ESPN college football analyst Tim Tebow shrugged off the notion that the college football playoff committee got it wrong by putting in a non-conference champion like Alabama over teams with worse records that won their conference.
Georgia won the SEC while Alabama failed to make it to the SEC Championship. One-loss Alabama controversially made it in over two-loss Big Ten Conference champion Ohio State.
Tebow said Tuesday on “First Take” that he wants to see the best teams compete for the championship, regardless of conference and both Alabama and Georgia proved to be the best after beating Clemson and Oklahoma, respectively.
“I know some people are upset and complaining about you need to have every conference, and there shouldn’t be two teams from one conference. and my thing is, why? Let’s have everybody compete for the four best. And guess what, you’ve got the two best teams playing for the college football national championship,” stated Tebow.
As for the playoff expanding to more teams, Tebow prefers the playoff at four teams because it keeps every game meaningful — something he explained is different from the NFL.
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