NCAA Football 14 is just loosening up its arm, that’s all.
The simulation went a respectable 3-2 in Week 1, a solid debut but still slightly below what many have grown to expect from the game’s ultimate future decider.
Still, even in the midst of an average performance, the game showed flashes of brilliance. It predicted that LSU would win over TCU by scoring 38 points—the Tigers scored 37. It also forecast that Alabama would be victorious over Virginia Tech with 35 points—Nick Saban’s team scored 33 in the win.
That’s just an appetizer, however. This is where it gets rolling. Consider that the game's pep talk.
For those new to the exercise, here’s the rundown: Using the powers of the video game NCAA Football 14, all games from the college football weekend are simulated. The results are not doctored or altered in any way, which will become evident with some of the scores included in Week 2.
As for those results...