2020 College Football Playoff Picture
For the playoffs we never expected to happen.
Who’s in the 2020 College Football Playoff picture? We have the answers below.
College Football Playoff Picture as of December 15, 2020
Top Ten Changes Since Last Week
- Iowa State advanced from 7th to 6th
- Florida dropped from 6th to 7th
- Georgia rose from 9th to 8th
- Cincinnati fell from 8th to 9th
- Oklahoma jumped from 11th to 10th
Bracket Yard Breakdown, December 15
Ranked Too High: Iowa State (6), Florida (7), Georgia (8)
Ranked Too Low: Cincinnati (9), Coastal Carolina (12), Louisiana (19)
Welcome Newcomer: San Jose State (24)
Still Not Gonna Happen: Pac-12
Maybe: Big 12
What Was The Committee Thinking? Florida falls a spot for losing to an unranked team while Cincinnati was similarly penalized for being idle. This is some disrespect for the Group of Five while Florida (and Georgia) remain massively overrated. Not even sure why Iowa State is 6th, either.
How Many More? This is the second-to-last rankings show; the final bracket is released on Sunday, December 20.
College Football Playoff Picture as of December 8, 2020
Top 10 Changes Since Last Week
- Iowa State advances from 9th to 7th
- Cincinnati falls back from 7th to 8th
- Georgia falls back from 8th to 9th
Bracket Yard Breakdown, December 8
Ranked Too High: #7 Iowa State (sorry), #17 North Carolina
Ranked Too Low: #8 Cincinnati, #13 Coastal Carolina
Still Dead for CFP: Pac-12
Needs More Respect: Cincinnati
How Many of These Left?: Just two now, as we are less than two weeks away from the 2020 College Football Playoff announcement.
2020 College Football Playoff Picture as of December 1
Changes Since Last Week (Top 10)
- Northwestern drops out of Top 10 (8 to 14)
- Georgia moves up from 9 to 8
- Iowa State enters Top 10 (13 to 9)
Historic Week for Group of Five
Bracket Yard Breakdown, December 1
Ranked Too High: Georgia (8), Oklahoma (11), UNC (17)
Ranked Too Low: BYU (13), Louisiana (25)
Covid Is Their Main Opponent: Ohio State (4)
Power 5 Conference with No Shot at CFP: Pac-12
Can Undefeated Cincinnati Make It?: Maybe, but they will need help
How Many More Rankings Releases?: Three more, with the last coming on December 20
It’s clear we have the right top four, and probably the right top seven, but then after that, what do we have? A big ol’ mess. The good news is that none of this matters until the end of the month.