Vanderbilt's kicker and Buffalo's running back left their marks on an untraditional rivalry weekend in which Trevor Lawrence also played his final home game.
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A strong week from the top ten leaves little change this week. Coastal Carolina climbs into the top ten while Northwestern and Oregon tumble down the ranks. All that and more in the Power Rankings after Week 13.
- Bama, ND, Clemson, OSU lead first CFP rankings
- Badgers CB on PI calls: Refs wearing purple?
- Bama unanimous No. 1; Northwestern up to 11
- 'Fighting Rece Davises' label fires up Wildcats
Week 13 provided a history-making kickoff, an 8-TD performance and plenty of Rivalry Week fireworks.
Northwestern's schedule is strong enough that winning out (and beating Ohio State) could vault the Wildcats into the CFP. The road for Cincinnati and others is a bit tougher but not closed.
The CFB Pod: The guys look at the first CFB Playoff rankings, preview Notre Dame-UNC, make their Week 13 picks and talk to Rece Davis
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings, Notre Dame heading to North Carolina down two offensive linemen, Northwestern surprisingly smashing Wisconsin, David’s Dude of the Week, Coastal Carolina’s offense, Maryland-Indiana, JT Daniels impressing in his Georgia debut and their Week 13 picks. Later, Rece Davis hops on to talk about being in the spotlight with Northwestern’s success, BYU landing at No. 14, a nightmare playoff scenario for Cincinnati, the deck being stacked against the Pac-12 and the start of the college basketball season (48:39).
Alabama is No. 1 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, followed by Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State. BYU debuts at No. 14 despite a 9-0 start.
CB Caesar Williams said it felt like "the ref maybe had purple underneath their jerseys" when asked about pass interference penalties called against Wisconsin during its loss to Northwestern on Saturday.
Northwestern looks legit after beating Wisconsin
The CFB Pod: The guys look back on Week 12, look ahead to the first CFP rankings, and discuss the war of words between Clemson and Florida State
Herbie and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing what they might see in the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings, BYU turning down a game against Washington, Notre Dame-UNC, Dabo Swinney’s raging against Florida State, Indiana’s near comeback against Ohio State, Northwestern having Wisconsin’s number and the Iron Bowl.
The Raiders may have lost... but we do owe Jon Gruden an apology. As for the Chiefs, Greeny says rename the MVP award after Pat Mahomes. Then... Greeny shares his "hot takes" from Week 11 and we take yours as well. Plus, Northwestern H.C. Pat Fitzgerald joins the show to discuss their big win over Wisconsin... and Greeny breaks down the state of the rookie QBs in the NFL right now.
There's a new team atop the Big 12. Who else made a jump in this week's college football conference power rankings?
Alabama is now the unanimous No. 1 team in the country, as the top eight teams hold steady. Northwestern, however, jumped up to No. 11 as it remains unbeaten.
The top of the AP Top 25 college football poll remains the same, but there's plenty of movement in the back half. Here's what's next for each ranked team.
The Allstate Playoff Predictor breaks down which teams have the best chance to make this season's College Football Playoff.
In a very 2020 weekend in college football, Indiana nearly upset Ohio State, Cincinnati proved it belongs in the playoff discussion and Coastal Carolina stayed undefeated.