2018 SeasonAll times ET

2018 Schedule
6-4, 5th in SEC - West
Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images
1dESPN Staff

Every top 25 team's best reason for optimism next season

Even with the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 25 still battling for semifinal and New Year's Six bowl positions, it's never too early to look ahead to next season.

Razorbacks, Bulldogs continuing to fight (3:35)

Ivan Maisel ESPN Senior Writer 

Alabama has scored two TDs in two possessions against a Mississippi State defense that had allowed nine TDs all season. What's more, the Tide has rushed for 89 yards against a defense that allows 111.4 per game. So much for the post-LSU letdown theory.

Shoop: 'We're destined to be good' (1:57)
SEC Film Room with Joe Moorhead (2:40)
No. 18 Mississippi State cruises to victory (1:36)
Fitzgerald continuing to show progress (1:09)
Bulldogs showcasing balanced offense (1:15)
Mississippi State RB takes it 29 yards to the house (0:31)
Fitzgerald tacks on 4th TD pass in 1st half (0:29)
Fitzgerald throws 3rd TD pass in 1st quarter (0:28)
Fitzgerald throws 36-yard TD (0:28)
Guidry fights for end zone on Mississippi State TD (0:32)
Jeffrey Vest/Icon Sportswire
12d

Most important takeaway for each Top 25 team

It's going to be Alabama vs. Georgia for the SEC title. Meanwhile, Michigan keeps rolling, and West Virginia won a classic over Texas. What else have we learned?

Don Juan Moore/Getty Images
16d

Bama atop 1st CFP; Clemson, LSU, Irish follow

Alabama opens atop the season's first College Football Playoff ranking, ahead of fellow unbeaten Clemson. LSU, Notre Dame, Michigan and Georgia follow.

Team Stats

Passing Yards180.8
Rushing Yards212.1
Points For29.159th
Points Against13.5