The first college football playoff rankings will come out next week, and there will be a reaction after the selection committee reveals the top 25 players coming out in week 9. The committee uses the process “it differentiates other comparable teams given” conference championships won, schedule strength, head-to-head competition, relative performance of shared opponents, and other factors, including injuries and availability of coaches.

Let’s put the subjectivity aside for a moment and see how the old postseason system treats the best teams in the country at the moment.

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Thanks to our good friends from BCSKnowHow.comthey updated their top 10 using the old Bowling championship series a formula that combined the use of polls and computer screening methods to determine American football national championship teams from 1999 to 2013. This model has accurately predicted the final four in each of the last six seasons, and is an accurate indicator of how teams should be properly placed ahead of the weekend in terms of strength rating.

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Here’s how BCS would rank the current top 10.