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Ohio State standout Chase Young, who admitted last week to accepting a loan from a "family friend," will return against Penn State on Nov. 23 after being suspended for two games.
- Buckeyes' Young suspended for one more game
- LSU atop CFP; Georgia beats out Bama for No. 4
- Sources: Ohio St. expects 4-game ban for Young
- Buckeyes' Young won't play vs. Terps over loan
Which players are in line for college football's end-of-season individual honors? We have the favorites.
The Crimson Tide are no longer in the CFP rankings' top four. Their fate now is in the hands of others, including the selection committee.
Here's what the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowl games would look like based on Tuesday's rankings.
Alabama finds itself on the outside looking in for only the fifth time in the CFP era.
There's no question now: LSU is the class of the SEC after going to Alabama and beating the Crimson Tide.
A memorable performance in a win against Bama (and Chase Young's absence vs. Maryland) helps put the Tigers' star QB in the driver's seat for the award.
This Just In
Ohio State head coach Ryan Day says that DE Chase Young is practicing this week but has no update on his playing status. No. 2 ranked Ohio State faces Rutgers on the road this Saturday. "I don't have any update for you right now," Day told reporters Tuesday. "It's an ongoing process. There's nothing I can talk about."
Here are the coaches to keep an eye on, including Power 5, Group of 5, coordinators and former head coaches who could make a return.
Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast with their initial reactions to Week 11, who they think will land at No. 4 in the rankings and concern that Alabama might be out of playoff contention. Then the guys get into LSU keeping its foot on the gas in Tuscaloosa (14:48), the video of Ed Orgeron in the locker room, and the possibility of the Tigers playing all of their postseason games in Atlanta and New Orleans. Next, Herbie explains what's going on with Chase Young (22:40) and how the NCAA investigative process will unfold, why this is the most complete Ohio State team he's seen in years, and what's up with Oklahoma (33:20). Later, Herbie talks about working with Lee Corso for 24 seasons on College GameDay, what he's learned about business and life from him, and a text from Bill Belichick on his respect for Coach Corso (38:15).
Here's what the Allstate Playoff Predictor has to say about the CFP chase after 11 weeks of action.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
This week's Allstate Playoff Predictor CFP rankings projection (Pct top 4): 1. Ohio State (99) 2. LSU (99) 3. Clemson (98) 4. Penn State (25) 5. Alabama (4) 6. Oregon (13) 7. Minnesota (25) 8. Baylor (33) 9. Georgia (2) 10. Auburn (1)
There are still many big games left on the schedule, but see how our experts envision the entire bowl season playing out.
The Tigers scored 46 points against Alabama's defense, P.J. Fleck and Minnesota upset Penn State, and a wild Saturday of college football turned normal realities upside down.
Could this really be the first College Football Playoff without the Crimson Tide? And how high can No. 17 Minnesota climb after beating Penn State?
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
LSU ranks first in Strength of Record and it isn't close. An average top-25 team would have had just a 1% chance to be undefeated thus far against LSU's schedule. Meanwhile that seem team would have had a 16% chance to go undefeated vs. Ohio State's schedule, the next best. Among the undefeateds, Clemson had it easiest: an average top 25 team would have had a 29% chance to be 10-0 at this point against the Tigers' schedule.
The new AP Top 25 is out, and after a wild Week 11, there are some big-time shakeups. Here's what's next for each ranked team.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Not only is Alabama very much still alive, but it has the fourth-best chance to reach the CFP and win the national championship, according to the Allstate Playoff Predictor.
The Tigers and Buckeyes could be the nation's best two teams, but Clemson showed it also belongs in the mix.
ESPN reporters make their picks for the College Football Playoff after a wild Week 11 schedule.
Justin Fields threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in the first half Saturday, and No. 3 Ohio State hardly missed suspended defensive star Chase Young in a 73-14 romp over Maryland.