With No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Washington both falling completely flat in their respective CFP semifinal matchups this postseason, a handful of teams that are on the 2018 national championship fringe have legitimate hopes that they can improve in a big way to potentially reach next season’s four-team playoff.
This look at my top five underdog selections to hoist the 2018 National Championship hardware will help you make the most out of your season-long futures odds wager. Now, let’s get started.
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The hiring of former Houston head coach Tom Hereman has everyone in Austin excited about the future and rightfully so. Still, I’m thinking Texas’ new hire will need a season or two at the least in order to get them into legitimate national championship title contention.
Sean White has answered Auburn’s almost two-year question marks at quarterback and the Tigers undoubtedly have the talent to compete with anyone.
Despite their CFP semifinal dud of a showing, the Washington Huskies were elite on both sides of the ball and will contend next season, seeing as how head coach Chris Petersen is one of the best in the business and is still laying the foundation for success in Washington.