College Football Playoff expert picks: Will Texas be No. 3? Should Alabama get in over Florida State?
Will Texas secure the No. 3 spot?
The SEC champion has never been left out of the playoff, and with Texas expected to make the field, the competition for the No. 3 spot is heating up. The decisions made by the CFP Selection Committee on Sunday will determine which teams get to compete for the title and which have the most manageable path toward the national crown.
Alabama’s chances over Florida State
An undefeated Power Five team has never been left out of the playoff, but with Florida State looking unimpressive in their ACC Championship Game, the question arises whether Alabama should get in over Florida State. The recent performance of both teams will be a key factor in the committee’s decision.
College Football Playoff projections
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