Baylor and Georgia will meet in the Sugar Bowl; Virginia and Florida face off in the Orange Bowl; Oregon will see Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl; Memphis will clash with Penn State in the Cotton Bowl.
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- New Year's 6 set; Michigan-Bama in Citrus Bowl
- Ducks won't seek easier opponents in CFP quest
- OSU gains on LSU; Oregon falls to 14 in AP poll
- LSU atop CFP again; Alabama stays at No. 5
The College Football Playoff will crown its next champion in New Orleans. Take a look at the rest of the CFP and bowl schedule.
See how our experts envision the entire bowl schedule with the final selections so close to being announced.
LSU's 37-10 win against Georgia in the SEC title game likely opened up a top-four spot for Oklahoma and perhaps moved the Tigers past Ohio State for No. 1.
Although an easier nonconference schedule might have helped Oregon's chances of reaching the College Football Playoff, Ducks coach Mario Cristobal said his program won't change its scheduling approach.
CJ Verdell ran for 208 yards and broke open the game with two long touchdown runs in the fourth quarter, and No. 13 Oregon spoiled No. 5 Utah's playoff hopes with a 37-15 victory in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.
From the SEC and Pac-12 all the way down to Division III, here's your complete championship weekend preview.
Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack kick off the podcast by discussing David's appearances across ESPN, their thoughts on championship games and Kevin's eight-team playoff idea. Then the guys preview the conference championship games (8:25), hitting on Utah-Oregon, Baylor-Oklahoma, Cincinnati-Memphis, Georgia-LSU, Clemson-Virginia and Ohio State-Wisconsin. Later, they take listener questions (33:43) on the Group of 5, bowl game swag bags and Christmas. Next, Jonathan Vilma joins the podcast (41:22) to talk about scenarios for the No. 4 seed, his thoughts on Clemson, if he could play college football right now and be the same player he was, and the moment he knew his Miami team was going to beat Nebraska in the national championship game.
Here's how each Power 5 conference championship game will affect the playoff. Can the winner of Baylor-Oklahoma make the top four?
With less than a week to go until the final selections are made, see how our experts envision the entire bowl schedule playing out.
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Times sure have changed since September, when Alabama looked to once again be the class of the SEC.
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