2016-17 College Football Preseason Predictions MEGA-POST! #cfb #cfbplayoff

Welcome back guys and gals.  We are sitting here watching official Week 0 college football with Cal and Hawaii battling it out in Australia and we could not be more excited.  For this reason, we are here with a late night Friday night post which will be our penultimate preseason MEGA-POST!!!!  Tomorrow we will be back with the greatest of college football traditions: the College Gameday Season Preview.  Until then, check out the full slate of insane predictions below.  Many of them came waaaay too early to take seriously, and I don’t count these in any official record, but it sure is fun to look at now and it is even MORE fun to look back at these in January.  Enjoy.

Andrea Adelson: espn.com 8/23
Final four: Alabama over FSU, Clemson over Stanford
Clemson over Alabama for championship

Charles Arbuckle: ACC Preview 8/23
Pitt ACC Surprise Team
Miami FL Overhyped ACC Team
UNC to win ACC Coastal
Clemson to win ACC Atlantic
UCLA best chance for Pac-12 to make playoff

Mike Bellotti: ACC Preview 8/23
Miami FL ACC Surprise team
Louisville Overhyped ACC team
Miami FL to win ACC Coastal
Clemson to win ACC Atlantic
Stanford best chance for Pac-12 to make playoff
Final Four: Clemson, Alabama, OU, Ohio St

Kevin Carter:
Clemson to win championship (ESPN the Magazine preview 8/8)
Tennessee 10-2 (SEC Preview 8/22)
Florida 10 wins
Alabama over 10 wins
Chad Kelly SEC POY
Bama to win SEC
Baker Mayfield Big 12 POY
OU to win Big 12

Stanford Steve Coughlin: (Behind the Bets podcast 8/9)
LSU/Tennessee winner, Clemson, Ohio St, FSU to make playoff
UCF over 5 wins (#1 value bet)
Kansas over 1.5 wins
OU under 10 wins
TCU to win Big 12
UNC over 8.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
SDSU over 8.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Mich St over 7.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Michigan under 10 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Alabama under 10 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Alabama under 10 wins (Behind the Bets Podcast 8/26)
Clemson over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
OU under 10 wins
FSU over 9.5 wins
LSU to go 10-2, no play on 10 win total
Ohio St over 9.5 wins
Stanford under 8.5 wins
Tennessee under 9.5 wins
Notre Dame over 9.5 wins
UCLA over 8.5 wins
Washington over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
Iowa over 8.5 wins

Colin Cowherd:
Iowa over 8.5 wins (Twitter 8/19)

Heather Dinich: espn.com 8/23
Final four: LSU over OU, Clemson over ND
Clemson over ND for championship

Chris Fallica: (Behind the Bets podcast 8/9)
Alabama, Clemson, Ohio St, Notre Dame to make playoff
Wake Forest over 5.5 wins
LSU under 10 wins
Tennessee under 10 wins
TCU to win Big 12
Alabama over 10 wins (Behind the Bets podcast 8/26)
Clemson over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
OU under 10 wins
FSU under 10 wins
LSU under 10 wins
Ohio St over 9.5 wins
Stanford over 8.5 wins
Michigan under 10 wins
Tennessee under 9.5 wins
Notre Dame over 9.5 wins
UCLA over 8.5 wins
Washington under ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
Louisville over 8.5 wins

Paul Finebaum: (SEC NATION PREVIEW 8/17)
Bama over Tennessee in SEC Championship
Kentucky to have 6 or 7 wins this year
Alabama and Clemson to the National Championship (CFB Live 8/22)

Joey Galloway:
ESPNU Schedule Analysis Show (8/16)
Alabama over 9.5 wins (10-2)
UCLA to win championship
ESPNU Path to the Playoff (8/16)
LSU to win SEC
Clemson to go undefeated
Clemson to win ACC
Ohio St to win Big 10
UCLA to win Pac 12
Big 12 to miss playoff
TCU as sleeper to make playoff

Kirk Herbstreit:
Final Four: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio St, TCU (Finebaum 8/25 on Twitter)

Desmond Howard:
Michigan to win Big 10 (CFB Live 8/23)

Danny Kanell:
ESPNU Schedule Analysis Show (8/16)
Alabama over 9.5 wins
Nobody undefeated
Clemson to win championship
ESPNU Path to the Playoff (8/16)
LSU to win SEC West
Georgia to win SEC
Clemson loses to FSU but wins ACC
Michigan to win Big10
OU to win Big 12 (not undefeated)
UCLA to win Pac 12
Big 10 to miss playoff
Nobody will go undefeated
UNC sleeper to make playoff

Mel Kiper Jr.: (Dari & Mel 8/20)
Ohio St to win the Big 10
Indiana as Big 10 sleeper
Michigan St and Iowa overrated
JT Barrett Big 10 player of the year
Tennessee to win the SEC
TAMU as the SEC sleeper
Ole Miss overrated
Jalen Hurd as SEC player of the year
FSU to win the ACC
Louisville as the ACC sleeper
Miami (FL) overrated
Dalvin Cook ACC Player of the Year
Oklahoma to win Big 12
TCU as Big 12 sleeper
Oklahoma State overrated
Baker Mayfield Big 12 player of the year
Oregon to win Pac 12
Colorado as Pac 12 sleeper
USC overrated
Royce Freeman Pac 12 player of the year-
Final Four: Tennessee, Ohio State, FSU, Oklahoma
Oklahoma to win championship over FSU

Tom Luginbill:
FSU to win championship (ESPN the Magazine preview 8/8)
Tennessee 10-2 (SEC Preview 8/23)
Georgia 7-5
Kentucky to make bowl game, 6 wins
L Fournette SEC POY
LSU to win SEC
Iowa to win Big 10 West
Ohio St to win the Big 10 East
JT Barrett Big 10 POY
Ohio St to win Big 10
Final four: Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Ohio St

Ivan Maisel: espn.com 8/23
Final Four: Clemson over FSU, OU over Alabama
Clemson over OU for championship

Greg McElroy: Arkansas Preview 8/22
Alabama to go 11-1
Auburn to go 6-6
Georgia to go 7-5

Booger McFarland: Dari & Mel 8/20
LSU to win SEC
Florida as SEC Sleeper
TAMU overrated
Leonard Fournette as the SEC player of the year
Mich St to win Big 10 (CFB Live 8/23)
LSU to go 11-1

Todd McShay:
ESPNU Schedule Analysis Show (8/16)
Alabama over 9.5 wins (11-1)
Clemson to win championship
Texas over ND (Week 1)

Dari Nowkhah: (Dari & Mel 8/20)
Ohio St to win the Big 10
Nebraska as the Big 10 sleeper
Michigan overrated
JT Barrett Big 10 Player of the Year
LSU to win the SEC
Georgia the SEC sleeper
Tennessee overrated
Jonathan Allen SEC player of the year
FSU to win the ACC
UNC the ACC sleeper
Clemson overrated (only because they won’t win the ACC)
Dalvin Cook ACC player of the year
Oklahoma to win Big 12
Baylor as Big 12 sleeper
TCU overrated
Baker Mayfield Big 12 player of the year
Oregon to win Pac 12
Washington St as Pac 12 sleeper
UCLA overrated
Royce Freeman Pac 12 player of the year
Final Four: Oklahoma, Clemson, LSU, FSU
Clemson to have one loss
FSU undefeated
FSU over LSU to win championship

David Pollack:
ESPNU Schedule Analysis Show (8/16)
Alabama over 9.5 wins
Alabama to win championship
ESPNU Path to the Playoff (8/16)
Alabama to win SEC
Ohio St to win Big 10 (CFB Live 8/23)
TCU to win Big 12
Stanford to win Pac 12
Pac 12 to miss playoff
Louisville a sleeper to make playoff

Jordan Rodgers:
Florida to go 8-4
Kentucky to go 6-6
Ole Miss to go 9-3
Mizzou to go 4-8

Ryen Russillo:
UNC over 8.5 wins (R&K 8/24)

Mark Schlabach: (espn.com 8/8)
Alabama to win championship over Michigan (espn.com 8/23)
Final Four: Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, OU
Deshaun Watson to win Heisman
Pac-12 Left out of playoff
Michigan to beat Ohio St, win Big 10
Tom Herman hired by a Power 5 school by 12/1
Tennessee to win SEC East, but won’t be Florida
Big 12 to add 2 teams (probably Houston/Cinci)
SDSU undefeated

Jason Sehorn:
Iowa to win Big 10 West
Ohio St to win Big 10 East
JT Barrett Big 10 POY
Ohio St to win Big 10
Baker Mayfield Big 12 POY
OU to win Big 12

Marcus Spears: (SEC NATION PREVIEW 8/17)
LSU over Tennessee in SEC Championship
Florida to go 8-4
Georgia to go 10-2
LSU to go 11-1
Miss St to go 6-6

Phil Steele: (ESPN the Magazine preview ESPNU 8/8)
Alabama, FSU, OU, LSU to make playoff
FSU to win national championship
Texas over 7 wins
Texas to win 8 games (Phil Steele podcast 8/18)
Navy over 6.5 wins (Podcast 8/18)
Navy to win 8

Matt Stinchcomb:
Mizzou to go 5-7

Clint Stoerner: Arkansas Preview 8/22
Alabama to go 11-1
Arkansas to go
Arkansas to beat Florida
LSU over Arkansas
Auburn to go 6-6
Kentucky to go 8-4
Ole Miss to go 8-4
Miss St to go 6-6

Tim Tebow: (SEC NATION PREVIEW 8/17)
Bama over Tennessee in SEC Championship

2016-17 Preseason predictions: Chris “The Bear” Fallica & “Stanford” Steve Coughlin season totals!

Welcome back everyone.  Today we have for you some early picks on season totals from Chris “The Bear” Fallica and Stanford Steve Coughlin.  They did a Behind the Bets podcast two weeks ago, and Stanford Steve showed up on Russillo & Kanell with some more picks yesterday.  They are supposed to be putting out another podcast soon, so I’ll update again when their next podcast drops.  Until then, go stack that money with these hot picks.

UPDATED 8/26 from Behind the Bets podcast!

Stanford Steve Coughlin: (Behind the Bets podcast 8/9)
LSU/Tennessee winner, Clemson, Ohio St, FSU to make playoff
UCF over 5 wins (#1 value bet)
Kansas over 1.5 wins
OU under 10 wins
TCU to win Big 12
UNC over 8.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
SDSU over 8.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Mich St over 7.5 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Michigan under 10 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Alabama under 10 wins (regular season) R&K 8/24
Alabama under 10 wins (Behind the Bets Podcast 8/26)
Clemson over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
OU under 10 wins
FSU over 9.5 wins
LSU to go 10-2, no play on 10 win total
Ohio St over 9.5 wins
Stanford under 8.5 wins
Tennessee under 9.5 wins
Notre Dame over 9.5 wins
UCLA over 8.5 wins
Washington over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
Iowa over 8.5 wins

Chris Fallica: (Behind the Bets podcast 8/9)
Alabama, Clemson, Ohio St, Notre Dame to make playoff
Wake Forest over 5.5 wins
LSU under 10 wins
Tennessee under 10 wins
TCU to win Big 12
Alabama over 10 wins (Behind the Bets podcast 8/26)
Clemson over ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
OU under 10 wins
FSU under 10 wins
LSU under 10 wins
Ohio St over 9.5 wins
Stanford over 8.5 wins
Michigan under 10 wins
Tennessee under 9.5 wins
Notre Dame over 9.5 wins
UCLA over 8.5 wins
Washington under ?? wins (didn’t give a total)
Louisville over 8.5 wins

2016-17 Preseason Predictions: Dari & Mel (featuring Booger McFarland)

This morning our good buddies Dari Nowkhah and Mel Kiper Jr. had their annual college football preseason prediction show.  They were joined for one segment by the SEC Network’s own Booger McFarland for SEC conference predictions.  They went conference-by-conference selecting their conference winner, conference sleeper, overrated team of the conference, and conference player of the year.  They finished off the show with their official playoff predictions for your listening pleasure.

Dari Nowkhah: (Dari & Mel 8/20)
Ohio St to win the Big 10
Nebraska as the Big 10 sleeper
Michigan overrated
JT Barrett Big 10 Player of the Year
LSU to win the SEC
Georgia the SEC sleeper
Tennessee overrated
Jonathan Allen SEC player of the year
FSU to win the ACC
UNC the ACC sleeper
Clemson overrated (only because they won’t win the ACC)
Dalvin Cook ACC player of the year
Oklahoma to win Big 12
Baylor as Big 12 sleeper
TCU overrated
Baker Mayfield Big 12 player of the year
Oregon to win Pac 12
Washington St as Pac 12 sleeper
UCLA overrated
Royce Freeman Pac 12 player of the year
Final Four: Oklahoma, Clemson, LSU, FSU
Clemson to have one loss
FSU undefeated
FSU over LSU to win championship

Mel Kiper Jr.: (Dari & Mel 8/20)
Ohio St to win the Big 10
Indiana as Big 10 sleeper
Michigan St and Iowa overrated
JT Barrett Big 10 player of the year
Tennessee to win the SEC
TAMU as the SEC sleeper
Ole Miss overrated
Jalen Hurd as SEC player of the year
FSU to win the ACC
Louisville as the ACC sleeper
Miami (FL) overrated
Dalvin Cook ACC Player of the Year
Oklahoma to win Big 12
TCU as Big 12 sleeper
Oklahoma State overrated
Baker Mayfield Big 12 player of the year
Oregon to win Pac 12
Colorado as Pac 12 sleeper
USC overrated
Royce Freeman Pac 12 player of the year-
Final Four: Tennessee, Ohio State, FSU, Oklahoma
Oklahoma to win championship over FSU

Booger McFarland: Dari & Mel 8/20
LSU to win SEC
Florida as SEC Sleeper
TAMU overrated
Leonard Fournette as the SEC player of the year

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