Narrowing it down to this final four

Who said college football has no playoff system? It happens every week, which is one of the great things about the sport — as well as one of the more exasperating in terms of determining who the two best teams are at the end of the season without a definitive system for determining that in place.

Look at what we had over the weekend:
In the Southeastern Conference, Alabama and Louisiana State staged an opening-round Bowl Championship Series playoff game. Take a step forward Tigers, who posted a 24-21 win over the Tide.