Week 13 college football picks: UCLA at USC, Notre Dame at Stanford, more

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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 SI.com 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

 

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.

UCLA at USC

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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