PROTEST PLAYOFF '99: Data and Analysis

Hit the jump for the full bracket and some assorted data and tables.

Go Cats! Beat the Huskers!

The 1999 FBS Playoff Field

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Final Associated Press Poll (with final game result)

  1. Kansas State (14-1) - beat Michigan State 23-13 in the Sugar Bowl
  2. Florida State (13-1) - lost to Michigan State 7-13 in the Orange Bowl
  3. Virginia Tech (13-1) - lost to Kansas State 6-13 in the Rose Bowl
  4. Marshall (13-1) - lost to Kansas State 12-17 in the Fiesta Bowl
  5. Nebraska (12-2) - beat Boston College 31-28 in the Insight.com Bowl
  6. Michigan State (12-3) - lost to Kansas State 13-23 in the Sugar Bowl
  7. Mississippi State (10-2) - beat Clemson 17-7 in the Peach Bowl
  8. Wisconsin (10-3) - lost to Virginia Tech 10-37 in the Holiday Bowl
  9. Michigan (10-3) - lost to Florida State 34-38 in overtime in the Citrus Bowl
  10. Penn State (10-3) - beat Texas A&M 24-0 in the Alamo Bowl
  11. Alabama (10-4) - lost to Colorado 62-34 in the Galleryfurniture.com Bowl
  12. Oregon (9-3) - beat Minnesota 24-20 in the Sun Bowl
  13. Tennessee (9-4) - lost to Syracuse 21-20 in the Music City Bowl
  14. Southern Miss (9-4) - beat Colorado State 23-17 in the Liberty Bowl
  15. Miami (9-4) - beat Georgia Tech 28-13 in the Gator Bowl
  16. Florida (9-5) - lost to Illinois 63-34 in the Tangerine Bowl
  17. Texas (9-5) - lost to Arkansas 6-27 in the Independence Bowl
  18. Georgia (8-4) - beat Purdue 28-25 in overtime in the Outback Bowl
  19. Arkansas (8-4) - beat Texas 27-6 in the Independence Bowl
  20. Minnesota (8-4) - lost to Oregon 20-24 in the Sun Bowl
  21. Georgia Tech (8-4) - lost to Miami 13-28 in the Gator Bowl
  22. Ole Miss (8-4) - beat Oklahoma 27-25 in the New Orleans Bowl
  23. Texas A&M (8-4) - lost to Penn State 0-24 in the Alamo Bowl
  24. Illinois (8-4) - beat Virginia 63-21 in the MicronPC Bowl
  25. Purdue (8-4) - lost to Georgia 25-28 in overtime in the Outback Bowl

 

The Champions

(Sim-FBS | Real BCS)

1998

Kansas State Wildcats | Tennessee Volunteers

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1999

Kansas State Wildcats | Florida State Seminoles

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Playoff Records

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All helmet images are courtesy of The Helmet Project. Check it out - it's pretty cool.

 

BracketCat's Protest Playoff Archives

1998: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Fiesta | Data

1999: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Sugar

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