We are only hours away from the College Football Playoff. The Alabama Crimson Tide plays the Washington Huskies in the Peach Bowl and the Ohio State Buckeyes face off against the Clemson Tigers in the Fiesta Bowl. The winner of both of those games will play for the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 9th.
To breakdown both matchups, we welcome back veteran college football expert Phil Steele. He is the editor of a long running preseason magazine for the sport. Mr. Steele provides his analysis on the two games that will be watched by millions of sports fans across the country.
When it comes to non-conference games in week 1 of the college football season, this year’s set of games may be the best ever. With the college football playoff in its second year of existence, teams are now adding better opponents to their schedules. The four teams who play for the national title are selected by a committee who reviews every team’s resume. A win over a strong non conference opponent can be the difference for some team’s national title hopes.
Recently, we welcomed back Phil Steele who is that editor of a yearly college football preview magazine that has been around for more than 20 years [see here]. The NCAA Football expert gives his predictions for the eight biggest games of week 1.
With college football season just a few weeks away, it is time for our yearly season preview. Joining us for this segment is none other than sports magazine veteran Phil Steele. His magazine, Phil Steele’s College Football Preview, is in its 22nd year. His preview of Division 1 NCAA football is considered to be the most accurate in the industry.
Phil tells us who he thinks will be the four teams to make this year’s college football playoff which ultimately decides the national championship. He also clues us in on players to watch, surprise programs and a variety of other topics. You can read some of the highlights and listen to the entire CYInterview below: