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Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

Alabama still has two large hurdles to clear in the regular season
Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

Sad as it is to say, we’re on to the home stretch for the college football season as the conference title races start to narrow across the country and the chase for the College Football Playoff begins to come into focus. Though we’ve flown past the midway mark, there is a good thing about the calendar flipping over to month No. 11: just three days without any football from now until December when factoring in the NFL.

 

Seven-Step Drop: Seven Questions for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee

Come Tuesday night, all eyes will be watching to see where teams like LSU wind up in the initial CFP rankings
Seven-Step Drop: Seven Questions for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee

You just knew that college football was going to make it difficult on the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. You just knew it was going to be one of those weekends.

 

And it was.

 

College Football Week 9 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 9 action
College Football Week 9 Awards

With the ninth weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week 9:

 

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 9)

Ranking the top 25 teams in college football after Week 9
College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 9)

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 ninth weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by Georgia's win over Florida in Jacksonville, Kentucky's comeback victory over Missouri and upsets by Oklahoma State (Texas), Arizona (Oregon) and California (Washington). Alabama was off in Week 9 and remains the clear No. 1 team going into Week 10. Clemson checks in at No. 2 after beating Florida State, while Notre Dame remains No.

College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 9

Stakes are high in Jacksonville for annual Georgia-Florida clash
College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 9

The Week 9 edition of picking every game on the college football schedule is highlighted by the Florida-Georgia showdown in Jacksonville; a surprisingly pivotal Big Ten game involving Iowa and Penn State; and a key Pac-12 North game on the Farm between Stanford and Washington State. Here is every game on the Week 9 slate:

 

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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 9
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

College football’s 2018 season continues with a loaded Week 9 slate featuring 55 games from Thursday to Saturday night. Five matchups are on tap for Thursday night, including Baylor at West Virginia, Appalachian State at Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech. On Friday, another five contests are slated, including Boston College hosting Miami, while UCLA looks to build on its two-game winning streak with a home matchup against Utah.

College Fantasy Football: Week 9 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 27) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
College Fantasy Football: Week 9 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 27) Games

Week 9 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Saturday Noon ET games and seven for the 7 p.m. ET window.

 

Here’s what our best Week 9 college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday matchups:

 

10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 9

Dan Mullen has his Florida Gators ready for a rare top-10 matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs
10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 9

Week 9 of the college football season mixes in some always-entertaining rivalry games with plenty of intriguing and important conference matchups. There has been no lack of surprises to this point of the season but here are 10 stats to get you ready for this week's action.

 

Seven-Step Drop: Khalil Tate Headlines 2018 All-Underachiever team, Ed Orgeron captains All-Overachievers

It has been a year to forget for preseason Heisman Trophy candidate Khalil Tate and the Arizona Wildcats
Seven-Step Drop: Seven Surprises, Disappointments at the Midway Mark

Hard as it is to hear or rationalize, we’re past the midway mark of the college football season right now. Following a wild Week 8 on the calendar that whittled down the field of undefeated teams even more, it’s as good a time as ever to take stock of what has happened in the sport so far.

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