Georgia’s lone loss of the season was a little more than two weeks ago to then-No. 10 Auburn on the road. The Tigers dominated the Bulldogs 40-17, the first of two wins over No. 1-ranked teams for Gus Malzahn’s squad.
When the College Football Playoff was announced with just a four-team setup, many instantly clamored for eight, 16 or even more teams. It was a natural reaction after years of being limited to just two teams for the ultimate prize and four just felt too small.
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 13th weekend of the 2017 season featured several rivalry matchups, including the showdown in the SEC between Auburn and Alabama.
Mississippi State is the latest SEC job with an opening at head coach, as Dan Mullen has reportedly decided to leave Starkville to be the next head coach at Florida. Mullen went 69-46 in Starkville and guided the Bulldogs to eight consecutive bowl games (counting the 2017 bid). Additionally, Mississippi State ranked No. 1 in the first CFB Playoff rankings in 2014 and finished No.
Following Texas A&M’s loss to LSU on Saturday, athletic director Scott Woodward has decided to fire coach Kevin Sumlin. During his six-year run in College Station, Sumlin guided the Aggies to a 51-26 record. However, after winning 20 games through the first two years, Sumlin was never able to surpass eight wins in each of the next four seasons.
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 13, here are ones we liked the most from the weekend action:
Week 13 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Rivalry weekend wasn't short on intrigue or big performances, as Auburn knocked off Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Pitt upset Miami on Friday, and Ohio State rallied to beat Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Week 13 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Auburn scored the weekend's biggest victory by defeating rival Alabama 26-14 in the Iron Bowl.
Bret Bielema was fired as Arkansas’ head coach following Saturday’s loss to Missouri. The loss to the Tigers capped a disappointing 4-8 season for the Razorbacks and ended Bielema’s tenure with a 29-34 mark. Arkansas went 11-29 under Bielema’s watch in SEC play and went to three consecutive bowl games from 2014-16.