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2012 College Football Conference Predictions

The predicted records for all 124 FBS schools
By Jake Westrich, WhatIfSports.com
August 29, 2012

Using our college football simulation engine, WhatIfSports.com simulated thousands of college football games to generate these conference predictions. Team ratings, player ratings and depth charts are accurate as of August 19th. What you see in the conference standings below are the most likely outcome based on the computer simulations.

ACC Predictions
AtlanticWLOverall Record
Florida State629-3
Clemson538-4
North Carolina State447-5
Wake Forest356-6
Boston College265-7
Maryland264-8
CoastalWLOverall Record
Virginia Tech629-3
Georgia Tech538-4
North Carolina538-4
Virginia447-5
Miami (FL)446-6
Duke265-7

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Big 12 Predictions
TeamWLOverall Record
Oklahoma7210-2
West Virginia638-4
Texas548-4
TCU548-4
Oklahoma State548-4
Texas Tech457-5
Kansas State456-6
Baylor456-6
Iowa State365-7
Kansas275-7

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Big East Predictions
TeamWLOverall Record
Louisville529-3
South Florida437-5
Pittsburgh437-5
Rutgers437-5
Cincinnati347-5
Temple346-5
Syracuse346-6
Connecticut255-7

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Big Ten Predictions
LeadersWLOverall Record
Wisconsin629-3
Ohio State538-4
Illinois447-5
Purdue447-5
Penn State354-8
Indiana265-7
LegendsWLOverall Record
Michigan538-4
Michigan State538-4
Nebraska448-4
Iowa447-5
Northwestern447-5
Minnesota265-7

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Pac-12 Predictions
NorthWLOverall Record
Oregon7210-2
Stanford638-4
Washington547-5
Washington State457-5
California456-6
Oregon State273-9
SouthWLOverall Record
USC8111-1
Utah547-5
UCLA456-6
Arizona State456-6
Arizona456-6
Colorado183-9

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SEC Predictions
EastWLOverall Record
Georgia6210-2
South Carolina448-4
Florida447-5
Missouri447-5
Vanderbilt447-5
Tennessee357-5
Kentucky174-8
WestWLOverall Record
Alabama7110-2
LSU7110-2
Arkansas629-3
Mississippi State357-5
Texas A&M356-6
Auburn356-6
Mississippi173-9

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Conference USA Predictions
EastWLOverall Record
UCF628-4
Marshall537-5
Southern Miss537-5
East Carolina445-7
UAB264-8
Memphis264-8
WestWLOverall Record
Houston629-3
Tulsa537-5
SMU446-6
Rice355-7
UTEP354-8
Tulane354-8


Independents Predictions
TeamOverall Record
Navy9-3
BYU8-4
Notre Dame7-5
Army5-7
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MAC Predictions
EastWLOverall Record
Ohio629-3
Miami (OH)537-5
Bowling Green537-5
Kent State355-7
Buffalo355-7
Akron263-9
Massachusetts171-11
WestWLOverall Record
Toledo628-4
Northern Illinois538-4
Western Michigan537-5
Eastern Michigan446-6
Central Michigan445-7
Ball State354-8


Mountain West Predictions
TeamWLOverall Record
Boise State719-3
Nevada628-4
Wyoming447-5
Fresno State446-6
San Diego State446-6
Hawaii446-6
Air Force446-6
Colorado State356-6
New Mexico264-9
UNLV263-10


Sun Belt Predictions
TeamWLOverall Record
Arkansas State629-3
Florida International628-4
Louisana-Lafayette537-5
Louisiana-Monroe536-6
Troy445-7
North Texas445-7
Western Kentucky445-7
Middle Tennessee354-8
Florida Atlantic263-9
South Alabama173-10


WAC Predictions
TeamWLOverall Record
Louisiana Tech518-4
Utah State427-5
New Mexico State335-7
San Jose State335-7
Idaho334-8
Texas State243-9
Texas-San Antonio155-7
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Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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