It's the last week of the regular season in college Football (excluding a potentially important Army-Navy game next weekend). The games this weekend will determine who will be playing in the playoff in four weekends. Let's take a look at the games that will decide the conference champions in the Power 5 leagues.

Pac-12 Championship - No. 4 Washington Huskies vs. No. 8 Colorado Buffaloes, Friday 9:00 ET

Colorado has had a Cinderella season. Their coach was on the hot seat before the college football season started and now he's a candidate for some illustrious job openings, including the Oregon coaching position.

But make no mistake: Washington is the better team. Jake Browning is a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate who takes care of the ball and Washington put those "bad schedule" critics to rest by trouncing Washington State in the Apple Cup. Look for receiver John Ross to impress in the Pac-12 Championship and Washington to make the playoff. Washington 30, Colorado 27

No. 10 Oklahoma State Cowboys at No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners, Saturday 12:30 ET

The Big 12 doesn't have a championship game, but the winner of the Bedlam rivalry will be the conference's champion. It may not matter in the playoff race, as both teams would need to see some significant college football mayhem to make it to the next stage. Oklahoma is the better team and has the homefield advantage.

Oklahoma 38, Oklahoma State 22

SEC Championship - No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. No. 15 Florida Gators, Saturday 4:00 ET

Alabama is the best team in the nation and by some measures, the best team in the history of college football. Win or lose in the SEC Championship, their playoff berth is secure; it won't matter, because they're not going to lose to Florida.

Alabama 38, Florida 13

ACC Championship - No. 3 Clemson Tigers vs. No. 23 Virginia Tech Hokies, Saturday 8:00 ET

Like Colorado, Virginia Tech has been one of the better stories in college football under first-year coach Justin Fuente. Quarterback Jerod Evans doesn't get the love he deserves, but he's still no Deshaun Watson, Clemson's signal-caller.

Clemson knows a playoff spot is on the line for them in the ACC Championship, and while they're prone to mental lapses, they should play with a dynamic sense of purpose. Clemson 31, Virginia Tech 17

Big Ten Championship - No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers vs. No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions, Saturday 8:00 ET

In terms of the College Football Playoff, the Big Ten Championship is the most confounding piece of the puzzle. The two teams competing are behind two other conference teams (Ohio State/Michigan) in the latest playoff rankings, meaning the winner of this game may not even get a spot - the loser certainly won't. As for Saturday night's contest, it's as close to a toss-up as they come. Penn State 21, Wisconsin 20

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