Or Feature Picks this week include a whopping 12 upsets projected by the computer. Over the last couple of weeks, the computer nailed Texas A&M's upset of Florida and the end of Memphis' 13-game losing streak to UCF.
Former walk-on linebacker leads Hogs to upset of Ole Miss.
Jeff Brohm won't be on the sidelines for Saturday's game against Iowa after contacting coronavirus last weekend and is currently isolating at home.
Each week during the 2020 season the Maxwell Football Club will recognize outstanding performances with two weekly awards. The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, and the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week will be honored for outstanding defensive play. Players selected do not have to be represented on the Maxwell or Bednarik Award watch lists.
CollegeFootballPoll.com founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Maxwell and Bednarik, Fred Biletnikoff and Ray Guy awards.
He's also a voter for the George Munger and Eddie Robinson college C-O-Y awards, and a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and FWAA All-America Team. Congrove is a voting member of the NFL's Bert Bell P-O-Y Award and Greasy Neale C-O-Y Award.
DALLAS (FWAA) – The Florida State Seminoles rolled up a 31-7 halftime lead and held on for a 31-28 win over No. 5 North Carolina, scoring its first win over a top-five team since 2014 and earning the Reveal Suits National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 17, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.
The College Football 2020 season welcomes the Big Ten and Mountain West conferences to the fray this week while Rice also finally plays its opener. If the schedule stays intact - something which hasn't happened yet this season - we will have a slate of 48 games involving 93 FBS teams.
The Texas Longhorns' beloved school song is steeped in racism, and yet the school continues to play it against the wishes of athletes and others.
With the Big Ten set to debut this coming weekend, and the MAC, Mountain West and PAC-12 all starting by November 7, the Congrove Computer Rankings expand from 92 teams to 127 with this week's release.
Nick Saban made it to the sideline and Alabama recovered from a 24-20 halftime deficit to Georgia by dominating the second half for a 41-24 win in Tuscaloosa. On Wednesday leading up to the game, it was announced that the Alabama head coach had tested positive for Covid-19, but daily negative tests cleared his return to the team for the crucial battle between SEC divisional leaders.
This Saturday's Southern Miss football game at UTEP has been postponed, and the SEC has moved around three games affecting four teams next week and the following week.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) on CollegeFootballPoll.com 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.
Two more games scheduled for this Saturday have been canceled due to Covid issues - Cincinnati at Tulsa, and FIU at Charlotte.
Alabama and Georgia can easily be designated the "Game of the Week" in an AP-ranked #1 vs. #3 matchup in Tuscaloosa. The leaders of each division in Conference USA will collide on Saturday, while the Sun Belt kicks off the week on Wednesday with a skirmish between its divisional front-runners.