What a 12-team College Football Playoff would mean for Week 4’s biggest matchups

It’s a dreary week for the College Football Playoff race. And it has us wondering: What if it were 2026 already? Throughout the entirety of college football there is not a single game on this week’s slate in which both teams have at least one percentage point of playoff leverage, according to the Allstate Playoff … Read more

Ranking every college football team after Week 3: Washington is back on the rise

What a difference a year makes in Seattle. A year ago at this time, Washington was 1-2 with losses to FCS Montana and Michigan in which the Huskies scored 17 combined points. On Saturday, the Huskies scored 39 points in a dominant win against a Michigan State team that was ranked No. 11 in the … Read more

Ranking every college football team after Week 2: Kentucky, Arkansas jump into top 10

There’s nothing wrong with overcorrections in college football rankings this early in the season. Through two-plus weeks of football, there have been numerous upsets and surprising results. Three top-10 teams lost this past Saturday to teams outside the Power 5 conferences. Alabama nearly lost to Texas and its backup quarterback. We don’t know what to … Read more

Ranking every college football team after Week 1, from No. 1 Georgia to No. 131 Charlotte

The first few weeks of college football rankings are always the toughest. I do not want to hold myself too closely to preseason rankings, which are just educated guesses. As more information comes in each week, the rankings generally become easier to sort out, at least in tiers. These rankings are meant to emphasize what … Read more