For all the talk of dominant defenses and rushing attacks, Saturday’s College Football Playoff matchups are truly all about the quarterbacks. LSU’s Joe Burrow is pitted against Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts in the Peach Bowl. Ohio State’s Justin Fields draws Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence in the Fiesta Bowl.
There’s not a dud among them.
A Heisman winner (Burrow) and a two-time championship game starting quarterback (Hurts))? A stud with 40 touchdowns and one pick (Fields) and last year’s national champion (Lawrence)?
Compared to the collective quarterback classes in the CFP’s brief five-game history, it’s really not even close.
Here are 16 sweet facts about the finest final four in CFP history:
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