College Football : Independents

 
First & 20: Louisville's Jackson deserves Heisman

First & 20: Louisville's Jackson deserves Heisman

Anthony Gimino

December 04 Although the Louisville quarterback handled his grip on the stiff-armed trophy as loosely as the football in the red zone in the final couple of games of the season, Jackson didn't fumble away his big opportunity FULL STORY

First and 20: Buckeyes belong in playoff

First and 20: Buckeyes belong in playoff

Anthony Gimino

November 27 This year, Ohio State -- with the same 11-1 record -- has wins at Oklahoma and Wisconsin, plus Saturday's 30-27 overtime thriller over Michigan. That's three victories over teams that were in the CFP Top 10 FULL STORY

Rivalry Saturday Lowe Down: Week 13

Rivalry Saturday Lowe Down: Week 13

Matt Lowe

November 26 It’s tough to say whether Auburn will be able to score on Alabama’s top-ranked defense due to the team’s uncertainty at quarterback (Sean White, shoulder), running back (Kam Pettway (leg) and Kerryon Johnson (ankle)) FULL STORY

Irish vacate 21 wins for academic misconduct

Irish vacate 21 wins for academic misconduct

Sports Xchange

November 22 The NCAA on Tuesday ordered the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team to vacate 21 wins from its 2012 and 2013 seasons in an academic misconduct case. FULL STORY

First and 20: Chaos reigns in CFP selections

First and 20: Chaos reigns in CFP selections

Anthony Gimino

November 20 The College Football Playoff selection committee has had it easy in its first two seasons, with by-the-chalk conference champs and four easily-slotted teams. FULL STORY

First and 20: Easy as 2-3-4 to create chaos

First and 20: Easy as 2-3-4 to create chaos

Anthony Gimino

November 13 No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington all lost -- as did No. 8 Texas A&M and No. 9 Auburn. Clemson and Michigan had been favored by about three touchdowns. Each of the five upset victims had been FULL STORY

Week 11 Lowe Down: Huskies win, Auburn escapes

Week 11 Lowe Down: Huskies win, Auburn escapes

Matt Lowe

November 11 As for the other top teams at the moment, I’m still not sold on Washington. Yes, they are a good outfit, but the Huskies take on a surging USC team this weekend and still have to play at Washington State FULL STORY

CFP rankings: 'Bama No. 1, Huskies move to 4

CFP rankings: 'Bama No. 1, Huskies move to 4

Sports Xchange

November 08 Alabama remained the No. 1 team in the latest rankings released by the College Football Playoff selection committee Tuesday night, but the more significant news is that Washington moved up one spot to No. 4. FULL STORY

First & 20: Alabama QB Hurts displays growing pains

First & 20: Alabama QB Hurts displays growing pains

Anthony Gimino

November 07 Nick Saban's crew took LSU's body blows in a slobberknocker of an SEC game Saturday night and somehow still remained standing with its arms in the air. Alabama survived to win 10-0 and remained a virtually undisputed No. 1. FULL STORY

First and 20: Four teams looking good in CFP mix

First and 20: Four teams looking good in CFP mix

Anthony Gimino

October 30 We have a fantastic four right now -- a quartet of undefeated teams, each from a different major conference -- and it's hard to imagine we could end up with a better playoff than No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington. FULL STORY

Independents STANDINGS

Independents
TEAM
W-L
PF
PA
BYU
8-4
360
233
Army
6-5
330
210
Notre Dame
4-8
371
334