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Easy Ways to Fix the College Football Playoff and Make Everybody Happy

Easy Ways to Fix the College Football Playoff and Make Everybody Happy

As expected, there was no movement at the top of the rankings. However, some teams are still playing for their 6th win to secure a potential bowl bid, while other losing teams are playing the rivalry game as their bowl game looking to stick it to their rival. LSU remained seventh, Washington State held at 8 and Ohio State stayed at 10th.

Florida (8-3) moved up two spots to No. 11, with the Gators making the case for a possible spot in a New Year's Six game. Penn State is 12th.

The UCF Knights football team is undefeated, after beating Cincinnati in a primetime game at home Saturday, 38-13. What about an unrealistic one?

Perhaps the most-interesting aspect of the new playoff poll was the jump made by UCF. The conspiracy theorist would say the selection committee has been given their Power Five marching orders and that's that.

CFP executive director Bill Hancock has often said there is no glass ceiling on the Group of Five teams.

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What unranked team has the best chance to pull off an upset?

But they lost three conference games and didn't even earn a major bowl bid. Let's look at what has to happen for the Knights to make it in to the final foursome. But these games are also the most exciting and meaningful games of the season to the players, coaches and fan bases, as rivalry games bring out the greatest emotions, energy and effort. Its game against North Carolina was cancelled by a hurricane, and the Tar Heels aren't any good, anyway.

The Panthers (7-4) are one of the keys that could help UCF pick the lock on the playoff. Saturday starts off with MI going to play at Ohio State, picks up with LSU at Texas A&M in the evening, and finishes off with Utah State and Boise State as the nightcap. And Alabama and Georgia will contest the Southeastern Conference title in Atlanta.

Alabama and Clemson would claim the first two spots, while every other conference title-winner would have three loses. None of those teams are getting in.

The two semifinals, which rotate yearly, will take place in Miami at the Orange Bowl and in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 29. At that point, wouldn't the committee have to give UCF a chance?


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