1. College Football Playoff Rankings: Final Projections from Week 15

    The College Football Playoff selection committee has some hard choices to make. Starting Friday night in Santa Clara, California, and ending Saturday night in Indianapolis, every one of its top six teams from last week won...

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  2. 5 Things We Learned from College Football Playoff Committee's Week 15 Rankings

    Sorry, Baylor. The selection committee delivered an emphatic message Tuesday night, practically anointing the four teams that will make the inaugural College Football Playoff field...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 24 days ago 59,138 reads 238 comments

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

    TCU, Baylor or Ohio State? That will be the selection committee's toughest task, picking one of those three teams to place in the College Football Playoff field...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 25 days ago 79,338 reads 301 comments

  4. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 14

    How much should J.T. Barrett's injury hurt Ohio State? This will be the No. 1 question put in front of the selection committee this weekend before it releases its penultimate rankings this season...

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  5. 5 Things We Learned from College Football Playoff Committee's Week 14 Rankings

    So preseason rankings do matter after all? While the selection committee's top seven teams stayed exactly the same Tuesday, chairman Jeff Long's explanations for the latest ...

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  6. Samuel Chi's Mock College Football Playoff Standings: Week 14

    With just two weeks left in the regular season, the field of contenders for the four playoff spots is shrinking fast. After Saturday, there are only 16 teams still mathematically alive for their respective conference championships...

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  7. 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 football ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 4,789 reads 16 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 38,802 reads 331 comments

  9. 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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  10. 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 1 month ago 18,358 reads 45 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 21,174 reads 54 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 17,377 reads 114 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 20,303 reads 61 comments

  14. 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...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 month ago 15,476 reads 22 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 57,292 reads 180 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 41,769 reads 71 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 19,349 reads 43 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 66,823 reads 296 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 23,995 reads 31 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 19,267 reads 14 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 54,845 reads 266 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 44,267 reads 48 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 10,818 reads 70 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 71,213 reads 296 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 21,905 reads 18 comments