Nevada Wolf Pack

Pick 6 Predictions: Risers, fallers, a playoff dark horse

Before we start this, you should know something — if you already do not. I suspect you might.

I picked Auburn to make the College Football Playoff last year.

I was one of the many members of the media who bought into the Jeremy Johnson hype, the new defensive coordinator (Muschamp!) and those stellar recruiting classes and decided that, yes, the Tigers coming off an 8-5 season in 2014 would indeed be one of the four best teams in the country in 2015.

Auburn started the season ranked No. 6 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 , and then finished it 7-6.

So, yeah, not great.

The 2016 AP preseason poll was unveiled Sunday and the majority of the...