Twitter Picks for College Football Championship Weekend

Entering “championship weekend” in college football, each of the Power Five conferences has a championship game, either directly, or in de facto fashion (Big 12).  There are many scenarios regarding what could happen and how teams could reach the College Football Playoff, as you can read in my Power Rankings, but Alabama and Ohio State appear to be in the Playoff, and Clemson and Washington should be with wins on Saturday.  Any other scenario, and the December version of Selection Sunday would be very interesting.


Each game is co-Game of the Week for this week.  They are listed in chronological order.

Pac-12 Championship Game

#4 Washington (11-1) vs. #8 Colorado (10-2)
Friday, 9:00 pm ET, FOX
at Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi’s Stadium)
Favorite:  Washington by 8
Stiles on Sports Ranking:  Washington- 4th, Colorado- 9th


Big 12 regular season finale (de facto championship game)

#10 Oklahoma State (10-2) at #9 Oklahoma (10-2)
Saturday, 12:30 pm ET, FOX
Favorite:  Oklahoma by 11
Stiles on Sports Ranking:  Oklahoma State- 10th, Oklahoma- 7th


SEC Championship Game

#1 Alabama (12-0) vs. #15 Florida (8-3)
Saturday, 4:00 pm ET, CBS
at Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome)
Favorite:  Alabama by 24
Stiles on Sports Ranking:  Alabama- 1st, Florida- 14th


ACC Championship Game

#3 Clemson (11-1) vs. #23 Virginia Tech (9-3)
Saturday, 8:00 pm ET, ABC
at Orlando, Fla. (Camping World Stadium)
Favorite:  Clemson by 10
Stiles on Sports Ranking:  Clemson- 3rd, Virginia Tech- 20th


Big Ten Championship Game

#6 Wisconsin (10-2) vs. #7 Penn State (10-2)
Saturday, 8:00 pm ET, FOX
at Indianapolis, Ind. (Lucas Oil Stadium)
Favorite:  Wisconsin by 3
Stiles on Sports Ranking:  Wisconsin- 6th, Penn State- 8th





For what it’s worth…

Overall Record: 67-51-1
Previous Week: 8-4
College Overall Record: 63-47
NFL Game of the Week: 4-4-1

Game of the Week: 6-4
Big Game Guarantee: 3-7
Upset of the Week: 4-6
Closer Than the Experts Think: 4-6
Not Closer Than the Experts Think: 7-3
Overhyped/Bad Spread Game: 5-5
Group of Five Game of the Week: 7-3
Is This Futbol?: 8-2
Is This Basketball?: 8-2
Toilet Bowl: 6-4
Miscellaneous: 5-5


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