College Football Playoff

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TCU Taking Same Approach For New Season

TCU coach Gary Patterson never really dwelled on the Big 12 co-champion Horned Frogs getting left out of the first four-team College Football Playoff.


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Mariota Receives O’Brien Award, Says Shoulder Feeling Good

Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not.


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Texas Tech AD Appointed To Playoff Selection Committee

Each of the five power conferences has one athletic director on the 13-member committee responsible for choosing the participants for the four-team playoff.


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Daily Score: Fixing Pressing Sports Problems

Several items in the news this week registered immediate knee jerk reactions.

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College Football Will Crown ‘True Champion’

Ohio State and Oregon will meet in a game that has never been played for a trophy that has never been raised. The winner can be called the truest champion in college football history.


A tribute to the late Kosta Karageorge of the Ohio State Buckeyes is seen on the jumbotron prior to the start of the Big Ten Championship against the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Ohio State Remembers Karageorge In Title Game

When Michael Bennett makes a tackle, he wants people to think of someone else. The guy whose jersey he’ll be wearing in the national championship game.


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Title Game May Be Mariota’s Finale

There’s one thing that Marcus Mariota would trade for his Heisman Trophy: A national championship. That’s just like Mariota. Team first.


Quarterback Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks and Jeff Lockie stand in the tunnel prior to the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lockie Waits Behind Mariota For Oregon

Oregon’s Jeff Lockie has heard the question a million times. “What’s it like to be Marcus Mariota’s backup?” He doesn’t mind.


Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes speaks with the media during a Head Coaches press conference at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ohio State’s Defense No Longer Weakest Link

A year ago, Urban Meyer had no faith whatsoever in his own defense. A lot has changed heading into Monday night’s national championship game against Oregon, including the Ohio State coach’s confidence in his ball stoppers.


Running back Thomas Tyner of the Oregon Ducks rushes with the ball against the Florida State Seminoles during the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Oregon’s Tyner Looks To End On High Note

Thomas Tyner’s struggles this season are largely inconsequential to him now that Oregon is in the national championship game.


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Who Are The Kickers For Oregon & Ohio State?

Quick, name the kickers at Oregon and Ohio State. Stumped? You’re not alone.


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Matchups Could Decide First CFP Champion

The first College Football Playoff national championship game to be played in Arlington on Monday night will be all about the O — as in Oregon, Ohio State, and offense.