ESPN Predicts When Undefeated Top 25 Teams Will Lose First Game

first_img 1. AlabamaFirst loss: None, undefeated season Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa throws a pass against Duke.(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)2. ClemsonFirst loss: None, undefeated season Trevor Lawrence throws up his hands at North Carolina.(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)3. Ohio StateFirst loss: None, undefeated season Justin Fields warms up before game at Nebraska.(Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)4. OklahomaFirst loss: None, undefeated season Jalen Hurts makes his debut at Oklahoma.(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)5. GeorgiaFirst loss: No loss, undefeated season Jake Fromm warms up before a game against Arkansas State.(Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)6. LSUFirst loss: Nov. 9 at No. 1 Alabama LSU quarterback Joe Burrow in Week 1 win.(Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)7. Penn StateFirst loss: Nov. 23 at Ohio State A solo shot of Penn State coach James Franklin.(Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)8. WisconsinFirst loss: Oct. 26 at Ohio State Jonathan Taylor rushes the ball against Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl.(Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)9. FloridaFirst loss: Saturday vs. LSU Florida head coach Dan Mullen runs onto the field.(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)10. Boise StateFirst loss: No loss, undefeated season Boise State cheerleaders performing during a football game.(Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)11. Wake ForestFirst loss: Nov. 16 at Clemson A general view of a Wake Forest football game.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)12. MemphisFirst loss: No loss, undefeated season Pom Squad of the Memphis Tigers celebrate with the fans after a game against the Ole Miss Rebels at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)13. BaylorFirst loss: Oct. 19 at Oklahoma State Baylor football coach Matt Rhule.(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)14. SMUFirst loss: Nov. 2 at Memphis SMU head coach Sonny Dykes on the sideline.(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)***[Related Article: ESPN Releases Its Week 7 Heisman Trophy Poll]So, ESPN’s Football Power Index is predicting quite a few teams will finish undefeated. That seems unlikely.You can view ESPN’s full projections here. Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit of College GameDay have a discussion.BRISTOL, TN – SEPTEMBER 10: ESPN’s Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on set during College Gameday prior to the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)There are currently 14 undefeated college football teams ranked in the latest Associated Press top 25 poll.The number of undefeated teams is getting shorter by the week and, following Week 7, it could be significantly shorter.When are losses coming for these 14 teams?ESPN’s Football Power Index has made its predictions.last_img

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