🏈 Big Shift In NCAAF Odds

It's been a while since we've seen both Texas and FSU near the top of college football rankings, but with both teams already capturing statement victories, there's been some serious early shuffling amongst championship hopefuls. Do you believe in the hype? 🏆 (2 min read)

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College Football Check-In

In the world of college football, first impressions may not matter as much as final impressions, but they can still make or break your resume in the eyes of the CFP Selection Committee. Quite a bit of early movement in title odds just two full weeks into the season can attest to that…take a look at your newest betting favorites 👇

Well, not all the top contenders are new. The two-time reigning champs down in Georgia look to be exactly who we thought they were, and up in Michigan, the Wolverines have hardly broken a sweat despite the absence of Jim Harbaugh. But if you’re looking for some of the biggest early risers, look no further than the two teams with the next best odds 📈

  • Are the Seminoles and Longhorns both officially back? Two of college football most storied programs haven’t had much success during the CFP era, with just one combined appearance between them. But if early returns are any indication, that could change this season

As preseason top-12 teams, both came into the year with high expectations, so their success so far certainly isn’t a total surprise. But what’s been eye-opening is how good they’ve each looked while facing some of the toughest early season tests in the nation 💪

  • Let’s start with FSU, who kicked off their season with a neutral site battle against #5 LSU. The ACC came out on top over the SEC in this one, with Noles’ senior QB Jordan Travis surging up everyone’s Heisman watch list after a stellar performance ⬇️

Travis was back it again in Week 2, and he now finds himself with the fourth-best odds (+1000) to bring home college football’s top individual honor. And over in Austin, the Longhorns’ quarterback has had a Heisman leap of his own; sophomore Quinn Ewers (+750) now only trails the incumbent Caleb Williams (+400) atop the odds board 😳

  • Ewers is doing everything in his power to make Texas fans forget there’s a QB named Manning on the roster. He was simply sensational on Saturday night, and the stage doesn’t get much bigger than a primetime battle against #3 Alabama in Tuscaloosa 😤

You don’t come to Bama and steal a win in Nick Saban’s house unless you’re legit, regardless of the slow start from the SEC. I’m definitely buying the early hype on both Texas and FSU, and if you’re looking to back a contender that isn’t gunning for a three-peat, you may want to jump on the Horns or Noles’ bandwagon before its too late 😏

Trivia Question: How many NFL teams has Colt McCoy, the Longhorns’ all-time leading passer, attempted a pass for?

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For My Parlay Gurus

No top-five SEC opponents await this weekend — instead, FSU will dive into conference play on the road at Boston College, while Texas hosts Wyoming. The spreads may be sizable, but I’m still taking both of them to cover. Check out this parlay 👇

  • Texas -28.5 vs. Wyoming: -110

  • FSU -26.5 vs. Boston College: -110

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Trivia Answer: McCoy, one of the most highly-decorated college QBs of all time, has played for five different NFL teams over his 12-year career (Browns, 49ers, Commanders, Giants, Cardinals)

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