College Football Playoff Projection

So all the results are in, and here’s my take: RoadTripSports.com’s College Football Playoff Pool All year, we’ve been tracking teams in four different groups in our College Football Playoff Pool. Group 1 was for undefeated teams from Power 5 conferences; Group 2 was for one-loss teams from Power 5 groups; Group 3 was for Power 5 teams with two or more losses that might receive playoff consideration; and Group…

December 3, 2017
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CFP Selection Committee releases third set of Top 25 rankings

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee completed its third Top 25 rankings of the season. The selection committee will prepare three more rankings, including the final set on Selection Day, Sunday, December 3. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the Playoff Semifinals on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl. “Many teams remain very…

November 14, 2017
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College Football Playoff issues second set of Top 25 rankings

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee released its second set of top 25 rankings this season. The selection committee will prepare four more rankings, including the final set on Selection Day, Sunday, December 3. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the Playoff Semifinals on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl. “From No. 1…

November 7, 2017
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College Football Playoff announces sites for 2021-2024 title games

ROSEMONT, Illinois – Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), announced today that the CFP’s Management Committee has selected four more communities to host the national championship games. They are: 2021:    Miami-South Florida (Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida) 2022:    Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana) 2023:    Los Angeles (Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, California) 2024:    Houston (NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas) “When we created the playoff, we said we wanted to…

November 1, 2017
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College Football Playoff committee releases first 2017 rankings

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee today announced the first installment of its top 25 rankings of the season. The selection committee will prepare five more rankings, including the final set on Selection Day, Sunday, December 3. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the Playoff Semifinals on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl….

October 31, 2017
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College Football Playoff Update (November 24, 2016)

Most major college football teams will wrap up the regular season this weekend, and so there’s only a couple of weeks left to determine who’s in and who’s out of the playoff. That includes next weekend’s conference championship games, but first things first — there are plenty of games this weekend that could alter the playoff picture. Alabama, of course, remains the No. 1 team, and the Crimson Tide remains the only team…

November 24, 2016
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College Football Playoff Update (November 16, 2016)

Last weekend’s spate of upsets threatened to rock the official College Football Playoff rankings, but for the most part, things held pretty steady Tuesday night when the committee released its latest standings. Previously unbeaten teams Clemson, Michigan and Washington all lost for the first time, but Clemson and Michigan remained in the Top four as we predicted with our College Football Playoff Pool. And Ohio State was the biggest beneficiary…

November 16, 2016
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College Football Playoff Update (November 10, 2016)

We entered last weekend with 16 teams in our College Football Playoff Pool, and three teams failed to survive the weekend. The first one was expected — Nebraska lost at Ohio State, although the 62-3 margin was far beyond what any expert imagined with the Buckeyes’ recent struggles. They seemed to have everything worked out last Saturday night in Columbus against the over-matched Cornhuskers, however. Texas A&M’s loss to Mississippi…

November 10, 2016
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Alabama leads first playoff rankings; Texas A&M edges out Washington

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee announced its first set of Top 25 rankings. Alabama is No. 1, Clemson No. 2, Michigan No. 3 and Texas A&M is No. 4. The committee will prepare five more rankings this season, including the final set on Selection Day, Sunday, December 4. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the Playoff Semifinals on December 31, 2016, at…

November 2, 2016
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College Football Playoff Update (October 31, 2016)

We entered last weekend with 14 teams in our College Football Playoff Pool, and only Boise State from Group 3 failed to survive the weekend. The Broncos were ousted in the most unlikeliest of finishes losing late to the Wyoming Cowboys who forced a game-winning safety to win 30-28. The loss was Boise State’s first of the season and ended their longshot bid for a spot in the playoff. But we also…

October 31, 2016
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