1. 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...

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  2. Freshmen 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 freshmen power rankings are chugging along, like a train of high ceilings, raw talent and untapped potential...

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  3. 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 5 hours ago 19,954 reads 36 comments

  4. 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...

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  5. 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 2 days ago 16,949 reads 12 comments

  6. 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...

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  7. 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 4 days ago 14,692 reads 19 comments

  8. 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 4 days ago 17,757 reads 106 comments

  9. 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 5 days ago 14,045 reads 56 comments

  10. Freshmen 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 freshmen power rankings are back...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 days ago 9,904 reads 20 comments

  11. 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 7 days ago 70,764 reads 147 comments

  12. 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 8 days ago 117,278 reads 228 comments

  13. 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 11 days ago 34,063 reads 58 comments

  14. 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 11 days ago 3,854 reads 19 comments

  15. 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 13 days ago 32,028 reads 197 comments

  16. Time for Texas QB David Ash to Walk Away from Game After Repeated Concussions

    What's happening to Texas quarterback David Ash is incredibly unfair. In his Monday press conference, head coach Charlie Strong announced what could already have been assumed: ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 13 days ago 14,562 reads 37 comments

  17. Freshmen 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 rumble on...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 14 days ago 8,359 reads 15 comments

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

    Week 2 is in the books, and it's time to release the polls...and the hounds champing at the bit to scrutinize said polls. The latest Associated Press and Amway coaches polls are out, as is the Bleacher Report Top 25 ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 14 days ago 58,663 reads 74 comments

  19. Winners and Losers from Week 2 of College Football

    Week 2 of the college football season is over. And shame on anyone who thought this slate of games, though poor on paper, would mean a lack of excitement. [Glances around nervously...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 15 days ago 210,566 reads 420 comments

  20. Oregon vs. Michigan State: Which Teams Needs the Win More, Ducks or Spartans?

    Standing out in a largely unappealing slate of Week 2 games is a gem: Michigan State at Oregon. There have already been big games in Week 1—Clemson at Georgia, LSU vs...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 16 days ago 4,801 reads 20 comments

  21. 10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 2

    If Week 1 of the 2014 college football season taught us anything, it's that we know nothing. Or, close to nothing. South Carolina, a double-digit favorite against Texas A&M, lost by double-digit points at home...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 17 days ago 18,499 reads 39 comments

  22. Stanford Football: A Timeline of a Football Powerhouse

    The final dark days of Stanford football began and ended with former coach Walt Harris. In his first home game with the Cardinal in 2005, Harris allowed his team to blow a 17-point ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 10,433 reads 12 comments

  23. College Football Playoff Standings 2014: Week 2 Rankings & Bowl Game Projections

    Week 1 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 already up...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 18 days ago 4,253 reads 24 comments

  24. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 1

    The first Associated Press poll and Amway coaches poll of college football's regular season have been released, and the results are understandably varied...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 19 days ago 86,997 reads 210 comments

  25. 4 College Football Teams Who Jumped onto the Playoff Committee's Radar in Week 1

    Week 1 of the 2014 college football season isn't even over yet and already the College Football Playoff picture has been picked up and given a good shake. That just goes to show that preseason rankings weren't 100 percent accurate...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 21 days ago 31,138 reads 122 comments