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  1. Coach: Spartans will 'play to win'

    ESPN.com staff

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- After a loss at Oregon two weeks ago, Michigan State may need to run the table to have a shot at making the inaugural college football playoff, but don't expect coach Mark Dantonio to rely on style points to get his 11th-ranked...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. Mark Dantonio of Michigan State Spartans says they won't run up t...

    Michigan State may need to run the table to have a shot at making the inaugural college football playoff, but don't expect coach Mark Dantonio to rely on style points to get his 11th-ranked Spartans there.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  3. Little is known after three weeks of play

    Heather Dinich

    Thank goodness the College Football Playoff committee doesn't release their rankings until late October. We don't know anything yet.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  4. Big Ten morning links

    Dan Murphy

    Concerns about the new College Football Playoff and its impact on how we watch games have made their way into the national conversation this week. What took so long? After three weeks of trying to place even the most meaningless wins and losses in...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  5. ACC, playoff boils down to Clemson-FSU?

    Jared Shanker

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- We leave you alone for one weekend, ACC, and this is what you do. That has to be what Clemson and Florida State were thinking as they checked box scores Sunday morning after their bye week. Virginia Tech loses all team and con...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  6. Aggies still have room for improvement

    Sam Khan Jr.

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M is becoming a more popular pick currently when it comes to projecting things like the SEC championship game participants or the four teams who will make the College Football Playoff field. There's valid reasonin...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  7. Pac-12 bowl projections: Week 3

    Kyle Bonagura

    Nothing has changed with Oregon. The Ducks still are the clear favorite to represent the Pac-12 in the College Football Playoff, but after that, the guessing game continues. We'll go ahead and project UCLA to the Fiesta Bowl based on the feeling t...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  8. Big Ten bowl projections: Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    The major development in this week's bowl projections isn't that the Big Ten suddenly looks poised for a breakthrough postseason. If anything, things went from bad to worse for the league in Week 3 with a 3-6 record in nonconference games. So what...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  9. Illustrating the four games that affected the College Football Pl...

    Chris Morris

    Drawing conclusions: Spurrier tames the Dawgs again, BC clips the Trojans, UCLA roars back and Virginia Tech walks the plank.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  10. Big Ten mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I'm back on the mailbag today. It's been too long. What's on your mind? Fred S. from Washington, D.C., writes: Read with interest regarding a path for BIG to the playoff. I see where you still hold out Michigan State after their 19-point loss. Wh...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  11. Week three matchups

    Tony Barnhart | SEC Network

    Tony Barnhart previews two critical conference match-ups and non-conference road games with major implications on standings and potential end of season playoff impact.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  12. Tennessee vs. Oklahoma primer

    Sam Khan Jr. and Jake Trotter

    When Tennessee travels to Oklahoma this weekend, it will be as a heavy underdog and one of the youngest teams in the country. The Sooners, meanwhile, will be looking to establish themselves for a playoff run with a convincing win over an SEC foe. Can...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  13. ACC playoff watch: Week 3

    David Hale

    The march to the College Football Playoff figures to include plenty of twists and turns, and at season's end, the ACC is hoping to have at least one team with a chance to win a national championship. Throughout the year, we'll monitor the league's ch...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  14. High risk, low reward for Huskers at Fresno

    Mitch Sherman

    College football, in this first season of the playoff era, has never been more split down the middle. On one side stands the Power 5: SEC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, ACC and Notre Dame. On the other, the Group of 5: AAC, MAC, Conference-USA, Sun Bel...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  15. Kickoff times set for New Year's Eve, New Year's Day college foot...

    Heather Dinich

    The start times for the "New Year's Six" bowls involved in the inaugural College Football Playoff have been set, ESPN announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  16. Penn State Nittany Lions conspiracy theories, Oregon Ducks overre...

    Andrea Adelson

    Did the NCAA help out the Big Ten by reducing Penn State's sanctions? Why are people freaking out about Oregon? And why aren't they freaking out about BYU? Andrea Adelson looks at the week in conspiracy theories.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014