Early CFB betting look for Week 2: Letdown spot for Bama?

Tua Tagovailoa and Alabama crushed Louisville in Week 1. How will they perform as huge favorites in Week 2? Joe Robbins/Getty Images

College football lookahead is the essential grab bag of numbers, trends, reads and concepts each Monday throughout the season. Join us inside as we preview the intrigue of a rematch from last bowl season, examine an unbeaten Week 2 trend, explain the relevant history behind a series with no history and caution against overreacting to the opening week's marquee losses.

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Washington Huskies and Michigan Wolverines

Don't lose faith in the losers of Week 1's two biggest marquee matchups. Neither Michigan nor Washington is overrated, a fraud, or anything of the kind -- Notre Dame and Auburn are just that good. The Huskies couldn't block a top SEC defensive front, but Jake Browning and his wideouts proved they can make plays downfield despite the pressure.