ESPN’s Updated Conference Champion Predictions Following Week 1

first_imgKirk Herbstreit on the set of ESPN's College GameDayNEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 23: GameDay host Kirk Herbstreit is seen during ESPN’s College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)ESPN’s Football Power Index has updated its predictions for the Power 5 conferences following Week 1 of the 2019 college football season.Week 1 isn’t technically over yet, of course – Oklahoma and Notre Dame are still to play in their respective games – though the majority of the country has finished up.ESPN’s computer model has updated its picks.ACC: Clemson, 88.2 percent chance A closeup of Dabo Swinney.CLEMSON, SC – OCTOBER 07: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers walks the sidelines during the Tigers’ game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Memorial Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images) Big 12: Oklahoma, 66.8 percent chance A closeup of Oklahoma Sooners coach Lincoln Riley during a game.FORT WORTH, TX – OCTOBER 20: Head coach Lincoln Riley of the Oklahoma Sooners leads his team against the TCU Horned Frogs in the fourth quarter at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)Big Ten: Penn State, 33.6 Penn State head football coach James Franklin.STATE COLLEGE, PA – NOVEMBER 24: Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after a touchdown against the Maryland Terrapins during the first half at Beaver Stadium on November 24, 2018 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)Pac-12: Utah, 28.3 percent chance A closeup of Utah coach Kyle Whittingham.SALT LAKE CITY, UT – OCTOBER 8: Head coach Kyle Whittingham of the Utah Utes watches a replay in the second quarter during their game against the Arizona Wildcats at Rice-Eccles Stadium on October 8, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)SEC: Alabama, 41 percent chance Tua Tagovailoa throws a pass against Duke.ATLANTA, GEORGIA – AUGUST 31: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to facing the Duke Blue Devils at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)***Week 2 can’t get here soon enough.last_img