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2018 Schedule
3-0, 2nd in Big Ten - East

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It isn't too early to start thinking about Ohio State-Penn State in Week 5: the most impactful game on the playoff race (conference championship games aside) this college football season, per ESPN's Playoff Predictor.

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For the second straight week Notre Dame's chance to reach the playoff dropped more than anyone else's despite earning a win. That the Fighting Irish only beat Vanderbilt by 5 at home lowered FPI's opinion of them and hurt their projections going forward.

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The 10 most likely teams to reach the College Football Playoff, per ESPN's Playoff Predictor.

McSorley scores 5-total TDs in Penn State win (1:26)
Penn State's Clifford connects with George for 95-yard TD (0:50)
McSorley ties career high with 5th total TD (0:25)
Penn State's Slade runs 2 yards for TD (0:29)
Penn State's Allen runs 7 yards for TD (0:38)
McSorley scores 3rd rushing TD of game (0:36)
Kent State's Hines makes great INT on McSorley (0:41)
McSorley sneaks in again for another TD (0:29)
McSorley sneaks in for PSU TD (0:28)
Kent State recovers onside kick (0:56)
Kent State strikes back with 47-yard TD (0:31)
McSorley gets PSU on board early with 40-yard TD pass (0:33)
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The breakout player for each Top 25 team

From high-profile recruits finally getting a chance to shine to some under-the-radar gems, these are the players exceeding expectations for the nation's top teams.

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Penn State lands son of ex-Steelers LB Porter

Joey Porter Jr., the top-ranked player in Pennsylvania and the son of former Steelers star linebacker Joey Porter, has committed to Penn State.

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Biggest FPI rating upgrades after Week 2: East Carolina, Texas Tech, Ball State, Coastal Carolina, Penn Stats.

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The 10 best teams in college football.

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FPI significantly upgraded its opinion of Georgia and Penn State after expectation exceeding road wins from each. That has led to improved projections and playoff forecast for both. Meanwhile it thinks less of Notre Dame after a narrow win over Ball State.

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Our updated Playoff Predictor numbers following Week 2. Georgia improved its chances with a win at South Carolina, while Notre Dame dropped (a result of an FPI downgrade) after only beating Ball State by 8.

Team Stats

Passing Yards251.355th
Rushing Yards237.726th
Points For52.3Tied-6th
Points Against18.0Tied-33rd

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