While Georgia was well on its way to locking up an SEC title and College Football Playoff berth, Gary Danielson gave a weird argument about Alabama's chances.
Oklahoma and Georgia have likely punched their tickets to the four-team field. Clemson, Miami, and Wisconsin are likely in the same situation.
The real drama comes down to one-loss Alabama, or a potential two-loss Big Ten champion Ohio State.
Late in the game, Danielson went into some pro-Alabama argument, and it is a bit all over the place.
The quote comes after Danielson was asked if Georgia dominating Auburn should have an impact on Alabama's playoff resume.
"I don't think the committee should take this game into effect at all. I think game one to the last game, Alabama's been the most consistent team. I think you can make the argument that top-to-bottom, they have not had any bad games. They're one of the four best teams. That's the way I look at it."
Danielson also cited the "precedent" that the committee started last year, putting in Ohio State as an at-large team over Big Ten Champion Penn State.
There is some debate over what Danielson means by "the committee shouldn't take this effect." My best read on it is that he's arguing that Auburn, which just beat Alabama handily, having a bad performance vs. Georgia shouldn't reflect poorly on the Crimson Tide, and that Alabama should be in over Ohio State.
Twitter isn't impressed.
Again, it seems likely that Danielson was actually stumping for Alabama over Ohio State, but he definitely didn't present his argument well at all.