Can the Irish rebound from a pair of blowouts at the end of 2020? What's in store for Malik Willis and Liberty? Let's break down where things stand for all the FBS independents heading into the 2021 season.
Who are the 50 best college football teams to not win a title? From 1983 Auburn to 2018 Alabama to 1947 Michigan, we break down the best seasons that did not result in a consensus championship.
- Army takes Vols' Liberty Bowl spot, will face WVU
- Monken: Army 'should not be left out' of bowls
- 9-2 Army left without bowl; AD seeks opponent
- Army-Air Force to be played in Texas next year
With the NCAA tournament finally here, we take our yearly look at how a 64-team college football tournament would play out.
We present the best of college football bowl season, from the Myrtle Beach Bowl to the national championship.
Adam Rittenberg predicts the winners and final scores of every bowl game, including the College Football Playoff.
Brad Edwards, ESPN CFB Insider joins the show to preview the Liberty Bowl between West Virginia and Army. He also talks about the upcoming college football playoffs that begin tomorrow. He also says that Justin Fields and the Big 10 have the most to prove with the college football playoffs. ESPN's Cameron Wolfe, joins the show to talk about the breaking news about Ryan Fitzpatrick testing positive for COVID-19 and if he is okay and if Tua can play this weekend. Taylor and Field discuss the things they have learned in 2020, the good and the bad.
Army had been unable to find a bowl opponent coming out of the weekend, but it now will replace Tennessee in the Liberty Bowl against West Virginia, it was announced Monday.
The CFB Pod: Conference championship weekend recap, College Football Playoff lookahead, Cincinnati disrespected
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing if the College Football Playoff committee selected the four best teams, if Ohio State deserved a spot after only playing six games, Trevor Lawrence proving to be the difference against Notre Dame, Alabama outlasting Florida in the SEC Championship, teams dodging Army, Cincinnati disrespect and the New Year’s Six.
Here are the key players and storylines for every college football bowl game, including the playoff.
As opt-outs and bowl cancellations swirled across college football Sunday, 9-2 Army was left without a game to participate in, prompting coach Jeff Monken to say, "Somebody's got to fix that."
With conference tie-ins playing a large part, in addition to some opt-outs and cancellations, Army was left without a bowl game to play in despite a 9-2 season.
Conference championship week was always going to shake up the Power Rankings. How far will Notre Dame fall after a big loss? How high will Cincinnati climb after an undefeated season? And what about Coastal Carolina?
— Jakobi Buchanan scored on a 1-yard run with 73 seconds left, and Army rallied past Air Force 10-7 on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy for the ninth time.
Army and Air Force will play at a neutral site for the first time in more than a half-century when the rivalry game moves next year to the Texas Rangers baseball stadium that hosted the last World Series.
The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack look at the CFBP rankings; Finebaum previews the SEC championship; Adelson previews the ACC championship; Luginbill on National Signing Day
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the latest head-scratching College Football Playoff rankings, no one mentioning Texas A&M, David’s Dude and their conference championship picks. Then, Paul Finebaum hops on to discuss Alabama-Florida, if this is Nick Saban’s best team, the favorite to land the Auburn job and if Hugh Freeze will return to the SEC (29:04). Next, Andrea Adelson stops by to talk about Clemson-Notre Dame, why this game will be very different from the first and the improvement the Irish have shown throughout the season (44:16). Finally Tom Luginbill talks National Signing Day, hitting on the toughest recruiting cycle ever in college football, Maryland and Ole Miss trending upward, Michigan and Texas trending downward, and the role the transfer portal will play this offseason (54:28).
Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing College GameDay’s visit to West Point, Herbie’s chopper ride, Florida losing to LSU and the shoe toss seen ‘round college football, coaches griping about games played, which teams could sneak into the playoff, the Heisman race coming down to the final weekend, and Auburn firing Gus Malzahn.
The last regular-season week is here -- kind of -- and many of the country's best teams are off or saw games canceled. Still, there is plenty to keep track of as conference championships approach, including icy handshakes, judicial orders and more.
— Tyhier Tyler scored on a 4-yard run early in the fourth quarter, the Army defense stoned Navy with a goal-line stand in the third, and the Black Knights beat their archrival 15-0 on Saturday at fog-shrouded Michie Stadium.
SEC Nation's Chris Doering, joins to talk about the full weekend preview. Major General Vinny Boles comes to talk about the Army/Navy game this weekend at West Point for the first time since World War II.
Army invited Gary Steele, the school's first Black varsity football player, to Saturday's game against Navy. He will be unable to attend as he is undergoing cancer treatment.
Jason reacts to Paul George's contract extension with the Clippers. Also, don't forget Army-Navy this weekend.
Week 15 might not have many College Football Playoff implications, but there are still important storylines this weekend.
Stanford Steve & Bear come out hot with Bear in a rage over the Big Ten changing its rules to allow Ohio State in the conference title game, reactions to Iowa State moving up CFP Rankings and why Coastal Carolina should be a top-10 team. Then, the guys discuss College GameDay at West Point, Bear’s travel schedule and the last time GameDay visited Army. Then, they preview an unprecedented week 15 slate that includes the Territorial Cup, USC-UCLA, San Jose State-Nevada, Mississippi State-Auburn, Texas-Kansas and more.
The CFB Pod: Rittenberg on the Big Ten's rule change; Week 15 picks; Wright Thompson on Archie Manning
Negandhi kicks off the podcast with Adam Rittenberg discussing the Big Ten’s rule change to slot Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game. Then Negandhi and Pollack talk about the latest round of College Football Playoff rankings, David’s Dude of the Week, North Carolina-Miami and their week 15 picks. Later, Wright Thompson hops on to get into how this season was just an exhibition season for Ole Miss, the future of the Rebels under Lane Kiffin, Archie Manning moving next door to his mom and why he’s more starstruck by Manning than Michael Jordan.