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ESPN Names The Only 14 Teams That Can Win The National Title

With the college football season officially kicking off tonight it's officially prediction time. If you haven't made your picks for the College Football Playoff yet, it's time to do so.

ESPN is here to help. ESPN's analytics department put together a list of the 14 teams that have a chance to win the title.

In total, 19 teams have a change to make the playoff, but five of those have no shot at the title.

Here are the 14 teams that have at least a 1-percent chance to win the title, according to ESPN's analytics (listed from the best chance to win, to the worst):

  1. Clemson
  2. Alabama
  3. Georgia
  4. Notre Dame
  5. Washington
  6. Ohio State
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Penn State
  9. Auburn
  10. Michigan State
  11. Wisconsin
  12. Michigan
  13. Miami
  14. Stanford

You can see the full breakdown here.

Alabama is the only team to make every College Football Playoff, with Clemson close behind with 3-of-4. Week 1 of the season kicks off in just a few hours.

[ESPN]