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Will D'Eriq King and the Miami Hurricanes be national championship contenders in 2021? Parker Fleming looks at returning talent, incoming freshmen, and transfer players and finds that Miami could join Oregon and LSU as surprise powerhouses this fall.
Years ago, Nick Saban asked if the football world wanted the game to be played with high-tempo offenses. The answer was yes, but as Saban has shown so often in the past, we should all be careful what we wish for.
A week full of rematches leaves us with a sense of deja vu, as the playoff field leaves us with four familiar faces: Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Ohio State.
Spencer Rattler and the Oklahoma Sooners will face the Iowa State Cyclones in the Big 12 Championship Game, while the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Tulsa Golden Hurricane have had or will have a major impact on the top of the college football rankings too.
After comfortable wins over Auburn and North Carolina, it seems inevitable that both Alabama and Notre Dame will qualify for the college football playoff, no matter what happens in their respective conference championship games.
Indiana staged an impressive second-half rally and showed they're a legitimately good team this year, but the Big Ten remains Ohio State's to lose at this point.
While the college football world awaits a Notre Dame-Clemson rematch, Kyle Trask and the Florida Gators have emerged as Alabama's most dangerous competitors in the SEC.