How does recruiting class success translate to playoff rankings and wins? At the least it can show who makes the most of their talent and who is going above and beyond finding gems and developing players.
Phil Steele makes his ATS picks and score predictions for the biggest college football bowl games on New Year's Day, including the playoff semifinals featuring Florida State-Oregon and Ohio State-Alabama.
If this season's College Football Playoff were expanded to eight teams, with the first eight teams in the final rankings getting the nod, ESPN Insider's opponent-adjusted drive efficiency ratings project how it might play out.
Evan Abrams presents the Week 14 edition of the College Football Vegas Rankings, an aggregate ranking of the nation's top 25 teams from college football handicappers. The Florida State Seminoles drop into a tie for fifth.