ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit is scheduled to call this afternoon’s Michigan-Penn State game in Ann Arbor, but the former Ohio State quarterback might be late to the game.The top ESPN analyst was in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this morning for College GameDay in anticipation of this evening’s Alabama-LSU game. Now, he’s on his way to Ann Arbor for the Wolverines-Nittany Lions contest, but he might not make it on time for kickoff.Herbstreit left ESPN’s College GameDay right at noon E.T. and got a police escort to the airport. Currently, he’s not scheduled to land in Ann Arbor until 3:21 p.m. E.T.That gives him less than 25 minutes to make it to Michigan Stadium and get up into the broadcast booth.Can he make it?You can follow along with Herbstreit’s flight here.Michigan and Penn State are scheduled to kick off at 3:45 p.m. E.T. ESPN has Dan Orlovsky at the game as a backup analyst in case Herbie is running late.Stay tuned.
ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: The Georgia Bulldogs line up against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the first quarter in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)The latest College Football Playoff rankings were unveiled last night. There were no real surprises, as the top 10 teams remained unchanged.Right now, the top four teams all control their own destiny, as do Georgia and possibly Ohio State. Oklahoma likely needs some help to get in.ESPN’s Eliminator was updated today to show how many teams can still find a path to a national title. According to the latest update, the number is 10.Here’s the 10 teams with a shot at a title, listed according to record and FPI ranking.AlabamaClemsonNotre DameGeorgiaMichiganOklahomaOhio StateWest VirginiaLSUWashington StateNone of these names are terribly surprising, though LSU, Washington State and West Virginia seem like extreme long shots at this point.You can read ESPN’s full analysis here.A couple of these teams will be eliminated over the next two weeks, as Michigan has to play Ohio State and Oklahoma will face West Virginia.