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2018 Schedule
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1dHeather Dinich

Ranking the rivalry games by playoff impact

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.

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4dESPN staff

College Football Playoff picks after Week 12

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.

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No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

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.

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4dESPN Staff

Most important takeaway for each Top 25 team

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?

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Campus Conversation: Scheduling Issues, Upsets We Want To See, Blanks

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).

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6dESPN staff

ESPN reporters pick Week 12's biggest games

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.

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7dESPN Staff

Every top 25 team's best reason for optimism next season

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.

Syracuse the best shot to give Notre Dame an L? (0:46)
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Campus Conversation: Stagnant Rankings, Petrino, Talk Nerdy

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).

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Notre Dame plans to start QB Book vs. Syracuse

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.

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Northwestern ranked in AP Top 25 poll after win

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.

Williams has big day for Notre Dame (0:19)
Williams happy to see Wimbush play on Senior Night (0:43)
Kelly not concerned about quarterback dilemma (0:16)

Team Stats

Passing Yards257.7
Rushing Yards196.8
Points For34.540th
Points Against17.3