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Frank Beamer celebrates Virginia Tech victory with team (0:56)
Paxton Lynch ties FBS record with 7 touchdowns in the first half (1:00)
Mike Thomas = OBJ? (0:31)
Neither snow nor the defense can stop Scott (0:56)
Fowler picks Oklahoma State (0:29)
How does Notre Dame get back into CFP? (1:53)
Surrender Cobra (3:22)
#ChadTough (6:16)
Will Iowa make College Football Playoff? (1:20)
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Navy loses grasp on CFP Group of 5 race

Friday's Navy and Toledo losses will shake up the Group of 5 picture in the College Football Playoff selection committee's rankings.

Texas Tech scores TD on fake victory formation (0:30)
Derrick Henry the leader among Heisman candidates (1:34)
The Hater's Guide to Rivalry Week (2:21)


Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Shane Beamer and Bud Foster rushed to embrace Frank Beamer after an interception sealed a 23-20 win over Virginia. The win will send the retiring Beamer to a 23rd straight bowl. It's also the Hokies' 12th consecutive win over rival Virginia, and Beamer was carried off the field holding the Commonwealth Cup.

Louisiana governor wants Miles to stay

Tweeted Bobby Jindal today about embattled Tigers coach Les Miles: "[He] is a great coach and a better man. He is a fantastic ambassador for our state. I hope he remains our coach." LSU plays Texas A&M at 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Colquhoun turns away Nittany Lions

Christian Hackenberg took a shot at the end zone, but Arjen Colquhoun read it the entire way to put QB Connor Cook and the Spartans on offense. (Live on ESPN)


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer had an increased role in play-calling today and it paid off. Ohio State mixed in tempo at times but hammered the run and sprinkled in some effective passes in the second half. The type of performance we expected all season from the Buckeyes.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Happy Buckeyes exiting the field after a dominating second half against Michigan. Now the wait begins.


Sudfeld launches fourth touchdown

Indiana QB Nate Sudfeld hit Andre Booker in stride for a 72-yard touchdown to put the Hoosiers ahead of Purdue 51-36.


Heather Dinich ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson survived in a 37-32 win over rival South Carolina, but certainly opened the debate again for who should be No. 1 -- IF Alabama steamrolls Auburn. If the Tide is in a dogfight like Clemson was, should be moot point. Let's see how Tide rolls ...

Frank Beamer wins final game

And the Virginia Tech coach, who's retiring at the close of the season, couldn't be happier.


Michigan hotel trolls Ohio State?

The latest layer to the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry: Keys that wouldn't allow access to rooms as the Ohio State football team arrived at its Michigan hotel. As one Ohio State player put it: "Welcome to Michigan."


Dabo gets soaked after record-tying win

The Tigers tied a school mark with their 15th straight win and gave their coach a Gatorade bath as thanks for leading them there.


Watch: (22) UCLA vs. USC

For the first time since 2012, this game will decide the winner of the Pac-12 South. Just like in 2012, the winner will play Stanford. Live on ABC/ESPN2/WatchESPN

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(2) Alabama takes on Auburn

With a win, the Crimson Tide will clinch their second consecutive berth in the SEC championship game and fifth under Nick Saban. He is currently tied with Gene Stallings for the most SEC championship game appearances in Alabama history. Follow live

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

There's a good chance Dabo Swinney won't enjoy watching this game film, but Clemson survives a sloppy performance against South Carolina 37-32, finishing the regular season 12-0. The Tigers had 3 turnovers and allowed 3 plays of 47 yards or more, while the Gamecocks scored a season high in points.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State is honoring its seniors on the field. Those seniors have a 41-10 record and can tie the 2013 and 2014 groups for the most victories by a Spartans class with a win today over Penn State.

Watch: (14) UNC vs. NC State

After losing its season opener to South Carolina by four points, North Carolina has won 10 straight games. Only three times in school history has UNC won 11 or more consecutive games. Live on ABC/ESPN2/WatchESPN

Watch: Penn State vs. (5) Michigan State

Michigan State can clinch the Big Ten East division with a win and advance to its third Big Ten championship game in five seasons. Michigan State has won 10 games for the fifth time in the last six seasons. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Watch: (16) Northwestern vs. Illinois

Since 1900, Northwestern has won nine or more games six times, five of which Pat Fitzgerald has been a part. Fitzgerald has coached the Wildcats to three such seasons (2008, 2012, 2015) and was a player on the 1995 and 1996 teams that won or shared the Big Ten title. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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No. 1 Clemson moves to 12-0

South Carolina's Shon Carson made it a one-score game with a TD with one second remaining, but the top-ranked Tigers survived to stay perfect with a 37-32 win.


Bosa makes terrific interception

Just when it looked like Michigan flipped the field with a blocked punt, Joey Bosa picked off Wilton Speight's pass and set up Ohio State inside the redzone.



College football's follies this past week included a failed Texas cake and a winless team being outshone by a dancing fan. Not so foolish, though -- a sideline proposal.


Lynch's record-setting day fuels Memphis

Paxton Lynch and the Tigers scored early and often as the Memphis QB set an FBS record with 7 TD passes in the first half of a 63-0 win over SMU.