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Week 11 brings big tests for College Football Playoff contenders, none bigger than Notre Dame-Miami

Week 11 brings big tests for College Football Playoff contenders, none bigger than Notre Dame-Miami

The college football season has crossed an invisible line, a point of no return, and Baker Mayfield knows it.

Speaking with reporters this week, the Oklahoma quarterback acknowledged that the margin of error had shrunk for his Sooners and every other team chasing a spot in the playoff.

“You’ve got to win as the season goes on,” Mayfield said. “The most important ones are late in the year.”

This weekend serves as a perfect example.

The schedule holds a slew of tests for the top College Football Playoff contenders; if any of them stumble, they won’t have much time to climb back up the rankings.

Top-ranked Georgia needs to get past No. 10 Auburn on the road...

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