ESPN Ranks The Country’s 10 Hardest Remaining Schedules

first_imgWest Virginia fans take in a big home game in MorgantownYouTubeWeek 6 of the college football season provided one of the season’s best games. Then-No. 19 Texas held a three-touchdown lead in the fourth quarter against then-No. 7 Oklahoma when Kyler Murray took over and tied the game at 45. Texas fought back, though and walked out with a 48-45 win.Following the Week 6 slate of games, ESPN updated its Football Power Index – a computer model that measures overall team strength. Alabama remains a heavy favorite in every poll and metric after finally finding an elite quarterback in Tua Tagovailoa.While updating its FPI, ESPN’s computer model also projects win/loss, percentage chance to win a team’s respective conference, and strength of schedule.According to ESPN’s FPI, here are the 10 hardest schedules for the rest of the season.RutgersBaylorWVUOklahoma StateFlorida StateKansasPittIndianaGeorgiaOregon StateYou can see the full results here.West Virginia is the Big 12’s best hope to make the College Football Playoff, statistically, though the road doesn’t get any easier from here. The Mountaineers still have Texas, TCU, Oklahoma State, and Oklahoma on the schedule to close the season.Stay tuned.last_img

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