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As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.
Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.
With Nick Saban changing the rules by winning a title with a freshman QB, most teams are making no guarantees on their 2018 starter.
Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer
Virginia Tech football player-turned-fuel man Caleb Hurd with the perfect description of first round of pit stops under NASCAR's new rules with fewer men over the wall: "It was a little cluster-ish."
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Virginia Tech has signed coach Justin Fuente through the 2024 season and increased his assistant coach salary pool to $3.8 million for 2018. Fuente will earn $4 million in 2018 and will earn $5 million in 2024 (receiving bi-annual retention bonuses). VT would owe him $15 million if it fires him without cause before 2020, and $10 million before 2022. Fuente's buyout to leave goes starts at $5 million in 2018, drops to $1 million on Dec. 15, 2020, and $750,000 on Dec. 15, 2021.
With potential first-round defensive linemen Christian Wilkins and Clelin Ferrell returning to school, Clemson is the clear winner of the early entry period. How did other contenders fare?
Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds will enter this year's NFL draft.
Quarterback John Wolford led Wake Forest's offensive outburst in the Belk Bowl.
Already suffering from college football withdrawal? Here's a look at an impressive opening weekend that is just 235 days away.
Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer
Great to see Frank Beamer and Mack Brown during pregame. Both were named to the College Football Hall of Fame Monday morning and both are thrilled to be entering the Hall together. Said Brown: "It's been an honor coaching at the same time at Frank. There's a finer man that I could have chosen to share such a special night with.
Legendary coaches Frank Beamer and Mack Brown have been selected for the College Football Hall of Fame, part of a class of 13 that includes former players Ed Reed, Calvin Johnson and Charles Woodson.
Mason Rudolph threw for 351 yards and a pair of touchdowns, James Washington became Oklahoma State's career receiving yards leader and the 17th-ranked Cowboys beat No. 22 Virginia Tech 30-21 in the Camping World Bowl on Thursday night.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma State finishes with a double-digit win total for the third consecutive season. Longest stretch in program history.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington averaged 20.6 yards per reception this season with 1,423 receiving yards overall. At halftime of the Camping World Bowl game, Washington has one reception for zero yards against Virginia Tech. The Cowboys are still ahead 13-7 with 228 total offensive yards in the half.
Ben Hogg ESPN Producer
The Pokes have arrived!