From 2008 to 2018, there were 152 Power Five head coaches. Only 21 identified as African American.
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by: Josh Planos — Five Thirty Eight 6 Dec
Each of the top eight teams in the latest playoff rankings is vying for a title this weekend.
by: Neil Paine — Five Thirty Eight 27 Nov
In what has become a recurring tradition since FiveThirtyEight started predicting the College Football Playoff field, it’s time for another installment of our P…
by: Jake Lourim and Neil Paine — Five Thirty Eight 21 Nov
It's possible — or at least justifiable — that we haven’t seen the last of either.
by: Josh Planos — Five Thirty Eight 20 Nov
The interpretation of the rule is increasingly rigid.
by: Jake Lourim and Neil Paine — Five Thirty Eight 14 Nov
Six years into the playoff system, the playoff committee still hasn’t articulated the basis for a “strong” win.
by: Jake Lourim and Neil Paine — Five Thirty Eight 7 Nov
With four weeks of the regular season left, so much depends on what happens to every other contender.
by: Santul Nerkar — Five Thirty Eight 4 Nov
Despite owning two of the past three national championships, the conference usually boils down to one team and “everyone else.”
Boston College Eagles
... quarterback Dennis Grosel, Rudolph pounced on the loose ball, shrugged off a Boston College lineman and thundered to the purple-and-orange-clad end zone. The sophomore ...
by: Jake Lourim and Neil Paine — Five Thirty Eight 31 Oct
Only Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Oklahoma have a higher winning percentage since the start of 2015.
West Virginia Mountaineers
... model would have Appalachian State as a 1.2-point favorite in Columbia. The Mountaineers already beat North Carolina, which beat South Carolina in the season opener ...
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