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.
The Big 12 co-champs, TCU and Baylor, were left out of the College Football Playoffs.
Texans like to think the Lone Star state is the center of the football world. This weekend, the biggest of the college season, it is.
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
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 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.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
Malik Thomas scored 20 points and D’Shon Taylor added 19, both career-highs, to lead Norfolk State past Texas Southern 76-66
Oklahoma State took the redshirt off freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph to start in Saturday night’s game at No. 6 Baylor.
If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.