua's health (9:30), whether Bama or OU has a more potent offense (19:35), Mike Gundy's comments on transferring snowflakes (27:10) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (34:05) and Extra Points (50:14).