Jaret Patterson ran for 409 yards and an NCAA-record-tying eight touchdowns to lead the Buffalo Bulls in a 70-41 win against Kent State to take control of the Mid-American Conference's East Division race. For the record-setting day and winning the clash between previously-undefeated teams, Buffalo earned the Reveal Suits National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Nov. 28, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.
Several changes have already been made to this week's scheduled with some contests dropped and some added.
The message is clear. College football opinion goes beyond who you played, wins and losses. It's also about how you looked in doing so.
Before week 14 begins, we have the remnants of week 13 to clean up with the Western Kentucky-Charlotte game on Tuesday. The 49ers are scheduled to play again on Saturday when they host FIU. That will be part of what of a 55-game slate, barring the almost certain cancellation of some games. Over 25% of the schedule was affected last week.
CollegeFootballPoll.com founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Maxwell and Bednarik, Fred Biletnikoff and Ray Guy awards.
He's also a voter for the George Munger and Eddie Robinson college C-O-Y awards, and a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and FWAA All-America Team. Congrove is a voting member of the NFL's Bert Bell P-O-Y Award and Greasy Neale C-O-Y Award.
Derek Mason was fired today (November 29), one day after he played a significant role in college football history.
After giving up the top spot to Wisconsin and Ohio State for a week each, Alabama has climbed back to No. 1 in the Congrove Computer Rankings, released within minutes of the conclusion of Saturday's final game - a 24-21 upset of previously undefeated Nevada by Hawaii.
Notre Dame has overcome an uneven start to the regular season to make an argument for No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings.
On a weekend which saw 19 games get scratched (including another last-minute no-go at Florida State, and game-day 'no-go' decisions for UTEP-Rice and San Jose State-Boise State), the Oregon Ducks got plucked, Iowa State stayed the course toward a Big 12 title and Notre Dame remained undefeated. On Saturday, Northwestern was knocked from the unbeaten ranks at Michigan State, Alabama broke out the iron on Auburn, Clemson clobbered Pitt, and a 'girl' played FBS football for a Power 5 conference team.
Florida State's game with Virginia today was called off just hours before kick-off. It's the second straight week that a team has traveled to Tallahassee, only to discover on the day of the game that no game will take place.
Ohio State has had to cancel its game with Illinois due to Covid issues. The announcement came a few hours after it was revealed that head coach Ryan Day tested positive, but tests on Friday yielded more positive cases and the school has now paused all football-related activities.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) on CollegeFootballPoll.com had the best record for projecting outright winners in the second half of the 2018 season.
The CCR also had the most correct straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.
What was originally a 60-game schedule would've been reduced to 45 were it not for the additions of Utah at Washington, Vanderbilt at Missouri, and San Diego State-Colorado.
Here's where to catch this week's games.