ESPN’s Paul Finebaum said earlier today that the country doesn’t want Utah to crack the four-team field. Utah was dismissed yesterday by ESPN analyst Paul Finebaum as a … With Alabama’s loss to Auburn this past weekend, a path has been cleared for the top-ranked Pac-12 team to enter the College Football Playoff fray. What ESPN contributor Paul Finebaum thinks and says doesn’t really matter.
It’s interesting. Paul Finebaum appeared on Get Up this morning and, as always, weighed in on the state of college football. Paul Finebaum Gets Brutally Honest About Utah And Playoff. Paul Finebaum gets brutally honest about Utah the Playoff during a recent ESPN appearance.
Yes, Utah's loss to USC is (slightly) better than Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State. Finebaum, a regular contributor to the SEC Network, didn’t mention the fact that Utah has beaten eight straight Pac-12 opponents by an average of 29 points, while the Sooners recently beat Iowa State (42-41), Baylor (34-31) and TCU (28-24) by a combined eight points before last week’s more impressive 34-16 victory over 21st-ranked Oklahoma State. Check that, it shouldn’t. Finebaum isn’t wrong. For Utah, it would be another step forward for a program that never has won a Pac-12 championship. Utah thanks Paul Finebaum for bulletin board material ahead of big game ... — Utah Football (@Utah_Football) December 4, 2019. ESPN college football contributor Paul Finebaum is loudly dismissing Utah as a CFP contender, and Utah Football’s official Twitter account seized on something he repeated Wednesday.