The College Football Playoff logo is shown on the field at AT&T Stadium before the Rose Bowl game between Notre Dame and Alabama in January in Arlington, Texas. There is hope a proposed 12-team playoff model can be implemented for the 2024 season. How teams would qualify and be selected are topics still under discussion.
Executive director Bill Hancock said there remains a strong consensus among the management committee to expand the four-team field. But how and when?
After knocking off two top-10 teams last week, and edging closer to UConn, the Bulls are now 13th in the country.
Here’s how far Ohio State, Wisconsin and Texas A&M fell after losses on rivalry weekend.
Timmy McClain takes the Bulls from the USF 11-yard line to the red zone, but USF can’t finish off its conference rival.


  1. Sydni Harvey and the USF basketball team are riding high after wins last week against two top-10 teams.
  2. Michigan running back Blake Corum and the Wolverines topped Ohio State on Saturday to rise on our AP top 25 ballot.
  3. USF quarterback Timmy McClain (9) is sacked by UCF defensive lineman Tre'mon Morris-Brash (33) to end the War on I-4 Friday in Orlando. The Knights were credited with five sacks.
  4. USF guard Sydni Harvey (3), pictured during a game against UCF in March, scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds remaining, in the Bulls' victory over No. 7 Stanford Friday in Nassau, Bahamas.
  5. Louisiana Tech and coach Skip Holtz are parting ways after nine seasons that included seven straight bowl appearances for the Bulldogs, athletic director Eric Woods announced Friday.
  6. USF will look for a spark from true freshman quarterback Timmy McClain, who has been electrifying at times this season but struggled last week in a loss to Tulane.
  7. USF coach Brian Gregory calls a play during the first half against Auburn on Nov. 19.
  8. Florida and Florida State resume their rivalry this weekend after the pandemic caused a one-year break last fall.
  9. Is this the coaching cycle where Matt Campbell leaves Iowa State?
  10. Oregon guard Maddie Scherr, center, drives against  USF forward Bethy Mununga (20) and center Shae Leverett (21) during Monday's game at Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  11. USF defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer has been dismissed, one day after an embarrassing 45-14 loss at Tulane.
  12. USF guard Elisa Pinzan (4) drives against UConn's Caroline Ducharme (33) during Sunday's at Atlanta Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas.
  13. Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud and the Buckeyes looked fantastic against Michigan State.
  14. USF running back Kelley Joiner looks for room to move during the first half against Tulane on Saturday.
  15. USF's Caleb Murphy shoots over Auburn's Jabari Smith during the second half Friday at Amalie Arena.
  16. USF left tackle Donovan Jennings, pictured during a 2018 game, has 29 career starts for the Bulls.
  17. Lane Kiffin is definitely a coaching name to watch this weekend and next.
  18. Miami coach Manny Diaz is on the hot seat when his Hurricanes face Virginia Tech.
  19. A consultant's rendering of what a football stadium at the University of South Florida could look like. [Courtesy of USF]
  20. USF guard Elena Tsineke, seen here in the season opener at home, scores 13 to lead the Bulls in a loss to Tennessee on Monday night.
  21. Cincinnati beat USF on Friday night but didn't look dominant, either.
  22. Sydny Nasello is a diminutive, dynamic force on the USF women's soccer team, who open NCAA Tournament play today at home.
  23. USF quarterback Timmy McClain and the Bulls were competitive against No. 2 Cincinnati but suffered another close loss.