Georgia once again collected all 52 first-place votes in the Super 16 College Football Poll and has a 116-point lead over fellow SEC member, Alabama. The two schools appear to be on a collision course for the SEC Championship game.
Alabama's 52-24 win over Tennessee, and Ohio State's 54-7 thumping of Indiana garnered both teams more clout than Cincinnati's 27-20 win over Navy, thus creating a re-shuffling of the latest Congrove Computer Rankings, released early Sunday morning.
South Carolina's graduate assistant coach turned quarterback Zeb Noland will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He will be available for the Gamecocks' next contest against Florida on Nov. 6.
What a crazy day of football.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitored 44 computer rating systems in 2020, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) on CollegeFootballPoll.com had the 5th-most wins against the spread last season.
The CCR had the most straight-up winners in the second half of the 2018 and 2014 seasons, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.
Here's how to watch every game this weekend.
Now the focus moves to Conference USA.
With Auburn last week mandating a Dec. 8 deadline for all university employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, head coach Bryan Harsin on Monday again declined to divulge whether or not he had received the vaccine or planned to receive it.
A 54-game slate kicks off tonight when Coastal Carolina visits Appalachian State as a 3.5-point favorite in the sportsbooks, but a 2.36-point computer underdog.
Here's what was posted on the athletics website.
Sports fans outside the US struggle to understand the popularity and dynamics of the NCAA, particularly the passionate fanbase that follows college football. Many are even more surprised to learn that coaching careers aren’t strictly ranked with NFL positions on top.
In 2021, the Congrove Computer Rankings are celebrating the 29th year of accurate picks and team rankings.
The rankings began with the 1993 season. CollegeFootballPoll.com launched 6 years later and will be celebrating its' 23rd year on the internet.
Here is the article on the LSU Tigers' sports website:
Georgia collected all 52 first-place votes in the Super 16 College Football Poll to reign supreme for another week.