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Kirk Herbstreit: Pac-12 Will Get Left Out Of CFB Playoff Unless Washington Goes Undefeated

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Unless Washington goes undefeated, the Pac-12 will be left out of the CFB Playoff.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit said this week that he believes the Pac-12 will be an odd-man out come College Football Playoff time, unless No. 5 Washington (5-0) wins the remainder of its games and finishes undefeated.

The College Football Playoff picture at this point looks like this:

  • SEC champion (Alabama, probably)
  • Big Ten champion (Ohio State or Michigan, probably)
  • ACC champion (Clemson, probably)
  • One of: Washington, Houston, Louisville, loser of Ohio State-Michigan, SEC runner-up.

Here's Washington's remaining schedule:

The Huskies will also have a Pac-12 Championship Game, which right now would be against Colorado.

What's your prediction for this year's College Football Playoff?