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3 takeaways from inaugural College Football Playoff rankings
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3 takeaways from inaugural College Football Playoff rankings
SI Staff
Tuesday October 28th, 2014

Can Oregon end its recent hex against Stanford? Will Auburn hand Ole Miss its second loss in as many weeks? How will West Virginia’s defense hold up against quarterback Trevone Boykin and TCU’s high-flying offense?

The initial College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night. So, which teams can improve their fortunes with a win this weekend?

SI.com’s college football experts Andy Staples, Pete Thamel, Thayer Evans, Zac Ellis, Martin Rickman, Lindsay Schnell, Brian Hamilton and Ben Glicksman make their picks for this week’s biggest games.

For more coverage leading into Week 10, check out Power Rankings, the Walkthrough and much more.

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Week 10 picks
 
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Rickman Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
Florida State at Louisville
Oklahoma at Iowa State
Duke at Pittsburgh
Wisconsin at Rutgers
North Carolina at Miami
Florida at Georgia
TCU at West Virginia
Virginia at Georgia Tech
Kentucky at Missouri
USC at Wash. State
Auburn at Ole Miss
Arkansas at Miss. State
Stanford at Oregon
Tennessee at So. Carolina
Notre Dame at Navy
Okla. State at Kansas State
Arizona at UCLA
Utah at Arizona State
LAST WEEK 15-5 17-3 19-1 14-6 15-5 15-5 17-3 16-4
SEASON 108-44 99-53 110-42 109-43 105-47 98-54 110-42 102-50

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