With the 2015 season reaching its final stretch, all 128 teams, players and coaches are making their last push to reach preseason goals, play in a bowl or avoid the hot seat going into the offseason. And this is also the portion of the season where the award scene starts to clear and the candidates for some of college football’s top hardware begins to emerge.
Oh, how much things can change in just two weeks. Prior to the Nov. 7 meeting with Alabama, the LSU Tigers were 7-0 and ranked No. 2 in the initial College Football Playoff poll. That same day, the No.
Host Braden Gall sits down with ESPN college football guru Kirk Herbstreit on this special edition of the Cover 2 podcast. Herbstreit offers his thoughts on the College Football Playoff rankings as well as how the Committee process works.
The ESPN analyst also offers his thoughts on a potential Ohio State-Alabama rematch, the big games of Week 12 and which team in the top four is most likely to lose.
Week 12 of the 2015 college football season starts on Wednesday night with two matchups from the MAC. Northern Illinois looks to move one step closer to a MAC West title in a key conference game against Western Michigan.
We are at the point in the college football season where the contenders make statements and the pretenders fall by the wayside. A handful of teams have their eyes on conference championship game appearances with outside shots at berths in the College Football Playoff.
The College Football Playoff Committee released its third set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the third straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Ohio State at No. 3 and Notre Dame at No. 4.