Former New York Giants running back Ron Johnson, who was the first black player to be a captain of the Michigan football team, has died. He was 71.
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The day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season.
- Ex-Giants RB, Michigan captain Johnson dies at 71
- Northwestern ranked in AP Top 25 poll after win
- Michigan steps into CFP's top 4; Bama still No. 1
- West Virginia up to No. 7 in AP poll after win
This week's top four is unanimous, from No. 1 Alabama to No. 4 Michigan. But if history has taught us anything, chaos is right around the corner.
Shea Patterson threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, Karan Higdon ran for a pair of 1-yard scores and No. 4 Michigan kept its national championship hopes intact with a 42-7 win over Rutgers on Saturday.
Alabama earned another shutout, Michigan kept rolling with an easy win over Rutgers and Northwestern (!) will play for the B1G title. What else did we learn?
Doug Kezirian gets 5 plays from Phil Steele and they also break down other high-profile college football games. Plus, John Murray of the SuperBook shares plays from wise guys (19:20). And is Duke basketball beatable?
LSU's loss to Alabama dropped the Tigers to No. 7, and Michigan's dominant victory over Penn State slid the Wolverines into the top four.
Michigan is up to No. 4 in the CFP rankings this week after Saturday's big win over rival Penn State and LSU's shutout loss to No. 1 Alabama.
If you think the selection committee will have it easy when picking a top four tonight, look again at the No. 4 spot, because Michigan and Georgia have nearly identical résumés.
Peter Burns, Heather Dinich & Adam Rittenberg make their CFP rankings predictions (1:50), discuss the coolest coaches in the sport (19:52), present their platforms to be czar of college football (27:23) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (33:58) & Extra Points (41:34).
Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee & Chris Low discuss Alabama's dominant win (3:58), UGA claiming the East (13:48), a wild weekend in the Big 12 (19:05), Michigan continuing to roll (31:00) and more. Plus, Talk Nerdy To Me (35:11), Walk-Ons (42:33) and Extra Points (51:28).
Can anyone beat Alabama? Vote for your favorite in the Capital One Fan Vote.
No. 7 West Virginia re-entered the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll after another weekend in which the number of ranked teams losing reached double digits.
Week 10 told us so much about what the final playoff picture could look like, but questions still remain -- including whether the committee prefers Georgia or Michigan at No. 4 this week.
Michigan's revenge tour is complete, but there is still work to be done before the Wolverines get a chance to play for it all.