Saturday was business as usual for No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama. But is there cause for concern for Auburn and Notre Dame?
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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.
- ACC opponents reviewing Liberty testing protocol
- Liberty players to transfer over racial insensitivity
- Coaching vision: 'Blind Side' bro on Liberty staff
- Bowl-bound Liberty gives Freeze multiyear deal
Despite Nick Saban's coronavirus diagnosis, the Alabama-Georgia game is on as scheduled. Amid the uncertainty, it remains the game of the week.
Mark & Wes talk to Matt Gutierrez about Liberty vs Syracuse this Saturday and they discuss which teams were most underrated in the rivalry between Clemson vs Georgia tech.
The CFB Pod: The guys preview Georgia-Alabama and give their Week 7 picks. Plus, Ivan Maisel with his early season observations
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing David’s Dude of the Week, team defense across the sport improving as the season goes on, what Georgia’s offense needs to do against Alabama, the issues with LSU’s defense, why Mississippi State has gone 20 straight possessions without a score and their Week 7 picks. Later, Ivan Maisel joins the pod to talk about what has stood out during the early part of the season, Mack Brown’s turnaround at UNC, Tom Herman being in a tough spot at Texas and Spencer Rattler’s growing pains.
Chris Ferguson threw three first-half touchdown passes and Liberty beat North Alabama 28-7 on Saturday.
A chaotic weekend shook up the national title race and left us struggling to understand what to think about some prominent teams. Plus, a growing list of incredible performances by transfer and/or breakout quarterbacks.
The schedule says the 2020 college football season officially kicked off three weeks ago, but Saturday felt like the real start to the year.
Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and accounted for 370 yards of offense to lead Liberty to a 36-34 victory over Florida International on Saturday.
The Hurricanes put on an offensive explosion and held down the college football fort until the SEC and Big Ten return.
Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Some ACC programs are reviewing COVID-19 testing protocols at Liberty University, which is scheduled to play nonconference football games against NC State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech this season.
The Right Time: Joel Anderson on Liberty University, #WeAreUnited and the history of Houston Football
Bomani and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss his story about the problems around Liberty University’s athletics program as it relates to Black athletes, including the school’s pursuit of Hugh Freeze, Ian McCaw and their plan for building the program (1:31). Plus, players from the Big Ten have now joined the Pac-12 group in demanding accountability from their respective conferences in order for them to return to the field (32:09), Gary Patterson apologizes for using the “N-word” at TCU (42:28) and a little history of the University of Houston’s football program (51:22).
Notre Dame remains a potential top-10 team, but several questions persist. Elsewhere among independents, how will Hugh Freeze fare in his second year at Liberty? Will Army bounce back? Is BYU's "however" phase over?
Liberty cornerbacks Kei'Trel Clark and Tayvion Land cite "racial insensitivity" and "cultural incompetence" as reasons for leaving the program.