Either Texas or West Virginia will be eliminated from the group with a loss to Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship, while Florida looks safe because the committee has made it clear through their rankings it values the strength of the SEC. If Oklahoma wins out, though, Penn State will be in position to play in its third different New Year's Six game in the three years and first against an opponent outside the Pac Washington Sugar Bowl — Jan.
Statistics obtained from ESPN. As long as the Knights take care of business in the final two games, they will set themselves up with a chance to showcase their quality on a national stage against a SEC team for the second straight year. Big Ten Projection: Wake Forest vs.You would be hard pressed to find someone who does not believe we are headed for a fifth playoff matchup in five seasons the Tide and Tigers, which sit at in the CFP, also met in the Sugar Bowl semifinal. Mountain West Projection: Northwestern vs. Big 12 Projection: Syracuse vs. Although the Bulldogs will hand Alabama one of its stiffest tests of the season, we can't see the Tide losing, which is why Kirby Smart's team has to settle for a rematch with the Sooners. However, I believe Alabama's strength of schedule will push the Tide to the top of the rankings when the season comes to an end. That statement is not based as much on the perceived overall superiority of the SEC but rather that the ACC is down this season outside of the Tigers. Pac Projection: Texas vs. The Sooners could face the Tide in a battle of the last two Alabama starting quarterbacks. Pac Projection: Texas Tech vs.
Both teams have lost a fair amount of talent, as they always do, and Clemson is sticking with Alabama step for step not just on the field but on the recruiting trail as well.
Hurts would get a chance to redeem himself after struggling in Alabama's first CFP title game loss to Clemson. SEC Projection: Oklahoma vs. Florida Alamo Bowl — Big 12 vs.If Oklahoma wins out, though, Penn State will be in position to play in its third different New Year's Six game in the three years and first against an opponent outside the Pac The Tide have been No. The best-possible situation for Penn State features a win Saturday over Maryland and wins by Oklahoma over West Virginia and Texas in the next two weeks. Auburn Outback Bowl — Big Ten vs. Mountain West Projection: Toledo vs. Mountain West Projection: Northwestern vs. The teams have faced each other in three of the last four CFP title games. Phelan M.
Alabama CFP No. Stanford Cure Bowl — American vs.Pac Projection: Boise State vs. In that scenario, the Bulldogs would qualify for the playoff as either the No. With the top 10 teams in the polls likely to get into the playoff and New Year's Six bowls, the Nittany Lions are currently fighting with Florida, West Virginia and Texas for the final two at-large berths. I have Georgia at No. MAC Projection: Houston vs. If Oklahoma wins out, though, Penn State will be in position to play in its third different New Year's Six game in the three years and first against an opponent outside the Pac Navy Arizona Bowl — Mountain West vs. Mountain West Projection: Toledo vs. Bama's title game victory over Georgia in was sandwiched between the Clemson championships. Transfer Jalen Hurts takes over for Oklahoma this season. Sun Belt Projection: Wyoming vs. SEC Projection: Baylor vs. Sun Belt Projection: Louisiana Tech vs. Mountain West Projection: Northwestern vs. Mississippi State Texas Bowl — Big 12 vs.
Pac Projection: Miami vs. The Bulldogs possess a record over ranked teams, and they've won in convincing fashion for the majority of the campaign.