Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship left no doubt as to who was No. 1. Here's the rest of our top 25 to close the season.
Adam Rittenberg predicts the winners and final scores of every bowl game, including the College Football Playoff.
- San Jose State finalizing extension for Brennan
- San Jose St. keeps bowl plans amid restrictions
- Bama leads steady top 5; Iowa State gets boost
- San Jose State-Nevada game moved to Vegas
The best players, moments and eye-popping stats from the college football season.
— Nick Starkel completed 32 of 52 passes for 453 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 25 San Jose State to its first Mountain West Conference championship, 34-20 over Boise State on Saturday.
In a college football season unlike any other, there were plenty of inspiring athletes who spoke out, from Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill to Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller. And college football coaches still said some pretty weird stuff.
San Jose State, coming off its first Mountain West Conference title after a 7-0 mark, is finalizing a contract extension for coach Brent Brennan beyond the 2023 season.
A San Jose State spokesman told ESPN the school developed its travel plan for the Arizona Bowl based on a review of the county travel directive.
All four CFP teams have justifiable cases, but imagine how much more fun it would be if the selection committee gave Group of 5 teams the credit they deserve or if we had an expanded playoff.
Conference championship week was always going to shake up the Power Rankings. How far will Notre Dame fall after a big loss? How high will Cincinnati climb after an undefeated season? And what about Coastal Carolina?
If you thought this season would bring something different to the college football landscape, you underestimated the sport's powers.
Conference champions have been crowned and the argument around the College Football Playoff picture intensifies. From celebrating classic video games to breaking down the big games, here is the best of Week 16.
One of the strangest college football seasons is finally at its conference championship weeks and the storylines are plentiful. Notre Dame as ACC champion? Can Florida push Alabama? How will Saturday impact the CFP? All this and more.
The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack look at the CFBP rankings; Finebaum previews the SEC championship; Adelson previews the ACC championship; Luginbill on National Signing Day
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the latest head-scratching College Football Playoff rankings, no one mentioning Texas A&M, David’s Dude and their conference championship picks. Then, Paul Finebaum hops on to discuss Alabama-Florida, if this is Nick Saban’s best team, the favorite to land the Auburn job and if Hugh Freeze will return to the SEC (29:04). Next, Andrea Adelson stops by to talk about Clemson-Notre Dame, why this game will be very different from the first and the improvement the Irish have shown throughout the season (44:16). Finally Tom Luginbill talks National Signing Day, hitting on the toughest recruiting cycle ever in college football, Maryland and Ole Miss trending upward, Michigan and Texas trending downward, and the role the transfer portal will play this offseason (54:28).
The top five teams in the penultimate CFP rankings remained unchanged, while Iowa State moved to No. 6.
Saturday's biggest throw came from a cornerback ... throwing a shoe. And that wasn't even the day's wildest ending (thanks, MACtion).
With bye weeks and cancellations all over the schedule, not much changed in Week 15. USC climbed into the top 10 following a comeback victory, while Florida tumbled after a cleat throw and a clutch kick. All that and more in this week's Power Rankings.
From the Redwood Forests to Hawaii to Las Vegas, the Spartans have hit the road all season long because of COVID-19 restrictions in their home county. Somehow, they're 6-0 and headed to the first Mountain West title game in program history.
— Tyler Nevens had 12 carries for a career-high 184 yards, including an explosive 69-yard touchdown burst, and San Jose State overcame its biggest halftime deficit of the...
Stanford Steve & Bear come out hot with Bear in a rage over the Big Ten changing its rules to allow Ohio State in the conference title game, reactions to Iowa State moving up CFP Rankings and why Coastal Carolina should be a top-10 team. Then, the guys discuss College GameDay at West Point, Bear’s travel schedule and the last time GameDay visited Army. Then, they preview an unprecedented week 15 slate that includes the Territorial Cup, USC-UCLA, San Jose State-Nevada, Mississippi State-Auburn, Texas-Kansas and more.
The 2020 college football season has been frustrating and exhausting, but let's take a moment to savor the good things, like an impromptu BYU-Coastal classic, the sublime DeVonta Smith, Iowa State's resurgence, Akron's win and more.
Friday's football game between San Jose State and Nevada has been moved from San Jose to Las Vegas due to restrictions in Santa Clara County related to COVID-19, the Mountain West announced Sunday.
The season's end is in sight and the Power Rankings are starting to lock, especially with how the top eight teams are playing. BYU falls while Coastal Carolina and Indiana solidify spots in the top 10. All that and more in Week 14's Power Rankings.
— Tyler Nevens and Kairee Robinson each had over 100 yards rushing and combined for three touchdowns, and San Jose State played its first game in three weeks and beat Hawaii 35-24 on Saturday.
Santa Clara County, home of the 49ers and Levi's Stadium, issued enhanced COVID-19 guidelines for professional, collegiate and youth sports on Saturday afternoon that effectively put a three-week ban on any contact sports taking place in the county.
Saturday's rivalry game between San Jose State and Fresno State has been canceled because of contract-tracing protocols at Fresno State, the Mountain West announced Thursday.