Can Auburn pull off a monumental upset over Alabama in the Iron Bowl? Will Florida trip up against Florida State ahead of the SEC championship game?
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What's at stake in Auburn vs. Alabama?
Alabama's place in the top four. If the Tide lose, they are probably out, since they already have a home loss to Ole Miss. GameDay Kickoff: Rivalry Week
Alabama's Kirby Smart is a leading candidate for South Carolina's head coaching position, while Houston's Tom Herman is no longer in the mix to replace Steve Spurrier.
Think Alabama has forgotten all about Auburn coach Gus Malzahn's bulletin-board dig back in August? Think again.
A look at how recruiting has shaped the current Alabama and Auburn rosters -- and how future recruiting will color the next Iron Bowl installments.
Here's where the CFP stands
Clemson and Alabama are 1 and 2, again. Meanwhile, Oklahoma and Iowa have moved up to 3 and 4, respectively, as Michigan State and Notre Dame are the first two teams out.
Thanksgiving week: time for turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. And college football, too! For many teams, it'll be their last game of the year.
Alabama and Florida are the SEC's only hopes of reaching the College Football Playoff, and both face rivals this week.
The Tide are firmly in control of their destiny, but the selection committee is much less convinced by Florida after disappointing recent showings.
Florida's struggles have put its hopes of making a New Year's Six Bowl in danger, with the Egg Bowl winner possibly profiting from the Gators' demise.
Is Alabama the toughest competitor?
The Crimson Tide are still behind the Clemson Tigers in the playoff rankings, but they actually have a stronger win-loss record. If these two meet in the national championship, who has the edge?
CFP rankings: 1-6
- 1. Clemson
- 2. Alabama
- 3. Oklahoma
- 4. Iowa
- 5. Michigan State
- 6. Notre Dame
Projected CFB playoff lines
If the College Football Playoff were held today, here are the projected lines from the Las Vegas Westgate Super Book:
- Clemson -9 vs. Iowa
- Alabama -6 vs. Oklahoma
CFP rankings: Who's in?
There's a shakeup at the top of the latest playoff rankings, as Iowa and Oklahoma join the playoff picture alongside Clemson and Alabama. But with another weekend of football ahead, will either No. 5 Michigan State or No. 6 Notre Dame muscle its way in?
Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer
Also keep an eye on the Ole Miss-Miss. State winner. If Florida loses to Florida State the winner of that game could jump the Gators and knock them out of the Sugar Bowl spot. Committee would have to take top-rated SEC team behind Bama if the Tide then beats UF in the SEC title game and goes to the playoff
Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer
Down year for the SEC? With Florida dropping to No. 12 after Saturday's overtime win over FAU, there is only one SEC team (Alabama) in the top 10 and just four SEC teams in the top 25.
Alabama @ Auburn Tigers
Jordan-Hare Stadium - Sat 11/28