Map Shows That Majority Of America Is Rooting For TCU To Win The National Championship

Who doesn’t love an underdog?


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In this evening's matchup between an established SEC titan and a Texas underdog, one team has more than half the country on its side.

According to a popular online betting site, 28 states are pulling for the TCU Horned Frogs to win the national championship, compared to 22 states that are hoping for a back-to-back victory for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Ahead of the big game, created a state-by-state fandom map (below) based on geo-tagged Twitter data and fan hashtags.

The website's data shows that the following Southern states are counting on Kirby Smart to pull off another championship win: Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, and of course, Georgia.

Meanwhile, Alabama, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma joined the western half of the country in TCU’s corner. 

The 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship kicks off tonight at 7:30 p.m. EST. Watch the Horned Frogs attempt to win the program's first national title in 83 years as the Bulldogs defend their national title live on ESPN. 

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