Bomani and Michael Felder of Stadium dive deeper into the problematic nature of Tim Tebow's First Take comments on amateurism (2:59), including the misconceptions about the physical toll of college football (9:20) and where "coaches over players" fits into the debate (16:11). Plus, the anomaly of UCF (20:38), Jalen Hurts looking good at OU (24:52), the evolution of Nick Saban (32:52), what is disappointing about Texas to him (41:46) and why you need to pay attention to Chuba Hubbard from Oklahoma State (49:56).
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Kirk and Kevin discuss Clemson's big win up at Syracuse, including a breakdown of the performances by Trevor Lawrence and Amari Rodgers (1:34). Plus, why Iowa's win over Iowa State had a bigger impact on Kirk than he anticipated (16:50), why UCF topping Stanford shows they deserve more respect nationally (24:59) and the game he "can't wait" to see from next weekend (33:50).
Here's what the Allstate Playoff Predictor has to say about the CFP chase after three weeks of action.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Ohio State now has the third-best chance to reach the playoff, per the Allstate Playoff Predictor. And checking in with a 9% shot to reach the CFP is...UCF.
Jalen Hurts had another monster game in Week 3 for Oklahoma. See where the Sooners landed in our latest Top 25.
The new AP Top 25 poll is out, and here's what you need to know about each team in the rankings. How far did UCF rise after its big win over Stanford?
Freshman Dillon Gabriel threw for 347 yards and four touchdowns in his second college start, leading No. 17 UCF to a 45-27 rout of Stanford on Saturday.
The Allstate Playoff Predictor can see a scenario for UCF to get to the CFP. But the Knights have to beat Stanford first.
It's only Week 2, but there's already a good deal different about our top-25 lineup.
Central Florida's Dillon Gabriel made his completions count.
A look at what we've learned so far about each Top 25 team and what it will mean for the rest of the season.
We know we shouldn't overreact after just one week. But did we get any clarity to the questions that have been on our minds for months?
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
After it's dominating win, the Allstate Playoff Predictor gives UCF a 1% chance to make the playoff. That may seem low, but UCF didn't pass 1% until weeks 10 and 14 the last two years.
Former Notre Dame star Brandon Wimbush threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns in his UCF debut, helping the 17th-ranked Knights open the season with a 62-0 rout of Florida A&M on Thursday night.