Having won two of the last three national titles, it seems clear that the Clemson Tigers are right up there with Alabama as the top college football program in the country.
However, Clemson wide receiver and captain Hunter Renfrow has a slightly different take on the issue of where his school stands in the hierarchy.
In a recent interview with AL.com at the Senior Bowl, Renfrow explained that while the Tigers are "gaining ground" on the Crimson Tide, we would not state that the team is "on their level" at this time.
“They’ve won two of the last four and we have too,” Renfrow said at the Senior Bowl in Mobile. “I feel like we are gaining ground but I wouldn’t say we are on their level yet. We are just little ol’ Clemson and we are trying to get to the top.”
Renfrow played in each of Clemson's four College Football Playoff appearances against Alabama, winning two national titles in the process.
He famously caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson in the 2016 title game.
In 2018, Renfrow was a part of the Clemson team that made history, becoming the first-ever 15-0 team in college football history, winning the ACC title, Cotton Bowl and the National Championship Game in the process.