AP: Could Florida or Alabama lose a game and still reach the national championship game ahead of an unbeaten team?
One of the arguments against a playoff is that it could render late-season games meaningless because top teams would have already secured spots.
But if Alabama loses a close game to Auburn in its regular-season finale, then goes on to beat No. 1 Florida and earn a trip to the title game on Jan. 7 ahead of unbeaten Cincinnati â€” or maybe even unbeaten TCU â€” hasn’t the Iron Bowl been rendered, essentially, meaningless? (read the entire story embedded in this post)