PROTEST PLAYOFF '06: Data and Analysis

28 DAYS UNTIL KICKOFF!

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

The 2006 FBS Playoff Field

2006

 

Final Associated Press Poll (with final game result)

  1. LSU (14-2) - beat Florida 34-14 in the Fiesta Bowl
  2. Florida (15-2) - lost to LSU 14-34 in the Fiesta Bowl
  3. Ohio State (14-1) - lost to LSU 13-20 in the Orange Bowl
  4. Boise State (13-1) - lost to Ohio State 20-37 in the Rose Bowl
  5. Wake Forest (13-3) - lost to Florida 16-21 in the Sugar Bowl
  6. Louisville (12-2) - beat Clemson 24-20 in the Tangerine Bowl
  7. Wisconsin (12-2) - lost to Florida 3-14 in the Cotton Bowl
  8. Michigan (12-2) - lost to Wake Forest 13-27 in the Capital One Bowl
  9. West Virginia (11-2) - beat Georgia Tech 38-35 in the Gator Bowl
  10. Rutgers (11-2) - beat Kansas State 37-10 in the Texas Bowl
  11. TCU (11-2) - beat Northern Illinois 37-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl
  12. USC (11-3) - lost to LSU 22-44 in the Holiday Bowl
  13. Auburn (11-3) - beat Nebraska 17-14 in the Independence Bowl
  14. BYU (11-3) - beat Oregon 38-8 in the Las Vegas Bowl
  15. Oklahoma (11-4) - lost to Cal 42-45 in overtime in the Insight Bowl
  16. Texas (10-3) - beat Iowa 26-24 in the Alamo Bowl
  17. Cal (10-3) - beat Oklahoma 45-42 in overtime in the Insight Bowl
  18. Notre Dame (10-3) - lost to South Carolina 14-44 in the Liberty Bowl
  19. Virginia Tech (10-3) - lost to Georgia 24-31 in the Chick-fil-A Bowl
  20. Boston College (10-3) - beat Navy 25-24 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl
  21. Oregon State (10-3) - beat Missouri 39-38 in the Sun Bowl
  22. Arkansas (10-4) - lost to Cincinnati 14-27 in the International Bowl
  23. Georgia (9-4) - beat Virginia Tech 31-24 in the Chick-fil-A Bowl
  24. Penn State (9-4) - beat Tennessee 20-10 in the Outback Bowl
  25. Tennessee (9-4) - lost to Penn State 10-20 in the Outback Bowl

 

The Champions

Real BCS

TennesseeRight FloridaStateRight OklahomaRight MiamiRight
1998 1999 2000 2001
Tennessee Volunteers Florida State Seminoles Oklahoma Sooners Miami Hurricanes
OhioStateRight LSURight USCRight TexasRight
2002 2003 2004 2005
Ohio State Buckeyes LSU Tigers USC Trojans Texas Longhorns
FloridaRight
2006
Florida Gators

 

Sim-FBS

KansasStateRight KansasStateRight FloridaStateRight FloridaRight
1998 1999 2000 2001
Kansas State Wildcats Kansas State Wildcats Florida State Seminoles Florida Gators
OklahomaRight BoiseStateRight USCRight USCRight
2002 2003 2004 2005
Oklahoma Sooners Boise State Broncos USC Trojans USC Trojans
LSURight
2006
LSU Tigers

 

Playoff Participation

2006part-16

 

2006part-8

 

2006part-4

 

2006part-2

 

Playoff Records

2006coach

 

2006conference

 

2006seed-1

 

2006seed-all

 

2006team

 

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 | Encore

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

2000: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Orange | Data | Encore

2001: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Rose | Data

2002: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Fiesta | Data

2003: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Sugar | Data

2004: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Orange | Data

2005: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Rose | Data

2006: Selection Sunday | Sweet 16 (1) | Sweet 16 (2) | Elite 8 | Final 4 | Fiesta

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