1. College Football News Preview 2020: Virginia Cavaliers Win Total Prediction, What Will Happen
Virginia is going to be one of the most interesting calls in college football – how much did Bryce Perkins have to do with the success, how much was the run to the ACC Championship appearance a little bit of good fortune, and how much was was because there was no Clemson on the slate until the title game, and how much was because the ACC sort of stunk?
All of the above.
Perkins was fantastic, there’s a date at Clemson this time around, and the ACC overall should be far better.
However, the skill parts will be okay – even if there’s a step back in overall production – and the O line is least loaded with veterans. The defense and special teams will be among the ACC’s best – at least, outside of Clemson – and Bronco Mendenhall and the coaching will be top drawer.
Even with all of the positives …
Set The Virginia Cavaliers Regular Season Win Total At … 6.5
This isn’t going to be easy.
The Cavaliers miss Notre Dame this year, and not playing Pitt helps, but not getting Georgia Tech and Syracuse hurts. The key is getting through the first half of the year with four of the final five games at home.
The team is too strong to have a losing season, but it’s going to be too tough of an early run to get back to the ACC Championship.