Urban Meyer changes his national champion pick after Week 7
The Big Noon Kickoff crew released their updated College Football Playoff picks on Twitter on Friday.
Here’s a look at the selections, via CFB on FOX:
— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 18, 2019
Joining former USC quarterback Matt Leinart, ex-Florida and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is riding with the LSU Tigers to win the national championship.
For Meyer, this represents a recent change in thinking.
Here’s a look at Meyer’s – and the rest of the crew’s – picks on October 8:
Alabama and Ohio State dominate the top spots for the second week in a row. @ReggieBush, @CoachUrbanMeyer, @MattLeinartQB, @joelklatt and @RobStoneONFOX make their CFP picks ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/IyfF9JKM4H
— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 8, 2019
Running past the No. 9 Florida Gators, 42-28, on October 12, No. 2 LSU is averaging 561 yards and 52.5 points per game.
Recruited by Meyer at Ohio State, Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow has thrown for 2,157 yards and 25 touchdowns. On the receiving end of 40 of Burrow’s completions, junior Justin Jefferson is the team’s leading receiver with 670 yards and eight touchdowns.
Looking to improve to 7-0, LSU travels to Starkville to battle Mississippi State (3-3) on Saturday.
Meyer’s previous pick, the Alabama Crimson Tide, were idle on October 12. Ranked No. 1 in America, the Tide host Tennessee (2-4) at 9:00PM ET on ESPN.