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.
Now, this is what sports is all about.
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.
Kosta Karageorge was last seen at his apartment around 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Seventh-ranked Ohio State strives to keep alive its bid to reach the College Football Playoff in a matchup against Michigan.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
“Winning that last game always means a lot,” Hoke said. “You want to be able to go back and say my senior year we beat Ohio.”
If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
With a decisive win over rival Iowa, Minnesota regained a treasured traveling trophy and forged a three-way tie for first place in the Big Ten West Division with three games to go.