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  1. College Football Playoff basics -- How it works and who decides t...

    Heather Dinich

    As we head into a new era of college football, here are a few basics you need to know about the sport's new playoff format.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  2. Teams hurt most by strength of schedule in 2014 - College Footbal...

    Brian Fremeau

    Which college football teams face a much tougher projected schedule in 2014? Brian Fremeau has the top five, including two BCS bowl winners from 2013.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  3. Teams most helped by 2014 schedule strength - college football

    Brian Fremeau

    Which college football teams will benefit most from a shift in schedule strength?

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  4. New playoff system needs to figure out how to weight schedule str...

    Brad Edwards

    Brad Edwards explains why the success of the new college football playoff system will be determined by how it handles strength of schedule. He writes that if the selection committee doesn't value SOS, the field could soon be expanded to eight teams.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  5. College Football Playoff selection committee talks strength of sc...

    The members of the College Football Playoff selection committee begin work next season. As for this season, they'll pass on picking teams.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  6. Comparing the nation's six undefeated FBS teams - College Footbal...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau compares the nation's six undefeated FBS teams by analyzing how they would fare against one another's schedule. Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State, Baylor, Northern Illinois and Fresno State are examined.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  7. Big Ten's Week 3 nonconference results could play key role in BCS...

    Brad Edwards

    Brad Edwards explains why the results of the Big Ten's Week 3 nonconference matchups could play a key role in the BCS standings at season's end -- particularly for Ohio State.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  8. Making the case for the SEC grind

    Chris Low

    DESTIN, Fla. -- With the College Football Playoff coming in 2014, Alabama coach Nick Saban wants to make sure the SEC gets its due regarding strength of schedule within the league. He said Tuesday prior to the start of the SEC spring meetings that...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  9. Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide coach, says SEC deserves more cr...

    Chris Low

    With the College Football Playoff coming in 2014, Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban wants to make sure the SEC gets its due regarding strength of schedule within the league.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  10. Video: Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott

    ESPN.com staff

    Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott talks about the College Football Playoff, the selection committee, the importance of strength of schedule and how increasing scholarship value to cover cost of attendance could become a divisive issue....

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  11. Wisconsin, Alabama discussing 2015 game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin has long been criticized for its soft nonconference schedules, and rightfully so. But as the playoff era approaches in college football -- and with it an increased importance of schedule strength -- the Badgers are showing a greater willing...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  12. The ACC's weak reputation will hurt Florida State's BCS title can...

    Rod Gilmore

    Rod Gilmore writes that a win over Clemson Saturday won't be enough to make Florida State a front-runner for the BCS championship. The ACC's weak reputation will weigh the Seminoles down, meaning they need a big win, and some help, to build their case.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  13. How new playoff system will change scheduling for smaller program...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee writes that while the new playoff system may initially appear more inclusive for smaller programs, this isn't really the case. For the little guys to get a shot at the title, entire leagues are going to have to start scheduling tougher games.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  14. Notre Dame Fighting Irish AD Swarbrick wants college football pla...

    Scott Powers

    Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick gave his thoughts on college football playoff's selection process.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  15. Boise State Broncos' schedule strong but still an issue - College...

    Bruce Feldman

    Despite Boise State's strong early schedule, teams in powerhouse conferences will still have time to build up their resumes and leap the Broncos for BCS title consideration. Plus, how far will South Carolina go? And what's next for reeling Miami?

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  16. College Football: Bob Stoops' thoughts on scheduling cream-puff g...

    Bruce Feldman

    Bruce Feldman runs with the dialogue on whether teams should "cream puff" their schedules or not; his arguments are based on some interviews he did for an ESPN The Magazine feature with tough schedulers such as Frank Beamer.

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2010