On the eve of the College Football Playoff Championship game I want to explore the topic of players sitting out of bowl games a little further. For all intents and purposes we’ll use 2016 as the unofficial start of this trend among college football players. If you recall, Stanford Running back Christian McCaffrey and LSU …
Notre Dame: 1-0 SEC: 8-1 ACC: 7-2 Big Ten: 5-2 Pac 12: 5-2 Big 12: 2-3 *Overall = 334-98 (77%) *only counting the Notre Dame vs. USC, Florida vs. FSU, Georgia Tech vs. Georgia, Kentucky vs. Louisville, and Clemson vs. South Carolina games once.
Friday, November 23rd: Virginia Virginia tech Saturday, November 24th: Syracuse Boston College Wake Forest Duke Pittsburgh Miami NC State North Carolina Florida Florida State Georgia Tech Georgia Kentucky Louisville South Carolina Clemson Notre Dame USC
Notre Dame: 1-0 SEC: 11-0 ACC: 7-1 Big Ten: 6-1 Pac 12: 4-1 Big 12: 1-4 *Overall = 311-88 (78%) *only counting the Notre Dame vs. Syracuse game once; the Stanford vs. Cal game was postponed
Saturday, November 17th: Boston College Florida State Duke Clemson Virginia Georgia Tech NC State Louisville Miami Virginia Tech Western Carolina North Carolina Pittsburgh Wake Forest Syracuse Notre Dame
Thursday, November 8th: Wake Forest NC State Friday, November 9th: Louisville Syracuse Saturday, November 10th: Clemson Boston College North Carolina Duke Miami Georgia Tech Virginia Tech Pittsburgh Liberty Virginia Florida State Notre Dame
Notre Dame: 1-0 Big Ten: 6-1 SEC: 5-2 ACC: 5-2 Pac 12: 4-2 Big 12: 3-2 *Overall = 258-73 (78%) *only counting the Notre Dame vs. Northwestern game once