1. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 13

    Yawn. Is it Tuesday yet? What tortured logic will the selection committee come up with this week to go with "game control" and "eye test"? Will the new monarchy of college ...

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  2. 5 Things We Learned from College Football Playoff Committee's Week 13 Rankings

    Are you happy now? For those who clamored for the BCS' demise and the birth of a playoff system, Tuesday night's rankings could not have brought smiles to their faces...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 5 days ago 38,039 reads 331 comments

  3. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 13

    With three weeks left in the 2014 college football regular season, there are just seven FBS teams with no more than one loss...

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  4. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 12

    The committee and the polls all had undefeated Mississippi State ranked No. 1 coming into the weekend. But as usual, Las Vegas knew better, as Alabama was a solid favorite entering Saturday's showdown with the Bulldogs...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 7 days ago 18,147 reads 45 comments

  5. 5 Things We Learned from College Football Playoff Committee's Week 12 Rankings

    The selection committee's third release of its rankings proved to be its most interesting and revealing. There is strong indication that the members indeed are evaluating the teams ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 days ago 20,894 reads 54 comments

  6. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 12

    TCU or Baylor? With the playoff picture clearing up after last Saturday's quasi-elimination games, this question looms large for the selection committee...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 13 days ago 17,310 reads 114 comments

  7. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 11

    Of the 25 teams ranked by the College Football Playoff selection committee, 24 played this weekend. There were also six games involving teams that were both ranked on Saturday, including two games pitting Top 10 teams against each other...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 14 days ago 20,222 reads 61 comments

  8. Comparing College Football Playoff Committee Rankings to BCS

    After just one week, it's pretty clear that the College Football Playoff selection committee members are behaving like the voters in The Associated Press and coaches polls...

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  9. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 11

    We're in the first week of November and we're nowhere near any clarity in terms of the inaugural playoff picture. We might easily have two SEC teams in the four-team playoff, or we might have none ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 20 days ago 57,181 reads 180 comments

  10. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 10

    How many SEC teams will be in the inaugural College Football Playoff? One? Two? How about zero? After Saturday, that prospect is becoming a possibility. To be sure, it's a long shot, but that scenario can no longer be ruled out completely...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 22 days ago 41,637 reads 71 comments

  11. BCS vs. College Football Committee Rankings Comparison

    The College Football Playoff selection committee unveiled its first rankings Tuesday night, and they are, in fact, spot-on...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 26 days ago 18,474 reads 43 comments

  12. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 10

    The selection committee will unveil its first-ever College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night. With that, all other polls and rankings will be rendered meaningless...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 27 days ago 66,757 reads 296 comments

  13. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 9

    The College Football Playoff committee will have its first in-season meeting Sunday before releasing its first rankings. When these rankings are unveiled Tuesday night (ESPN, 7:30 p...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 29 days ago 23,907 reads 31 comments

  14. 5 Games That Will Determine Final College Football Playoff Rankings

    The College Football Playoff selection committee will unveil its very first rankings next Tuesday, and then every Tuesday after that until the final rankings—along with the playoff pairings and New Year's Six bowl matchups —on Dec...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 19,080 reads 14 comments

  15. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 9

    We're one week from the selection committee's first-ever rankings. The 12 members (after the news of Archie Manning dropping out for health reasons Monday) will not have an easy time of it in this inaugural season of the College Football Playoff...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 54,793 reads 266 comments

  16. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 8

    The king isn't dead. But neither are the Irish. Florida State and Notre Dame played an epic midseason classic with the defending national champion barely squeezing out a victory as a costly penalty decided things late...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 44,190 reads 48 comments

  17. Could a 2-Loss Team Make College Football Playoff?

    Are we on course for a repeat of the 2007 madness? Remember the wackiest year in the BCS era, when a two-loss team made it to the championship game and won the national title? ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 10,129 reads 70 comments

  18. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 8

    One Mississippi. Two Mississippi. For the first time since...well, ever, the state of Mississippi is the epicenter of college football. In the latest AP poll, Mississippi State is No...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 71,169 reads 296 comments

  19. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 7

    Is Alabama's dynasty over? Despite the protestations to the contrary by one of Paul Finebaum's irate callers, the proof is becoming irrefutable...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 21,875 reads 18 comments

  20. 4 Sleeper Teams the College Football Playoff Committee Should Take Seriously

    There is no question that the AP and coaches polls will exert influence on the selection committee. How could they not? Whether you're watching the games, reading the papers or checking ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 18,325 reads 68 comments

  21. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 7

    The SEC haters won't like this, but in the inaugural College Football Playoff, there just might be two SEC teams in the four-team field. A slew of upsets last weekend shook up the playoff outlook, but it did little damage to the SEC's chances...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 57,806 reads 197 comments

  22. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 6

    Some Saturday, huh? Actually, the craziness of the first week of October started Thursday when Arizona took down No. 2 Oregon in Eugene, 31-24. And then three more teams ranked in the Top Six of the last AP poll went down Saturday...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 23,220 reads 45 comments

  23. 5 Week 6 Games That Will Have Biggest Impact on College Football Playoff

    It's October and it's on. Though much of September played out like college football's version of the preseason, it still served to whittle down the field of potential playoff teams...

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  24. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 6

    While there are 17 teams still unbeaten in FBS , only about a dozen or so realistically remain in the hunt for a spot in the four-team playoff field...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 56,592 reads 200 comments

  25. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 5

    Think of college football as a season-long playoff, not just the College Football Playoff part. We go through elimination games every week, with some teams fighting to live another week and others going down, never to be heard from again...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 35,530 reads 42 comments