In College Football Playoff Rankings

If LSU, Ohio State and Clemson win-out, then the final spot will be between a one-loss Big 12 champion (the victor of Oklahoma-Baylor) and a one-loss Pac-12 champion, assuming Utah beats Oregon. A big victory for Ohio State could result in the Badgers falling behind the Nittany Lions in the final College Football Playoff rankings of the 2019 season. Before LSU and Georgia square off at 4 p.m. ET on CBS, the ESPN College GameDay crew will be in Atlanta previewing the week's games.

Who will get neglected? In conference play last season, Penn State finished with seven wins and 14 losses, while Ohio State won nine games and lost 13.

5 p.m. ET: Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual: No. 5 Utah vs. If Ohio State or Clemson lose and nonetheless get in, then it could exclusively additional ramp up debate on the precise worth of a convention championship sport - and the decision for an expanded playoff. Whoopee. They admittedly looked good mopping up most of the Pac-12, but that's more of a reflection of the conference's weakness this season than anything else. The best thing it can do to enhance its playoff resume is not just beat the Ducks but beat them by a lot.

"LSU, Ohio State, Clemson: in no matter what".

"At the end of the day nobody wants to hear excuses, you've got to go out and make plays", said Utah receivers coach Guy Holliday said in an interview.

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Ten conference titles are on the line in the FBS over Friday and Saturday, as college football reaches its climax ahead of the College Football Playoff.

The Tigers will take on the No. 23-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in the ACC Championship game Saturday evening in Bank of America Stadium.

Reception: The LSU-Ohio State argument will get nasty, however both manner the semifinal in opposition to Clemson might be epic. But there's no way Virginia is beating the Tigers, who might put up 50 points in this game. There's a decent chance Clemson would get left out because they wouldn't have a conference championship in the relatively weak ACC. Think back to October 26th in Columbus when these two teams faced off. Ohio State held the nations best running back in Jonathan Taylor to nearly nothing and everybody found out how good Ohio State's defense was namely Chase Young. LSU, Ohio State and Clemson would still be hard to turn away.

"Appalachian State still has an outside shot to be the Group of Five's representative in a New Year's Six bowl game, and I think that adds a dimension to that side", said Stone ().

  • Lawrence Cooper