Undefeated UCF jumps into the CFP's top 10, claiming the highest ranking by a Group of 5 contender in the rankings' history.
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The stakes are always high in season-ending rivalry games, but this year, rivals are standing in the way of three Power 5 teams looking to go undefeated.
- UCF breaks into top 10 in latest CFP rankings
- Army marches into AP poll for 1st time since '96
- CFP's top 10 unchanged for 1st time in rankings
- Notre Dame plans to start QB Book vs. Syracuse
If Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan all make the College Football Playoff, which team would win it all?
At No. 23, Army makes its first appearance in the AP poll since 1996, but things at the top of the rankings remain largely unchanged.
On a day when the rest of the top 10 struggled (at least a little) with lesser opponents, Notre Dame inserted itself into the conversation with Alabama and Clemson.
This week's top four is unanimous, from No. 1 Alabama to No. 4 Michigan. But with Rivalry Week looming, changes could be right around the corner.
Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday to stay on target for a trip to the College Football Playoff.
Notre Dame closes in on the CFP, while West Virginia goes down and Ohio State and Michigan prepare for a B1G showdown. What else have we learned?
The top 10 teams in the College Football Playoff selection committee's rankings all have at least a 1 percent chance to make the top four, according to Playoff Predictor. Here's how it could happen for each.
Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Adam Rittenberg discuss the scheduling issues that led to such a weak slate (3:10), the upsets we'd love to see (12:19) and more. Plus, Fill-In-The-Blanks (23:26), Phil Steele's Picks (36:14), Talk Nerdy To Me (45:59), Walk-Ons (53:09) and Extra Points (59:28).
Kirk Herbstreit and Ian Fitzsimmons break down a tough test for Notre Dame against Syracuse.
Who will win when No. 12 Syracuse meets No. 3 Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium? Our reporters pick that game, plus West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Iowa State-Texas and Cincinnati-UCF.
Even with the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 25 still battling for semifinal and New Year's Six bowl positions, it's never too early to look ahead to next season.
Brad Edwards, Jake Trotter & Heather Dinich react to the stagnant CFP rankings (4:15), discuss Oklahoma's defensive deficiencies (8:00), delve into "What-If Wednesday" (22:05) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (34:49) & Extra Points (45:26).
The College Football Playoff's top 10 is unchanged from last week -- the first time that has happened in the rankings' history.
Peter Burns, Ryan McGee & Chris Low discuss a great finish at Bedlam (1:58), the top-10 taking care of business (7:00), Bobby Petrino getting the axe (24:40) & more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" (33:06), Walk-Ons (39:36) and Extra Points (46:47).
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced Sunday that quarterback Ian Book will practice Tuesday and, if there are no setbacks, reclaim his starting spot over Brandon Wimbush.
No Notre Dame position group has had a more impactful turnaround than the defensive line this season, and it all started at burger night at a local steakhouse.
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.