College Football Playoff Week 5 Preview

Posted: September 29, 2016 in NCAAF

There are 33 teams remaining in contention for the College Football Playoff.

True Elimination Games (2)

True elimination games are where the winner survives another week and the loser is eliminated from contention. I will provide the days and times for these games.

North Carolina @ Florida State (2:30 PM CST, ESPN)

Indiana @ Michigan State (7:00 PM CST, BTN)

Elimination Games (9)

Elimination games are when one team in the game would be eliminated with a loss. That team will be denoted with an asterisk. The other team has either already been eliminated, or can lose the game without being eliminated.

Alcorn State @ Arkansas*

Oregon State @ Colorado*

Florida* @ Vanderbilt

Tennessee @ Georgia*

Miami @ Georgia Tech*

Kansas State* @ West Virginia

Oklahoma @ TCU*

Texas* @ Oklahoma State

Kansas @ Texas Tech*

Power Games (3)

These are games between undefeated power-five teams. The loser is not eliminated but is one step closer to being eliminated.

Louisville @ Clemson
Wisconsin @ Michigan

Stanford @ Washington

The maximum number of teams that could remain in contention for the college football playoff after this week is 31 teams. The minimum number of teams is 22.


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