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ESPN's Holly Rowe Has Bold College Football Playoff Prediction

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe

RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 20: ESPNs Holly Rowe reports prior to the game between the Louisville Cardinals and the NC State Wolfpack at Reynolds Coliseum on January 20, 2022 in Raleigh, North Carolina. NC State won 68-59. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe is all in on the TCU Horned Frogs. She made that abundantly clear while on "The Paul Finebaum Show" this Friday. 

“TCU just might be in your College Football Playoff,” Rowe told Finebaum. “So get ready to fear the Frog. Love some purple because I think they’re a fun team with a lot of speed and they’re dynamic.”

One of the reasons Rowe is bullish on TCU this season is because of the team's speed on both sides of the football.  

“I’ve seen TCU teams before that you thought were good and they faced stiffer competition, maybe not,” she explained. “They are fast and that is the thing that we don’t always take into account sometimes. When you see games on TV, you don’t always account for the speed. TCU's defense has speed. They have a strong defensive front. They have speed all over the field - cornerbacks, linebackers, pursuit to the ball. And then their offense is clicking. I think they are really, really exciting. " 

Rowe made a strong argument for TCU making the College Football Playoff. 

TCU will be put to the test this Saturday against Baylor. That game will be played in Waco. 

If TCU wants to ensure a spot in the CFP, it'll need to take care of business in the regular season and Big 12 Championship Game.