Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame Top 1st CFP RankingsMichigan is fifth, followed by Georgia and Oklahoma, in the rankings announced Tuesday night.
SEC Rules As Alabama And Georgia Head To National ChampionshipAlabama and Georgia won their College Football Playoff semifinals on Monday and will meet in the national championship next week in Atlanta, the home of the Southeastern Conference title game.
No. 4 Alabama Dominates No. 1 Clemson 24-6 In Sugar BowlThe Alabama defense accounted for a pair of touchdowns just 13 seconds apart in the third quarter to turn an offensive slog into a 24-6 rout of defending national champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night.
Alabama Joins Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia In PlayoffAlabama is in, winning the great debate over Ohio State to reach the College Football Playoff yet again.
Clemson No. 1, Oklahoma 2nd After 'Bama Falls In Top 25Clemson is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll , taking a close vote with Oklahoma after the top two teams in the rankings lost in the same weekend for the first time since 2012.
Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson Top 1st CFP RankingsGeorgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson were the top four teams in the selection committee's initial top 25 released Tuesday night.
Alabama Starts Atop AP Poll For 2nd Straight YearAlabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years.
Alabama Seeks 15-0, Last Reached By Penn In 1897Alabama could be the first college football team in the modern era to finish 15-0.
Herman Defends Hiring Beck As Texas OCNew Texas coach Tom Herman is defending hiring former Ohio State assistant Tim Beck to be his offensive coordinator.
College Playoff Rankings: Ohio State Up; Michigan, Clemson Still Top 4Ohio State moved into second in the College Football Playoff rankings behind Alabama, with Michigan and Clemson still in the top four after losing for the first time this season.
Oklahoma State Ousts Seventh-Seeded Clemson From NCAAsCorey Hassel had a grand slam and Oklahoma State shut down Clemson for a second straight game to advance to the NCAA Tournament's super regional with a 9-2 victory Sunday night.
Alabama Beats Clemson 45-40 To Win National ChampionshipNo. 2 Alabama won its fourth national title in the last seven seasons, outlasting the dynamic play of Deshaun Watson and No. 1 Clemson in a 45-40 victory Monday night in the College Football Playoff championship game.
Clemson-Oklahoma Get A Bowl Rematch In The CFP SemifinalsOnly this time, the stakes are immeasurably higher than they were at this time last year.
FSU Benches QB Winston For "Offensive And Vulgar" Comments Florida State officials say Jameis Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
Brown Back In NYC As SMU Advances In NITClemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday's first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota's eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.