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FOX Analyst Names 2 College Football "Pretenders" After Week 4

A closeup of Jim Harbaugh looking upset during a Michigan football game.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 26: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team against the Brigham Young Cougars at Michigan Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Cougars 31-0. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The 2019 college football season is now a month old and it's time to separate the contenders from the pretenders.

FOX college football analyst Tim Brando named two of his "pretenders" following Week 4 on Monday afternoon.

One of his pretenders is obvious: Michigan.

The Wolverines came into the season ranked inside the top 10 with College Football Playoff hopes. Jim Harbaugh's team was crushed at Wisconsin on Saturday, though. Michigan looks anything but a contender.

Brando's other pick is a little questionable: Notre Dame.

The Fighting Irish lost at Georgia on Saturday night, 23-17. Brian Kelly's team has an uphill battle to make the College Football Playoff, but it's possible the Fighting Irish win out. At 11-1, perhaps they can sneak in.

Notre Dame will get a chance to prove itself again moving forward, as the Fighting Irish have games remaining against Virginia, Michigan and USC, among others.

Week 5 can't get here soon enough.