Urban Meyer Has Changed His National Champion Pick For This Year
Meyer has his former school in the mix, but he’s rolling with Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide to take home the national title this season. It’s a change from his prediction two weeks ago, where he had Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers winning back-to-back titles.You can see all of the projections below.👀 @CoachUrbanMeyer, @MattLeinartQB, @ReggieBush, @joelklatt, @Brady_Quinn and @RobStoneONFOX make their picks.Whose list do you agree with the most? pic.twitter.com/v5kThOQwRk— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 4, 2019Overall, six different teams made the list: Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Ohio State and Oklahoma. The big change to note is that most of the analysts are now rolling with Ohio State. Joel Klatt was the only one who picked the Buckeyes two weeks ago.The conspiracy theorists on social media think Urban Meyer made a conscious choice to omit Ohio State from the title.They think Meyer is attempting to motivate Ohio State with his playoff pick.Urban Meyer still finding ways to motivate the Buckeyes. https://t.co/X1ToX02HYM— Scott MacDonald (@S_MacDonald43) October 4, 2019Is Meyer speaking to his former program or does he actually believe in the Tide?We’ll probably never know. PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 01: Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates winning the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)Former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is used to competing for a spot in the College Football Playoff – not predicting which teams will compete in it.However, after resigning from his post, Meyer landed a job as a college football analyst for FOX.Now, instead of leading a college football program, he’s analyzing them.Fox Sports released its new predictions this afternoon.