Bowlsby Feels Good About Big 12 Despite Negative Perceptions Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the Big 12's decision to restore a football championship game was based only on the league wanting to optimize its chances of getting a team into the College Football Playoff.
College Football Playoff COO Gets 3-Year ExtensionCollege Football Playoff COO Michael Kelly has received a three-year contract extension that runs through June 2020. Kelly has been COO of the College Football Playoff since its inception in 2012.
Super Bowl-Style Halftime Coming To College Football PlayoffThe College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands.
CFB Playoff Gives 3-year Contract Extension To Bill HancockBill Hancock, the executive director of the College Football Playoff, has been given a three-year contract extension through June 2020.
Clemson Dethrones Top-Ranked Tide 35-31Deshaun Watson and the Tigers dethroned the defending champs and became the first team to beat Nick Saban's Alabama dynasty in a national title game, taking down the Crimson Tide by a score of 35-31 on Monday night.
Clemson Shuts Out Ohio State 31-0 In Fiesta BowlDeshaun Watson ran for two touchdowns and threw another and No. 3 Clemson crushed No. 2 Ohio State 31-0 Saturday night in the Fiesta Bowl to set up a rematch with Alabama for the College Football Playoff national championship.
Alabama Wears Down Washington 24-7, Heads To Title GameThe top-ranked Crimson Tide scored 10 points off turnovers, including Ryan Anderson's interception return for a touchdown late in the first half, and Scarbrough's 68-yard TD run in the fourth quarter clinched a 24-7 victory over Washington in the Peach Bowl semifinal Saturday.
Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington In The College Football PlayoffThe committee has spoken. These four teams will compete for this year's title.
Playoff Contenders Ponder Benefits Of Big ScoresThis is the time of the year when teams fighting for spots in the College Football Playoff might be tempted to run up big scores in hopes of impressing the selection committee. But does that strategy actually make a difference?
College Football Playoff Changes Semis To Earlier KickoffsThe College Football Playoff has moved the times for the New Year's Eve semifinals back one hour each and said the Orange Bowl will be played in prime time on Friday night, Dec. 30.
College Football Playoff Selection Committee Adds Four New MembersOregon athletic director Rob Mullens and former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr are among the four new additions to the College Football Playoff selection committee.
NCAA Convention To Hold Vote On Football ChampionshipsA proposal by the Big 12 Conference, set for consideration Wednesday at the NCAA's annual convention, would deregulate how conferences conduct their championship games.