SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ George Schroeder looks at the most recent College Football Playoff rankings and which teams have the best chance to make the playoff.
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Two action-packed weekends have necessitated something a little lighter this Saturday.
Just one game features two ranked opponents and several title contenders face mismatches. Call it the calm before the storm of the final two weekends.
The lone spotlight game, however, does carry some significant weight. No. 4 Wisconsin gets a visit from No. 18 Wisconsin. The Badgers are the Big Ten’s lone unbeaten and best chance to make the College Football Playoff. The Wolverines will try to spoil their party and keep their slim Big Ten West hopes alive.
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While there aren’t many other big games at the top, there are some notable rivalry games to keep an eye on. No. 9 Notre Dame hosts Navy, No. 10 Southern California faces UCLA in the battle for Los Angeles and No. 23 Stanford squares off with California in the Big Game.
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