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- Ohio St., Georgia to start home-and-home in '30
- Ohio State leads CFP top four of LSU, Bama, PSU
- Florida-Georgia stays in Jacksonville through '23
- Ex-coach Mark Richt doing OK after heart attack
There's still plenty of room for movement among teams fighting for a playoff spot in Week 12. See what could be ahead for Oregon and other programs still in the hunt.
Mark Schlabach tells the infamous story of when his dog ran onto the field during the 1997 Georgia-Kentucky game.
Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack kick off the podcast by discussing David's triumphs in his youth football championships and their reactions to the Week 12 College Football Playoff rankings. Then, they get into LSU's awesome play calling, why the Tigers shouldn't want to see the Crimson Tide again in the Playoff, Minnesota's win over Penn State, David's Dude and listener questions. Next, Heather Dinich joins the show (33:18) to explain why this is the first time in the CFP-era it feels like Alabama could be left out of the Playoff, the Pac-12's overall resume and why Baylor might be doomed no matter what. Finally, Ivan Maisel hops on the pod (44:13) to talk about why he thought Minnesota should've been higher in the rankings and why it's hard to know when a dynasty ends.
The Crimson Tide are no longer in the CFP rankings' top four. Their fate now is in the hands of others, including the selection committee.
Here's what the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowl games would look like based on Tuesday's rankings.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
Georgia with a Strength of Record (SOR) Rank of 11 has the second worst SOR of any team to be ranked in the top 4 by the CFP committee.
There's no question now: LSU is the class of the SEC after going to Alabama and beating the Crimson Tide.
Here's what the Allstate Playoff Predictor has to say about the CFP chase after 11 weeks of action.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
This week's Allstate Playoff Predictor CFP rankings projection (Pct top 4): 1. Ohio State (99) 2. LSU (99) 3. Clemson (98) 4. Penn State (25) 5. Alabama (4) 6. Oregon (13) 7. Minnesota (25) 8. Baylor (33) 9. Georgia (2) 10. Auburn (1)
There are still many big games left on the schedule, but see how our experts envision the entire bowl season playing out.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Not only is Alabama very much still alive, but it has the fourth-best chance to reach the CFP and win the national championship, according to the Allstate Playoff Predictor.
The Tigers and Buckeyes could be the nation's best two teams, but Clemson showed it also belongs in the mix.
ESPN reporters make their picks for the College Football Playoff after a wild Week 11 schedule.
Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes to George Pickens and No. 6 Georgia posted its third shutout, dominating a Missouri offense missing two of its biggest playmakers in a 27-0 victory Saturday night.