2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
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The CFB Pod: Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season

Kevin Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season. They discuss the historical context of a season played during a pandemic, what was different about this year’s Alabama team, why the Big Ten would like to forget this season, if the College Football Playoff ever seriously flirted with the idea of expansion, Sarah Fuller making history, underdog stories, Dabo Swinney’s heel turn, concerns about the current structure of the sport, predictions and hopes for college football for 2021, and Urban Meyer taking the Jacksonville Jaguars job.

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8dDavid Purdum

Alabama (+300) CFP title favorite for next season

Alabama has been installed as a +300 favorite by Caesars Sportsbook to win next season's College Football National Championship. Clemson is next at +400, followed by Ohio State and Oklahoma at +750 each.

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The 2021 Way-Too-Early college football top 25

Will we see heavyweights such as Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State fall back in 2021? Can programs such as Georgia, North Carolina and Texas A&M close the gap in their conferences? We break it down in our Way Too Early Top 25.

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12dTom VanHaaren

Irish hire Cincinnati's Freeman to lead defense

Marcus Freeman, whose defense at Cincinnati ranked 13th in FBS this season in total defense and eighth in scoring defense, has been hired as the new defensive coordinator at Notre Dame.

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12dAdam Rittenberg

After Peach Bowl run, Ridder returning to Cincy

Cincinnati starting quarterback Desmond Ridder, who guided the team to an appearance in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl this season, will return in 2021, as will Bearcats sack leader Myjai Sanders.

Smart credits players for finishing tough season strong (1:34)
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Georgia kicker drills career-long field goal to win Peach Bowl (1:04)
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Ford turns on the gas for a 79-yard TD (0:52)
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The Paul Finebaum Show Hour 2: CFP Preview

The mega-cast is set for the Georgia/Cincinnati Bowl game, Paul goes live to the field interjected with guests such as Gene Chizik, with callers interspersed throughout.

Ridder and Whyle combine for impressive Cincinnati TD (0:50)
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Cincinnati offensive lineman disqualified for targeting (1:07)
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Cincinnati DB Coby Bryant celebrates INT with a dunk (0:37)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards238.655th
Rushing Yards212.422nd
Points For37.521st
Points Against16.0Tied-120th