College Football Playoff

LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with players after defeating the Auburn Tigers 23-20 at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 05, 2019 - 8:36 pm
All season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the rankings that matter were the College Football Playoff Rankings at the end of the season. The first set of those rankings were released Tuesday night and the (8-0) Tigers came in at No. 2 behind Ohio State. LSU was ranked No. 1 in the AP poll and has a...
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Oct 6, 2018; Gainesville, FL, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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WWL Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 7:53 am
The last word before the College Football Playoff selection committee starts ranking teams was elimination. With most of the top contenders taking the weekend off, a bunch of second-tier playoff hopefuls were trying to stay in the race Saturday. No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Georgia and No. 9 Utah can look...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2019 - 10:54 am
LSU has climbed to penultimate spot in the AP Top 25 with a big test this weekend against ninth-ranked Auburn. A win Saturday will probably begin some real talk about LSU making the College Football championship, but for a lot of people, the true test is coming in about two weeks. LSU has decent...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 8:20 am
The next two months in the Southeastern Conference figure to be a high-stakes playoff eliminator. Hopefully, the games will be more aesthetically pleasing than No. 7 Auburn and No. 10 Florida at the Swamp on Saturday. No complaints about the intensity though as the Gators took advantage of freshman...
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September 01, 2019 - 10:14 am
How good a conference is from top to bottom doesn't matter all that much. The only thing that really counts in the College Football Playoff era are the teams at the top. The Southeastern Conference's 'bad' Saturday included losses to Memphis, Wyoming, North Carolina and ... Georgia State! But on...
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Jan 7, 2019; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) throws in the pocket against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2019 College Football Playoff Championship game at Levi's Stadium
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Seth Dunlap
August 23, 2019 - 8:06 pm
Yesterday, we detailed Tim Brando’s thoughts on college football’s scheduling imbalance , and how he believes it’s reached a breaking point. Read & listen to Part 1 of our two-part discussion with Brando here . Part 2 of our discussion follows below. On any given fall Saturday in Baton Rouge,...
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Dec 29, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban looks on in the 2018 Orange Bowl college football playoff semifinal game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Hard Rock Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
August 22, 2019 - 8:02 pm
This is Part 1 of our two-part discussion with Tim Brando, national commentator and play by play voice for Fox Sports, on the problems facing college football. Find Part 2 of our discussion here . There is growing concern across the country that imbalance in college football scheduling among Power...
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July 15, 2019; Birmingham, AL, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow speaks to the media during SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Regency-Birmingham.
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Seth Dunlap
July 18, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Will this finally be the year the LSU offense moves the football effectively through the air? Will the Tigers finally have a quarterback capable of outplaying his counterpart in the biggest moments and biggest games? It's an annual rite of passage for LSU football fans to ask these questions in...
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Kristian Garic
December 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Are you ready to see Alabama and Clemson in the national title game for the third time in four years? To be honest, I am not! I might watch the game, but I might not. We can all pan the college football playoff format and say it’s awful, and while that might be true, the bigger problem is college...
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