Dennis Dodd

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

Patriots execute perfect game plan to take down upstart Chiefs: Play keepaway and trust in Tom Brady

Stop me if you've heard this one before: The Patriots are heading to the Super Bowl

College football's offensive explosion continued in 2018 with more new records set

The sport's two most efficient passers ever played against one another in the College Football Playoff

2019 AFC Championship: How the Patrick Mahomes-led Chiefs are finally shedding ghosts of playoffs past

The Chiefs believe Mahomes' many talents could send them to their third Super Bowl ever and first since 1970

2019 AFC Championship: Chiefs in the Super Bowl? Around Arrowhead, such talk has K.C. in a frenzy

The Chiefs are one win from their first Super Bowl since 1970, which would be 'big, big, big, big'

Social media shaming is helping college players fight unfair transfer rules, gain eligibility

Two Big 12 quarterbacks earned freedom Wednesday thanks, at least in part, to Twitter

Oklahoma grants QB Austin Kendall waiver for immediate eligibility at West Virginia

Oklahoma was initially aiming to prevent Kendall from immediate eligibility

Kansas State quarterback Alex Delton clear to transfer to TCU, play immediately

Delton announced he was heading to Fort Worth, but that is not officially done yet

College football rankings: Way-too-early top 25 sees Clemson entering 2019 season at No. 1

Plus, there are only five SEC teams in the early rankings, but they're all in the top 13

Clemson stepped to Alabama and delivered a knockout blow that may reverberate for years to come

Did the Tigers just kick-start their own dynasty on the back of ending the Crimson Tide's long reign?

Nick Saban has met his match in Dabo Swinney as Clemson sets course toward an Alabama-like dynasty

Swinney is 20 years Saban's junior and every bit his equal with the burgeoning foes now 2-2 all-time

National championship 2019: With history on the line, Alabama and Clemson meet this time as equals

The Crimson Tide have met their match in the Tigers, and we may have plenty more showdowns in the future

Big Ten advocated for a review of College Football Playoff protocol as early as a year ago

CFP expansion is unlikely, but a change to selection protocol is possible

College Football Playoff: Five keys to Clemson winning the 2019 national championship

How the No. 2 Tigers can topple the nation's top team in their fourth consecutive playoff meeting

Alabama can't talk about it, but everyone should be: Nick Saban is on the verge of history

Saban is chasing his seventh national title with what may be his best coaching job yet

Making the move from FCS to FBS, Kansas State's Chris Klieman has unique insight on a large playoff

Klieman leads North Dakota State into another FCS championship game on Saturday

Dennis Dodd has covered college football for CBS Sports since it was CBS SportsLine in 1998. He is one of only seven media members to attend all 16 BCS title games and has chronicled conference realignment as well as the start of the College Football Playoff. He's dabbled in NFL, MLB and NHL and believes the College World Series is severely underappreciated. A Missouri grad and former award-winning FWAA president, he previously worked for numerous outlets including The National and the Kansas City Star.

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