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The Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) forecasted nearly half of the final four teams in each of the first 3 years of the College Football Playoff. It has preseason picked at least one of the national title game contestants 13 times in its 24-year history.
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Weekly Picks, Scores - The Congrove Computer Rankings have picked the winner in 75% of all games played since 1993 (13,540-4,506).

Feature Picks - A few of the computer's weekly college football game picks are analyzed and separated into three categories - "Easy Pickins", "Hold Your Horses", and "Upset Picks".
Dave Congrove gives his take on the week's upcoming slate of games.
A concise recap of the week's games and their impact on the conference races, rankings and the national title chase.
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A season-long resource with team pages containing schedules, results and weekly updated picks of who is expected to beat who by how much. Over 150 Pages.
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Preseason Magazine Rankings
See how the major preseason publications rank the teams, and view the consensus Top 25.
Congrove's 2018 Hall Of Fame Ballot
Includes Vote For Beamer, Dickerson, Sapp

The National Football Foundation concludes voting today for the 2018 College Football Hall Of Fame ballot. It is always difficult to select players and coaches from a large field of worthy candidates, but this year's crop contained more than a few 'no-brainers'.
Coaching Changes
Bob Stoops Abruptly Retires From Oklahoma

The college football world was shocked today (June 7) by the revelation that 56-year-old Bob Stoops is retiring as head coach at Oklahoma, effective immediately. The reins will be handed over to 33-year-old offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley.
How Players Can Reduce Injury Worries
Research from the University of North Carolina, using data from helmet sensors, suggests that football collisions can be of comparable intensity to a car hitting a brick wall at 25 miles per hour. Unsurprising, then, that when things go wrong, the consequences can be life-changing.
Headlines From the College Football World In 2017
If you've been keeping your eyes peeled in the world of college football then you may have noticed a few trends in the first half this year. Here are some of the biggest headlines that we’ve seen so far.
2017 Bowl Schedule
Poinsettia Folds,
ESPN Moves Miami Beach Bowl To Texas

The Miami Beach Bowl was bought by ESPN and moved to Frisco, Texas. The Poinsettia Bowl was folded after 12 seasons by the San Diego Bowl Game Association after deciding to put their sole focus on the longer-running Holiday Bowl. 40 games return this year for a net loss of 1.
Top 5 Surprises From the NFL Draft
Another NFL draft has come and gone and like always, there are some big storylines to follow-up on.
5 Reasons To Love College Football
With spring trying to poke its tentative head out and failing miserably, is it too early yet to start looking forward to next year's college football season?
Coastal Carolina Begins Stadium Expansion.
Who are the Chanticleers?

Coastal Carolina University dignitaries held an official groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the expansion on Brooks Stadium, the Chanticleers’ football facility.
What Sports Stars Have Changed Their Appearance?
Sports stars are notorious for changing their appearance. We’re mixing up our list with a number of other popular American sports like baseball and ice hockey.
Frank Beamer Among 3 New Committee Members
Frank Beamer, Chris Howard and Gene Smith replace Lloyd Carr, Barry Alvarez and Condoleezza Rice. Learn details about each of the new additions.
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College Football Playtoff Explained
Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR Top 128)
No one Denies Clemson the National Title,
But Despite Loss, 'Bama No. 1 In Computer Rankings

Call it the anamoly of 2016, but equal records and a stronger strength of schedule keep Alabama mathematically ranked 1st, even after Clemson's last-second 35-31 win over the Tide in the national championship game. Clemson moved from 5th to 2nd between the conference championship weekend and the end of the bowl season/playoffs. Ohio State, Washington and Oklahoma round out the top 5.
Also See: Rankings Comparison, College Football Playoff Rankings
National Championship
Clemson Knocks 'Bama From Its Throne

Clemson defeated Alabama 35-31 in Tampa on Monday night (January 9) to win the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Clemson-Alabama: Who Really Has the Edge Tonight?
Odds, trends, facts and predictions for major college football's national championship.

'Bama-Clemson: The Sequel
872 games have been played since Alabama defeated Clemson 45-40 to win the 2016 College Football Playoff Championship game. And we're right back to where we were after the events that unfolded on January 11, 2016.

College Football's Final 4 Playoff:
Big On Creating $$, Missing Exciting Semifinal Games

Format needs a repeat of last year's rare barn burner.

Also See:
College Football Playoff History
BCS Championship History
National Championship History (All-time)
National Champions By Computer Rankings

and Also See: Odds, Pick
Bowl Season Recap
A concise recap of every game, updated streaks and facts, and conference bowl records.
Hall Of Fame
2017 Hall Of Fame Class Announced

The 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class includes the names of 10 First Team All-America players and three standout coaches.
2016 Awards
Jackson Wins Heisman, Earns 2 POY Awards;
Watson Repeats as O'Brien Winner

Lamar Jackson, sophomore QB of Louisville, emerged as the winner of the 2016 Heisman Trophy. Jackson bested 4 fellow invitees by 620 total points and 256 1st-place votes. See all the award winners.

CFP All-America Team
The 8th annual All-America Team honors the nation's top players at every position.
Also See: FWAA All-America Team, Freshmen Team
About's Dave Congrove is:
- creator of the NCAA recognized Congrove Computer Rankings
- member of the Football Writers Association of America
- member of the National Football Foundation & College Hall Of Fame
- member of the Intercollegiate Football Researchers Association (IFRA)
- voting member for the College Football Hall Of Fame
- voting member for the Vince Lombardi Award
- voting member for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
- voting member for the Ray Guy Award
- voting member for the Fred Biletnikoff Award
- nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy
- nominating member for the Outland Trophy
- nominating member for the FWAA All-America Team
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Expert Picks Panel on

Picks based on the Congrove Computer Rankings are now part of the 'Expert Panel' at . Check it out!.
CFN Expert Picks Panel
Four College Football Teams
With the Most Impressive Facilities

College football has come a long way since 1869, when Princeton and Rutgers geared up for what came to be known as the first college football game in history.
Duke: QB Sirk Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility By NCAA
The 2016 season went downhill for Thomas when he suffered a serious Achilles injury early in the 2016 season. is a proud partner of:
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