Latest FBS College Football Playoff News

TCU's Garrett Riley is Broyles Award winner as top assistant

Dec. 06, 2022 16:38 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TCU offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Garrett Riley is the winner of the Broyles Award as the top assistant coach in the nation, the Frank and Barbara Broyles Foundation announced Tuesday. Riley coached Heisman Trophy finalist Max Duggan and...

Ohio State's Smith-Njigba to skip CFP game, will enter draft

Dec. 05, 2022 15:01 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba will not play in the College Football Playoff semifinal game against top-ranked Georgia while he continues to rehabilitate a leg injury and prepare for the 2023 NFL draft. The AP Preseason All-American was hurt in...

Future of CFP: How would 12-team playoff look this season?

Dec. 05, 2022 07:35 AM EST

The College Football Playoff is two years away from expanding, and those involved in growing the format from four to 12 teams have already said the first two seasons will be a test run. They are committed to the basics of the format long-term: 12 teams, six conference champions and...

Sugar Bowl pits Alabama vs. Kansas State for first time

Dec. 04, 2022 20:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alabama and newly crowned Big 12 champion Kansas State will meet for the first time at the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Eve. The Crimson Tide (10-2, No. 5 CFP) is headed to the Sugar Bowl for the 17th time after narrowly missing out on the four-team College Football...

Southern Cal, Riley headed to Cotton Bowl to play Tulane

Dec. 04, 2022 20:47 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After missing its chance to get into the College Football Playoff, Southern California is going to the Cotton Bowl to play the highest-ranked Group of Five team in a stadium where coach Lincoln Riley won a few championships before taking over the Trojans. ...

TCU's dream season leads to Fiesta Bowl tilt vs. Michigan

Dec. 04, 2022 19:26 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — TCU had done nearly all it could to complete a massive turnaround under first-year coach Sonny Dykes, putting itself in position to secure a spot in the College Football Playoff. All that was left was to beat Kansas State for a second time this season. ...

Utah, Penn State will meet for first time in the Rose Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 19:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's rare in college football that teams can reach a first milestone and possibly a last one as well in the same game. Yet, that's the situation Utah and Penn State will find themselves in for the Rose Bowl. The Utes and Nittany Lions will meet for the first time...

Georgia returns to home away from home to face Ohio State

Dec. 04, 2022 17:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia will be heading back to its home away from home for the College Football Playoff. The No. 1 Bulldogs (13-0) received the top seed from the selection committee Sunday, earning a spot in the Peach Bowl on New Year’s Eve. The reigning national...

CFP: Georgia vs Ohio St in Peach; Michigan vs TCU in Fiesta

Dec. 04, 2022 17:50 PM EST

For this college football season, the BCS probably would have been fine. Two days after the College Football Playoff announced it is expanding to 12 teams, the field of four to determine this season’s national champion included two schools that did not even win their conferences. ...

Sugar Bowl features first Alabama-Kansas State matchup

Dec. 04, 2022 15:32 PM EST

Alabama (10-2, SEC, No. 5 CFP) vs Kansas State (10-3, Big 12, No. 9 CFP), Dec. 31, 12 p.m. ET LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Alabama: QB Bryce Young, 3,007 yards passing, 27 touchdowns, five interceptions. Kansas State: RB Deuce Vaughn,...