Playoff Committee’s Interesting Clemson Discussion

first_imgA general view during the national anthem prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers.TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 09: A general view during the national anthem prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)For the majority of the season, Alabama has widely been considered the best team in the country. Whether the Crimson Tide are scoring at an insane clip or shutting down opposing offenses, the defending champions look unstoppable.Well, it appears the College Football Playoff committee wasn’t entirely sold on Alabama receiving the top spot. After picking up another blowout victory over the weekend, it’s getting hard to ignore Clemson’s dominance.Clearly, the committee is impressed by the Tigers, which sparked conversations about flipping rankings with the Crimson Tide.This shocking news was revealed by the playoff committee chairman Rob Mullens.Rob Mullens said the committee did talk about whether Bama and Clemson should flip.— Heather Dinich (@CFBHeather) November 21, 2018Although Alabama still holds the No. 1 ranking in the country, it’s obvious that Clemson isn’t too far behind.While the Crimson Tide had issues with The Citadel in the first half, the Tigers won with ease over Duke.Clemson has won its past six games by at least double digits. On the other hand, Alabama is still defeating opponents by an insane average margin of victory.Let the debate begin about which team truly deserves to be on top in the playoff rankings.last_img

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