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College Football Playoff: Alabama, Clemson, Michigan & Washington in the Driver’s Seat

Posted on 31 Oct, 2016, by in College Football

The College Football Playoff Committee will soon release their first rankings for the 2016 season. Unless they’ve been watching a completely different season, it’ll be Alabama, Michigan, Clemson and Washington, probably in that order as well, that are in the playoff spots. More

Most BCS/New Year’s Six Bowl Game Appearances 2008-2015

Posted on 17 Aug, 2016, by in College Football

In another attempt to determine the most dominant programs in College Football over the last 8 seasons, we took a look at the number of major bowl game appearances for schools since 2008, which means either a BCS Bowl or a New Year’s Six Bowl Game since the era of the College Football Playoff was ushered in. We narrowed the list down to six schools with at least 4 such appearances. The Pac-12 is the only conference with two on the list, which could suggest quality, or simply parity. More

Teams With the Most College Football National Championships

Posted on 11 Jan, 2016, by in Featured

In the poll-era which began in 1936 and includes teams finishing the college football season at #1 on the AP Poll or Coaches poll, later including the BCS championship and now the College Football Playoff, there are only seven programs with five national titles or more: Alabama, Miami, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ohio State and USC. More

Playing for Something in Rivalry Week: Playoffs, Conference Championship or Team Chaos

Posted on 25 Nov, 2015, by in College Football

Going into rivalry week, there are a number of categories to use in order to sort the teams going head to head in week 13: Those hoping to end up playing in the College Football playoffs (like Clemson, Alabama and Oklahoma), the ones trying to win a conference championship at best (USC, UCLA, Navy) or those agents of team chaos, hoping to mess it up for their rivals, aka Nebraska, Florida State, Penn State and a few others. More

2015 College Football Season – Week 11 Playoff Rankings

Posted on 18 Nov, 2015, by in College Football

Nothing changes in the high places of the College Football Playoff rankings following the events of week 11, with Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame Occupying the top in that order, while Iowa complete the top 5. Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are just behind as the Big 12 representatives, waiting for a chance to get in after someone drops the ball. More

College Football Playoffs – Week 9 Rankings

Posted on 29 Oct, 2014, by in NFL

The only rankings that really matter, those revealed by the College Football Playoff committee, have been posted for the first time this season, keeping Mississippi State and Florida State as the top two teams in the nations, followed by Auburn and Ole Miss to complete the picture of the Final Four. More

College Football – Only Ten Undefeated Teams Left

Posted on 5 Oct, 2014, by in Featured, NFL

The first weekend of College Football in October completely changed the outlook of the rankings and what the playoffs will be like according to the current situation, as only ten teams in the nation remain undefeated: Three in the SEC (Auburn, Ole Miss, Mississippi State), two in the ACC (Florida State, Georgia Tech), two in the Big 12 (Baylor, TCU), one in the Pac-12 (Arizona), Notre Dame among the Independents and Marshall from Conference USA. More

College Football Playoffs – Conference Strength Doesn’t Matter

Posted on 1 Oct, 2014, by in NFL

The deeper we go into the 2014 College Football season, the more we’re worried that the new playoff format will be somehow messed up. Why? Because there are no clear guidelines to how the picks will be made. Polls will be taken into account? How much do numbers and strength of schedule make a difference? Does conference perceived strength come into play? More

Will We Miss the BCS?

Posted on 17 Dec, 2013, by in NFL

Jumping to another sport before we try and see how College Football will change by moving from the BCS system to a 4-team playoff chose by a committee, one of the most idiotic lines ever uttered by Michel Platini, the chief of UEFA and the second strongest person in the world of soccer, had to do with why instant replay still isn’t a part of the decision making system by referees. More

Alabama vs Notre Dame Disappointed TV Viewers

Posted on 8 Jan, 2013, by in NFL

Alabama vs Notre Dame was meant to be the biggest game of the season, on the biggest stage, with the biggest ratings. It did well, but not as expected, because the Crimson Tide ran away with it in the first half. More