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Utah came close this season with a No. 5 ranking, before losing in the conference title game to Oregon. But there's little room for error (or nonconference losses).
- No playoff 'harmful' to Pac-12, commish says
- UNLV tabs Oregon OC Arroyo as new head coach
- New Year's 6 set; Michigan-Bama in Citrus Bowl
- Ducks won't seek easier opponents in CFP quest
A Pac-12 team has made the College Football Playoff just twice in six seasons and none of the past three, a situation that commissioner Larry Scott referred to as "painful."
Which stars could come home with awards from Thursday's event? We break down the finalists and who should win.
Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb vs. LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. just might top the list of intriguing bowl-game battles.
Oregon offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo, who has never been a head coach before, will get his chance as he's been hired by UNLV to replace Tony Sanchez.
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Oregon QB Justin Herbert received the 30th National Football Fndtn. William V. Campbell Trophy Tue., honoring the nation's top football scholar-athlete. Other finalists: Spencer Blackburn, Eastern Washington; Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia; Jordan Fuller, Ohio St.; Alex Goettl, Minnesota St.; Adam Holtorf, Kansas St.; Michael Lohmeier, Carnegie Mellon; Jordan Mack, Virginia; Dante Olson, Montana; Jelani Taylor, Cornell; Casey Toohill, Stanford & Jon Wassink, Western Michigan.
Breaking down the key storylines, players and matchups to watch when the Ducks and Badgers face off in the Rose Bowl.
Baylor and Georgia will meet in the Sugar Bowl; Virginia and Florida face off in the Orange Bowl; Oregon will see Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl; Memphis will clash with Penn State in the Cotton Bowl.
See how our experts envision the entire bowl schedule with the final selections so close to being announced.
LSU's 37-10 win against Georgia in the SEC title game likely opened up a top-four spot for Oklahoma and perhaps moved the Tigers past Ohio State for No. 1.
Although an easier nonconference schedule might have helped Oregon's chances of reaching the College Football Playoff, Ducks coach Mario Cristobal said his program won't change its scheduling approach.
CJ Verdell ran for 208 yards and broke open the game with two long touchdown runs in the fourth quarter, and No. 13 Oregon spoiled No. 5 Utah's playoff hopes with a 37-15 victory in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.
From the SEC and Pac-12 all the way down to Division III, here's your complete championship weekend preview.