Latest FBS College Football Playoff News

Irish hoping offensive flexibility will produce more points

Apr. 07, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Getting to the College Football Playoff hasn’t been a problem for Notre Dame. Staying in it has for Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish, who suffered double-digit semifinal losses to eventual national champions Clemson in the 2018 season and Alabama in 2020. ...

Notre Dame's two-headed spring QB race features Pyne, Coan

Apr. 03, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There is competition once again in Notre Dame’s quarterback room this spring and that’s exactly how coach Brian Kelly and offensive coordinator Tommy Rees want it. Jack Coan, a fifth-year graduate transfer from Wisconsin, and returning...

Clemson leads the way, again, in ACC recruiting battle

Feb. 03, 2021 19:42 PM EST

Clemson's most recent berth in the College Football Playoff was arguably its least successful, but a 49-28 semifinal loss to Ohio State didn't appear to damage the Tigers' appeal to recruits. Six consecutive appearances in the game's final four, with national...

NFL draft early entry list has 3 national title-winning QBs

Jan. 22, 2021 15:56 PM EST

Ohio State junior quarterback Justin Fields is among 98 players granted special eligibility by the NFL into the league's draft, while national championship-winning QBs Mac Jones from Alabama and Trevor Lawrence from Clemson are among another 30 players eligible after completing their degrees...

Bowl games look to future after weathering challenging year

Jan. 16, 2021 02:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after canceling the Tournament of Roses parade during the summer and scaling back the pregame festivities normally associated with the Rose Bowl, David Eads and his staff were still preparing for a College Football Playoff semifinal on New Year’s Day to be played...