Ranking CFB’s Easiest Nonconference Schedules

Do Kirby and the Dawgs have a cream puff, non-conference schedule? Yup, but it isn’t the cushiest! Click Coach Smart for the full list of “easiest non-conference schedules.”

Now that we’ve ranked the toughest Power 5 nonconference schedules for the 2018 season (and, yes, everybody agreed with our rankings), let’s take a stab at those teams that play the easiest nonconference schedules.

Granted, what appears to be a challenging or soft nonconference schedule in June can change dramatically come November or December. Case in point: Alabama played Florida State to kick off last season in a No. 1 vs. No. 3 matchup that at the time was hailed as one of the greatest season openers in history.

Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois suffered a season-ending injury late in that game, and the Seminoles wound up struggling to even make a bowl game.

We were especially hard on those teams not playing any Power 5 opponents in their nonconference slate as well as those teams padding their schedule with FCS foes and/or not playing any true road games.

Of note, there are three Big Ten teams and three SEC teams on this list, including the two teams — Alabama and Georgia — that played in the national championship game a year ago.

So let’s look closer at our ranking of the cushiest nonconference schedules for the 2018 season. READ MORE>

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