ESPN Ranks The Country’s 10 Toughest Remaining Schedules

first_imgGeneral view of the opening play between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl.PASADENA, CA – NOVEMBER 22: General view of the opening play between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on November 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)We’re through three weeks of the college football season, but there is still plenty of action left. After three weeks of the season, we’re finally getting a picture of which teams have what it takes to compete at the highest level.Following the Week 3 slate of games, ESPN updated its Football Power Index – a computer model that measures overall team strength. Alabama remains a heavy favorite in every poll and metric after finally finding an elite quarterback in Tua Tagovailoa.While updating its FPI, ESPN’s computer model also projects win/loss, percentage chance to win a team’s respective conference, and strength of schedule.According to ESPN’s FPI, here are the 10 hardest schedules for the rest of the season.KansasArkansasKansas StatePittPurdueBaylorTexas TechNebraskaTennesseeUCLAYou can see the full results here.None of the top-10 teams are in the College Football Playoff race at this point in the season. these teams could be in for a rough final stretch.Stay tuned.last_img

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