The 2019 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 24, but it’s never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, two teams – Clemson and Alabama – are a step ahead of the rest of the college football world and are poised for a rematch in the national championship game. Alabama is Athlon’s projected national champion, with Clemson at No. 2, followed by Georgia and Michigan in the top four. Ohio State, Oklahoma and LSU headline the next trio of teams, with Florida, Notre Dame and Texas A&M rounding out the projected top 10. The 2019 season concludes with the national championship on Jan. 13 in New Orleans, La., in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Athlon Sports 2019 preview magazines are on newsstands nationwide and feature in-depth predictions, previews, rankings and insightful stories to prepare for the upcoming year. The SEC regional and an expanded national preview edition can be ordered from Athlon Sports’ online store. An important note on Athlon’s top 25 for 2019: Thi...