I feel differently. If you can't even win your conference, you have NO legitimate claim to a National Championship. None.
Better talk to the folks down at Alabama after last year. Bama had one loss but turned out to be the best team in the country.
There are going to be better second and third place teams from a strong conference better than many conference champs. That is why the best teams need to fill playoff slots. Heck, take the top eight teams. That should be a good playoff.
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