Leave a comment

Week two of the college football playoff ranking and there’s not much in the way of surprises towards the top. Here are the major numbers to use when making your arguments

1) Georgia 9-0

SOS: 52

Top 50 wins: @ Notre Dame (4), Mississippi State (16), South Carolina (39)

Losses:

Remaining Games: @ Auburn*, Kentucky, @ Georgia Tech*, SEC Title Game*

2) Alabama 9-0

SOS: 56

Top 50 wins: Fresno State (37), @ Texas A&M (48), LSU (33)

Losses:

Remaining Games: @ Miss State*, Mercer, @ Auburn*, SEC Title Game*

3) Notre Dame 8-1

SOS: 14

Top 50 wins: @ BC (31), @ Mich St (16), NC State (30), USC (18), Wake Forest (50)

Losses: Georgia (1)

Remaining Games: @ Miami*, Navy*, @ Stanford*

4) Clemson 8-1

SOS: 13

Top 50 Wins: Auburn (14), Louisville (44), BC (31), @ VT (12), Wake (50), @ NC State (30)

Losses: Syracuse (60)

Remaining Games: FSU*, Citadel, @ South Carolina*, ACC Title Game*

5) Oklahoma 8-1

SOS: 26

Top 50 Wins: @ Ohio St (6), Texas (38),  @ Kansas State (45), Texas Tech (47), @ OSU (15)

Losses: Iowa State (23),

Remaining Games: TCU*, @ Kansas, West Virginia*, Big 12 Title Game*

6) TCU 8-1

SOS: 30

Top 50 Wins: @ Oklahoma St (15), West Virginia (34), @ Kansas St (45), Texas (38)

Losses: @ Iowa St (23)

Remaining Games: @ Oklahoma*, @ TTech*, Baylor, B12 Title game*

7) Miami 8-0

SOS: 50

Top 50 Wins: Toledo (25), Georgia Tech (22), Virginia Tech (12)

Losses:

Remaining Games: Notre Dame*, UVA, @ Pitt, ACC Title Game*

(Will only play 11 regular season games due to lost game vs. ASU)

8) Wisconsin 9-0

SOS: 68

Top 50 Wins: Northwestern (21), Maryland (49)

Losses:

Remaining Games: @ Iowa*, Michigan*, @ Minnesota, B10 Title Game*

9) Washington 8-1

SOS: 53

Top 50 Wins: Fresno State (37), UCLA (43), Oregon (40)

Losses: @ Arizona St (42)

Remaining Games: @ Stanford*, Utah, Wazzu*, P12 Title game*

10) Auburn 7-2

SOS: 46

Top 50 Wins:  Miss St (19), @ Texas A&M (48)

Losses: @ Clemson (4), @ LSU (33)

Remaining Games: UGA*, UL-Monroe, Alabama*, SEC Title Game*

Two loss teams that may be in the mix?:

11) USC 8-2

SOS: 18

Record vs. top 50: 4-2

Remaining Games: @ Colorado, UCLA, P12 Title Game*

12) Michigan State 7-2

SOS: 3

Record vs. Top 50: 3-2

Remaining Games: @ Ohio St*, Maryland, @ Rutgers, B10 Title Game*

13) Ohio State 7-2

SOS: 16

Record vs. Top 50: 2-2

Remaining Games: Michigan St*, Illinois, @ Michigan*, B10 Title game*

14) Penn State 7-2

SOS: 6

Record vs. Top 50: 3-2

Remaining Games: Rutgers, Nebraska, @ Maryland*, B10 Title Game*

15) Oklahoma State 7-2

SOS: 28

Record vs. Top 50: 3-2

Remaining Games: @ Iowa State*, Kansas St*, Kansas, B12 Title game*

16) Mississippi State 7-2

SOS: 81

Record vs. Top 50: 2-2

Remaining Games: Alabama*, @ Arkansas, Ole Miss, SEC Title Game

19) Washington State 8-2

SOS: 41

Record vs. Top 50: 4-1 (other loss @ Cal who is 58)

Remaining Games: @ Utah, @ Washington*, P12 Title Game*

A lot of the numbers are based off the Sagarin ratings. Will there be a two loss team that will make things interesting? We shall see.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s