TCU is No. 2, followed by Alabama, Baylor and Michigan State.
The first College Football Playoff was a success on almost every level — except maybe for fans of TCU and Baylor.
After their only two losses came against playoff teams, Connor Cook and Michigan State finished off their season with a three-touchdown comeback in the fourth quarter against playoff-snubbed Baylor.
The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year’s three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Left out of the four-team playoff, Big 12 co-champion Baylor gets to stay close to home to play in the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Day to play Big Ten team Michigan State.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.
As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?