FBS College Football Playoff

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) carries the ball as he tries to get around Citadel linebacker Willie Eubanks III (9) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
November 20, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan were at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks. Unlike last week, there was a little...
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Notre Dame players line up at the end zone to greet fans and cheer with them after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
November 17, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The band was an Aaron Judge moon shot away from the field, way up in the right-field bleachers of Yankee Stadium. Still, the Fighting Irish lined up in the end zone/outfield and sang the alma mater — just as they would have at Notre Dame Stadium — after dispatching No. 12 Syracuse...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame running back Dexter Williams (2) runs for a touchdown against Florida State in the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Senior Dexter Williams has been through countless ups and downs during his four years at Notre Dame. Injury, suspension, an arrest, the emotions of helping his ailing mother all of it has weighed down Williams at times. He has emerged just the same as the workhorse running back for the third-ranked Fighting Irish, and a key reason Notre Dame has legitimate hopes of making the playoff.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 16, 2018 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinstripe uniforms. The Empire State Building shining blue and gold. The marching band performing at Bryant Park and the drummer's circle at Rockefeller Center. When Notre Dame plays in New York City it comes with fanfare and pageantry. The third-ranked Fighting Irish (10-0, No. 3...
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Alabama running back Josh Jacobs (8) carries the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
November 13, 2018 - 4:53 pm
The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the selection committee's entire top...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates his touchdown run with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
November 10, 2018 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a milestone victory that shows what a superpower they have become. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback...
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Michigan defensive back Brandon Watson (28) celebrates with defensive lineman Kwity Paye, right, after returning an interception for a touchdown in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Michigan won 42-7. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
November 06, 2018 - 7:28 pm
Michigan moved into the fourth spot of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, behind Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame. Georgia was next at five, followed by Oklahoma. The playoff picture cleared up after a weekend where several contenders asserted themselves. The top-four teams in the...
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Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter celebrates a 34-17 victory over Kentucky with the fans to win the SEC East in a NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Lexington, Ky. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 5:07 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Georgia believed it had a point to prove. Bulldogs running backs D'Andre Swift and Elijah Holyfield spent all week hearing about the rushing prowess of Kentucky's Benny Snell Jr. Georgia's defensive players kept fielding questions about their inability to stop the run or rush...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018 file photo Charley Green buffs the NCAA college football championship trophy before a coaches news conference in Atlanta. The College Football Playoff selection committee begins its fifth season Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 of presenting weekly rankings and if form holds two schools in the first top four will go on to play in the semifinals. The usefulness of the committee’s work and the nationally televised reveal is debatable. But what if anything can be learned from the first four years of CFP rankings? Of the 16 teams the committee ranked in the top four of its initial rankings from 2014-17, half made the playoff. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file)
October 31, 2018 - 9:10 am
The College Football Playoff rankings are out, heading into the biggest weekend of the season so far. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Dennis Dodd, national college football writer for CBS Sports, joins Ralph Russo to breakdown where the playoff race is headed. What teams control...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018 file photo Charley Green buffs the NCAA college football championship trophy before a coaches news conference in Atlanta. The College Football Playoff selection committee begins its fifth season Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 of presenting weekly rankings and if form holds two schools in the first top four will go on to play in the semifinals. The usefulness of the committee’s work and the nationally televised reveal is debatable. But what if anything can be learned from the first four years of CFP rankings? Of the 16 teams the committee ranked in the top four of its initial rankings from 2014-17, half made the playoff. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file)
October 30, 2018 - 4:36 am
If form holds, two of the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff ranking of the season will go on to play in the national semifinals. After meeting for a day and a half at a hotel outside Dallas, the CFP selection committee will unveil its initial top 25 Tuesday night, the first of...
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Purdue running back D.J. Knox (1) cuts between Ohio State safety Jordan Fuller (4) and linebacker Pete Werner (20) on his way to a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 20, 2018 - 10:08 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday. The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure. D.J. Knox ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and the Boilermakers held Ohio State's vaunted passing game in check...
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