ESPN Updates Its Power 5 Conference Champion Predictions

first_imgA generic picture of three footballs next to a pylonThis weekend’s slate of college football games will be significantly marred by Hurricane Florence. Several games have already been canceled while many more have moved either locations or kickoff times.The first two weeks of the college football season have provided fans with a few upsets.With Week 3 fast-approaching, ESPN updated its Football Power Index. The computer model is a measure of overall team strength.After the update, here are the conference title favorites.ACC: Clemson  – 61.8 percent chance A general view of the stadium as the Clemson Tigers take on the Florida State Seminoles.(Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)Big 12: Oklahoma  – 71.5 percent chance (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Big Ten: Ohio State  – 45.7 percent chance Dwayne Haskins throwing a pass against Michigan.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Pac-12: Washington  – 37.7 percent chance General view of Husky Stadium.(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)SEC: Alabama  – 49.8 percent chance Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks on the field against the Florida Gators before the SEC Championship.(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)None of the conference favorites are surprising at this point in the season – although Washington’s chances have dipped since the start of the season due to the team’s loss to Auburn.Despite a win over USC, Stanford couldn’t catch the Huskies.last_img

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