Is one-loss Minnesota a playoff lock? Can Mac Jones-led Alabama still make a case? And is the Big 12 really done? We answer these questions and more.
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Here's what the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowl games would look like based on Tuesday's rankings.
- LSU atop CFP again; Alabama stays at No. 5
- Buckeyes' Young suspended for one more game
- LSU atop CFP; Georgia beats out Bama for No. 4
- Sources: Ohio St. expects 4-game ban for Young
Defensive end and Ohio State commit Jack Sawyer is now the No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2021.
Which ESPN Jr. 300 prospects have stood out? Which teams have started quickly in recruiting? What will happen over the next year? We have you covered.
In the fallout from Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa's injury, Todd McShay ranks his top 32 prospects in the 2020 NFL draft class.
Ohio State's star QB finally gets a chance at a high-profile, signature moment with games against Penn State and Michigan up next.
The rest of the top four remains the same as last week: No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Georgia.
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How the Allstate Playoff Predictor sees the rankings. These are based on how the average CFP committee would rank them: Rk (Pct top 4) 1. Ohio State (99) 2. LSU (98) 3. Clemson (96) 4. Georgia (66) 5. Alabama (18) 6. Penn State (19) 7. Oregon (4) 8. Florida (<1) 9. Oklahoma (<1) 10. Utah (<1)
The top three spots are clear this week, so what are the strengths and weaknesses of the teams jostling for the No. 4 spot?
Through 12 weeks, Ohio State ranks up there with the best CFB teams of all time. Does that justify an 18.5-point spread over ninth-ranked Penn State?
Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast by discussing Herbie's reaction to Tua Tagovailoa going down, Nick Saban's mindset in starting Tua and not holding him out until Auburn and how the College Football Playoff committee should treat Alabama. Later, the guys talk about Ohio State-Penn State and why the Buckeyes look so complete (20:27), Minnesota falling victim to Iowa on the road, Oklahoma's huge comeback over Baylor (29:13), Clemson and Georgia humming along (35:01), and listener questions (40:22).
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Alabama's star QB went down with a season-ending hip injury against Mississippi State, eclipsing a wild Sooners comeback and more Week 12 ups and downs.
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The Tigers moved to the top spot in the rankings after their 26th win in a row.
ESPN reporters make their picks for the College Football Playoff after Week 12.
Justin Fields threw for a career-high 305 yards and matched his best with four touchdown passes to lead No. 2 Ohio State to a workmanlike 56-21 win over Rutgers on Saturday.