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It's conference championship weekend, and the best of the best will be playing with playoff spots on the line. Check out the games you should be watching this weekend!

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We're kicking things off a little early this weekend, with a PAC-12 rematch that may decide a playoff spot scheduled for tonight. This weekend is all about the conference championships as we prepare for the bowl season to begin, so look forward to seeing some strong teams battling in prime time!

No. 7 Arizona vs No. 2 Oregon

Friday, December 5th at 9:00 PM EST
FOX

The Oregon Ducks have one loss this season, and it was to Arizona. The Wildcats are eager to knock off the Ducks one more time, which would likely be an impressive enough win to push them into the top 4 in the playoff rankings. The Ducks, of course, want revenge.

Here, in table form, are the players you'll want to keep an eye on in the game.

School Position Number Name Notes
Arizona LB/ER #33 Scooby Wright III Not yet draft eligible
Arizona WR #29 Austin Hill Had ACL injury in 2013
Arizona WR #1 Cayleb Jones Redshirt Soph, may not declare
Arizona DS #38 Jared Tevis
Arizona LT #68 Mickey Baucus May not stick at LT
Arizona QB #12 Anu Solomon Not yet draft eligible
Oregon QB #8 Marcus Mariota All the tools, but is his mental game developed?
Oregon SB #9 Byron Marshall Used as RB and WR
Oregon ES #9 Arik Armstead
Oregon OT #75 Erik Fisher Offense has looked much better since his return from injury
Oregon CB #14 Ifo Ekpre-Olomu At times exposed for lack of size this year

No. 1 Alabama vs No. 16 Missouri

Saturday, December 6th at 4:00 PM
CBS

Alabama is once again the titan atop the national football rankings, but the Crimson Tide will face a tough final challenger in the Missouri defense. Led by the edge rushing team of Shane Ray and Markus Golden, the Tigers have 38 sacks this season.

These are the players you should pay attention to on Saturday afternoon:

School Position Number Name Notes
Alabama WR #9 Amari Cooper Broke every receiving record at Alabama
Alabama RB #4 TJ Yeldon
Alabama OG #77 Arie Kouandjio Cyrus Kouandjio's brother, left guard
Alabama QB #6 Blake Sims Only a starter this season
Alabama DS #26 Landon Collins Athletic and rangy
Alabama LB #33 Trey DePriest
Alabama LB #19 Reggie Ragland
Missouri SB #6 Marcus Murphy RB/WR with dangerous speed
Missouri RB #32 Russell Hansbrough Undersized but leads team in rushing
Missouri WR #21 Bud Sasser
Missouri OT #65 Mitch Morse
Missouri OC #77 Evan Boehm
Missouri ER #56 Shane Ray Excellent pass rusher, possible Top-5 pick
Missouri ER #33 Markus Golden 8.5 Sacks, 16.0 TFL
Missouri DS #9 Braylon Webb Leads team with 4 INT
Missouri LB #10 Kentrell Brothers Top tackler on the team

No. 4 Florida State vs No. 11 Georgia Tech

7:45 PM
ABC and ESPN3

Despite being the last undefeated team remaining in the nation, the Seminoles managed to move down the playoff rankings this week. Some are convinced of a conspiracy, that the suits are trying to manufacture an Alabama-FSU matchup during the semifinal round. It doesn't help that many of their highly touted prospects just simply haven't had good seasons, especially the ones on the offensive line. If Florida wants to silence the critics, it would help to put together a convincing win against Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets have their work cut out for them after losing leading receiver DeAndre Smelter to a torn ACL, but the Seminoles have proven weak to strong running games this year, which is Tech's bread and butter.

Here are the prospects worth following Saturday night:

School Position Number Name Notes
FSU QB #5 Jameis Winston Has struggled on stat sheet recently
FSU OL #75 Cameron Erving Moved from LT to C for the last few games
FSU OG #54 Tre' Jackson Right Guard
FSU OG #70 Josue Matias Left Guard
FSU TE #35 Nick O'Leary
FSU WR #80 Rashad Greene Broke school record for career receiving
FSU RB #9 Karlos Williams Out with a concussion
FSU CB #3 Ronald Darby
FSU CB #26 PJ Williams
FSU DT #90 Eddie Goldman
FSU ER #15 Mario Edwards Jr
FSU LB #24 Terrence Smith
FSU S #8 Jalen Ramsey Not draft eligible
Georgia Tech WR #88 Darren Waller Huge. Needs to step up as #1 guy with Smelter out.
Georgia Tech OG #70 Shaquille Mason
Georgia Tech DS #1 Isaiah Johnson
Georgia Tech CB #28 DJ White