2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
10-2, 1st in ACC
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Perfect Tide finish No. 1 in AP poll for 11th time

Alabama has finished the season No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the 11th time, extending its record by finishing with the program's first perfect season since 2009. The Tide were followed in the rankings by Ohio State, Clemson, Texas A&M and Notre Dame.

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6dBill Connelly

Why this Alabama team is the best of the playoff era

Where do this year's College Football Playoff teams stand in comparison with the other 24 teams in the CFP era? And which are the 10 best teams to miss the playoff in the past seven years?

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6dDavid 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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6dMark Schlabach

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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6dDave Wilson

Stoops, Romo among 2021 college HOF class

Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer of USC, Clemson running back C.J. Spiller and Eastern Illinois star Tony Romo headline the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame class announced Monday.

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9dTom 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.


The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack preview the National Championship between Alabama and Ohio State

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing whether we’ll see Jaylen Waddle in the National Championship game, Justin Fields attacking the middle of the field against Clemson, the Tigers’ flaws, why the Buckeyes should emulate Arkansas’ defensive game plan against Alabama, Trey Sermon opening up Ohio State’s offense, what will decide the title and Pollack’s thoughts on Texas hiring Steve Sarkisian.

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When teammates are Heisman finalists

Alabama will likely have three of the top five finishers in the Heisman voting. Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith and Najee Harris join an elite company of teammates competing against each other for college football's top prize.


ESPN Daily: The Tale of Manti Te’o

It’s one of the most bizarre sports stories ever. In 2012, Manti Te’o had led Notre Dame to an undefeated regular season, was named Defensive Player of the Year, and was the Heisman Trophy runner up...all while supposedly reeling from the death of his girlfriend: Lennay Kekua. A girlfriend who, it turned out...had never existed. Don Van Natta examines the story of Te’o’s catfishing for a new edition of ESPN’s Backstory, “The Tale of Te’o,” and joins the show to share what he learned about how the Te’o hoax unfolded, and why so many of us got fooled.

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13dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Wisconsin QB Coan transfers to Notre Dame

Former Wisconsin quarterback Jack Coan, who started 18 games for the Badgers, will transfer to Notre Dame for his final season.


The CFB Pod: Herbie and Negandhi recap the College Football Playoff semifinals and look ahead to the National Championship

Herbie and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing how Herbie’s feeling after being diagnosed with COVID-19, calling Ohio State-Clemson from home, Ohio State mixing up its offensive tempo, what went wrong for Clemson, where playoff win will be remembered in Buckeye lore, Alabama’s dominant win over Notre Dame, Herbie’s initial read on the national championship game, and Texas firing Tom Herman and hiring Steve Sarkisian.


Packer & Durham Hour 3: Josh Pastner, Georgia Tech HC

Tough week for the ACC as they fall to 0-6 in Bowl games with Notre Dame & Clemson both losing in the college football playoffs.. With the crazy year we had in football the guys ask if you would accept Notre Dame into the ACC full-time. Plus we get a visit from Georgia Tech Head Basketball coach Josh Pastner fresh off handing Wake Forest their 1st loss of the season.

Team Stats

Passing Yards237.458th
Rushing Yards211.124th
Points For33.435th
Points Against18.6114th