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by Big Al

It's been an absolutely crazy summer for a lot of reasons, and some of them were not good. So I find myself behind the 8-ball again now that the season has come around. And, as expected, it's hard to get excited for college football.

Any given weekend is going to have very little impact on the eventual playoff matchups. And nobody really gives a crap about the conference races now that there is a playoff. Once they expand it to 8 teams, then 16, then 32, there will be even less reason to care. And when more and more players make it to the NFL so broken down that they can't play a down in the pros, it's going to make people wonder why we even allow players to play in college. It's like watching a car get hit by a train: there's nothing you can do about it but wish the car hadn't drive onto the tracks in the first place.

Anyway, here's the picks.

Clemson

They're going to win the national championship.

Alabama

They're going to lose to Clemson in the national championship game.

128 Other Teams

Nobody cares.

Columns

Week 3 Preview

It's a Friday start for college football, and the picks are in!

Week 2 Recap

It was an interesting week with some darn good games. So let's take a look.

Week 2 Preview

Another race to the finish line. But there are good games this week, so it's worth talking about.

Week 1 Recap

As boring as last year was, this year got kicked off with a bang! How 'bout that for an opening weekend!

Week 1 Preview

Championship weekend. I'm still not a fan: too many opportunities for teams to drop games that can mess up their seasons.

2019 Preview

Far from everything you need to know, but it's everything you care about.

Week 0 Preview

There are two games this weekend. That's a pretty small week. But it's college football, so I ain't going to complain.