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Paul Finebaum Names His 2 SEC Favorites For 2018

ESPN's Paul Finebaum.


Who's going to win the SEC in 2018? The league will have multiple national title contenders.

Alabama and Georgia, of course, played for it all this past season. The Crimson Tide, thanks to a second-half comeback led by Tua Tagovailoa, won an epic battle.

Will those two teams once again be the class of the league? One ESPN expert believes so.

SEC guru Paul Finebaum spoke to SEC Country about the 2018 season. He sees Alabama and Georgia standing out.

“One of these days I’m going to pick someone other than Alabama, but not as long as Nick Saban is coaching,” the SEC Network analyst told SEC Country.

“So that’s not difficult for me. I’m going to go with Alabama and Georgia, because I think those are just too obvious.”

Alabama and Georgia will both start the season ranked somewhere in the top five, probably. Both are legitimate national title favorites.

Finebaum named some "dark horse" contenders, too.

“I think South Carolina would have to be considered a dark horse,” Finebaum said. “Maybe Florida if they can figure out the quarterback situation.

You can read his full interview here.