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Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

Predictions and picks for all 39 postseason games and the national championship.
Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 16 and continues until the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. on Jan. 8. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 16, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

What Would a 16-Team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2017?

Four is OK. Eight would be better. But 16 would be perfect, right Lane?
What Would a 16-Team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2017?

Now that the College Football Playoff selection committee has decided which four teams will compete for the national championship, we can all sit back and offer up our opinions on what they did wrong and how the system could be better.

 

Every year, I toss in my two cents via a 16-team playoff plan. It's beautiful, and it's perfect.

Army West Point Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Preview and Prediction

Ahmad Bradshaw and the Black Knights look to claim the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy with a second straight win over the Midshipmen
Army West Point Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Preview and Prediction

After having to suffer through the tears and agony of having to sing first for 14 straight years, Army West Point's football players finally got a chance to celebrate a victory against their rivals from Annapolis with one of the best season-long goals college football has to offer — singing second.

What Could an Eight-Team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2017?

An expanded playoff would give every deserving team a chance to play for a national title
What Could an Eight-Team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2017?

The College Football Playoff bracket is set, and much like every season since its inception, the selection process is once again mired in controversy. Most of the controversy this season surrounds the committee's decision to put Alabama in the playoff instead of Big Ten champion Ohio State.

Seven-Step Drop: Imperfect Season Creates an Appropriately Imperfect College Football Playoff

In the end, the selection committee couldn't ignore Alabama's overall body of work as one of the four best teams in the nation
Seven-Step Drop: Imperfect Season Creates an Appropriately Imperfect College Football Playoff

It wasn’t even close.

 

That was the message the College Football Playoff Selection Committee sent out Sunday afternoon in announcing the final four. Three tickets were punched quite easily and that fourth spot, well, it was a lengthy debate that wound up not turning into much of one at all.

 

College Football Playoff Schedule

The schedule is set for the 2017 College Football Playoff.
College Football Playoff Schedule 2017

The 2017 College Football Playoff schedule and field of four teams is officially set. Additionally, the start times for the two semifinal games in the Rose and Sugar Bowls were also announced. On Jan. 1, Georgia and Oklahoma will meet in the 2018 Rose Bowl. The Sooners ranked No. 2 in the final rankings, and the Bulldogs checked in at No. 3.

College Football Week 14 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 14 action.
College Football Week 14 Awards 2017

Week 14 of the 2017 college football season was all about conference championships. And the action on the gridiron didn't disappoint in the final weekend before bowl season. Oklahoma, Clemson and Georgia secured convincing victories in their respective league title games, while USC and Ohio State closed out their titles in the fourth quarter.

Predicting Which Teams Make the College Football Playoff on Selection Sunday

Which teams will claim a spot in the top four on Sunday?
Predicting Which Teams Make the College Football Playoff on Selection Sunday 2017

College football’s regular season is complete and the four teams in the CFB Playoff will be announced on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Following the championship games on Saturday night, the selection committee is set to decide the final top 25, New Year’s Six bowl participants and playoff teams.

 

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