1. 10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 6

    October is here. It's a time for Halloween, way too much pumpkin spice and the real start of conference play in college football...

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  2. Big Ten's Playoff Hopes on the Line in Week 6

    Remember when the Big Ten was unofficially out of the playoff picture? It wasn't that long ago. The death of the Big Ten , as Bleacher Report's Adam Kramer lamented, happened in Week 2...

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  3. Texas Football Getting Its Swagger Back off the Field

    Texas is still Texas. Baylor is still Baylor. What that implies, though, depends on who you ask. If you ask Longhorns wide receiver John Harris, it implies that Texas is unwilling ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 2 days ago 8,961 reads 69 comments

  4. Is Will Muschamp or Brady Hoke More Likely to Have the Same Job in 1 Year?

    In a matter of months, it's possible that two premier jobs in college football, Florida and Michigan, are open...

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  5. Freshman Power Rankings of the Week: Top 5

    By this time next week, the 2014 season will already be in October. Freshman players across college football are growing up so fast, aren't they? Before we know it, they'll be declaring for the NFL or graduating...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 4 days ago 12,302 reads 35 comments

  6. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 5

    Week 5 of the 2014 college football season is in the books. As is customary every Sunday, The Associated Press and USA Today released their new Top 25 polls. You can also check out the latest Bleacher Report Top 25 for comparison...

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  7. What Michigan Can Learn from Kansas' Firing of Charlie Weis

    The coaching silly season is no longer reserved for November and December. It's become a months-long ordeal, and the first head coach to receive a pink slip ( SMU coach June Jones resigned earlier this month) in 2014 was Kansas' Charlie Weis ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 4 days ago 19,723 reads 66 comments

  8. Winners and Losers from Week 5 of College Football

    Another college football Saturday has drawn to a close. If you can believe it, October is just around the corner. The playoff field is, ever so slowly, starting to take some form. Just a little, though...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 days ago 145,025 reads 284 comments

  9. 10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 5

    Just like that, the final weekend of college football in September is upon us. Hopefully it passes quickly, because this week's slate looks unappetizing...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 days ago 5,418 reads 17 comments

  10. It May Get Worse Before It Gets Better for Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech

    Sometimes, a game cannot merely be summed up by its box score, or even with words. That's the case for Texas Tech's 45-35 loss to Oklahoma State Thursday night, which can be more appropriately summed up in a simple GIF of collective facepalms...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 days ago 7,612 reads 33 comments

  11. How Michigan and Florida Lost Elite Status in the College Football World

    In 2006, there was a debate over whether Michigan or Florida should play Ohio State in the BCS championship game, even though the Wolverines were just coming off a loss to the Buckeyes to end the season...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 days ago 78,728 reads 259 comments

  12. Freshman Power Rankings of the Week: Top 5

    If you can believe it, we're approaching one month into the college football season. And the B/R freshman power rankings are chugging along, like a train of high ceilings, raw talent and untapped potential...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 days ago 7,765 reads 27 comments

  13. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 4

    Week 4 has come and gone, and we inch ever closer to the first College Football Playoff. There's still a long way to go in the season, but contenders are starting to take shape...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 days ago 63,499 reads 133 comments

  14. Winners and Losers from Week 4 of College Football

    Week 4 is finally in the books. Don't be fooled by a smaller schedule of games, it was a dramatic day across college football...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 days ago 151,570 reads 441 comments

  15. 10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 4

    Week 4 of the 2014 college football season is, in a way, less jam-packed. There are only 55 games Saturday—that's not a lot, by comparison—only 14 of which feature Top 25 teams...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 13 days ago 17,092 reads 12 comments

  16. Florida State's Amazing Rise Since 2013 'Showdown' vs. Clemson

    Florida State's upcoming game Saturday against Clemson holds a special significance as it relates to the resurgence of the Seminoles program...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 13 days ago 2,029 reads 1 comments

  17. Nebraska Coach Tom Osborne's Decision to Go for 2 Remembered 30 Years Later

    If Tom Osborne is anything, he is confident. It's been 30 years since the 1984 Orange Bowl against Miami, a game with the national championship on the line...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 14,821 reads 19 comments

  18. The 2 Teams That Have Displayed Championship Pedigree in 2014

    The 2014 college football season is young, but there are two teams standing out in the ever-unfolding playoff race. It might not be the two you'd initially expect, either. It's not Florida State, the defending national champion...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 17,886 reads 106 comments

  19. College Football Playoff Standings 2014: Week 4 Rankings & Bowl-Game Projections

    Bowl projections may technically still be in their infancy, but we're already close to being one-third of the way through the college football season, and the postseason is ever so slowly taking form...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 16 days ago 14,545 reads 56 comments

  20. Freshman Power Rankings of the Week: Top 5

    Another week of college football is behind us. It was another opportunity for freshmen across the country to make an impact for their team. That's why the B/R freshman power rankings are back...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 10,161 reads 20 comments

  21. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 3

    Well, that was interesting. Week 3 is in the books, and now the college football landscape appears even more confusing than ever. It's certainly tough to put together a top 25 after Saturday's action...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 71,016 reads 147 comments

  22. Winners and Losers from Week 3 of College Football

    Even on a Saturday when we didn't see it coming, college football again reminded us how it never fails to be weird, unpredictable and wonderful as four ranked teams went down...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 19 days ago 117,512 reads 228 comments

  23. 10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 3

    Week 2 of the 2014 college football season is in the books. Pretty soon, if you can believe it, we'll be one-quarter of the way through the regular season. Time flies, y'all...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 22 days ago 34,252 reads 58 comments

  24. College Football Playoff Standings 2013: Week 3 Rankings & Bowl Game Projections

    Week 2 of the 2014 college football season is in the books, but at Bleacher Report we're always looking ahead. That's why bowl projections are full steam ahead...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 22 days ago 3,896 reads 19 comments

  25. The State of College Football's Blue Bloods

    Two weeks into a college football season aren't enough to accurately project where a program is headed, but it does give a snapshot...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 24 days ago 32,298 reads 197 comments