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  • 2 Alabama
  • 3 Ohio State
  • 4 Notre Dame
  • 5 Oklahoma

Coaching Carousel Update

When Akron announced Tom Arth as the successor to Terry Bowden on December 143, the coaching carousel ride had come to an end. Twenty head coaching positions had changed hands and every position had been filled.

Alas, the ride was not over.

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2018's Top Overachievers and Biggest Underachievers

Every year, college football fans are eager to discover how well, or how badly, their team is expected to perform in the upcoming season. Magazines such as Phil Steele, Athlon's and Lindy's hit the newsstands as early as Memorial Day weekend, and a few of the top college football websites also offer their predictions. A ton of research and effort goes into the mix.

Posted 7 days ago

Congrats North Dakota State! 38-24 win over Eastern Washington delivers 7th FCS Championship in 8 seasons. HC Chris Klieman ties Jim Tressel for most FCS title with 4 as he leaves for Kansas State. #CFP

West Virginia's Brown adds to defensive staff

Former safety Jahmile Addae is returning to West Virginia as a coach on the defensive staff         

Clemson No. 1 In Final CCR Top 130 By a Mile

Clemson was No. 1 in the Congrove Computer Rankings heading into the game, and easily finished the season on top after routing Alabama 44-16 in the College Football National Championship final. The computer rankings had the Tigers favored by 4.83 to win the game, opposite of the consensus 6-point spread favoring Alabama.

Posted 8 days ago

Did you know...

The Congrove Computer Rankings is celebrating its' 26th year of accurate picks and team rankings.

The rankings began with the 1993 season. launched 6 years later and is celebrating its' 20th anniversary.

Clemson Wins CFP Championship - Complete Postseason Wrap-up, Facts and Info

It's official. Dabo Swinney is a pain in Nick Saban's tail. Clemson reeled off the last 30 points of the contest on its way to a 44-16 rout over Alabama in Santa Clara on Monday night (January 7) to become the national champions of the 2018 season.

Posted 8 days ago

2019 Hall Of Fame Class Announced

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Class, which includes the names of 13 First Team All-America players and two standout coaches.

Posted 8 days ago

Manny Diaz was head coach of Temple for 18 days and zero games. Instead, the DC under Mark Richt now takes over as head coach of Miami. #CFP

QB Tate Martell says he is leaving Ohio State for Miami

Quarterback Tate Martell says he is transferring from Ohio State to Miami         

2018 FWAA Freshman All-America Team Announced

The 18th annual Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team features five players taking part in tonight's College Football Playoff National Championship at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., and includes Clemson starting quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Alabama starting cornerback Patrick Surtain II.

Posted 8 days ago

Miami coach Richt retiring after 7-6 season #CFP

Coaching Carousel Gets More Weird as Holgorsen Leaves West Virginia For Houston

A strange ride on the Coaching Carousel became even weirder on Wednesday (December 2) when Dana Holgorsen resigned from a Power 5 conference school (West Virginia) to head to a Group of Five (Houston) school.

Posted 12 days ago

Computer Favors Clemson Over Alabama

#2 seed Clemson and #1 seed Alabama go toe-to-toe for the national title on Monday, January 7 in Santa Clara, California. These teams battled in the championship game in 2015 and 2016 with the Tide taking the banner in '15 and the Tigers winning the '16 title. They also met last year in the semifinal round with Alabama taking victory.

Posted 13 days ago

Did you know...

CFP founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Fred Biletnikoff Award, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, Ray Guy Award, plus Maxwell and Bednarik Awards.

He's also a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and the FWAA All-America Team

Bowl Season - How Closely Did You Pay Attention? Here's a Quiz

How well did you pay attention during the bowl season? Well, you can consider this a test if you like tests, or you can simply digest this fun-to-know information.

Posted 13 days ago

Every FBS head coach position is now filled after Akron announced on Friday that Tom Arth is the successor to Terry Bowden. In all, 21 teams (16.2% of all teams) have made a change at the top. #CFP #collegefootball

2018 Bowl Confidence Points

Confidence Points is a popular pick 'em game for college football fans that presents the dual challenge of picking the winners and assigning points to each pick. Here is how the computer (Congrove Computer Rankings at would rank its' picks, based on its' projected margin of victory for each bowl winner:

Posted 14 days ago
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