ESPN Is Predicting These 3 Teams Will Disappoint In 2019

first_imgA general view of Ohio State's stadium.COLUMBUS, OH – APRIL 18: A general view of Ohio Stadium as more than 99,000 fans packed in to watch the annual Ohio State Spring Game on April 18, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)The 2019 college football season is approaching quickly, as the major conferences have had their media days, with preseason camp coming in the next few weeks.ESPN’s Football Power Index is ready for the season to get here.The FPI has updated all of its projections for the 2019 season, with predictions being made for every week of the season.Which teams are going to live up to the hype? Which teams are going to fall short of it? AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p ESPN’s FPI has named three teams for the latter category.The Football Power Index believes these three teams will disappoint in 2019.1. Ohio StatePreseason FPI rating: No. 13 Ohio State coach Ryan Day looking over his notes during a football game.(Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)Ohio State has a new head coach and a new starting quarterback in Ryan Day and Justin Fields, respectively. Because of this, the FPI isn’t quite as high on the Buckeyes as the preseason top 25 polls are. ESPN’s computer believes Michigan will be the better team – and the Big Ten champion – in 2019.2. TexasPreseason FPI rating: No. 24 tom herman watches during the sugar bowl(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)Is Texas back? According to the Football Power Index, the answer to that question is a hard no. The Longhorns will barely be a top 25 team in 2019, let alone a College Football Playoff contender.3. MiamiPreseason FPI rating: No. 27 Miami quarterback Tate Martell at the spring game.(Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)Miami has a new head coach and potentially a new starting quarterback in Ohio State transfer Tate Martell. The FPI doesn’t see that resulting in a top 25 team this fall, however.***You can view ESPN’s full projections here.last_img

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