Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award.
Notre Dame was ranked 10th by the College Football Playoff selection committee.
As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.
Despite their loss to the defending national champs, the Irish are in good shape for a playoff bid.
Notre Dame thought it had the winning touchdown in the closing seconds.
Jameis Winston doesn’t receive much sympathy outside Tallahassee.
There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates.
There’s so much controversy surrounding Winston that we forget what’s most important.
Until Notre Dame proves it can beat one of the elite programs in college football on a grand stage, the overall assessment of Notre Dame will be that it is good, but not good enough. But this season appears to be up for grabs with plenty of surprises still to come. Can Notre Dame offer one more surprise?
As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.
This wasn’t the best of decisions from Jameis Winston.
Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
Notre Dame checks in at No. 17.
Can the Big Ten finally produce a national champion again? Ohio State has the talent.
Winston will reportedly be suspended until he completes his community service.
Jernigan is strong and sheds blockers with ease but is often slow off the line.
If he embraces the idea of playing safety, Smith’s stock would rise.
Report: Florida State ‘Did Little’ To Investigate Winston Case, While Police Investigation Was Flawed
Multiple leads weren’t followed up on in a timely manner, if at all.