Oklahoma is making a run at the No. 2 overall spot, but things mostly remain the same at the top of this week's SP+ rankings.
- Kelly ties Rockne atop Irish all-time wins list
- Purdue to feature barred drum outside ND stadium
- Purdue's famous drum too big for Irish's stadium
- Brennan, famed Irish halfback and coach, dies
Does Alabama's nail-biter knock the reigning No. 1 out of the top spot? How high does Penn State climb after its big win? And can Cincinnati crack the top 5 after a 3-0 start? All that and more in Week 3's Power Rankings.
There's a chance -- a chance -- Alabama won't dominate the sport again as it did in 2020, and that other contenders or some true underdogs could find their way to the penthouse.
Brian Kelly earned win No. 105 against Purdue on Saturday, tying Knute Rockne for the most coaching victories in school history. Said Kelly: "I'm just saying it requires consistency to get to these marks."
— No. 12 Notre Dame got big three big plays from two of its offensive captains and helped coach Brian Kelly match Knute Rockne for the most victories in program history.
Purdue's band plans to feature its giant bass drum outside of Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday. The band will be without it for its halftime performance due to size issues with the stadium's visitor tunnel.
The World's Largest Drum is too big to fit through Notre Dame Stadium's visitor tunnel, meaning Purdue's band will be without it for the first time since 1979 for Saturday's game.
Texas leapt Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Ohio State to climb within the top five, while Stanford and South Carolina also rose.
From Ohio State's defense to Notre Dame's close calls to Texas' SEC no-show and beyond, let's assess which teams that have struggled out of the gate have reason for genuine concern and which ones will be just fine.
With help from the Allstate Playoff Predictor, you can pick a top title contender, play out its season and see what chances it has to make the top four at the end of the year.
After Week 2, it's all about the SEC West and the Big Ten East at the top of the SP+ rankings.
After some surprises in Week 2, we forecast every bowl matchup, including the College Football Playoff, and look at who could sneak into the New Year's Six and more.
How does Oregon's win over Ohio State impact the weekly Power Rankings? What about Iowa's big rivalry win? And close calls for Notre Dame and Texas A&M? All that and more in this week's Power Rankings.
— Jack Coan has played in only two games for No. 8 Notre Dame, yet he already has a place in Fighting Irish lore by leading them to a come-from-behind 32-29 victory over Toledo on Saturday despite dislocating a finger.
Terry Brennan, a star halfback on three unbeaten Notre Dame teams who was hailed as a wunderkind when he succeeded Irish coaching great Frank Leahy at just 25 years old, has died. He was 93.
Georgia jumped three spots to No. 2 behind Alabama in The Associated Press Top 25, giving the SEC the top two teams in the country for the 30th time in the 85-year history of the college football poll.
In the latest SP+ rankings, the gap between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia is greater than the difference between the Bulldogs and No. 16 Texas. Plus, Michigan is all the way up to No. 7.
Here's a look at how the new starters for the four returning CFP participants (and a few CFP hopefuls) fared in Week 1, as well as what coaches are saying and what could come next.
After the first week of action, we forecast every single bowl game, including the College Football Playoff. And we break down the most interesting games, coaches who need to make a bowl, fast-rising teams and more.
There were plenty of questions heading into college football's Week 1 and, after a weekend of games, we now have some partial answers ahead of Week 2.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said the remark about his team's "execution" was attempting to echo a quote from former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach John McKay.