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Week 13 Feature Picks - 5 Upsets + 7 Other Selections

After a couple of weeks with 10 more upsets projected by the computer, only five are on the board in week 13. Actually, there were 7 but 2 of those games were canceled.

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The Home Depot 30th Annunal College Football Awards Will be Held Virtually, January 7 on ESPN

This year’s 90-minute virtual special will be hosted by Chris Fowler with reporter Holly Rowe.

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UPDATE: These #collegefootball games scheduled for Thanksgiving week have already been affected: Washington-Washington State, and SDSU-Fresno State are both canceled. Utah-Arizona State moved to Sunday. #CFP

Vanderbilt football considers women's soccer player at kicker against Missouri because of COVID-19

Vanderbilt women's soccer player Sarah Fuller is practicing at kicker for the football team and could be an "option" against Missouri on Saturday.        

Playoff Committee Top 25

Our prediction following Saturday's games was that the committee would rank Alabama first, followed by Notre Dame, Ohio State, Clemson, and just outside of that group would be Texas A&M and Florida. The committee flipped Ohio State and Clemson, but the rest of our choices fell right into place.

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Did you know... founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Maxwell and Bednarik, Fred Biletnikoff and Ray Guy awards.

He's also a voter for the George Munger and Eddie Robinson college C-O-Y awards, and a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and FWAA All-America Team. Congrove is a voting member of the NFL's Bert Bell P-O-Y Award and Greasy Neale C-O-Y Award.

UPDATED: Week 13 Picks and Preview; 10 Games Scratched and 2 Added

A scheduled 60-game slate was reduced to 50, but the addition of Utah at Washington brings the total back up to 51. That contest was hastily put together after Friday's Apple Cup rivalry game pitting Washington at Washington State was canceled, followed by the cancellation of the Utah at Arizona State game.

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Northwestern's Gallagher Named Nagurski Defensive Player of the Week

The senior linebacker contributed mightily to Northwestern's shutdown of Wisconsin's offense in a 17-7 upset win.

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Today’s Clemson-Florida State game is a late scratch due to COVID. #CFP #CollegeFootball

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 13

Thanksgiving weekend in college football is a bit different this year, but there's still several key games. Our experts pick every Top 25 matchup.        

Georgia QB Daniels, Northwestern LB Gallagher Named Maxwell, Bednarik Players of the Week

Each week during the 2020 season the Maxwell Football Club will recognize outstanding performances with two weekly awards. The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, and the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week will be honored for outstanding defensive play. Players selected do not have to be represented on the Maxwell or Bednarik Award watch lists.

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Saturday's Washington State at Stanford becomes 17th #collegefootball game this week that is postponed or canceled due to COVID-19. It will NOT be rescheduled. #CFP

The Rising Stars of American Football and its Worldwide Popularity

The future of an American football player is full of surprises and a few lucky ones manage to stand out enough to become rising star players

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Northwestern Is FWAA/Reveal Suits Team of the Week

The Northwestern Wildcats forced five turnovers and held Wisconsin scoreless over the final three quarters to beat the No. 10 Badgers, 17-7 and take command of the Big Ten West Division.

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Did you know...

The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) on had the best record for projecting outright winners in the second half of the 2018 season.

The CCR also had the most correct straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.

College Football Simulator Lets You Create Matchups or Playoff Brackets

If you're among the millions who thirst for a playoff with more than four teams then, by golly, create one. You can build tournament brackets of 8, 16, 32, and 64 teams and simulate the results.

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Covid issues at Maryland forces school to drop home game vs. Michigan State. It will NOT be rescheduled. This is the 15th game to be called-off this week, tying last week's record. It's the first game Michigan State has had to drop, but the 2nd by Maryland. #collegefootball #CFP

Rankings: Ohio State Is New No. 1

Ohio State ascends to No. 1 in the latest Congrove Computer Rankings, released shortly after the conclusion of Saturday's games. Alabama, Notre Dame and Oregon round out the top 4 with USC and Clemson at Nos. 5 and 6.

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