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College Football Playoff

Ohio State's Zeke Cannot Be Contained By Defenses Or His Own Uniform

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.13.2015 | Sports

Fear the midriff monster. Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was the breakout performer of the inaugural College Football Playoff thanks to h...

Ohio State Is THE National Champion

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.13.2015 | Sports

These Ohio State Buckeyes are why the College Football Playoff exists. With running back Ezekiel Elliott leading the charge, Ohio State overran Or...

For Sportscaster Rachel Baribeau, The College Football Playoff National Championship Game Marks Another Opportunity in a Career of Firsts

Alicia Jessop | Posted 03.11.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

On Monday, Baribeau will become the first in-game host of a College Football Playoff National Championship Game. For Baribeau, though, this isn't her first rodeo in covering a college football national championship.

Jordan Schultz

3 Reasons Why Oregon Could Win The National Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.09.2015 | Sports

It may be hard to believe, but the University of Oregon has never won a national title. The Ducks have won more games in the last three seasons -- tha...

Jordan Schultz

3 Reasons Why Ohio State Could Win The National Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.09.2015 | Sports

Everyone in Ohio seems to be invested in the Buckeyes, to the point that the town of Oregon, Ohio is quite literally changing its name to support the ...

College Football Playoff Better But Not Enough

Wayne Coito | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
Wayne Coito

Notwithstanding a much more accurate national title setup, the College Football Playoff still must go one step further. An 8-team tournament is still a far better option and might have possibly gifted us a different title game, but we'll never know.

Ohio State Upsets Alabama To Reach Playoff Title Game

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.02.2015 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn ...

Oregon Players Mock Jameis Winston With 'No Means No!'

AP | Posted 03.03.2015 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Several Oregon players are facing team discipline after celebrating their Rose Bowl win Thursday night by mocking Florida Sta...

The Hungover Football Fan's Guide To The New Year's Day Bowl Games

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports

Before we get started, get yourself a tall glass of room temperature water. Drink that. If you're reading this, you might be feeling a bit worse for w...

Jordan Schultz

College Football Playoff: The 10 Best Players To Watch

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.02.2015 | Sports

The first-ever college football playoff is finally upon us. Regardless of our take on the seedings and who deserved to get in that didn't, these four ...

College Football Playoff Teams Revealed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports

And then there were four. Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State were selected for the debut edition of the College Football Playoff. The f...

7 College Football Playoff Scenarios If Things Get Weird

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.05.2014 | Sports

The 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee will gather Saturday in Texas to watch the final weekend of the season play out and then ra...

College Football Playoff Projections

Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post This weekend will be a memorable one in the world of college football, as a 12-person selection committee wi...

6 Reasons Wisconsin Should Make the College Football Playoff

Seth Abramson | Posted 01.30.2015 | Sports
Seth Abramson

On November 26th, the nation's highest-profile pollster -- Nate Silver of the New York Times -- gave ten teams a better chance of making the inaugural College Football Playoff than the University of Wisconsin.

Game of the Week: Florida State at Miami

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.13.2015 | Sports
Paul Bessire

The Hurricanes have flown under the radar for most of the season in the relatively unheralded ACC. All three of their losses have come on the road to teams that have combined for just six losses on the season.

January Justice: Loving the College Football Playoff -- No More Guesswork

David Bradford | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports
David Bradford

For years, we as college football fans have been separated from justice. The organizations of the NCAA and the BCS have prevented us from having a true National Champion when it comes to college football.

Does TCU Deserve to Be in the College Football Playoff?

Jovan Alford | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports
Jovan Alford

The TCU Horned Frogs are currently 6-1 and 3-1 in the Big 12 conference. Their only loss of the season came against the Baylor Bears, who at that time was ranked fifth in the AP Poll and they only loss by three points 61-58.

The Morality of the College Football Playoff -- Our Insatiable Need to Find Who's #1, But at What Cost?

Steve Matoren | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports
Steve Matoren

What if the committee said to FSU... at least for this one week, "No you won't be our top team, or even our bottom team. We are going to leave you out of the rankings all together."

PHOTO: College Football's New Playoff Trophy Revealed

AP | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. College...

The BCS Is Dead, But Does It Matter?

Wayne Coito | Posted 03.09.2014 | Sports
Wayne Coito

The BCS probably couldn't have picked a better year to call it quits, and now college football gets the facelift we've all been waiting for -- or so it appears. As we head toward the College Football Playoff, everyone gets a fair chance, right?

Details Of College Football Playoff Revealed

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — BCS executive director Bill Hancock says the selection committee for the College Football Playoff will try to avoid rem...

Sports Festivus 2013

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports

Sports Festivus is back! The aluminum pole has been dragged out of the crawl space for the second annual HuffPost Sports Festivus celebration. Hol...

College Football Playoff Selection Committee Unveiled

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

IRVING, Texas — IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and Hall of Fame quarterbac...

ESPN Analyst Says Women Don't Belong On College Football Playoff Committee

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

ESPN college football analyst David Pollack admitted he was about to put his foot in his mouth. Then he went right ahead and stuck it in there. Th...

Condi Rice Set For Major College Football Role

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to be part of the selection committee that will pick the teams fo...