Faux Pelini: Congrats, Matt Rhule — I’m sure you’ll do better than the last five guys

Congratulations, Matt Rhule! You’re the next contestant on Nebraska’s favorite game show, “He’s Not Tom Osborne But He’ll Do for Now.” I kid! Husker fans are excited to have you — your resume is perfect for Nebraska’s head coach job. Your achievements are applicable and your failures are explainable. You’ve turned around a couple of … Read more

College Football Playoff expands to 12 teams in 2024 season

The College Football Playoff announced Thursday it will expand to a 12-team event starting in 2024, completing an 18-month process that was fraught with delays and disagreements. The announcement came a day after the Rose Bowl agreed to amend its contract for the 2024 and 2025 seasons, which was the last hurdle CFP officials needed … Read more

College Football Playoff to expand to 12 teams in 2024 as Rose Bowl backs down: Sources

The Rose Bowl has informed the College Football Playoff that it has agreed to amend its contract to pave the way for CFP expansion by 2024, sources with knowledge of the contract negotiations confirmed to The Athletic on Wednesday. ESPN was first to report the news. Here’s what you need to know: The decision will … Read more

Rose Bowl considering taking Penn State over Ohio State if Buckeyes fail to reach CFP

Should No. 5 Ohio State (11-1) fail to reach the College Football Playoff this weekend, the Rose Bowl is strongly considering taking No. 8 Penn State (10-2) instead of the Buckeyes to avoid a repeat appearance coming off another deflating loss to their rival Michigan, according to multiple people with knowledge of the discussions. Here’s … Read more

College football bowl projections: 79 eligible teams for 82 spots entering Championship Week

No College Football Playoff chairman has it easier than Boo Corrigan. The CFP looks set no matter what happens this weekend. Unbeatens Georgia, Michigan and TCU all could take a mulligan Saturday and still likely end up in the Playoff. If USC beats Utah — which beat the Trojans by one point earlier this season … Read more

Rich Eisen Breaks Down the NFL Playoffs Landscape Heading into Week 13 | The Rich Eisen Show – The Rich Eisen Show

Rich Eisen Breaks Down the NFL Playoffs Landscape Heading into Week 13 | The Rich Eisen Show  The Rich Eisen Show Rich Eisen Reveals His Top 5 NFL MVP Choices | The Rich Eisen Show  The Rich Eisen Show Rich Eisen on Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and a Changing of the Guard atop the NFL QB Hierarchy  The … Read more

Rich Eisen Reveals His Top 5 NFL MVP Choices | The Rich Eisen Show – The Rich Eisen Show

Rich Eisen Reveals His Top 5 NFL MVP Choices | The Rich Eisen Show  The Rich Eisen Show Rich Eisen on Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and a Changing of the Guard atop the NFL QB Hierarchy  The Rich Eisen Show Overreaction Monday: Rich Eisen Talks Jets & Super Bowl, NFC South, AFC North, Kyler, & Hurts  The Rich … Read more

Soooo… about Jeff Saturday's Clock Management in Colts MNF Loss to Steelers…. | The Rich Eisen Show – The Rich Eisen Show

Soooo… about Jeff Saturday’s Clock Management in Colts MNF Loss to Steelers…. | The Rich Eisen Show  The Rich Eisen Show Colts vs. Steelers: Boos, simple offense, loss on Monday Night Football  IndyStar Is Jeff Saturday responsible for the Colts’ poor time management? | First Take  ESPN Monday’s Sports In Brief  The Washington Post Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode … Read more

Liberty football after Hugh Freeze: Pluses, minutes and candidates for Flames job

The Hugh Freeze era at Liberty is done. On Monday, Freeze accepted the head coaching job at Auburn, marking his return to the SEC. The move comes after Lane Kiffin opted to stay at Ole Miss, and despite Liberty’s 49-14 loss to New Mexico State to finish with three consecutive losses. Ultimately, Freeze’s 34-15 tenure … Read more

Inside Luke Fickell’s move to Wisconsin, why he decided to leave Cincinnati now

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell will be the next head coach at Wisconsin, sources confirmed to The Athletic on Sunday. Fickell informed Cincinnati on Sunday morning he would be leaving to take the new job. Fickell leaves Cincinnati as the program’s all-time winningest coach with a final record of 57-18 in his six … Read more