FBS College Football Playoff

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts looks for a receiver during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 11, 2019 - 10:26 am
Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts is one of the few people who won't make a big deal about Saturday's showdown with Texas. This whole big game business is nothing new to Hurts. As Alabama's quarterback, he played in three national championship games and the annual Iron Bowl against Auburn. The...
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Ohio State wide receiver K.J. Hill (14) runs for a touchdown in front of Nebraska cornerback Dicaprio Bootle (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
September 29, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It's been pounded into the heads of Ohio State players since the winter, how losses to unranked opponents from the Big Ten West ended bids for the College Football Playoff the last two years. The Buckeyes seem to have received the message. Their domination of Nebraska in a 48-7...
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Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins (3) runs the ball past Florida State linebacker Emmett Rice (56) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)
September 27, 2019 - 9:58 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There is no margin for error now for No. 10 Notre Dame. Coming off a 23-17 loss at No. 3 Georgia that silenced many doubters, the Fighting Irish (2-1) find themselves in must-win mode every week going forward if they want to climb back into the discussion for the College...
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Newly-installed bleacher seats at Sanford Stadium ahead of this weekend's big game with Notre Dame in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The University of Georgia is installing 500 additional seats for the game. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
September 20, 2019 - 8:06 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Two years ago, this was the game that signaled Georgia's return to national prominence. Now, it's a chance to solidify the Bulldogs' standing as a perennial championship contender. Third-ranked Georgia will host No. 7 Notre Dame on Saturday night to wrap up a home-and-home series...
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Notre Dame's Robert Hainsey (72), Julian Okwara (42), Ian Book (12) and Tommy Kraemer (78) sing after beating New Mexico 66-14 after an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 19, 2019 - 3:29 pm
The echoes have been slumbering at Notre Dame for more than two decades. The Fighting Irish really need to make some new memories. Well, here's their chance. Again. No. 7 Notre Dame can prove it's no longer living in the past with a victory Saturday night at third-ranked Georgia, a game that could...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Massachusetts in Athens, Ga. Notre Dame and Georgia. Two of college football's most storied programs meet for the first time in one of its most famed settings, a game that already feels special because of its historic ramifications but is also likely to have a huge impact on this year's race to the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
September 16, 2019 - 2:58 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia players know it's a big game. They can read the polls. They can hear all the chatter around campus. That doesn't mean they're well-versed on Notre Dame's storied past. George Gipp? "Uhh, no," tight end Eli Wolf conceded Monday. The Four Horsemen? "That rings a little...
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Notre Dame's Robert Hainsey (72), Julian Okwara (42), Ian Book (12) and Tommy Kraemer (78) sing after beating New Mexico 66-14 after an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly sensed his No. 7 Notre Dame team had a little extra bounce in its step Sunday morning and it wasn't because of its 66-14 victory over New Mexico 16 hours before. Playing a nationally televised game this Saturday night at No. 3 Georgia will do that for you. "Oh,...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) carries in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans are accustomed to nonconference matchups featuring programs going in different directions. They just usually don't involve names such as Oklahoma and UCLA. The fifth-ranked Sooners (2-0) head to Los Angeles this weekend on a roll as they attempt to reach the College Football...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, Zach Gerhart, assistant director of broadcasting and video production, works in the ACC Network broadcast facility at North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C. The Atlantic Coast Conference finally has its TV channel airing hundreds of league sporting events each year thanks in no small measure to its schools. Administrations around the ACC played a critical role in getting the channel up and running, spending millions to ensure campus broadcast and production facilities were capable of handling telecasts. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
August 28, 2019 - 3:17 pm
College football celebrates its 150th anniversary this season with the networks focused on the milestone and also on the future. ESPN still has the lion's share of significant games, as well as the College Football Playoff, but Fox has made a huge investment in its studio programming as well as...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) runs the ball against Clemson during the NCAA Cotton Bowl semifinal playoff football game, in Arlington, Texas. Upon his return to campus last winter, Book immediately worked on his leadership skills and also making the difficult and tight downfield passes. Book was rewarded when he was named one of the team’s seven captains. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
August 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — For Notre Dame to reach its second straight College Football Playoff, it may have to run the table behind quarterback Ian Book. "When you step into being the quarterback at Notre Dame, high expectations come with it," said coach Brian Kelly, who has twice in nine seasons...
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