17th ranked Iowa State is traveling to take on undefeated and 6th ranked Oklahoma State this weekend and Stanford Steve and Bear preview the big match-up. Plus, why the Big 12 is eliminated from the CFP yet.
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CFB Pod: The guys look ahead to Week 8 and give their picks. Plus, Bill Connelly and Adam Rittenberg preview the Big Ten
Pollack and Negnadhi kick off the podcast discussing what looks to be a competitive week of football, what’s up with Bo Nix, Pollack doling out gambling advice, Florida State playing hard, Iowa State rediscovering its identity and their Week 8 picks. Then, Bill Connelly joins the show to talk about potential defensive weaknesses for Ohio State, Penn State missing Micah Parsons, Michigan’s high-potential sophomore class and who can give Wisconsin a run in the West (30:45). Later, Adam Rittenberg hops on to get into pressure facing the Wolverines, how close the Nittany Lions are to the Buckeyes and the intrigue surrounding Indiana and Minnesota (42:00).
- OSU-Baylor reset for Dec. after virus outbreak
- Clemson's Lawrence among Good Works Team
- Thomas to enter Oklahoma State Ring of Honor
- Tulsa-Okla. St. season opener postponed a week
What's next for each AP Top 25 team? Well, for starters, the Big Ten, led by No. 5 Ohio State, will finally take the field. Here's what to expect for each ranked team.
College football's midseason-ish awards: Top players and unbelievable moments in a season like no other
Only in 2020 can we be celebrating the midway point before the Big Ten or Pac-12 has taken the field. But with seven weeks down and eight to go until conference title weekend, let's look back on the best of the year so far.
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No team's playoff chances dropped more yesterday than Georgia, but the Bulldogs still are one of the five teams with the best chance to earn a playoff selection.
Trevor Lawrence and Clemson put up 73 points on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to claim the top spot after Alabama's big win over Georgia. The Bulldogs don't fall far, though, while North Carolina tumbles after an upset loss in Tallahassee.
Which offenses and defenses have, for good or bad, surprised the most? Let's break it down compared to their preseason projections and see why their fortunes might change moving forward.
The Cowboys and Bears were scheduled to meet Oct. 17, but the Big 12 moved the game to Dec. 12 with Baylor's program on pause amid recent coronavirus positives.
A wild Saturday of upsets, especially in the SEC, means some movement in the AP Top 25, including North Carolina climbing to No. 5. Here's what's next for each ranked team.
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The 10 teams most likely to reach the playoff, according to the Allstate Playoff Predictor. Clemson improved its chances more than any other team yesterday and is now the most likely team to get in. Oregon, Penn State, USC and Wisconsin all improved their chances by about 3 percentage points each (despite not playing) due to other contenders -- like LSU, Florida and Texas -- losing.
The Allstate Playoff Predictor -- like all of college football -- underwent a shake-up after some surprising Week 6 results.
Following a big win over Miami, Clemson climbs to the top of the ranks for the first time this season while Florida tumbles after a loss. Oklahoma climbs back into the power rankings but the SEC remains king with six teams in the top 25.
Clemson's Trevor Lawrence commands the top spot, but Florida's QB and WR duo aren't far behind.
After the Georgia-Auburn showdown and a few key upsets, there's big movement in the AP Top 25 college football poll. Here's what's next for the Top 25 teams.
Not much changed high in the rankings this week, as all the top teams that played handled their business. However, some upsets lower on the list shake things up.
The college football season rolls on into Week 5. Alabama debuts its latest addition to Bryant-Denny, Bailey Zappe's numbers continue to turn heads and even more as the SEC gives us some must-see matchups this week.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy finally got to see what his offense was capable of doing Saturday.