Of all the team vying for the fourth spot in the College Football Playoff, Utah has the least amount of name recognition among casual sports fans. The Utes are considerably down the list, from a national perspective in terms of brand, of teams like Georgia and Oklahoma.

That may be the leading reason for ESPN analyst Paul Finebaum to take such a strong stance against the Utes during a segment on ESPN’s “Get Up” on Wednesday. Finebaum declared that Oklahoma would get the fourth spot if LSU beat Georgia, Oklahoma beat Baylor and Utah beat Oregon this week.

“Let’s be honest,” Finebaum said. “The country does not want to see Utah in the College Football Playoff. I’m sorry, it’s Utah.”

Fellow analyst David Pollack responded with news for Finebaum that Oklahoma wouldn’t be any better.

“They may not be any better, but they’re going to look a lot better,” Finebaum said.

Pollack, meanwhile, believes whoever gets in at No. 4 is in for a beat down.

“Congratulations, you made the Playoff, you will have no impact on the playoffs,” Pollack said.

Finebaum’s opinion was met with spirited responses on social media: