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ESPN's Rece Davis Makes His National Championship Pick

Here's who the GameDay host is picking to make the national title game.

Rece Davis thinks this year's national championship game is going to be a repeat.

Not of last year's title game, though, but of an early regular season game.

The ESPN College GameDay host said earlier this week that he's picking Alabama and Florida State to play for it all this season. The two programs are set to meet in Week 1 in a non-conference tilt in Atlanta.

“I think the first big game of the season will also be the last game of the season, Alabama-Florida State in Atlanta for the national championship," Davis said last week, per Coaching Search. "Obviously the loser of the game has no more margin for error, but as we sit here in late June, I do believe these are the two best teams.”

Alabama and Florida State are set to play at 8 p.m. E.T. on Saturday, Sept. 2.