NCAA FOOTBALL | Big Weekend for Bowl Game Decisions

12/01/2017 03:21 PM

This weekend is “Championship Week” for college football teams, one last chance for the best teams in the nation to prove they deserve to be in the College Football Playoff.

Heading into this weekend, the top six in the CFB Playoff rankings look like this:

1. Clemson (11-1)
2. Auburn (10-2)
3. Oklahoma (11-1)
4. Wisconsin (12-0)
5. Alabama (11-1)
6. Georgia (11-1)

Of course, only the top four teams in the rankings make it to the CFB Playoff.

ESPN 680’s Lachlan McLean joined Sports Night on Friday to tell us which four teams he thinks will make it to the CFB Playoff by the time the final rankings are revealed:

Of course, three Bluegrass programs (Louisville, Kentucky and WKU) are eligible for bowl games as well this postseason, although none are in consideration for the CFB Playoff:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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