Rankings are very serious business. Serious business is boring business. The Top Whatever (see the latest edition below -- the editions before that one will probably not work) is the only college football ranking that takes itself appropriately seriously. For real, none of them actually matter, outside of like one month at the end of the season.
We love all these objects. But what if we had to depend on them in order to defeat a horde of level 50 mutant capybaras?
The ESPN show will remain three hours long regardless, so we might as well have some more fun with it.
Two teams in your conference can play a 13th game against each other. Spend it more wisely.
Let’s apply some semi-science to figure out what makes a great Rivalry Week battle, then try to apply it to every game.
A short history of a long story: Auburn’s crimes against football.
Every few years, we get a game of the century. Let’s codify that a little bit and see which GAMES OF THE CENTURY are truly OF THE CENTURY.
The committee’s rankings release every Tuesday in the latter half of the season.
Don’t pay too much attention to weekly fluctuation. Instead, look at how this week fits into a decades-long history.
It probably doesn’t, but here are two charts to check just in case.
The joyous phenomenon, defined and explained.
Here’s one way of finding every season in which the two worst major-level CFB teams played each other.
You gotta win your games.