Weekend Planning Guide – College Football Championship Week

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, CA

Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA

Advanced Stats Weighted Composite Rankings

 

RK TEAM S&P+ FEI FPI CHG
1 Alabama 1 1 1
2 Clemson 2 3 2
3 Georgia 3 2 3
4 Oklahoma 4 4 5 +1
5 Michigan 5 9 4 -1
6 Notre Dame 6 6 7
7 Ohio St. 8 7 6
8 Washington 9 8 10 +1
9 Penn St. 11 13 8 +2
10 Mississippi St. 12 11 9 -2
11 UCF 7 5 23 -1
12 Missouri 6 12 12 +5
13 LSU 15 10 16 -1
14 Florida 13 18 13 +4
15 West Virginia 21 15 11 -1
Others: #16 Fresno St., #17 Utah, #18 Iowa, #19 Washington St., #20 Auburn, #21 Texas A&M, #22 Boise St., #23 Utah St., #24 Miami, #25 Texas

MOST OVER-RATED TEAMS BY CFP POLL

  1. #21 Northwestern (26 spots)
  2. #20 Syracuse (18 spots)
  3. #15 Kentucky (13 spots)
  4. #23 Iowa St. (13 spots)
  5. #14 Texas (11 spots)

MOST UNDER-RATED TEAMS BY CFP POLL

  1. #24 Missouri (12 spots)
  2. #25 Fresno St. (9 spots)
  3. #18 Mississippi St. (8 spots)
  4. #12 Penn St. (3 spots)
  5. #11 Washington (3 spots)

BEST TEAMS LEFT OFF CFP POLL

  1. Iowa
  2. Auburn
  3. Utah St.
  4. Miami
  5. Michigan St.

UPSET WATCH

  • #22 Boise State vs. #25 Fresno State

Times AZ and Eastern. Rankings below are CFP.

See How the Games are Rated to learn more about…how the games are rated.

GAME OF THE WEEK 

Pac-12 Championship Game: #17 Utah vs. #11 Washington
Friday, 6:00/8:00 PM, FOX

OTHER FOUR-STAR GAMES

SEC Championship Game: #1 Alabama vs. #4 Georgia
Saturday, 2:00/4:00 PM, CBS

Mountain West Championship Game: #22 Boise St. vs. #25 Fresno St.
Saturday, 5:45/7:45 PM, ESPN

Big 12 Championship Game: #5 Oklahoma vs. #14 Texas
Saturday, 10:00 AM/12:00 PM, ABC

THREE-STAR GAMES

Stanford at Cal
Saturday, 1:00/3:00 PM, PAC12

American Conference Championship Game: Memphis vs. #8 UCF
Saturday, 1:30/3:30 PM, ABC

MAC Championship Game: Buffalo vs. Northern Illinois
Friday, 5:00/7:00 PM, ESPN2

Conference USA Championship Game: Middle Tennessee vs. UAB
Saturday, 11:30 AM/1:30 PM, CBSSN


What I’m going to watch…

FRIDAY

Pac-12 Championship Game: #17 Utah vs. #11 Washington
6:00/8:00 PM, FOX

MAC Championship Game: Buffalo vs. Northern Illinois
5:00/7:00 PM, ESPN2

SATURDAY MORNING

Big 12 Championship Game: #5 Oklahoma vs. #14 Texas
10:00 AM/12:00 PM, ABC

Conference USA Championship Game: Middle Tennessee vs. UAB
11:30 AM/1:30 PM, CBSSN

Marshall at Virginia Tech
10:00 AM/12:00 PM, WatchESPN (streaming)

Sun Belt Championship Game: Appalachian St. vs. Louisiana
10:00 AM/12:00 PM, ESPN

SATURDAY MIDDAY

SEC Championship Game: #1 Alabama vs. #4 Georgia 
2:00/4:00 PM, CBS

Stanford at Cal
1:00/3:00 PM, PAC12

American Conference Championship Game: Memphis vs. #8 UCF
1:30/3:30 PM, ABC

SATURDAY PRIME TIME

Mountain West Championship Game: #22 Boise St. vs. #25 Fresno St.
5:45/7:45 PM, ESPN

Big Ten Championship Game: #21 Northwestern vs. #6 Ohio St.
6:00/8:00 PM, FOX

ACC Championship Game: #2 Clemson vs. Pitt
6:00/8:00 PM, ABC

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