Even the college football teams with the best shot at an undefeated record are far from perfect, as Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State and others have major question marks to address before the 2017 season begins.
The top two College Football Playoff contenders from the SEC both have some concerns in their passing game. All three of the Big Ten’s candidates are lacking in defensive experience. And do Heisman candidates Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold and Deondre Francois have enough protection from their offensive line and/or support from their receiving corps?
Rather than an entirely doom-and-gloom article, we identified the biggest question mark for each of these teams and then offered both an optimistic and a pessimistic view on how it will play out.
Teams on the following slides are listed in ascending order of their consensus national championship odds on OddsShark.
Source: Bleacher Report-CFB News