Clemson made the College Football Playoff top-four, at No. 4, in the initial rankings released Tuesday night. "It was the two wins against top-25 CFP teams and, of course, the win over No. 3 Notre Dame that gave Georgia the slight edge this week".
Committee chairman Kirby Hocutt, the athletic director for Texas Tech, said the Bulldogs had a slight edge over the Crimson Tide due to their victory against the Irish on September 9. "So I'm focused on our next four games and I could care less about the poll".
While the poll is bound to change, currently, the Dawgs would take on #4 Clemson while the Crimson Tide would play Notre Dame in the two semifinals. The Crimson Tide won the four-team playoff over Clemson after the 2015 season and were the runners-up last season. The Wolverines are No. 38 in this week's Sagarin Ratings, but several ranked teams had higher strength-of-schedule ratings, including No. 24 Michigan State (16th), No. 20 North Carolina State (26th), No. 17 USC (7th) and No. 15 Iowa State (22nd). This year will be the year that teams learn they need to play good teams.
Georgia has sharply improved in Kirby Smart's second season in Athens, with his debut year yielding an 8-5 record and a trip to the Liberty Bowl. The three one loss teams directly behind them now all have plenty of opportunities to make an impression on the committee. The schedule does not get any easier for Notre Dame as they cap off their season with road matchups against both Miami and Stanford. Here are eight teams that aren't dead yet and can still make the College Football Playoff.
Macon dentist dishes out dollars for candy
Along with candy, the dentist office will also be sending dental kits and letters of appreciation to the USA troops. Operation Gratitude started encouraging dental offices to collect Halloween candy to send to the troops in 2007.
Penn State and TCU are next on the list despite each having a loss, with undefeated Wisconsin and Miami round out the top 10. You stop me when you see N.C. State's done that impresses you the way MSU's wins against LSU, Texas A&M and Kentucky did. It's the only major poll that has the Sooners ranked higher than the Buckeyes despite the fact OU beat Ohio State in Columbus earlier this season.
With matchups coming up against ranked opponents in Oklahoma State and TCU, the Sooners may finally have the opportunity they have been looking for to jump into the playoff conversation. Time will tell just how serious of a contender that the Miami Hurricanes are this season.
"The teams ranked three through seven are very evenly matched", Hocutt said. Oklahoma State 12. Washington 13.
If the reports are confirmed, this would be the fifth time Israel has exchanged fire with Syria in the past month. On Wednesday, Israel's Channel 10 said the aircraft were not hit and returned safely to base.
The smartphone will offer either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The F5 Youth will be launched in India in December, but no other details of the smartphone are available at the moment.
Super Mario Odyssey now enjoys a 97 professional rating and 8.9 user score on Metacritic , a popular reviews aggregate site. And having two top-reviewed games from its two largest franchises is keeping players hooked.
Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed", Trump said at an October 2015 rally, for example. President Donald Trump, whose campaign-trail criticism loomed over the case, quickly called the sentence a "disgrace".
The two generals met in Tehran as part of efforts for expansion of military cooperation between the two countries. Earlier in the day, Putin sat down for talks with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.
Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). By "falling back", we'll see more daylight in the morning but that also means it will get darker earlier.
Prosecutors allege that Saipov had been planning the attack for weeks and that he was inspired by the Islamic State terror group. He is the only other person so far besides suspected killer Sayfullo Saipov who has been tied to the attack.
Previously, this plant was run by Uttar Pradesh state electricity board but was taken over by the NTPC a couple of years back. A National Disaster Response Force team has also been sent to help with the rescue efforts.
New Zealand is among the top ten nations in the world when it comes to gender equality , according to a new global report . She added that the history of Islam had many examples of powerful women who played a full part in business and society.
The bank this morning posted a statutory net profit of $5.3 billion for FY17, with cash earnings up 2.5 per cent to $6.6 billion. At the close of the market in Sydney, NAB shares were down 2.8% at A$31.95.
Kidde says the fire extinguishers can become clogged and require extra force to discharge, or fail to activate completely. If you have questions on the recall, you can contact Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m.
Galaxy Note 8 sales hit 1 mn units in S Korea
Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone designed specifically for corporate users. The beta testing program for Android 8.0 Oreo on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has begun.
Final softwood lumber duties set in 20% range
In addition, it concluded that Canada is providing unfair subsidies to its producers at rates from 3.34 percent to 18.19 percent. These duties are a tax on American middle-class families too, whose homes, renovations and repairs will only be more expensive.
Gas prices should be low right now but continue to rise
Some refiners postponed scheduled maintenance as hurricane Harvey approached, now that maintenance and some repairs are underway. Patrick DeHaan from www.gasbuddy.com is warning prices at the pump could soon rise in MI to $2.99 a gallon.
Qualcomm sues Apple for breach of software license contract
Qualcomm has not alleged that Intel chips violate its patents but claims that the way Apple implements them in the iPhone does. Still, these results are a reflection of the toll that the legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is taking.
HTC could make a serious comeback with the HTC U11 Plus
Although we're impressed with the design of the U11 Life , it's the specs on offer that really show why it's a lot cheaper. The U11+ will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo and HTC Sense, and both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa will be pre-installed.
Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee
He pleaded guilty to lying to authorities on October 5 and has since been cooperating with investigators, according to officials. Sam Clovis , a former top campaign official for Donald Trump , withdrew from his nomination to an Agriculture Department post .
Donald Trump Jr. Dresses as His Father for Halloween
Trump followed up by sharing a photo of daughter Chloe before putting his kids to bed. "Refugees are people. There were also messages of support for Trump Jr's decision to teach his daughter a valuable lesson .
Tesla is trading down ahead of Wednesday's earnings report
Last month, Tesla reported it delivered 26,150 vehicles in the third quarter, a 4.5 percent rise on the same period of 2016. Shares of far larger automaker General Motors have climbed about 23 percent, while Ford shares are up almost 2 percent.