Week 12 College Football Power Rankings and CFB Playoff Predictions

It’s week 12 so let’s analyze all 131 FBS college football teams and publish our data driven college football power rankings. In addition, we give you our Heisman Trophy and College Football Playoff Rankings.

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College Football Playoff Rankings – Week 12

If the College Football Playoff were to happen this week, this would be the Final Four:

  1. Georgia (SEC Champ) vs. 4. Tennessee
  2. Ohio State (SEC Champ) vs. 3. TCU (Big 12 Champ)

If we were at the 12 team college football playoff for the 2022 season, this is how we’d seed it:

8 vs. 9 – Clemson vs. Penn State (winner faces #1Georgia)

7 vs. 10 – USC vs. Utah (winner faces #2 Ohio State)

6 vs. 11 – Alabama vs. LSU (winner faces #3 TCU)

5 vs. 12 – Michigan vs. Oregon (winner faces #4 Tennessee)

2022 Heisman Tropy Rankings – Week 12

I don’t have a Heisman ballot but if I did, my ballot this week would like like this:

  1. Hendon Hooker (QB – Tennessee)
  2. Stetson Bennett (QB – Georgia)
  3. Drake Maye (QB – North Carolina)
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College Football Power Rankings – Week 12

1GeorgiaSEC East
2Ohio StateBig Ten East
3TennesseeSEC East
4MichiganBig Ten East
5TCUBig 12
6AlabamaSEC West
7USCPac-12 South
8ClemsonACC Atlantic
9Penn StateBig Ten East
10UtahPac-12 South
12OregonPac-12 North
13Ole MissSEC West
15North CarolinaACC Coastal
16Kansas StateBig 12
17UCLAPac-12 South
19Florida StateACC Atlantic
20WashingtonPac-12 North
21TexasBig 12
22MinnesotaBig Ten West
24Notre DameIndependents
25IllinoisBig Ten West
26UTSAConference USA West
27Coastal CarolinaSun Belt East
28South AlabamaSun Belt West
29Oregon StatePac-12 North
31DukeACC Coastal
32Boise StateMountain West – M
33TroySun Belt West
34Mississippi StateSEC West
35NC StateACC Atlantic
36LouisvilleACC Atlantic
37James MadisonSun Belt East
38Oklahoma State   Big 12
39BaylorBig 12
40Washington StatePac-12 North
41Air ForceMountain West – M
42ToledoMAC West
43IowaBig Ten West
44FloridaSEC East
45Wake ForestACC Atlantic
46KansasBig 12
47Western KentuckyConference USA East
48MarylandBig Ten East
49OhioMAC East
51PittACC Coastal
52East CarolinaAAC
53SyracuseACC Atlantic
54San Jose StateMountain West – W
55PurdueBig Ten West
56KentuckySEC East
57OklahomaBig 12
58WisconsinBig Ten West
60Fresno StateMountain West – W
61WyomingMountain West – M
62South CarolinaSEC East
63MarshallSun Belt East
65Texas TechBig 12
66ArkansasSEC West
67Michigan StateBig Ten East
68North TexasConference USA West
69UABConference USA West
70San Diego StateMountain West – W
71Appalachian StateSun Belt East
72LouisianaSun Belt West
73Florida AtlanticConference USA East
75Eastern MichiganMAC West
76BuffaloMAC East
77Iowa StateBig 12
78MiamiACC Coastal
79Georgia SouthernSun Belt East
80Southern MissSun Belt West
81West VirginiaBig 12
82MissouriSEC East
83Georgia StateSun Belt East
85AuburnSEC West
86Utah StateMountain West – M
87Ball StateMAC West
88Middle TennesseeConference USA East
89ArizonaPac-12 South
90Texas A&MSEC West
91Kent StateMAC East
92RiceConference USA West
93Bowling GreenMAC East
94UNLVMountain West – W
95Central MichiganMAC West
96VanderbiltSEC East
97Miami UniversityMAC East
99RutgersBig Ten East
100Georgia TechACC Coastal
101UTEPConference USA West
102Arizona StatePac-12 South
104CalPac-12 North
105NebraskaBig Ten West
106Northern IllinoisMAC West
107UL-MonroeSun Belt West
108StanfordPac-12 North
109Old DominionSun Belt East
110IndianaBig Ten East
111VirginiaACC Coastal
112New Mexico StateIndependents
114Florida InternationalConference USA East
115Boston CollegeACC Atlantic
116Texas StateSun Belt West
117Virginia TechACC Coastal
119Arkansas StateSun Belt West
120Western MichiganMAC West
121Louisiana TechConference USA West
122NorthwesternBig Ten West
123NevadaMountain West – W
124Colorado StateMountain West – M
125New MexicoMountain West – M
126CharlotteConference USA East
127South FloridaAAC
128ColoradoPac-12 South
129HawaiiMountain West – W
130AkronMAC East

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