August brings hope to all college football fans, as they dream of a national title or a playoff berth.
Then October rolls around, and that college football playoff contender drops a game. Then it drops a second, and we start to think:
Maybe that team was overrated this preseason
Using the preseason AP poll as a benchmark, I identify 3 overrated teams based on preseason analytics and knowledge about the teams. You’ll find out about:
- The team whose quarterback sets a ceiling despite their favorable division
- The team whose 10-0 start in 2017 might have expectations too high for 2018
- The top 20 team who will be an underdog in all Power 5 road games (as well as 2 home games)
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