College Football Playoff
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he’s comfortable with the reality that at least one of the five power conferences will be left out of the four-team College Football Playoff each year.
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year it was the Big 12.
TCU hopes to hold onto its spot in the selection committee’s top four and earn the right to play for the national championship.
In its first year in existence, the newly formed College Football Playoff is already being sharply criticized. But the truth is, it is working.
The top four in the College Football Playoff rankings going into the final weekend of the regular season is as follows: Alabama, Oregon, TCU and Florida State.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
TCU slipped to No. 5 after a closer-than-expected win against Kansas on Saturday. And Ohio State moved up two spots to No. 6, ahead of TCU’s Big 12 rival Baylor.
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
The Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band will headline the Championship Tailgate party prior to the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship game in January.
Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the initial College Football Playoff rankings.
Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.
Upsets like West Virginia beating Baylor and Kansas State surprising Oklahoma have again made the conference impossible to ignore during the regular season.