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2018 Schedule

Campus Conversation: Oregon's Recruiting Coup, COY Debate

Ivan Maisel, Brad Edwards & Jake Trotter, discuss the start of bowl season (3:46), weigh in on the significance of Oregon landing the top recruit in the country (8:16), debate which coach is most worthy of COY honors (17:44) & more. Plus, Walk-Ons (30:16) and Extra Points (37:40).

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AP coach of year finalists: Heupel, Kelly, Saban

UCF's Josh Heupel, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Alabama's Nick Saban are the three finalists for The Associated Press national college football Coach of the Year award.

Kelly agrees with expanding CFP (1:45)
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4dDan Murphy

Irish's Kelly sees 'appetite' to expand playoff to 8

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has heard the growing chatter about an expanded College Football Playoff and thinks his undefeated football team might be helping to speed up that conversation.

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Alabama's 4 lead CFP crew of AP All-Americans

The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama.

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9dMark Schlabach

Meet the ESPN All-America team

Kyler Murray and Quinnen Williams lead this year's college football All-America team. Who else made the cut?

Tebow on Cotton Bowl: Clemson 'superior' to Notre Dame (1:29)
Brian Kelly wins The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award (2:36)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson defensive lineman Christian Wilkins reflects on his first game against Notre Dame in 2015, which featured his first career sack as a Tiger. Clemson and Notre Dame meet Dec. 29 in the CFP semifinal at the Cotton Bowl.


Campus Conversation: Snyder, Playoff Field Set

Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Peter Burns discuss Bill Snyder hanging up the whistle (2:30) the CFP field (7:50), Kyler Murray's case for the Heisman (24:04) & more. Plus, Walk-Ons (38:04) & Extra Points (49:18).

Clemson's biggest weakness is Lawrence's maturity (1:42)
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17dHeather Dinich

No talk of expanding playoff, says CFP executive

Following what he described as one of the most contentious debates in the five years of the College Football Playoff, executive director Bill Hancock said there is still no movement to expand the playoff beyond its current four-team field.


CFP Selection Special

Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Jesse Palmer, Joey Galloway and David Pollack reveal the field for the College Football Playoff and debate if the Committee got it right.

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17dDavid Purdum

Alabama, Clemson big favorites in semifinals

Alabama opened as a big favorite over Oklahoma and Clemson was also favored by double digits against Notre Dame in the CFP semifinal games.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

There is over an 80% chance that either Alabama or Clemson will win the national championship, per FPI.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

According to FPI, Alabama is the favorite to win the national championship with a 43% chance to win the title. The Crimson Tide are followed by Clemson (37%), Oklahoma (10%) and Notre Dame (9%)

Team Stats

Passing Yards265.6
Rushing Yards190.5
Points For33.654th
Points Against17.3