The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten. One-loss teams Louisville and Ohio State remain within reach of the College Football Playoff.
The start of college football’s 2016-17 bowl season is less than two months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The first edition of the College Football Playoff rankings by the committee are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
The bowl season features 41 matchups, with five games on Dec. 17 starting the 2016-17 slate. The postseason concludes on Jan. 9 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on Dec. 31 this year.
The post-Week 10 bowl projections are a mixture between picks for the next few weeks, preseason projections, how things would look if the season ended today, and the results from the first 10 weeks of action. Expect several changes over the next few weeks.
* Indicates conferences did not have enough projected teams to fill tie-ins.