Looking ahead to the 2018 season with advance metric projections. Michigan and Jim Harbaugh seemed primed for a bounce back. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Bill Connelly of SB Nation joins AP college football writer Ralph Russo to take a way too early look at advance metrics projections for next season. The top contenders are no surprise: Ohio State, Alabama and Clemson. Michigan could be up for a bounce back. Mississippi State could be an SEC dark horse. And Washington looks like the clear favorite in the Pac-12.