Kirk Herbstreit discusses which QB has the edge in CFP title game
The College Football Playoff title game is on Monday night in New Orleans, and it will be a QB matchup for the ages.
On one side, you have Heisman-winning LSU QB Joe Burrow. On the other, you have Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, who led his team to a title last year.
So, who has the edge? ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit said he’d give a slight advantage to Burrow in this game (via 247Sports):
“I think it could be a which QB-has-the-ball-last type thing so I don’t want to make it seem like I would choose one over the other. But I would give the slight edge to Joe Burrow because how consistent their offense has been this year. Auburn is the only team with the 3-1-7 scheme to show them something. They created lot of different looks and disguised things.FREE DOWNLOAD FROM SDS
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“Burrow feels if you give him the same look or he knows what you’re in, you have no shot. In 30 years of playing and calling games, I’ve never seen a QB executing at the level of Joe Burrow this year.”
Whatever happens in New Orleans, it should be a lot of fun to watch when each offense has the ball.
Which defense can make the most plays? We’ll find out soon.