Kirk Herbstreit names his top 4 teams ahead of College Football Playoff selection show
ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit can barely talk today after attending both the SEC and Big Ten title games, but that didn’t stop him from dropping his new top 4 just ahead of the College Football Playoff selection show.
During an appearance on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” Herbstreit discussed which team he thought would be No. 1 and went ahead and listed his top four.
According to Herbstreit, this is how the Playoff field should look when it comes out on Sunday at noon Eastern time:
- Ohio State
“To me, it’s flipping a coin,” Herbstreit said. “You could almost put Clemson in there, but they just haven’t played anybody. I think LSU because of the schedule. I think when you’re that close, resume should matter, and I think it gives LSU a slight edge. I think LSU will be No. 1 and Ohio State will be No. 2, which will put Ohio State-Clemson in Phoenix in the Fiesta Bowl and OU-LSU in Atlanta for the Peach Bowl.”
Will Herbie be proven right? We’re about to find out!