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Seven-Step Drop: Whacky College Football Playoff Scenarios Now in Play

Thanks to an upset-filled Saturday, there's no telling how the four-team playoff will end up turning out
Seven-Step Drop: Whacky College Football Playoff Scenarios Now in Play

Entering Week 11, it appeared we were barreling toward the most drama-free postseason final four in the young College Football Playoff’s history. Much of the same was expected from a relatively ho-hum slate of games.

 

The College Football Playoff Process is a Flaming Mess of Uncertainty

We wanted a playoff. We were given something else.
The College Football Playoff Process is a Flaming Mess of Uncertainty

Oh, what a fine mess we have on our hands — and I'm loving every minute of it. I'm the guy who likes to pull up a tattered old lawn chair, light a cheap cigar, drink bottom-shelf whiskey straight out of a plastic bottle and watch the world burn. I love when what people thought were master plans fail. The chaos excites me.

Winter is Coming for College Football’s Four-Team Playoff

Who needs "Game of Thrones" when you have the drama that the playoff selection committee is dealing with right now?
Winter is Coming for College Football’s Four-Team Playoff

As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system with more doom in the air than “Game of Thrones.”

 

College Football Week 11 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 11 action.
College Football Week 11 Awards 2016

Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday. Clemson was stunned by Pitt on a late field goal, Michigan fell by one point to Iowa and USC defeated Washington in Seattle.

California Golden Bears vs. Washington State Cougars Preview and Prediction

Luke Falk and the Cougars look to maintain their best start in Pac-12 play in more than 10 years with a win over the visiting Bears
California Golden Bears vs. Washington State Cougars Preview and Prediction

Points will not be in short supply when Washington State and California clash this weekend. The scoreboard always seems to get an intense workout whenever these two explosive offenses share the same field.

 

Colorado Buffaloes vs. Arizona Wildcats Preview and Prediction

Ralphie runs for a possible Rose Bowl berth with sputtering Arizona up next
Colorado Buffaloes vs. Arizona Wildcats Preview and Prediction

Ranked No. 12 heading into Week 11, leading the Pac-12 South division, and based on recent precedent, Colorado would play in the Rose Bowl Game if it was scheduled for today.

 

Oregon State Beavers vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

Jim Mora's Bruins must win out if they want to go to a bowl game
Oregon State Beavers vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

A four-game losing streak has taken UCLA from preseason Top 25 status to fighting to reach bowl eligibility. The Bruins (3-6, 1-5 Pac-12) have no room for error as they travel to face Oregon State on Saturday.

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