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Bowl Season: Confidence Picks

Mario Puig

Mario sets the direction of RotoWire's college football and NFL draft content, with his other responsibilities primarily resting in those same subjects. He's a fan of Arvydas Sabonis.

Unfortunately, I can't get Microsoft Word to let me number from 40 backward to 1, so instead I must list my confidence picks with the No. 1 team correlating to 40 points, and No. 40 team correlating to one point. I would assign 40 points to Alabama, in other words, and one point to Ohio.

Feel free to ask questions in the comments.

For those playing in bowl-season fantasy games, check out our weekly rankings page for in-depth positional rankings.

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1. Alabama (-15) over Washington (Peach Bowl, Dec. 31)

I don't think any team's chances of beating Alabama are significantly higher than non-zero, and Washington is only about the fifth-best team to me. John Ross and Dante Pettis just might be able to slip past Alabama's brutally physical coverage, but I think quarterback Jake Browning's struggles against Colorado make clear that this is generally the set up for a trainwreck.

2. Colorado State (-13.5) o

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