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College Football Playoff Rankings: Week 12

College Football Playoff Rankings: Week 12

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 17, 2015

Editor's note: Each week, The Daily Illini staffers will offer up their take on the teams that should make it into the College Football Playoff.Declan Harty, managing editor1. Clemson (10-0)The Tigers continued their reign of power in college football with a 37-27 win over Syracuse. With only Wake Fores...

Spartans’ defeat should serve as a warning to playoff contenders

Spartans’ defeat should serve as a warning to playoff contenders

By Dan Escalona

November 10, 2015

Michigan State’s run of luck — and now its chance of playoff — was cruelly extinguished Saturday in Nebraska.No longer the beneficiary of the good luck that had befallen them against Michigan, the Spartans were on the raw end of a controversial call in their stunning loss to the Cornhuske...

The Daily Illini's College Football Playoff picks

The Daily Illini's College Football Playoff picks

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

November 9, 2015

Editor's note: Each week, The Daily Illini staffers will offer up their take on the teams that should make it into the College Football Playoff. Peter Bailey-Wells, sports editor1. Ohio State (9-0)The Buckeyes are the undefeated defending champions. Regardless of strength of schedule, they're going to b...