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College Football Returns Saturday (Why Does the Computer Hate 'Bama?)

College football is here! Can I get an "amen"? By the way, the computer doesn't hate 'Bama. However, I will attempt to explain why the Tide is projected to miss the Final Four for the first time in the history of the College Football Playoffs. But first....

Posted yesterday

FWAA-NFF Super 16 Preseason Poll Released

Clemson toppled Alabama to win the national championship in January, and the Tigers begin the 2019 season at the top of the Super 16 Poll.

Posted 2 days ago

Ed Orgeron adding NFL veteran to fill in for injured LSU assistant via @cftalk #CFP

Tennessee State suspends quarterback facing rape charges

Tennessee State suspends QB Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges        

Feature Picks for Opening Week

We've hand-selected 10 games for this week's Feature Pick cagegories of Easy Pickins and Hold Your Horses, while the computer has 6 outright upsets projected against the spread.

Posted 3 days ago

Did you know...

The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings had the best record for projecting outright winners in the second half of the 2018 season.

The CCR also had the most correct straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.

Our 2019 Preview - The Last Out, and the Best Out

The 2019 SEASON PREVIEW is here. Those who know us have discovered over the years that it is never our goal to be the first preview out. Instead, we like to wait as late as possible so that we can incorporate as much up-to-date data as possible.

Posted 6 days ago

Ranking the FBS Conferences and Divisions for 2019

One of the most-read articles in last year's Season Preview was one which ranked the strength of the 10 FBS conferences and Independents.

Posted 6 days ago

What has been the effect of the new transfer rule? Well, so many are hopping from one school to another that 247 Sports added a transfer portal - … This can't be good for college football, in general. #CFP #CollegeFootball

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft suspended from team after being charged with rape

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft was arrested Monday and charged with six felony counts of rape. He is now suspended from the team.        

2019 Big 10 Preview

The 2019 preseason Congrove Computer Rankings at point to a new conference champion in the Big Ten - and a new national champion that doesn't reside in the ACC or SEC.

Posted 6 days ago

What has been the effect of the new transfer rule? Well, so many are hopping from one school to another that 247 Sports added a transfer portal - This can't be for college football, in general. #CFP #CollegeFootball

2019 SEC Preview

After getting stiff-armed in last year's National Championship game, 44-16 by Clemson, Alabama is not projected to earn a 6th straight entry to the Final Four. It would be a first for the Tide which have been in every playoff since the format began in 2014.

Posted 6 days ago

2019 ACC Preview

Thanks to Clemson, the ACC has current possession of the national championship trophy. The Tigers rolled to a 44-16 victory over Alabama to win their second national title in the last three years. Clemson and 'Bama have been the National Championship game participants three times in the short five-year history of the playoff format. They also met in the semifinals in 2017 with the 4th-seed Tide knocking out Clemson, 24-6.

Posted 6 days ago

Did you know...

In 2019, the Congrove Computer Rankings will celebrate its' 27th year of accurate picks and team rankings.

The rankings began with the 1993 season. launched 6 years later and will be celebrating its' 21st anniversary.

2019 PAC-12 Preview

Washington State was the highest-ranked team in the PAC-12 a year ago, finishing 10th in the AP and Coaches' Polls. The conference has had just 2 participants in the brief 5-year history of the College Football Playoff - Oregon in 2014 and Washington in 2016.

Posted 6 days ago

Kyler Murray is indeed headed to the NFL #CFP

2019 Big 12 Preview

Oklahoma is favored to win the Big 12 for the fifth straight season, according to the Congrove Computer Rankings at But the computer also offers up a big surprise with its No. 2 pick in the conference, Iowa State. The Cyclones check in just ahead of Texas.

Posted 6 days ago
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