What Would The College Football Playoff, New Year's Six Be After The Second Rankings?

What Would The College Football Playoff, New Year's Six Be After The Second Rankings?

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What Would The College Football Playoff, New Year's Six Be After The Second Rankings?

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What would the College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six be after the first rankings, released November 12th.


The second rankings for the 2019 season were released. If the season ended right now, what would the College Football Playoff and the New Year’s Six matchups likely be?

What would the playoff be if there was an eight-team format with all six Power Five conference champions, a top Group of Five champ, and two wild-cards?

To go even crazier, what would a 16-team College Football Playoff be based off of the most recent rankings? Going off of the rankings right now …

FOUR TEAM FORMAT

New Year’s Six Matchups Would Likely Be …

GoodYear Cotton Bowl Classic

Saturday, December 28
12:00 ET, ESPN
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
at-large vs. at-large

Projection: Cincinnati vs. Utah

Capital One Orange Bowl

Monday, December 30
8:00 ET, ESPN
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL
ACC vs. Big Ten or SEC

Projection: Virginia Tech vs. Florida

Rose Bowl

Wednesday, January 1
5:00 ET, ESPN
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Projection: Minnesota vs. Oregon

AllState Sugar Bowl

Wednesday, January 1
8:45 ET, ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, New Orleans, LA
Big 12 vs. SEC

Projection: Oklahoma vs. Alabama

College Football Playoff Would Be …

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

Saturday, December 28
4:00 or 8:00 ET, ESPN
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
CFP vs. CFP

Projection: (1) LSU vs. (4) Georgia

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Saturday, December 28
4:00 or 8:00 ET, ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, FL
CFP vs. CFP

Projection: (2) Ohio State vs. (3) Clemson

NEXT: What would the College Football Playoff be in an 8 and 16 team format?

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