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ESPN Computer Predicts College Football's 12 Best Teams

Georgia Bulldogs cheerleaders performing during a game.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 02: Georgia Bulldogs cheerleaders on the field prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers in the SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Major change is coming to the College Football Playoff, as the four-team event is expected to expand to 12 teams.

The College Football Playoff committee met this week and seemed to agree that expansion is necessary. A move from a four-team playoff to a 12-team playoff is expected to be made official later this year.

Almost everyone seems to be on board with the move.

"Most changes have been relatively small," Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart told ESPN's Marty & McGee on Saturday. "With the potential of what's been proposed ... [it 's] probably the greatest change there has been in terms of major college football."

The 12-team College Football Playoff won't be in effect for 2021, but if it was, what would it look like?

According to ESPN's Football Power Index, here are the top 12 teams in the country for the 2021 regular season:

  1. Alabama
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Clemson
  4. Iowa State
  5. Ohio State
  6. Texas A&M
  7. Georgia
  8. Mississippi State
  9. Oklahoma State
  10. Penn State
  11. Notre Dame
  12. Texas

That would be quite the 12-team playoff.

Of course, we're still a couple of years away from it taking effect, but it can't happen soon enough.