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College Football Map Reveals Which Program Each State Thinks Will Take Home National Championship

Dabo Swinney raising his arm in triumph after a 2011 college football win for Clemson over Maryland.

COLLEGE PARK, MD - OCTOBER 15: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers celebrates the Tigers' 56-45 win over the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium on October 15, 2011 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Most pundits and websites (including those of us here at The Spun) have already made their picks for the 2019 college football national champion. But what does the rest of the country think?

A new Twitter map created by, shared by theScore, shows a breakdown of which way each state in the country is swinging. Based on Twitter data, there's one clear favorite in most states. The map was generated by over 100,000 geotagged tweets in which fans made their college football predictions.

More than half of the country is going with Clemson to defend the title. California, the Carolinas, much of the Midwest and all of New England help make up the 26 states picking the Tigers.

Alabama had the second-highest number of states picking them with seven. Alaska, Colorado, New Mexico, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and of course Alabama took the Crimson Tide.

Oklahoma and Penn State both had two states picking them each.

Finally, Washington, Oregon, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State, Utah, Texas, LSU, Florida, Georgia, and Notre Dame all got the vote from their home states.

This college football map certainly reflects a lot of things, not the least of which is the recent struggles of certain in-state teams. Nebraska, California, and West Virginia all went with Clemson rather than their own top college football schools.