The ESPN college football analyst has named four national title frontrunners for 2018.
It's never too early to start talking about college football's national title picture. Who's going to be in the race next season?
ESPN's Booger McFarland has named a couple of national title frontunners. The ESPN analyst believes there will be five or six legitimate national title contenders.
"I think Ohio State is going to be there,” McFarland said in January on The Paul Finebaum Show. “I think Ohio State is going to be better. (Dwayne) Haskins is a better thrower than J.T. Barrett, so I think Oho State is actually going to be better (than last year).
“Right now the haves are Ohio State, Penn State is going to be there, Alabama and Clemson. I think you’re looking at five or six teams that can win a national championship next year.”
Georgia is another team that should be right there. The Bulldogs will likely open the 2018 season ranked in the top three or four.
Odds for next season's national championship are already out, too. Vegas seems to agree with McFarland.
Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State are the four favorites to win it all right now. The Crimson Tide, unsurprisingly, are the top favorite.
Who are you going to be betting on?