2023-24 college football national title odds: Georgia could three-peat

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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates victory over TCUt after the national championship NCAA College Football Playoff game, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, in Inglewood, Calif. Georgia won 65-7. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

The 2022-23 college football season wrapped up with Georgia’s 65-7 rout of TCU on Monday night to give the Bulldogs the sport’s first back-to-back championships since Alabama did it after the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

We already have odds for next year’s national championship, and if they’re any indication, Georgia has a chance to do something truly historic: Win a third consecutive title, something not done since Minnesota in 1934-36, never in the national championship game era.

But the Bulldogs are +300 to win it all again at FanDuel Sportsbook. They’re followed by more usual suspects: Alabama at +500 and Ohio State, which nearly knocked off Georgia in the College Football Playoff semifinals this season, at +700.

After that, it gets a little more varied. A College Football Playoff semifinalist from this season, Michigan is fourth at +800. USC, which will return Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Caleb Williams and was one game away from the playoffs this season, is the fifth team listed at +1200. Then, both at +1200, come Clemson and LSU.

Next year will be the final year of a four-team College Football Playoff; it expands to 12 teams following the 2024 season. Next year’s semifinals will be played at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., with the national championship game slated for NRG Stadium in Houston.

After Clemson and LSU comes a duo at +2000, Florida State and Penn State. Tennessee, Notre Dame and Texas round out the group to have +2500 odds or better — each with the aforementioned 25-1 line. Other interesting odds include Oregon (+3000), as well as this year’s runner-up, TCU, Utah and Oklahoma at +5000.

As for the Heisman Trophy, Williams is the favorite to repeat at +400, followed by a bunch of other quarterbacks. North Carolina’s Drake Maye has the second-best odds at +1000, and he’s followed by Florida State’s Jordan Travis, Oregon’s Bo Nix and Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. at +1200. There are five more QBs with 20-1 or better odds, as well. Notre Dame’s Sam Hartman, who transferred from Wake Forest last week, leads the “best of the rest” with +1800 odds. Next men up in Kyle McCord (Ohio State) Drew Allar (Penn State) and Joe Milton (Tennessee) join the returning LSU starter, Jayden Daniels, at +2000.

Of course, plenty of offseason remains, with the transfer portal still open in January and coaching changes still possible, followed by another opportunity for transfers after spring football. The odds will continue to shift throughout the offseason until preseason camp opens in late July or early August.

2023-24 CFP championship odds

(From FanDuel Sportsbook as of Jan. 10; 300-to-1 and below)

Georgia +300

Alabama +500

Ohio State +700

Michigan +800

USC +1200

Clemson +1800

LSU +1800

Florida State +2000

Penn State +2000

Notre Dame +2500

Tennessee +2500

Texas +2500

Oregon +3000

Washington +4000

Oklahoma +5000

TCU +5000

Utah +5000

North Carolina +8000

Texas A&M +8000

Auburn +10000

Ole Miss +10000

UCLA +10000

Kentucky +12000

Wisconsin +12000

Florida +15000

Iowa +15000

Kansas State +15000

Miami +15000

Minnesota +15000

Mississippi State +15000

Oregon State +15000

Arkansas +20000

Baylor +20000

Louisville +20000

Oklahoma State +20000

South Carolina +20000

UCF +20000

Illinois +25000

Iowa State +25000

Maryland +25000

Michigan State +25000

Missouri +25000

Nebraska +25000

NC State +25000

Pittsburgh +25000

Purdue +25000

Syracuse +25000

Texas Tech +25000

Tulane +25000

West Virginia +25000

Arizona State +30000

Boise State +30000

California +30000

Colorado +30000

Duke +30000

Kansas +30000

Virginia Tech +30000

Wake Forest +30000

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