The Alabama senior received 1,856 total points, beating Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Crimson Tide teammate Mac Jones.
The Buckeyes are scheduled to play Alabama for the national title on January 11 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
Alabama and Clemson are the top two teams in this year's college playoff. Did the committee get the other two playoff teams right? Here are the final College Football Playoff rankings.
Florida lost at home to a team with a losing record, but only slipped one spot? Here are the last rankings before the championship weekend.
The Tigers could finish with a 5-5 record this season and might have featured in a bowl game after the NCAA waived eligibility rules.
Alabama has been No. 1 in the CFP rankings 21 times now, more than all other teams combined at 19 times ranked at the top spot. There was a surprise move in the top 10.
A No. 4 versus No. 5 matchup could be a perfect de facto playoff quarterfinal. The players deserve it. The fans want it. College football needs it.
Alabama remains the No. 1 team, but there were some movers and shakers in this week's ranking.
The state will hit 1 million positive cases on Tuesday, yet the governor wants businesses and schools to remain open. That likely means nine college bowl games and the February Super Bowl will have fans in the stands.
"My gosh, BYU (at) No. 14? That is absolutely nuts to me, just watching how dominant they are, not just analytically, but physically, when you turn on the tape," one analyst said.
The CFP rankings determine which teams will play for the national championship, and also help sort out the bowl games.
Here's how to watch the first CFP rankings of 2020, and here is a prediction on how they'll wind up Tuesday night—one month before the final pairings.
From the Frisco Bowl to the national championship, here's the full bowl lineup that includes the Rose, Sugar, Cotton, Fiesta and Peach Bowls, as well as the Duke's Mayo Bowl—with 35 games in all.
The Big Ten and Mountain West kicked off their seasons on Saturday, and their teams and players have already jolted the rankings, College Football Playoff prediction and Heisman frontrunners.
There's an unlikely frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy, a shakeup in the Big 12, defending champs going down in a loss, two ACC teams that can beat Clemson and a new set of weekly rankings, with a new No. 1.
The Big Ten has also lagged behind with its return during COVID-19, but at least the Big Ten blazed a trail to postpone sports, and to their abrupt return. The Pac-12 has remained a few steps behind.
The Fighting Irish climbed to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 Rankings and will be looking to make it two wins in two games this season.
The Big Ten presidents on Wednesday reversed their course from August, when they postponed all Fall sports. Here's what it will look like now with a modified Fall schedule.
The Fighting Irish play their first-ever conference game on Saturday when they make their ACC debut against the Blue Devils.
Clemson and Oklahoma begin their season on Saturday, with another five top-25 ranked programs also in action.
In comparison, 21 percent said they oppose the postponement of the season, with 12 percent saying they somewhat oppose and 9 percent saying they strongly oppose.
The NCAA's new proposals will allow athletes to benefit from third party endorsements but the video game isn't any closer to a return.
With three weeks until the NFL draft, some teams are reportedly having second thoughts over using a top five pick on the 2018 Heisman Trophy runner-up.
Tagovailoa will have a month of full workouts before his pro day on April 9, which is scheduled two weeks before the NFL draft.
The Tigers clinched a first national title in 12 years on Monday, as they defeated Clemson 42-25 in New Orleans.
The President was in attendance on Monday night as the Tigers defeated Clemson 42-25 to clinch the national title.
The Tigers' 29-game winning run came to an end against LSU on Monday, but they are a 2/1 favorite to win the national title next season.
The Tigers defeated Clemson 42-25 in the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night.