The 2018 college football season starts in a little more than 3 months. Opening weekend is set for the first Saturday in September. It’s going to be a good one.What college football teams should the other squads be scared of this fall?Kirk Herbstreit has at least one team in mind.The ESPN college football analyst said on Twitter that he believes the reigning national champions are going to be “scary good.”“Team is gonna be scary good again in ‘18,” Herbstreit tweeted in response to an Alabama fan.@Joey_Galloway @KirkHerbstreit I promise to never again talk bad about Joey and Kirk. They both did an awesome job in Tuscaloosa Saturday. Utmost respect for you guys. RTR— Joe from Red Bay, Al (@joetesseneer) April 23, 2018Thanks Joe. JG and I always love to be around @AlabamaFTBL The coaches and the players. Team is gonna be scary good again in ‘18. https://t.co/Z36UtSfYUi— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) April 23, 2018ESPN’s Football Power Index projections aren’t quite as high on Alabama – but they still like them a lot. It has the Crimson Tide going 10.8-1.8 and gives them a 37 percent chance to win the SEC.Nick Saban and Co. are set to open their season on Saturday, Sept. 1 against Louisville. It will be played in primetime. Alabama is a big favorite.
The main suspect linked to a major heroin smuggling operation was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), the police said.The suspect, a Sri Lankan, was arrested after returning to Sri Lanka from India. Among those arrested are a Singaporean, 10 Iranians, two Pakistanis and one Indian. All the suspects have been remanded. (Colombo Gazette) Two others were also arrested today in Negombo, the police said. So far 14 foreigners have been detained in Sri Lanka over the 110kg of heroin worth US$7.5 million seized from an Iranian fishing trawler in the country’s biggest drug bust in nearly three years.