College football's most in-depth expert, Phil Steele, published his annual preview magazine this week.
In the magazine, Steele makes his College Football Playoff and national championship predictions.
Steele is predicting the College Football Playoff, in its third year of existence, to feature two teams from the same conference - the same division, actually - for the first time ever. In 2014, the CFB Playoff featured one team each from the ACC, Big Ten, SEC and Pac-12; in 2015, the CFB Playoff featured one team each from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 and SEC. Here's Steele's prediction for this year:
College Football Playoff
Peach Bowl: Alabama vs. Oklahoma
Fiesta Bowl: Florida State vs. LSU
Florida State beats Alabama
For this to happen, one of Alabama and LSU will have to go undefeated, and the other one will have to go 11-1. The conference champions from two of the Power 5 conferences would have to have at least one loss (and maybe even two), also.
Steele's preview magazine is available here.