By Marc Lawrence — While the final four for the College Football Playoff might still be too close to call, ESPN was busy making their latest picks for the national championship matchup, and beyond. Will Notre Dame lock in the No. 4 spot and make a trip to the Sugar Bowl? Where will Ohio State land? And Trevor Lawrence and Clemson? Here is a preliminary look at the College Bowl Projections after Week 10 from ESPN. They include: Alabama vs. Ohio State in the National Championship game … Clemson and Notre Dame in the College Football semifinal games … BYU and Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl … Florida and Miami in the Orange Bowl … Cincinnati and Georgia in the Peach Bowl … Iowa State and UCS in the Alamo Bowl … For a complete list of this year’s college bowl projections click here.
With Washington Football Team QB Kyle Allen out with ankle surgery, the teams welcomes former starter Alex Smith back to the starting job this Sunday. After Allen was carted off the field following his injury in the first quarter, Smith completed 24-of-32 passes for 325 yards and one touchdown with three interceptions last week. FYI: Smith is 7-0 SUATS In his last seven starts as a road dog.
Grinding Out The Profits
From this week’s PLAYBOOK Football Newsletter: The Buffalo Bulls are 5-0 SUATS on Tuesdays and 4-0 SUATS since the end of 2019. They will be out to avenge 34-20 loss to Miami Ohio as road chalk last season, a game in which the Bulls outgained the RedHawks, 398-265.