What it takes for the top 10 teams to make it to the big dance:



  1. Notre Dame - don't lose at USC!
  2. Alabama - win out
  3. Georgia - win out
  4. Oregon - beat Oregon St, hope Stanford gets beat again, win Pac12 conf-ship game. Hope USC beats Notre Dame.
  5. Florida - beat Florida St, hope Georgia destroys Alabama, USC beats Notre Dame, Oregon doesn't make Pac12 conf-ship game or loses it.
  6. Florida St - beat Florida, win ACC conf-ship, Notre Dame loses to USC, Oregon loses out, Georgia destroys Alabama.
  7. Kansas St - win out, Notre Dame loses horribly, Georgia wins big, Florida St barely beats Florida, Florida St loses ACC conf-ship, Oregon loses horribly.
  8. LSU - win out, Notre Dame loses horribly (badly enough for everyone to question why anyone thought ND was a contender in the first place), Georgia wins big, Florida St barely beats Florida, Florida St gets destroyed in ACC conf-ship, Oregon loses out, Kansas St loses badly to Texas.
  9. Clemson - beats the tar out of SC, LSU gets beat by Arkansas, ND loses horribly (badly enough for everyone to question why anyone thought ND was a contender in the first place), Georgia wins big, Florida St barely beats Florida, Florida St loses horribly the ACC conf-ship, Oregon collapses, KSU collapses.
  10. Texas A&M - Beat Missouri, Clemson is destroyed by SC, LSU gets beat by Arkansas, ND loses horribly (badly enough for everyone to question why anyone thought ND was a contender in the first place), Georgia wins big, Florida St barely beats Florida, Florida St loses horribly the ACC conf-ship, Oregon collapses, KSU collapses.