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Brett McMurphy Updates His CFB Playoff, New Year’s Six Predictions

Brett McMurphy does a spot on Watch Stadium.

We're coming up on Week 5 of the college football season. It is still early, but we are starting to see the College Football Playoff race take form.

Right now, we have an idea of what teams are fighting it out for a playoff spot, and which ones are likely to wind up in a New Year's Six game. We'll get an even clearer picture over the next few weeks.

Brett McMurphy of Stadium has revealed his latest projections for the playoff and NY6. As of now, it looks like he has Ohio State as the odd team out.

Surely, Buckeye fans won't be upset about that after McMurphy's reporting on Urban Meyer.

  • Orange Bowl (CFP Semifinal): Alabama (CFP No. 1) vs Oklahoma (CFP No. 4)
  • Cotton Bowl (CFP Semifinal): Clemson (CFP No. 2) vs Georgia (CFP No. 3)

Here's what McMurphy has for the rest of the NY6.

  • Rose Bowl: Ohio State vs. Washington
  • Sugar Bowl: West Virginia vs. Auburn
  • Peach Bowl: Penn State vs. Notre Dame
  • Fiesta Bowl: Stanford vs. UCF

You can view all of McMurphy's bowl projections here.

With Ohio State playing Penn State and Notre Dame facing Stanford this weekend, there might be some changes to McMurphy's projections come next week.