As expected stars have struggled and the standings has been thrown into upheaval, college football's best players in the early running have emerged from unexpected sources.
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As college football's top three teams scramble to secure the No. 1 seed for the playoff, a dramatic Week 2 has only added to the tension among countless teams vying for a place in the postseason.
Alabama, Georgia, and Ohio State may be the class of college football, but the postseason chase behind them is shaping up to be a dramatic one.
Top title contenders Georgia and Ohio State are both expected to roll in marquee matchups, but we can still learn a lot about the 2022 season from the first full slate of games.
The title game between Alabama and Georgia presents fascinating storylines, a glimpse at how Alabama has dominated college football for so long, and insight into what the Bulldogs can do to overcome their demons.
Alabama looks to overcome their inconsistency, Michigan and Georgia look for a defining win in their championship chase, and Cincinnati looks to pull off one of the biggest wins in college football history in a thrilling playoff.
The second week of bowls offers a fascinating look at numerous programs searching to reverse, create, or sustain momentum, from Purdue to South Carolina to Iowa State to Oregon.
The first week of bowls may not be as glamorous as the big games to come, but they're still a great showcase of fun stories, departing seniors, and intriguing narratives.
With six teams duking it out for four playoff spots, chaos will abound in a fascinating slate of conference championship games, from defensive battles in the Big 12 and SEC to a high-powered clash in the ACC.
From playoff elimination games in the Big Ten and Big 12 to division deciders in the Pac-12 and C-USA, college football's final week sees key rivalry meetings with intriguing stakes.