The Buckeyes are the team most-likely to beat the Crimson Tide.
Penn State is the clear No. 2 team in college football right now.
The undefeated Nittany Lions are coming off a blowout win against Michigan and are ranked just behind Alabama in both of the top 25 polls.
Another team is a bigger threat to Nick Saban and Co., though.
According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, it’s Ohio State, not Penn State, that is the country’s second-most dangerous team.
Ohio State has an FPI of 28.5, which is second to Alabama at 30.8.
Penn State is No. 3, at 24.9.
The Buckeyes and the Nittany Lions are set to meet in Columbus this Saturday, so it’ll play itself out on the field.
You can view the full FPI rankings here.