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Week 13 Preview - Updated Projections Of Final 4,
Conference Champions and Season-ending Rankings

The schedule for Week 13 is light on matchups of ranked teams, so beware of upsets.
 
Week 13 Computer Picks
Nine games are in the books, along with a postponement of the Kent State-Buffalo contest due to snow. Saturday's 50-game menu is short on scintillating matchups, but we do get Arizona at Utah, Ole Miss at Arkansas, Stanford at Cal, Wisconsin at Iowa, Louisville at Notre Dame, Minnesota at Nebraska, Missouri at Tennessee, and USC at UCLA. Alabama, Auburn and Georgia are among 6 teams playing FCS schools this week. Get the computer's pick every game on this week's schedule.
 
Feature Picks
Mike examines the computer's picks and features the games that he believes have the best chance of being correct. Over the last 3 weeks, Mike's selections are 38-8 outright (26-20 ATS), and the computer is 10-10 in projecting outright upsets (14-6 ATS). He offers 15 games to look at this week while the computer has 4 projected outright (very mild) upsets.
 
Playoff Committee Top 25
The College Football Playoff selection committee's new top 25 now has a pair of 1-loss teams ahead of Florida State, the only undefeated program in the Power 5 conferences. Alabama jumped from 5th to 1st after handing Mississippi State its first loss, resulting in the Bulldogs' slide from 1st to 4th. Oregon remains 2nd while Florida State, winners of 26 straight, stays at No. 3. More puzzling is why the committee insists on ranking a 1-loss TCU two spots higher than the 1-loss Baylor team that the Horned Frogs lost to, and why they refuse to give the only other unbeaten team in the FBS - Marshall - any recognition at all in the Top 25. Meanwhile, a 3-loss Utah squad jumps 6 spots for beating a (then) 4-loss Stanford team in double-OT, but a 2-loss Wisconsin only rises 4 places for whacking a (then) 1-loss Nebraska by 35 points. Among the committee's top 10 are 4 schools from the SEC, 2 each from the Big 12 and PAC-12, and 1 each from the ACC and Big Ten. In all, that's not much different from the computer which also has 4 SEC teams in the top 10, 2 from the Big 12, and 1 each from the ACC, Big Ten, CUSA (Marshall) and PAC-12.
 
FSU No. 1; Oregon Moves Up To No. 4
As the only undefeated Power 5 conference school remaining, Florida State easily holds on to the top spot in the latest Congrove Computer Rankings.
Also See: CCR Top 128 - Rankings Comparison
 
Mississippi State Goes Down; Florida State Escapes Again
Only 7 teams in Power 5 conferences have less than 2 losses.
 
Coaching Changes - Florida Bids Adieu To Muschamp
Will Muschamp was fired on Sunday (November 16) after nearly 4 full seasons as the head coach of the Florida Gators, effective at the end of the season.
 
College Football Playoff Explained
Beginning in 2014, we bid farewell to the polls and the computers, and surrender to the opinions of a 13-person committee to dictate which 4 teams will play for the national title. The committee will also release rankings and place teams in other bowls.
2014 Season "College Football Playoff" Updates:
Selection Committee Announced
Fans Select Logo For College Football Playoff
Cowboys Stadium To Host "College Football Playoff" Championship
Playoff Dates Set
 
Congrove Routinely Outperformed BCS Rankers
An independent website measures the performance of multiple computer rankings each season and the Congrove rankings were routinely proven to be superior to those that participated in the BCS Standings.
 
Conference Realignment For 2014
The team rosters of five conferences, plus the make-up of the independents, will be affected by realignment in 2014 and the ranks of the FBS increase from 125 schools to 128.
 
 
 
 

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