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PREDICTED STANDINGS

First Oklahoma State 12-2 Oklahoma 12-2 Oklahoma State 12-2 Oklahoma State 12-2 Oklahoma 12-2 Oklahoma 12-2
Second Oklahoma 11-3 Oklahoma State 11-3 Oklahoma 11-3 Oklahoma 11-3 Kansas State 10-4 Oklahoma State 10-4
Third Kansas State 10-3 Kansas State 9-4 Kansas State 10-3 Kansas State 9-4 Oklahoma State 9-4 Texas 8-5
Fourth West Virginia 8-5 TCU 9-4 TCU 8-5 Baylor 9-4 Texas 9-4 Kansas State 8-5
Fifth TCU 8-5 Texas 8-5 Texas 8-5 TCU 9-4 Baylor 8-5 West Virginia 7-6
Sixth Texas 7-6 West Virginia 8-5 Baylor 7-6 West Virginia 8-5 TCU 8-5 TCU 7-6
Seventh Texas Tech 6-7 Baylor 7-6 West Virginia 7-6 Texas 8-5 West Virginia 7-6 Texas Tech 6-7
Eighth Baylor 6-7 Texas Tech 5-7 Texas Tech 6-7 Iowa State 7-6 Texas Tech 5-7 Iowa State 5-7
Ninth Iowa State 4-8 Iowa State 5-7 Iowa State 4-8 Texas Tech 5-7 Iowa State 5-7 Baylor 5-7
Tenth Kansas 3-9 Kansas 3-9 Kansas 3-9 Kansas 2-10 Kansas 3-9 Kansas 3-9

INDIVIDUAL HONORS

Offensive player of the year Mason Rudolph, OSU Baker Mayfield, OU Mason Rudolph, OSU Mason Rudolph, OSU Baker Mayfield, OU Baker Mayfield, OU
Top offensive newcomer Will Grier, WVU Will Grier, WVU Will Grier, WVU Will Grier, WVU Will Grier, WVU Will Grier, WVU
Defensive player of the year Travin Howard, TCU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Travin Howard, TCU Travin Howard, TCU
Top defensive newcomer Taquon Graham, UT Elijah Walker, KSU Elijah Walker, KSU Elijah Walker, KSU Elijah Walker, KSU Elijah Walker, KSU
Best quarterback Mason Rudolph, OSU Baker Mayfield, OU Mason Rudolph, OSU Baker Mayfield, OU Baker Mayfield, OU Baker Mayfield, OU
Best running back Terence Williams, BU Justice Hill, OSU Justin Crawford, WVU Justin Crawford,WVU Justice Hill, OSU Justice Hill, OSU
Best receiver James Washington, OSU James Washington, OSU James Washington, OSU James Washington, OSU James Washington, OSU James Washington, OSU
Best offensive lineman Austin Schlottmann, TCU Orlando Brown, OU Orlando Brown, OU Dalton Risner, KSU Orlando Brown, OU Connor Williams, UT
Best defensive lineman Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU KJ Smith, BU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU Dorance Armstrong Jr., KU
Best linebacker Travin Howard, TCU Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, OU Malik Jefferson, UT Malik Jefferson, UT Travin Howard, TCU Malik Jefferson, UT
Best defensive back Jordan Thomas, OU D.J. Reed, KSU D.J. Reed, KSU Kamari Cotton-Moya, ISU Jordan Thomas, OU Jordan Thomas, OU
Best specialist Zach Sinor, OSU Michael Dickson, UT Michael Dickson, UT KaVontae Turpin, TCU Michael Dickson, UT Clayton Hatfield, TT
Most underrated Byron Pringle, KSU Taylor Young, BU Dravon Askew-Henry, WVU Taylor Young, BU Taylor Young, BU Shane Buechele, UT
Best coach Bill Snyder, KSU Mike Gundy, OSU Bill Snyder, KSU Mike Gundy, OSU Tom Herman, UT Tom Herman, UT
Heisman Trophy winner Sam Darnold, USC Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sam Darnold, USC Saquon Barkley, Penn State J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Sam Darnold, USC

TITLE RACES

Big 12 champion Oklahoma State Oklahoma Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Oklahoma Oklahoma
SEC champion Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama
Big Ten champion Penn State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State
ACC champion Louisville Florida State Florida State Florida State Florida State Florida State
Pac-12 champion USC USC USC Washington Washington USC
CFP participants Alabama, USC, Penn St., OSU Oklahoma, Alabama, Ohio St., Florida St. Alabama, Florida St., Ohio St., OSU OSU, Alabama, Ohio St., Washington Alabama, Ohio St., Florida St., Oklahoma Alabama, Ohio St., Florida St., USC
Title game finalists Alabama vs. USC Alabama vs. Ohio State. Alabama vs. Florida State Ohio State vs. Alabama Alabama vs. Ohio State Alabama vs. Ohio State
National champ Alabama Alabama Alabama Ohio State Ohio State Alabama

staffers make their picks for how the college football season will play out.