Tom and Dan applaud the Playoff Selection Committee on their first set of rankings, then recap of last week’s big games, including LSU’s upset of Ole Miss and the Penn State-Ohio State double overtime thriller. They proceed to break down the lines for week 10, including Auburn-Ole Miss, Oregon-Stanford, Florida-Georgia, and a lot more. Dan closes with a 4-team teaser pick and a sports bar etiquette tip.
Note: In preparation for my upcoming season preview column and podcast, I researched and took notes on every power conference team in CFB. I’m sharing my notes here, for anyone who is interested. Please keep in mind that these are just notes. (I’ve tried to clean them up, but there are plenty of abbreviations and some of the grammar may be suspect.)
The Big 12 is, in my opinion, the third-best conference in CFB overall (behind the SEC and PAC-12). The question is, will they end up with a representative in the playoff? Oklahoma is the team everyone gets behind, but if they stumble, parity within the conference and a lack of quality out-of-conference wins could prevent a Big 12 team from making that final four. Continue reading →