College Football Picks: UCF and race to be top G5 champion

With limited intrigue among the Power Five conference playoff contenders this week, No. 11 UCF gets the spotlight as it puts the nation's longest winning streak on the line against No. 19 Cincinnati. ...

AP Top 25 Podcast: UCF forces its way to national prominence

No. 11 Central Florida has won 22 straight games and is making a run at another major bowl bid. ESPN's "College GameDay" is coming to the schools' Orlando, Florida, campus this week ...

AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The ninth All-America wa...

AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division

The day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season. The Wildcats (6-4)...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy. The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's shutout of No. 18 Mississippi State . And a chronically ...

AP sources: Notre Dame QB Wimbush to start for ailing Book

Two people familiar with the decision say No. 3 Notre Dame will start quarterback Brandon Wimbush against Florida State on Saturday for Ian Book, who is nursing an undisclosed injury. ...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Viewing college football through TV

Multiple screens for viewing multiple games and Twitter handy for updates everywhere else. Many college football fans spend Saturdays this way, including veteran sports writer John W...

College Football Picks: Mich. St, Auburn try to play spoiler

Spoiler season is here in college football, the time of year when being a party pooper is a worthy and honorable goal. After most of last week's monster matchups turned out to be lop...

Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND

Michigan moved into the fourth spot of the College Football Playoff rankings, behind Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame. Georgia was next at five, followed by Oklahoma. ...

AP Top 25: West Virginia up to 7 after 10 ranked teams lose

No. 7 West Virginia re-entered the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll after another weekend in which the number of ranked teams losing reached double digits. Unanim...

Top 25 Takeaways: Michigan's path to CFP; Holgo for the win

Michigan has one last big hurdle remaining before what would the Wolverines' first College Football Playoff appearance, and it is an Ohio State team that looks a little lost. The Gam...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Playoff race hits full stride Saturday

The College Football Playoff rankings are out, heading into the biggest weekend of the season so far. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Dennis Dodd,...

AP All-America Watch: TD-scoring d-tackle; Gophers star WR

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The sixth All-America wa...

4 years of CFP rankings show importance of a good start

The College Football Playoff selection committee has begun its fifth season ranking teams. After meeting for a day and a half in Texas, the committee will reveal its first top 25 Tue...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Before 1st CFP rankings, field trimmed

The last weekend before the College Football Playoff rankings debut shook loose some of those fringy contenders, clearing the clutter before the last month of the season. No. 9 Flori...