The 7th year of the College Football Playoff has only a 25% chance of producing a first-time champion. Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State are all back. Notre Dame provides the only breakthrough opportunity for a new champion in the playoff era. The Crimson Tide and Tigers are each looking to capture their third playoff crown while the Buckeyes shoot for their second.
These standings include complete season predictions for the MAC, Mountain West and PAC-12, plus UMass. For the remaining conferences and teams, the projected final standings also include the actual results of games already played through October 10, in addition to the projected outcomes for scheduled games remaining to be played through the end of the regular season.
With the release of schedules by the MAC, Mountain West and PAC-12, the projected final rankings and conference standings have naturally changed. This rankings reset includes the actual results of games already played through October 10, in addition to the projected outcomes for games currently scheduled through the end of the regular season.
The preseason Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFootballPoll.com rankings have successfully picked at least one of the national title game contestants 15 times over its previous 27 years of existence, including 8 of the 14 BCS champions. During the playoff era, the computer has picked 11 of the 24 Final Four teams. Last year's preseason projections correctly picked 12 division winners and 7 conference winners.
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All the results in the 6-year history of the College Football Playoff.
Congrove has done the math, and his algorithm - as best as possible - has formulated the results. The Congrove Computer Rankings of all 77 teams playing football this Fall was released on Monday with the results favoring Clemson to regain the College Football Playoff Championship hardware in a rematch with LSU.
Here is how each conference is expected to look at the end of the regular season, according to the Congrove Computer Rankings at CollegeFootballPoll.com.
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CollegeFootballPoll.com today released the 2020 Preseason Congrove Computer Rankings, projecting how every team will stand at the end of the regular season. It's a list of the usual suspects at the top, and some quirks due the unique makeup of a football season that will exclude 53 teams and 4 conferences.