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2013 college football predictions: BCS title, Heisman and more

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NFL.com and NFL Draft 365 analysts unveil their predictions for the 2013 college football season:

2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS

Gil Brandt

Bucky Brooks

Charles Davis

Daniel Jeremiah

Chase Goodbread

Dan Greenspan

Mike Huguenin
National championship matchup
Alabama vs. Ohio State
Alabama vs. Oregon
Alabama vs. Stanford
Alabama vs. Oregon
Alabama vs. Ohio State
Alabama vs. Oregon
Alabama vs.
Ohio State
National champion
Alabama
Oregon
Stanford
Alabama
Alabama
Oregon
Alabama
BCS CONFERENCES
AAC winner
Louisville
Louisville
Louisville
Louisville
Louisville
Louisville
Louisville
ACC winner
Clemson
Clemson
Clemson
Florida State
Florida State
Clemson
Florida State
Big 12 winner
Texas
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State
Texas
Baylor
Oklahoma State
Big Ten winner
Ohio State
Ohio State
Ohio State
Ohio State
Ohio State
Ohio State
Ohio State
Pac-12 winner
Oregon
Oregon
Stanford
Oregon
Oregon
Oregon
Stanford
SEC winner
Alabama
Alabama
Alabama
Alabama
Alabama
Alabama
Alabama
NON-BCS CONFERENCES
Conference USA winner
Marshall
East Carolina
Tulsa
East Carolina
Marshall
Marshall
Tulsa
MAC winner
Northern Illinois
Ohio
Ball State
Northern Illinois
Northern Illinois
Northern Illinois
Northern Illinois
MWC winner
Fresno State
Boise State
Boise State
Boise State
Boise State
Boise State
Fresno State
Sun Belt winner
Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Monroe
Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky
Louisiana-Lafayette
STAT LEADERS
Passing yardage
Rakeem Cato, Marshall
Derek Carr,
Fresno State
Tajh Boyd, Clemson
Derek Carr,
Fresno State
David Fales,
San Jose State
Rakeem Cato, Marshall
Rakeem Cato, Marshall
Rushing yardage
Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona
Duke Johnson,
Miami (Fla.)
Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona
Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona
Kasey Carrier,
New Mexico
Receiving yardage
Marqise Lee, USC
Sammy Watkins, Clemson
Josh Stewart, Oklahoma State
Davante Adams, Fresno State
Marqise Lee, USC
Tevin Reese, Baylor
Davante Adams, Fresno State
Sacks
Will Sutton,
Arizona State
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Morgan Breslin, USC
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
AWARD WINNERS
Heisman Trophy
Braxton Miller,
Ohio State
Marcus Mariota, Oregon
Johnny Manziel,
Texas A&M
Marcus Mariota, Oregon
AJ McCarron, Alabama
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Braxton Miller,
Ohio State
Davey O'Brien Award
(Top quarterback)
Bryce Petty, Baylor
Marcus Mariota, Oregon
AJ McCarron, Alabama
Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville
Johnny Manziel,
Texas A&M
Marcus Mariota, Oregon
Braxton Miller,
Ohio State
Doak Walker Award
(Top running back)
Todd Gurley, Georgia
Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
Todd Gurley, Georgia
Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona
T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
Fred Biletnikoff Award
(Top receiver)
Marqise Lee, USC
Sammy Watkins, Clemson
Marqise Lee, USC
Marqise Lee, USC
Marqise Lee, USC
Marqise Lee, USC
Sammy Watkins, Clemson
John Mackey Award
(Top tight end)
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
Eric Ebron,
North Carolina
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
Eric Ebron,
North Carolina
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
Eric Ebron,
North Carolina
Outland Trophy
(Top interior lineman)
Will Sutton,
Arizona State
Jake Matthews,
Texas A&M
Taylor Lewan, Michigan
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Taylor Lewan, Michigan
Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama
Taylor Lewan, Michigan
Rotary Lombardi Award
(Top lineman or linebacker)
Taylor Lewan, Michigan
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Will Sutton,
Arizona State
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Chuck Bednarik Award
(Top defensive player)
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Bronko Nagurski Award
(Top defensive player)
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Ted Hendricks Award
(Top defensive end)
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Anthony Chickillo,
Miami (Fla.)
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Dick Butkus Award
(Top linebacker)
C.J. Mosley, Alabama
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Ryan Shazier,
Ohio State
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Ryan Shazier,
Ohio State
Jim Thorpe Award
(Top defensive back)
Ed Reynolds, Stanford
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon
Ed Reynolds, Stanford
Marcus Roberson, Florida
Craig Loston, LSU
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama
Paul Hornung Award
(Most versatile player)
Sammy Watkins, Clemson
Loucheiz Purifoy, Florida
Stefon Diggs, Maryland
De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon
Loucheiz Purifoy, Florida
Dri Archer, Kent State
Stefon Diggs, Maryland
Coach of the year
Charlie Strong, Louisville
Mark Helfrich, Oregon
David Shaw, Stanford
Mark Helfrich, Oregon
Nick Saban, Alabama
Mark Helfrich, Oregon
Mike Gundy,
Oklahoma State

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