Meet your College Football Playoff wrecking crew.

These are the most talented teams that have fallen out of the playoff picture but still have the potential to ruin it for somebody else. Some have only one loss, most have two.

Beware of all of them.

The season isn’t done yet, and neither are these teams:

Spoiler alert: Nov. 5 vs. Alabama; Nov. 24 vs. Texas A&M

Stating the case: The Tigers have a newfound energy under interim coach Ed Orgeron, and it was evident in their 42-7 drubbing of Missouri. LSU’s abundance of talent was on full display, even with Leonard Fournette sidelined with an ankle injury, as Derrius Guice‘s ability to break long runs electrified the crowd. Quarterback Danny Etling didn’t turn the ball over, and that will be key for any upsets to happen in November. In spite of losses to Wisconsin and Auburn, LSU isn’t out of the SEC race just yet. The more likely scenario, though, is tripping up one of the top two teams in November.

FPI says: Alabama (59.4 percent chance of beating LSU) and Texas A&M (62.6 percent) are the only opponents remaining on the schedule that FPI does NOT favor the Tigers against.


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