FanPost

What-If Playoff Bracket: 11/11

Oh the hijinks we get into. Some new blood and interesting moves this week, so let's get right to it. For more information on what's going on here, click here.

As we all know Stanford knocked off Oregon, shaking up the field a bit. Auburn built up enough momentum to just barely jump 2 spots to #7 and pick up a home game in the first round. With their losses, Miami (FL) and Oklahoma lost their at-large bids, and because only three teams from a conference are allowed in the field, South Carolina and Texas A&M were passed over in favor of Oklahoma State and UCLA. And of course the talk of the town, more mayhem in Conference USA! With its upset loss to UTSA, Tulane has knocked itself way down the conference pecking order, making way for projected winner East Carolina.

Here is this week's field:

#1 Alabama (SEC Champion) [Last week: 1]
#2 Florida State (ACC Champion) [2]
#3 Ohio State (Big Ten Champion) [4]
#4 Stanford (Pac-12 Champion) [5]
#5 Baylor (Big 12 Champion) [6]
#6 Oregon (At-large, Pac-12 #2) [3]
#7 Auburn (At-large, SEC #2) [9]
#8 Clemson (At-large, ACC #2) [7]
#9 Missouri (At-large, SEC #3) [8]
#10 Oklahoma State* (At-large, Big 12 #2) [DNQ]
#11 UCLA* (At-large, Pac-12 #3) [DNQ]
#12 Fresno State (Mountain West Champion) [12]
#13 Northern Illinois (MAC Champion) [13]
#14 Central Florida (AAC Champion) [14]
#15 East Carolina (C-USA Champion) [DNQ]
#16 Louisiana-Lafayette (Sun Belt Champion) [16]

*Ineligible Qualifiers:
#10 South Carolina (SEC #4; replaced by Oklahoma State)
#11 Texas A&M (SEC #5; replaced by UCLA)

Bubble Teams:
Michigan State (8-1)
Oklahoma (7-2)
Arizona State (7-2)
Louisville (8-1)
Wisconsin (7-2)

9siupxt_medium

Michigan State is the first eligible bubble team available, and I added so many others because they're all so close in BCS average. I'm sure UCLA would be just thrilled to be welcomed to the playoff field by Oregon.

Thoughts? Discuss!

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Off Tackle Empire

You must be a member of Off Tackle Empire to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Off Tackle Empire. You should read them.

Join Off Tackle Empire

You must be a member of Off Tackle Empire to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Off Tackle Empire. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker