Bold predictions for college football’s home stretch

9Focused on College Football Playoff hopefuls.

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Since college football is always good for a surprise or seven down the stretch, the closing weeks of the 2018 season should be captivating.

Where might the biggest results happen, though? Which top-ranked programs will falter, and who will secure a place in the spotlight?

These predictions are focused on College Football Playoff hopefuls and how we anticipate they’ll wrap up the regular season.

After all, the national championship is the target.