Oklahoma, Iowa break into CFP top four
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Oklahoma, Iowa break into CFP top four
SI Staff
Wednesday November 25th, 2015

We’ve reached the final week of the regular season. The pool of realistic candidates for the College Football Playoff has been whittled down since the unveiling of the selection committee’s first set of rankings at the beginning of the month, but there’s still a lot to sort out. The big games taking place on Friday and Saturday should provide more clarity.

Can Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State to strengthen its case for a spot in the final field of four? Will Stanford spoil Notre Dame’s playoff chances by upending the Irish in Palo Alto? What should we expect from the first installment of Harbaugh vs. Meyer? A group of college football writers—Andy Staples, Pete Thamel, Thayer Evans, Zac Ellis, Colin Becht, Lindsay Schnell, Brian Hamilton and Ben Glicksman—offers its predictions for those games and more. 

• ELLIS: Predicting the playoff, other bowls

• BAUMGAERTNER: Breaking down latest CFP rankings

• ESTES: The biggest storylines in Week 13

Week 13 picks
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Becht Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
Navy at Houston
Iowa at Nebraska
Baylor at TCU
Ohio St. at Michigan
Clemson at S. Carolina
Georgia at Ga. Tech
UNC at NC State
Alabama at Auburn
Penn St. at Mich. St.
N'Western vs. Illinois
Ole Miss at Miss. St.
Notre Dame at Stanford
Florida St. at Florida
Texas A&M at LSU
Oklahoma at Okla. St.
LAST WEEK 9-6 8-7 7-8 10-5 9-6 9-6 8-7 9-6
SEASON 129-68 125-72 129-68 133-64 130-67 126-71 115-82 132-65

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