Kirk Herbstreit & Ian Fitzsimmons discuss Week 12's issues, weigh in on a great under-the radar story (12:55), talk about Tua's health and how it pertains to the Heisman (17:02) and much more. Plus, the guys make their picks in the biggest games of the week (27:10).
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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.
- OU's Moore dismissed for violating team rules
- CFP's top 10 unchanged for 1st time in rankings
- Northwestern ranked in AP Top 25 poll after win
- Michigan steps into CFP's top 4; Bama still No. 1
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 Sooners announced they have dismissed offensive lineman Tramonda Moore for violating team rules.
The College Football Playoff's top 10 is unchanged from last week -- the first time that has happened in the rankings' history.
Adam Rittenberg, Brad Edwards & Chris Low discuss the rumors swirling around Mike MacIntyre & Colorado (3:06), the impact of Tua's health (9:30), whether Bama or OU has a more potent offense (19:35), Mike Gundy's comments on transferring snowflakes (27:10) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (34:05) and Extra Points (50:14).
Does Ohio State, Oklahoma, Washington State or West Virginia have the best shot to crash the playoff?
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).
The Sooners' defense has been so bad that the offense has to score every time it's on the field just to stay in games.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Assume Clemson, Michigan, Oklahoma and Georgia all win out, Alabama finishes 12-1 and Notre Dame finishes 11-1. In that scenario, Playoff Predictor makes Clemson and Georgia virtual locks and considers Michigan very likely to get in. The decision for the last spot would be almost a toss-up between Oklahoma and Alabama, but our model thinks the committee is more likely to select the Sooners, by a hair. Notre Dame would be the least likely of the six to get in.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
If Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Michigan and Oklahoma all win out, Playoff Predictor thinks Michigan (65%) is more likely to take that last spot and get in the playoff than Oklahoma (40%).
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.
Everything went according to plan for the top 10 teams last weekend, but the schedule doesn't get easier for the teams jockeying for a final top-four ranking.
Why any college football devil's advocate should consider the Sooners' QB and the Knights.
Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion attempt to beat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma State's WRs are completely destroying the Oklahoma secondary. Tylan Wallace has 128 yards receiving early in the second quarter. And this has already turned into another Bedlam score-fest.
Alabama earned another shutout, Michigan kept rolling with an easy win over Rutgers and Northwestern (!) will play for the B1G title. What else did we learn?
Ryan McGee, Chris Low & Jake Trotter discuss NC State stubbing its toe (again) (3:10), the chaos potential of Week 11 (7:40), the magnificent Kyler Murray (13:44) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (23:07) and Extra Points (36:15).
Nearly all of Kyler Murray's numbers are better than the ones produced by last year's Heisman Trophy winner, and that's with a big reputation on his back and a big future ahead of him.
Kirk Herbstreit and Ian Fitzsimmons discuss Bedlam and what it means for Oklahoma and Oklahoma St.
Who will win when No. 10 Ohio State visits No. 18 Michigan State? Our reporters pick that game, plus Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, Clemson at Boston College and Washington State at Colorado.
Michigan is up to No. 4 in the CFP rankings this week after Saturday's big win over rival Penn State and LSU's shutout loss to No. 1 Alabama.
Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee & Chris Low discuss Alabama's dominant win (3:58), UGA claiming the East (13:48), a wild weekend in the Big 12 (19:05), Michigan continuing to roll (31:00) and more. Plus, Talk Nerdy To Me (35:11), Walk-Ons (42:33) and Extra Points (51:28).
Week 10 told us so much about what the final playoff picture could look like, but questions still remain -- including whether the committee prefers Georgia or Michigan at No. 4 this week.