The 10 favorites, named on The Paul Finebaum Show, can be seen in a screengrab from Saturday Down South. Ohio State comes in at No. 12 on the list.Clemson, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia are the four favorites, though that would mean two SEC teams making it in. Oklahoma sneaking into that fourth spot is probably more likely.The 2019 college football season is set to begin two weeks from Saturday, when Florida and Miami kick things off in “Week 0.”Who are you picking to make it right now? NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 23: GameDay host Kirk Herbstreit is seen during ESPN’s College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)ESPN’s College Football Playoff predictor has been updated ahead of the upcoming college football season. It features some surprises.The College Football Playoff predictor has named 10 favorites for this year’s playoff.Notably absent from that list: Ohio State.The Buckeyes, with a new head coach (Ryan Day) and a new quarterback (Justin Fields) are not among the 10 favorites for this year’s College Football Playoff.