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Wisconsin Can Still Make The College Football Playoff, Kirk Herbstreit Says

Kirk Herbstreit talking on ESPN.

Wisconsin has lost twice this season. The Badgers remain a legitimate College Football Playoff contender, per Kirk Herbstreit.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit weighed in on Wisconsin's College Football Playoff chances Sunday night.

Herbstreit says it's hard to imagine the two-loss Badgers getting left out if they win out (and thereby win the Big Ten).

Wisconsin winning out will include wins against:

  • Nebraska
  • at Northwestern
  • Illinois
  • at Purdue
  • Minnesota
  • Big Ten Championship Game (likely Ohio State or Michigan)

The Badgers would be 11-2 with a Big Ten championship, and the two losses coming against Michigan and Ohio State.

Would that be enough to get them in over a one-loss Pac-12 champion, a one-loss Louisville or a one-loss Big 12 champion?