With SEC play a week away and Big Ten football on the horizon in a month or so, here is what's going on in college football's Week 3. Louisville throws deep, uniform and mascot reveals and more as the schedule starts to heat up this fall.
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- Clemson picked as heavy favorite to win ACC
- ACC to have 3 COVID tests a week in season
- Louisville expects to admit 18K fans into stadium
- Irish to kick off ACC slate vs. Duke on Sept. 12
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case. He is effecting change too -- speaking at protests, talking to the mayor, and now he is meeting with the FBI.
Two Mike Leach disciples face off, a Notre Dame reunion and a Sun Belt encore? What to expect in Week 3
In a game scheduled less than a week ago, two former colleagues face off for the first time as head coaches. Plus, will sloppy play continue? We tell you what to watch for this weekend.
The CFB Pod: The Big Ten is BACK! The guys examine how the conference went from postponing its season to an eight-game schedule start in October
David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi kick off the podcast with Adam Rittenberg after the breaking news of the Big Ten playing an eight-game season starting October 24. The guys get into how rapid testing was the game changer in the conference’s decision, the lack of flexibility with the shortened timeline of the season and if players will consider opting back in. Then, Pollack and Negandhi discuss how the Big Ten screwed this whole thing up, why the Pac-12 is even more behind in college football, how the conference stacks up behind Ohio State and D’Eriq King looking ready to scare ACC defenses.
The SEC has yet to kickoff, but the conference has six of the top 10 teams this week. Clemson, Oklahoma and Texas all claimed spots with big wins in Week 2, while a win is a win for Notre Dame.
Micale Cunningham accounted for four touchdowns and passed for a career-high 343 yards, helping Louisville overcome a mistake-prone start to roll past Western Kentucky 35-21 in Saturday night's season opener for both schools.
CFB Pod: Georgia's QB battle, a possible Big Ten re-vote on football and previewing the weekend action. Plus, Booger McFarland on a Joe Burrow-less LSU
David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi kick off the podcast by talking about the vibe in Winston-Salem for the first on-campus edition of College GameDay, hobbies they picked up during the pandemic, the quarterback battle at Georgia, a possible Big Ten re-vote on football and the ACC matchups this weekend. Later, Booger McFarland drops (25:13) by to discuss motivations for teams in this pandemic season, the outlook for Trevor Lawrence, a Joe Burrow-less LSU, the SEC East, Notre Dame playing in the ACC and his love of riding a Peloton.
Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne were locks for the ACC's Top 25 player list this, but who else made the cut ahead of the season?
CFB Pod: Herbie, Pollack & Negandhi preview the ACC and Big 12. Plus, Herbie explains his unplanned statement on College GameDay on racial equality in America.
Herbie, Pollack & Negandhi kick off the podcast asking Herbie what it was like calling Navy-BYU in an empty stadium, if Navy did its defense a disservice by not hitting during practice and what could’ve been if BYU had played its original schedule. Then, the guys discuss how the Big 12 could be a four-team race (15:49) and the depth in the ACC (26:01). Later, Herbie explains his unplanned statement on College GameDay on racial equality in America (39:59).
Two of the Power 5 conferences might be sitting out the fall season, but there is still plenty to be decided across the college football landscape. What does the 2020 campaign have in store?
Alabama leads the way with six players on our preseason All-America team, highlighted by playmaking receivers DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle.
The guys run through the ACC's fall sports schedule for Cross Country, Field Hockey, Volleyball, and Soccer. Plus we get a visit from the ACC Network's Roddy Jones who tells us who he will be looking forward to watching week 1 and the guys wrap up their list of the 20 players they are most excited to see play week 1.
Even though the SEC doesn't kick off play until late September, the league boasts three of the top four teams in this week's rankings.
Clemson is the overwhelming preseason choice to win the ACC, with Notre Dame picked to finish second, the league announced Friday.
No, the Big Ten and Pac-12 are not playing college football this fall. (We think.) Yes, their players -- plus those who opted out -- are included here. Why? To give a full sense of what we're missing this season. Let the debates begin.
Even without the Big Ten or Pac-12, there is no dearth of college football star power ready to take the field this fall.
The ACC will begin coronavirus testing three times per week during the season as part of an enhanced set of medical protocols, the league announced Friday.
Louisville anticipates admitting 18,000 spectators at Cardinal Stadium with appropriate seat distancing along with increased physical distancing at entrances.