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Will the 2015 College Football Playoff Include a 2-Loss Team?

Through six weeks of the 2015 college football season, here's what we know: About nothing.<p>This time two months ago, Ohio State was a team without a blemish. One month ago, Michigan State was the real deal. Three weeks ago, Ole Miss was the best team in the SEC. Last week, Oklahoma was no longer a …

Big 12 refs OK with K-State throwing a pass a solid 10 feet past the line of scrimmage

How do you miss this?<p>After two straight weeks of miserable calls, the Big 12 refs aren't doing any better this week. Mid-drive against TCU, Kansas State's quarterback threw a forward pass a good 10 feet past the line of scrimmage, and the refs didn't call it.<p>This should have been a loss of down, …

Maryland fired Randy Edsall. Here is what his era of Terps football did to me

The Terrapins were bad for Edsall's four years, but the kind of bad that constantly made you think something better was coming.<p>Maybe the worst thing Randy Edsall made me, editor emeritus of SB Nation's Maryland blog, do was defend him. For four very, very, very long years, until shortly before he …

College Sports

SEC Week 6 bowl projections: Florida closing in on New Year's Six bowl

For once, we didn’t see a lot of change at the top this week. LSU remains the SEC’s best team and the league’s lone projected participant for the …

College Football

Rutgers lost by spiking on fourth down, and interim head coach claims to have called for it

Rutgers ... no. Just no.<p>Rutgers fought valiantly against Michigan State and had a chance to win. They were driving down 31-24 and found themselves near midfield, but things hit a snag when Chris Laviano took a big sack for a loss of 10 on third down.<p>Rutgers quickly got back to the line of scrimmage …

Dabo Swinney is furious he has to talk about undefeated Clemson blowing big games

Clemson's coach disagrees with an Internet meme — and he's right.<p>"Clemsoning" entered into the popular parlance of college football — on the Internet, anyway — sometime in the late 2000s, as a way of describing Clemson's seeming penchant for losing games it should have won. When, exactly, that term …

UGA's Nick Chubb to miss at least rest of 2015 due to knee injury

Chubb’s mother said on Facebook the injury is 'not nearly as bad as it could’ve been.'<p>Georgia running back Nick Chubb will have surgery to repair a PCL tear suffered in the Bulldogs' game against Tennessee on Saturday, his mother said on Facebook. According to Georgia coach Mark Richt, "it's pretty …

Cal QB Jared Goff tried to vault for yardage but got lifted like a figure skater

Maybe not the best strategy.<p>Sports fans love hustle. Players known for going all-out every play are often fan favorites. That is especially true when quarterbacks get into the fray and mix it up to fight for that extra yard. Cal quarterback Jared Goff tried to do just that ... except it didn't work …

Amway College Football Poll 2015: Complete Week 7 Rankings Revealed

Well, Week 6 didn't disappoint.<p>There were bizarre finishes and epic comebacks. Dominant defenses and Red River upsets. Superstars thriving and new heroes emerging. All in all, it was college football at its best.<p>And, once again, the rankings were impacted in big, meaningful ways. Below, we'll take …

College football rankings: Baylor jumps TCU to No. 2 in AP, but what do stats say?

Here are four big rankings all in one spot, and we've also combined them into a single top 25.<p>In this week's AP and Coaches Polls, Baylor moves ahead of fellow Big 12 competitor TCU for the No. 2 ranking in the country. As it's been all season, Ohio State remains the top-ranked team. But in an …

College Football Rankings

College Football Rankings: Bleacher Report's Week 7 Top 25<p>Another week, another handful of unbeaten teams getting knocked off while others remained perfect but had to fight tooth and nail to remain that way.<p>The Week 6 slate began with Texas' upset win over rival Oklahoma in the Red River Shootout …

Clemson assistant came to the rescue of stranded Notre Dame fans

Following Clemson's thrilling 24-22 win over Notre Dame last Saturday night, two disappointed Fighting Irish fans got a pick-me-up from an unexpected source: Tigers offensive line coach Robbie Caldwell.<p>The fans, brothers Larry and Tony Luppi, traveled to Death Valley for the game and planned to …

Coach Steve Sarkisian says of USC football team: 'We're going to be OK'

In the aftermath of its second defeat, USC is once again teetering.<p>Even before the end of the Trojans' 17-12 loss to Washington, a 17-point underdog, social media outlets erupted with some USC fans calling for Coach Steve Sarkisian to be fired.<p>Sarkisian said Friday he had "a great pulse for this …

Exactly which college football games to watch in Week 5, plus the full TV/streaming schedule

Big conference games! Playoff implications! Week 5 is the biggest week of college football so far this year. Below is the full schedule and the best thing on in each time slot.<p>Week 4 was fun, wasn't it? Oklahoma State, Florida and TCU each won tight games in the final minute. UCLA, Utah and USC …

Iowa State Placeholder Austin Fischer Epically Celebrates PAT vs. Kansas

Iowa State’s Austin Fischer defines what placeholding is all about.<p>Earlier in the season, Fischer went nuts after a converted extra point and fist-pumped like <i>that</i> kick determined the outcome of the season:<p>On Saturday, he was at it again.<p>This time, Fischer broke out an arrow gesture after the ball …

Ohio State vs. Indiana: Live Score and Highlights

<b>Ohio State 34, Indiana 27 — Final</b><p>Another week, another uninspired Ohio State performance.<p>Urban Meyer and the top-ranked Buckeyes (5-0) made the trip to Bloomington, Indiana, and escaped with an ugly 34-27 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers (4-1).<p>Ohio State struggled offensively in the first half, …

The 25 schools that make the most money in college sports

In the most recent fiscal year, the University of Oregon athletics department generated $196.0 million in revenue, according to data collected from USA Today.<p>Oregon knocks the University of Texas from the top spot, thanks in large part to more than $120 million in donations to the program from …

Alabama and Georgia players in each other's faces before game

Might be a chippy one in Athens.<p>Alabama-Georgia should be the game of the day, and it's safe to say the Bulldogs are fired up for their shot at the Crimson Tide. As Alabama players emerged from the Sanford Stadium tunnels onto the playing field, Georgia players... greeted them:<p>It's never ideal when …

Louisville receiver catches ball with the BACK OF HIS HEAD

This catch is so good it looks fake. Seriously, it's like James Quick just forced a <i>Madden</i> glitch on the field. You know, where the ball clips through the receiver's hands and is stuck to an arm jacked behind their back.<p>We don't blame him for going out of bounds. We would have been so surprised we …

Ohio State Buckeyes Unveil First-Ever Black Uniforms

When the Ohio State Buckeyes take on Penn State on Oct. 17, they will be making history...with their uniforms.<p>The Buckeyes will don their first-ever black attire. The new digs still feature scarlet, but the rest is mainly black, including sweet black matte helmets.<p>Nike also unveiled the Ohio State …

Bowl Predictions 2015: Early Postseason Projections for Top Playoff Contenders

Ohio State and Michigan State, currently the top two teams in the country, are seemingly on a Nov. 21 collision course in the Big Ten. Beyond that, there's plenty of room for movement among College Football Playoff hopefuls as conference play begins to heat up.<p>After a hectic start to the season, …

College Football's Best New Starting QBs

If you’re a fan of college football quarterback intrigue, this was one fun spring and summer to follow. Across the nation, high-profile quarterback battles unfolded as teams tried to fill vacancies and find the guy who’d take them to the promised land.<p>Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre …

Why Ohio State Needs to Root for Michigan to Keep Winning

There is a clock inside Ohio State's practice facility that counts down the days, hours and minutes until the annual clash with rival Michigan.<p>That clock will hit zero on Saturday, November 28, when the Buckeyes make the 184-mile trip north to Ann Arbor, Michigan. But until that day, Ohio State …

Salt Lake City

Can Alabama QB Jake Coker Win Between the Hedges at Georgia?

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — There were a lot of messages being sent throughout the University of Alabama football team last week.<p>There was head coach Nick Saban having senior quarterback Jake Coker take all of the first-team reps in practices, which he had never done before. There was a player’s-only …

TCU's good fortune turned bad, and now its College Football Playoff run is in danger

The Horned Frogs have one of the best teams in the country, but so many key pieces from last year are either gone or hurt.<p>No. 4 TCU escaped Lubbock to get to 4-0 Saturday, and yes, escaping Lubbock is a challenge in itself. But after a 55-52 win over a good-not-great Texas Tech, it's fair to wonder …

NCAA Football Rankings 2015: Latest Polls, Underrated Teams Poised to Climb

Week 4 of the college football season didn’t look like much on paper. There were obvious mismatches, a dearth of games between ranked teams outside of the Pac-12 and plenty of last-minute cupcakes before conference season was in full swing.<p>Naturally, college football shattered expectations.<p>TCU …

Flipping the Field: Oh, how wrong we were about the Pac-12, Auburn, Harbaugh ...

Just like the dude with hamburger wrappers all over his cubicle who tells you that the vehicle you've taken immaculate care of for a decade -- never …

College Football

Crimson Tide's streak of 72 straight games as favorite in jeopardy

Georgia will open as a 1-point favorite over Alabama on Sunday afternoon, a Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook spokesman told ESPN.<p>If Georgia remains the …

College Football

College Football Playoff Standings 2015: Week 5 Rankings, Bowl Game Projections

As hard as it is to believe, some teams across the country are already a third of the way home with their regular seasons.<p>There's still plenty—and we mean <i>plenty</i>—of college football to soak in over the rest of the year, but entering Week 5, the early part of the season has provided us with an …

Bowl/CFP projections: TCU keeps playoff spot; Pac-12 statements made

TCU scored late to beat Texas Tech, and the top three teams in the Pac-12 South had big statement wins.<p>It must be the year of the ricochet touchdown. …