INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 13: Everett Golson #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball as Ryan Watson #92 of the Purdue Boilermakers trails behind at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Purdue 30-14. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know About The College Football Playoff

Here is what you need to know about the College Football Playoff.

09/24/2014

Myles Jack #30 of the UCLA Bruins celebrates his touchdown with Caleb Benenoch #74 to take a 35-21 lead over the Memphis Tigers during the third quarter at Rose Bowl on September 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 11 UCLA’s Myles Jack Focused On Stopping ASU

When the Bruins played Arizona State last season, everyone saw Jack standing on the sideline as the Sun Devils’ offense went up and down the field en route to a 35-13 halftime lead.

09/23/2014

Chris Gant #81 of the Hawaii Warriors juggles as pass as he is tackled by Brian Baucham #30 of the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Coliseum on September 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Injured Former USC Player Sues School, Kiffin

Former Southern California cornerback Brian Baucham is suing the school and former coach Lane Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play in a game while ill.

09/22/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 30: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles passes against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the first half of the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston’s Repeat Bid Against History

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.

09/19/2014

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Top 5 Most Ridiculed Mascots In College Sports

In modern sports, mascots are meant to provide more than entertainment for fans in the crowd. Through personification of the name of a team or organization, mascots are intended to display an identity, fierce and […]

09/17/2014

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Justin Worley #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to throw under pressure from linebacker Eric Striker #19 of the Oklahoma Sooners September 13, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes Statement

Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.

09/16/2014

Head coach Jim Mora of the UCLA Bruins prepares his team to take the field for their season opening game against the Memphis Tigers at Rose Bowl on September 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

UCLA Stays At No. 12 In AP Poll As USC Drops To 17

Steve Sarkisian’s USC Trojans dropped eight spots after getting upset by unranked Boston College, 37-31.

09/14/2014

Running back Tyler Rouse #35 of the Boston College Eagles tries to break away from linebacker Michael Hutchings #19 of the USC Trojans during the first half at Alumni Stadium on September 13 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (credit: Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Boston College Upsets No. 9 USC, 37-31

Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 — the Eagles’ first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.

09/13/2014

Jerry Neuheisel #11 of the UCLA Bruins throws against the Texas Longhorns at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 12 UCLA Survives For 20-17 Win Over Texas

UCLA backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw two touchdown passes, including a 33-yarder to Jordan Payton with 3 minutes left, and the No. 12 Bruins avoided an upset with a 20-17 win over Texas on Saturday night.

09/13/2014

Brett Hundley #17 of the UCLA Bruins throws against the Texas Longhorns in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UCLA QB Hundley Leaves Game With Apparent Left Arm Injury

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley hurt his left arm and left in the first quarter of the 12th-ranked Bruins’ game against Texas.

09/13/2014

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At 2-0, UCLA Looks To Improve Offense Against Texas

Like so many once-trendy Hollywood nightclubs a short drive from campus, No. 12 UCLA has found out how quickly you can go from hot to not.

09/12/2014

Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up before the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: QB Marcus Mariota Hopes To End Oregon’s Heisman Drought

There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.

09/11/2014

Head coach Jim Mora of the UCLA Bruins prepares his team to take the field for their season opening game against the Memphis Tigers at Rose Bowl on September 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

No. 12 UCLA Wins, But Continues Slide In Polls

Like so many once-trendy Hollywood nightclubs a short drive from campus, No. 12 UCLA has found out how quickly you can go from hot to not.

09/09/2014

Running back Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans scores a touchdown during the second quarter of the game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Battered Big Ten Is Beleaguered, But Not Beaten Just Yet

Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.

09/09/2014

Javorius Allen #37 of the USC Trojans is tripped up by Alex Carter #25 of the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Palo Alto, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

USC Moves Up To No. 9 In Nation In Latest College Football AP Poll

After impressive performances in two of the young season’s most attractive nonconference showdowns, Oregon jumps to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind No. 1 Florida State – and ahead of No. 3 Alabama – and Virginia Tech vaults into the rankings at No. 17.

09/07/2014

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