College GameDay analyst Lee Corso often makes some bold predictions, but his most recent might be his most controversial. Corso announced his predicted College Football Playoff field for 2019 on Saturday.
Three of Corso’s selections are on-par with what other analysts are predicting. He has Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State in the mix. His sleeper team is Utah, which he has listed as the No. 3 seed.
But he doesn’t just have the Utes in the field. He has them beating defending national champion Clemson in one of the national semifinals.
He has Utah facing Alabama in the national title game.
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To be fair, Utah is a hot pick to win the Pac-12 South and challenge Washington and Oregon for the league title. Some have them in the College Football Playoff as a result.
But Corso is the first person we’ve seen predicting the Utes will actually win a game in the College Football Playoff.
It’s a safe bet that based on this prediction, Corso believes Utah will go undefeated in the regular season. It’s hard to see how the Utes get the No. 3 seed if they don’t run the table.
Maybe Corso will be right. Until then, he’s probably going to be on an island here.