After watching No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Miami, No. 8 Notre Dame, No. 13 Washington State, and No. 14 Mississippi State all lose on Rivalry Weekend, the selection of the four teams for the College Football Playoff next Sunday is going to be one of two things:

1–Smooth as silk with relatively little debate or:

2–An all-out nuclear war (metaphorically, of course) between the Big Ten and the SEC.

Here is the ultra-smooth route:  The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.