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Dinich: Why the chaos is cool

Highly ranked teams piled up losses in Week 5, but that's OK in Year 2 of the College Football Playoff.

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Utes take over top spot in ESPN Power Rankings

Turns out, the best way to navigate chaos like the kind we had in Week 5 is to not play at all. Utah, which had a bye this week after destroying Oregon in Week 4, is the new No. 1 in the Power Rankings.

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Schlabach: Wipe the slate clean after Week 5

Alabama dispelled the notion that it was not going to be a contender. The Big 12's powers won with overwhelming force. The Big Ten's survived, but were underwhelming. What did we learn Week 5?

This ASU running back is a bulldozer (0:26)
Dalvin Cook goes 94 yards to the house (1:24)
KaVontae Turpin's four touchdown day (0:55)
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Oregon football players stuck in elevator

Several Oregon football players were stuck in an elevator before their game -- and WR Devon Allen was there to live-tweet the whole thing.

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The Best Signs Of College GameDay: Week 5

The rain didn't slow down the fans in Clemson, who came out in droves to celebrate the Tigers' fourth time hosting College Gameday.

Dinich's biggest game with playoff implications (0:39)
The locker room after party (3:47)
Football meets Silicon Valley (3:20)


Re-live Notre Dame-Clemson in 15 seconds

ICYMI: No. 12 Clemson started strong and held on at the end to upset No. 6 Notre Dame 24-22.


Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

With 233 yards against Eastern Michigan on Saturday LSU RB Leonard Fournette became the first player in SEC history to rush for at least 200 yards in three straight games. In four games Fournette leads the nation with 864 rushing yards. That's the most in LSU history and the most by any FBS player since 2000

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Florida's 38-10 win over No. 3 Ole Miss marked the Gators' largest win over an AP Top-3 opponent since their 1997 Sugar Bowl win over Florida State for the national championship. Not to toss lofty expectations on the Gators or anything but in 3 of the previous 4 seasons in which they defeated an AP Top-3 opponent by more than 10 points the Gators went on to win the national title (1996, 2006 & 2008)

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

The top two scoring defenses in the FBS belong to Northwestern (7 ppg allowed) and Michigan (7.6 ppg). They play this week in Ann Arbor. Take the under, whatever it is.

ICYMI: Serviceman surprises family

A serviceman surprised his family ahead of the Florida-Ole Miss game. Their reaction was priceless.


ICYMI: ASU linemen rumble, tumble for TD

Arizona State RB Kalen Ballage had plenty of help getting this ball 23 yards and into the end zone, including being shoved along by his teammates and UCLA players.


Relive Week 5 of college football

Florida's upset of Ole Miss, Alabama pounding Georgia, and Clemson eking out a win over Notre Dame highlighted another fantastic week of college football.


Washington State fake punt goes wrong

The Cougars looked like they might pick up a first down on this trick play. But then the punter got popped, the ball came loose, and Cal went the other way for a touchdown.


ICYMI: Ezekiel Elliott's insane second half

The Ohio State RB had three touchdowns in the second half of Ohio State's 34-27 win over Indiana, including a 55-yard run, a 65-yard run and this electrifying 75-yard run.


Top 10 teams stumble on Saturday

  • Florida upset No.3-ranked Ole Miss.
  • Clemson beat No. 6 Notre Dame.
  • Arizona State beat No. 7 UCLA.
  • Alabama beat No. 8 Georgia.
  • Meanwhile, top-ranked Ohio State escaped when Indiana's last pass was incomplete in the end zone and No.2-ranked Michigan State survived a scare from Purdue.
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Clemson kicker levels the boom

On the opening kickoff of the second half, Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip lowered his shoulder and forced a fumble. He'll put this on his highlight reel.


ICYMI: Florida upsets Ole Miss in The Swamp

The No. 25 Gators had upset on their mind as No. 3 Ole Miss went into The Swamp as a contender and left with a lopsided 38-10 loss as Florida QB Will Grier threw for 271 yards and 4 TDs.


Don't leave me hangin', ref!

That's exactly what happened, though, as Baylor WR Corey Coleman couldn't get a high-five after his second TD of the game.


Ref, DB in collision with a surprise ending

Utah State CB Jalen Davis was going for an interception when he collided with the back judge, but it was the referee who walked away seemingly unharmed.


Dalvin Cook could not be stopped

The FSU running back busted through a tackle and took it 94 yards to the house for the third-longest rushing touchdown in Seminoles history.


GameDay's Best Signs

The rain and the mud didn't prevent fans from making a party out of Clemson's fourth time hosting College GameDay. Our favorites


Selfie time for LaDainian Tomlinson

The TCU alum made a game-time decision for his family to pose for a tongues-out selfie at Saturday's TCU vs. Texas matchup.


Josh Doctson's ridiculous TD grab

Josh Doctson makes highlight-reel grabs every week, but this one ranks among the best, as he went way up and got his feet in bounds. This was just one of TCU's six touchdowns in a 50-7 win over Texas.


Tar Heels get tricky for go-ahead TD

North Carolina dialed up a reverse pass, and WR Quinshad Davis threw it to QB Marquise Williams for a 37-yard TD in UNC's 38-31 win over Georgia Tech.


Legally blind player plays in a D-I game

Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub became the first legally blind person to play in a D-I game when he snapped on an extra point after the Green Wave's final touchdown in a 45-31 victory over Central Florida.


Plenty of points in Texas Tech-Baylor

If you like offense, then this recap of Red Raiders vs. Bears should be right up your alley. Baylor got the win 63-35.