Let’s get this straight at the start. There is no controversy about the teams in College Football’s Final Four because we still have a month of games remaining in which the regular college football season can play itself out.

And, after Saturday’s 10-0 win over LSU, there should be no debate as to who deserves the No. 1 spot.

Roll Tide

Nor should there be much of a question about the No. 2 and 3 slots.

Almost no one will argue that either Clemson or Michigan will follow Alabama as the No. 2 and No. 3 teams when the latest rankings are released on Tuesday. Both are unbeaten, both are legitimate contenders to take on The Tide.

But that does not preclude us from looking at the bigger picture. and suggesting that the selection for the FOURTH slot by the committee will spark a debate. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.