05 Jul 2014
The expert college football Insider team has just wrapped up counting down the top 25 teams most likely to make the inaugural College Football Playoff this fall, according to the post-spring FEI top 25 projections. Led by Florida State and Alabama, only a handful of teams are in a particularly strong position to make a run to the final four. But there are a number of potential playoff contenders lurking just off the radar. This piece takes a closer look at five playoff long shots that just missed the top 25 countdown to keep an eye on this fall.