In what many would say is just another very early poll, Clemson is number one. ESPN is predicting that Clemson’s defense will be tops in the nation in 2020. ESPN uses their latest advanced metrics to preview the upcoming college football season and get their #1 team.
Clemson’s defensive coordinator Brent Venables is expected to have the nations top defense and there’s no one close. Georgia comes in a distant second, then Alabama, Wisconsin, and Northwestern round out the top five
On the other side of the ball ESPN expects Ohio State to lead the nation offensively followed by Alabama, Clemson, Louisville, and Oklahoma.