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2015 College Football Predictions: Indiana will finish 5th in the Big Ten East

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And other assorted college football predictions for 2015.

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With another college football season about to begin, the Crimson Quarry staff has put together their predictions for how things will turn out this year. Below you'll find our Big Ten projections for both the East and West divisions, as well as which teams we think will make the college football playoff this season. Please note that our picks are all 100% accurate and you should fly to Vegas right now and make your bets based on these.

KYLE ROBBINS

Big Ten East:

1. Ohio State
2. Michigan State
3. Penn State
4. Michigan
5. Indiana
6. Rutgers
7. Maryland

Big Ten West:

1. Minnesota
2. Wisconsin
3. Nebraska
4. Northwestern
5. Iowa
6. Illinois
7. Purdue

College Football Playoff:

TCU, Auburn, Ohio State, Oregon

Champion: TCU over Oregon

THOMAS WACHTEL

Big Ten East:

1. Ohio State
2. Michigan State
3. Michigan
4. Penn State
5. Indiana
6. Maryland
7. Rutgers

Big Ten West:

1. Wisconsin
2. Nebraska
3. Minnesota
4. Iowa
5. Northwestern
6. Purdue
7. Illinois

CFP:

Ohio State, Oregon, Alabama, Baylor

KYLE SWICK

Big Ten East:

1. Ohio State
2. Michigan
3. Michigan State
4. Penn State
5. Indiana
6. Rutgers
7. Maryland

Big Ten West:

1. Minnesota
2. Nebraska
3. Iowa
4. Wisconsin
5. Northwestern
6. Illinois
7. Purdue

CFP:

Ohio State, Auburn, Arizona State, TCU

Champion: Auburn over Ohio State

DAVID SIEGEL

Big Ten East:

1. Michigan State
2. Ohio State
3. Penn State
4. Michigan
5. Indiana
6. Maryland
7. Rutgers

Big Ten West:

1. Wisconsin
2. Minnesota
3. Nebraska
4. Northwestern
5. Iowa
6. Illinois
7. Purdue

CFP:

Stanford, Auburn, LSU, Michigan State

Champion: Auburn over Stanford

BEN RAPHEL

Big Ten East:

1. Ohio State
2. Michigan State
3. Penn State
4. Michigan
5. Maryland
6. Indiana
7. Rutgers

Big Ten West:

1. Wisconsin
2. Nebraska
3. Minnesota
4. Iowa
5. Northwestern
6. Illinois
7. Purdue

CFP:

Ohio State, TCU, Alabama, UCLA

Champion: Ohio State over TCU

(Side note: Cardale was rushed to the hospital late last night with severe head pain. Thank god his Mom says he's okay, because college football is a lot more fun when he's around.)

SUMMARY

  • Everyone except Ben likes the Hoosiers to finish 5th in the B1G East. He picked them 6th in the East. This makes him a #bad #hoosier #fan, probably.
  • B1G West champ vote was split between Minnesota and Wisconsin. So Paul Bunyan's Axe could have extra importance yet again this season.
  • Most of us think Purdue will still finish below Illinois in the division, even though Illinois fired their coach a week before the season started.
  • Everyone predicts that the road to the SEC title still runs through the state of Alabama, as we all had either Bama or Auburn in our CFP picks.
  • No one picked an ACC team to make the playoffs.