Who were the biggest movers in this week's college football conference power rankings? Let's have a look.
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The CFB Pod: The guys look back at the first week of Big Ten action, and talk Oklahoma State and Alabama
Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the return of the Big Ten, Michigan’s strong start, Indiana’s big overtime win over Penn State, Ohio State’s questions at running back, Oklahoma State’s defense and what changes for Alabama with the loss of Jaylen Waddle.
- Former Vikings LB Matt Blair dies at age 70
- Ragin' Cajuns' returns topple No. 23 Iowa State
- Big 12 guidelines call for 53 players, 1 QB, 7 OL
- Iowa State backtracks, says no fans for opener
The Big Ten is back! And Wisconsin might have a star QB -- at least Patrick Mahomes thinks so. We've got you covered with the day's biggest moments, takeaways and uniform reveals.
What separates college football's current ruling class from the Penn States of the world? We crunch the numbers.
Matt Blair, one of the greatest linebackers in Minnesota Vikings history and a six-time Pro Bowler who played in two Super Bowls, has died. He was 70 years old.
17th ranked Iowa State is traveling to take on undefeated and 6th ranked Oklahoma State this weekend and Stanford Steve and Bear preview the big match-up. Plus, why the Big 12 is eliminated from the CFP yet.
CFB Pod: The guys look ahead to Week 8 and give their picks. Plus, Bill Connelly and Adam Rittenberg preview the Big Ten
Pollack and Negnadhi kick off the podcast discussing what looks to be a competitive week of football, what’s up with Bo Nix, Pollack doling out gambling advice, Florida State playing hard, Iowa State rediscovering its identity and their Week 8 picks. Then, Bill Connelly joins the show to talk about potential defensive weaknesses for Ohio State, Penn State missing Micah Parsons, Michigan’s high-potential sophomore class and who can give Wisconsin a run in the West (30:45). Later, Adam Rittenberg hops on to get into pressure facing the Wolverines, how close the Nittany Lions are to the Buckeyes and the intrigue surrounding Indiana and Minnesota (42:00).
Trevor Lawrence and Clemson put up 73 points on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to claim the top spot after Alabama's big win over Georgia. The Bulldogs don't fall far, though, while North Carolina tumbles after an upset loss in Tallahassee.
Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence is joined in the top two by teammate and record-setting RB Travis Etienne.
Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing Alabama’s defense trying to find itself, their idea for LSU’s maligned defense, heartbreak for Arkansas against Auburn, still not knowing how good Oklahoma and Texas really are, Clemson sending Miami back to the kid’s table, North Carolina and Notre Dame lagging behind the Tigers in the ACC, and Georgia-Alabama.
College football coaching superlatives: Who's on the hot seat, who has exceeded expectations and more
Even in a season as unique as 2020, we can still take stock of coaches' performances. Adam Rittenberg shares his superlatives thus far, from coaches to watch to best hires.
Following a big win over Miami, Clemson climbs to the top of the ranks for the first time this season while Florida tumbles after a loss. Oklahoma climbs back into the power rankings but the SEC remains king with six teams in the top 25.
No. 4 Florida and No. 17 LSU were both upset in close battles in Week 6, but No. 1 Clemson rolled over No. 7 Miami to extend its home winning streak.
The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack make their Week 6 picks, David Hale previews Clemson-Miami and Alex Scarborough checks in on the SEC
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast talking about the Red River Rivalry, David’s Dude of the Week Gervon Dexter from Florida, a sneaky good UNC-Virginia Tech game and their Week 6 picks. Next, David Hale joins the pod to discuss Clemson-Miami, Dabo Swinney to the Texans chatter and the second rung of teams in the ACC (34:43). Later, Alex Scarborough hops on to get into Alabama’s balance, the quarterback situation at Georgia and Jimbo Fisher not turning the corner at Texas A&M (48:25).
The CFB Pod: The guys look back at Week 4 and talk Clemson-Miami's matchup this weekend in Death Valley
Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing Alabama looking like Alabama, Georgia playing with an edge, Tennessee’s continued improvement, Florida’s offense, Arkansas thwarting Mississippi State for a vintage Mike Leach letdown, Oklahoma’s loss to Iowa State, the pressure on Texas and Clemson-Miami this weekend in Death Valley.
Not much changed high in the rankings this week, as all the top teams that played handled their business. However, some upsets lower on the list shake things up.