WATCH: CBS Sports analysts are stunned when Brian Jones picks Florida to make it to Playoff
Every year, there are some surprising picks made by media members, but one made by CBS Sports analyst Brian Jones on Wednesday night might take the cake.
The “Inside College Football” crew made their picks for the four College Football Playoff squads, and one of Jones’s selections drew quite a bit of surprise.
As you can see in the video below, Jones has Clemson as his No. 1 team, facing off against No. 4 Washington. From there, though, he has Florida as the No. 2 seed, facing off against No. 3 Michigan State:
.@JonesN4mo's College Football Playoff predictions:
— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) August 16, 2018
“Florida has everyone coming back and now they have quarterback whisperer Dan Mullen,” Jones explains as his colleagues continue to react with surprise.
Florida should be a better team than it was last year, but picking the Gators to make the Playoff is definitely one scorching hot take.