With 40 games total, there are a lot more postseason matchups than just the College Football Playoff.
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The Buckeyes needed a comeback to beat Wisconsin for the conference title. But Clemson and, potentially, Louisiana State in the College Football Playoff are much tougher matchups.
The 2019 season delivered remarkable consensus about which teams should reach the semifinal games. The last mysteries were about seedings and pairings.
Despite another conference title, Clemson stood little chance to edge L.S.U. or Ohio State in the College Football Playoff seedings. But it’s the semifinal matchup neither of those teams want.
Louisiana State dominated fourth-ranked Georgia from the outset, and Joe Burrow made his case to lock up the Heisman Trophy.
The announcement came after Kiffin led Florida Atlantic to a win in the Conference USA title game.
Utah, ranked fifth by the committee that decides the playoff, was upended by Oregon in the Pac-12 Conference title game, 37-15.
A win over Georgia on Saturday should be a strong argument for making the Tigers the playoff’s top seed, ahead of Ohio State, but will the committee see things that way?
The Crimson Tide faced a grim reality after losing to Auburn on Saturday. Penalty-prone and undisciplined, they will not make the four-team playoff for the first time since its inception in 2014.
Schiano, who coached the Scarlet Knights from 2001 to 2011, agreed to come back after lengthy contract negotiations.
The Buckeyes quarterback threw one of his four touchdown passes in a 56-27 win immediately after returning from an injury scare.
Like all Michigan coaches, Harbaugh, at the helm since 2015, is largely defined by his lack of success against his program’s chief rival.
The Tommies, considered too good by their conference in Division III, found a potential home in the Division I Summit League. Will the N.C.A.A. allow such a large jump to happen quickly?
The Buckeyes, in Chase Young’s return from suspension, at last faced a challenge after 10 games of crushing mediocre opponents and dominating decent ones.
Its athletic program was criticized as unprepared to enter the Big Ten and it seems to encounter a crisis a day. With Rutgers, it always comes back to money.
The Alabama quarterback and top N.F.L. prospect was carted off the field with a hip injury against Mississippi State. His team was up big at the time.
The game between two football teams in central New York drew 45,161 fans to MetLife Stadium on Saturday.
The streak at Notre Dame Stadium dated to Thanksgiving Day in 1973. The stadium holds nearly 78,000 fans.
L.S.U. took over the top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings. Computer rankings and bookmakers beg to differ.
Louisiana State ended an eight-game losing streak to the Crimson Tide and put itself in the driver’s seat for the College Football Playoff.