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Alabama vs Georgia CFP National Championship Media Predictions

The talking heads have changed their tune.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: JAN 07 CFP National Championship - Coaches Press Conference
Gonna have to change that helmet real soon.

Well, here we are a week later and the Las Vegas bookmakers have again set Alabama as a favorite over their higher seeded opponent (-4 seems ot be the consensus).

It appears that after the Crimson Tide’s thrashing of top-seeded Clemson, that the members of the national media has learned their lessons. You may recall last week the Tigers were the overwhelming pick to win Part III of “The Trilogy”. This week, they are leaning more towards Alabama.


Desmond Howard, Joey Galloway, David Pollack, Rece Davis, and Lee Corso will pick later in the day. I will update later. Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit are calling the game and will not pick.

Booger McFarland
Alabama 21 Georgia 17

Jesse Palmer
Alabama 28 Georgia 17

Rod Gilmore
Alabama 24 Georgia 13

Brock Huard
Alabama 24 Georgia 16

Trevor Matich
Alabama 24 Georgia 17

Tom Luginbill
Alabama 35 Georgia 24

Steve Levy
Alabama 28 Georgia 17

Adam Rittenberg
Alabama 23 Georgia 16

Heather Dinich
Still, nobody cares.


Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears, Paul Finebaum, and Matt Stinchcomb picks to come.

Dari Nowkhah
Alabama 24 Georgia 16

Chris Doering
Georgia 24 Alabama 20

Cole Cubelic
Alabama 17 Georgia 14

Greg McElroy
Alabama 24 Georgia 17

Jonathan Vilma
Alabama 20 Georgia 10

Dave Neal (Atlanta native btw):
Georgia 23 Alabama 20


Andy Staples:
Alabama 17, Georgia 13

Bruce Feldman:
Alabama 27, Georgia 23

Joan Niesen:
Alabama 28, Georgia 20

Chris Johnson:
Alabama 31, Georgia 17

Eric Single:
Georgia 20, Alabama 14

Molly Geary:
Alabama 20, Georgia 17

Scooby Axson:
Alabama 30, Georgia 21


Bill Bender:
Alabama 21, Georgia 14

Vinnie Iyer:
Alabama 27, Georgia 17

Tadd Haislop:
Alabama 35, Georgia 24

John Hoover:
Alabama 21, Georgia 7

Zac Al-Khateeb:
Alabama 27, Georgia 21


Against the spread and straight up.


Rob Stone, Fox Sports:
Alabama 27 Georgia 24

Stuart Holden, Fox Sports:
Alabama 28 Georgia 17

Zach Barnett, NBC CollegeFootballTalk
Alabama 21, Georgia 14

Bryan Fisher, NBC CollegeFootballTalk
Alabama 28, Georgia 23

Kevin McGuire, NBC CollegeFootballTalk
Alabama 27, Georgia 23

John Taylor, NBC CollegeFootballTalk
Georgia 24, Alabama 20

Adam Kurkjian, Boston Herald:
Alabama 27 Georgia 26

Tim Cowlishaw, Dallas Morning News
Georgia 28, Alabama 24

Kevin Sherrington, Dallas Morning News
Alabama 21, Georgia 17

Ted Crow, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Alabama 28 Georgia 7

Zach Braziller, NY Post
Alabama 27, Georgia 17

John Zenor, Associated Press
Alabama 31 Georgia 17

Steven Lassan, Athlon:
Alabama 24 Georgia 20

Alabama 24 Georgia 17

Joe Tansey, Bleacher Report
Alabama 21 Georgia 17

Kevin Scarbinksy,, professional troll
Alabama 24 Georgia 23

Creg Stephenson,, South Alabama beat writer, 105.5 WNSP
Alabama 21 Georgia 16

Joseph Goodman,
Alabama 38 Georgia 15

Ken Bradley, SEC Country Deputy Editor:
Alabama 28 Georgia 13

Mike Griffith, SEC Country (Tennessee):
Alabama 27 Georgia 24

Andrew Astleford, SEC Country
Alabama 31 Georgia 17

Seth Emerson, SEC Country (UGA)
Alabama 27 Georgia 21

Chris Kirschner, SEC Country (Alabama recruiting)
Alabama 24 Georgia 13

Blake Morgan, SEC Country (Tennessee)
Alabama 20 Georgia 14

Connor Riley, SEC Country (UGA)
Alabama 17 Georgia 13

Sam Spiegelman, SEC Country (LSU)
Georgia 33 Alabama 27

Nick Suss, SEC Country (LSU)
Georgia 24 Alabama 17

Chip Towers, SEC Country (UGA)

Benjamin Wolk, SEC Country (Auburn)
Alabama 27 Georgia 20


Matt Zenitz,, Bama beat writer
Alabama 24, Georgia 13

Michael Casagrande,, Bama beat writer
Alabama 27 Georgia 17

Rainer Sabin,, Bama beat writer
Alabama 20, Georgia 17

John Talty,, Bama beat writer
Alabama 27 Georgia 13

Matt Scalici,
Alabama 27 Georgia 24

Marq Burnett, SEC Country (Alabama):
Alabama 27 Georgia 17

Christopher Walsh SEC Country (Alabama):
Alabama 27 Georgia 19

Kirk McNair, BamaOnLine/247sports
Alabama 31 Georgia 21


* We have a “Name Your Score” post coming up next with the editors and writers’ predictions and scores.