This is the fourth year that the College Football Playoff rankings have decided which teams will compete for the national championship. Prior to that, it was determined by the Bowl Championship Series selection system.
The BCS was often criticized. It used a combination of polls and computer selection methods to determine its rankings. And only two teams had a chance to win the national title — the two teams selected to play in the BCS National Championship Game.
However, perhaps Alabama fans wish the old system was back — at least for now.
Each week, BCSKnowHow.com still puts together how the old BCS system would rank the teams this season. And this week, the Crimson Tide would have been No. 1, unlike they currently are in the CFP rankings.
Alabama is No. 2 in the CFP rankings behind SEC rival Georgia, which would be ranked No. 2 if the BCS system was still intact.
Here’s a full look at how the BCS would currently rank the top teams in the nation:
— BCSKnowHow.com (@BCSKnowHow) November 8, 2017
Alabama is also currently No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and Coaches Polls. However, Georgia would have the top seed if the College Football Playoff started today. Obviously, the SEC Championship game will likely be key in deciding the final rankings.
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