Here's what the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowl games would look like based on Tuesday's rankings.
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- Burlsworth finalists: Davis, Blankenship, Willekes
- Smart move: Georgia coach sorry for swearing
- Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4 in AP poll
- Photog hit at UGA-Auburn game; out of hospital
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How the Allstate Playoff Predictor sees the rankings. These are based on how the average CFP committee would rank them: Rk (Pct top 4) 1. Ohio State (99) 2. LSU (98) 3. Clemson (96) 4. Georgia (66) 5. Alabama (18) 6. Penn State (19) 7. Oregon (4) 8. Florida (<1) 9. Oklahoma (<1) 10. Utah (<1)
California defensive back Ashtyn Davis, Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship and Michigan State defensive end Kenny Willekes are finalists for the Burlsworth Trophy, which honors the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on.
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Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast by discussing Herbie's reaction to Tua Tagovailoa going down, Nick Saban's mindset in starting Tua and not holding him out until Auburn and how the College Football Playoff committee should treat Alabama. Later, the guys talk about Ohio State-Penn State and why the Buckeyes look so complete (20:27), Minnesota falling victim to Iowa on the road, Oklahoma's huge comeback over Baylor (29:13), Clemson and Georgia humming along (35:01), and listener questions (40:22).
Georgia coach Kirby Smart says he's sorry for using an expletive after his Bulldogs beat Auburn and clinched a spot in the SEC championship game.
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A photographer was injured during the Georgia-Auburn game and taken to the hospital after a Bulldogs running back ran into her on the sideline.
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