Sunday: Penn State's weekend run might be Crimson Tide's undoing
The addition of three more at-large spots this year, combined with the absence of bid thieves, has conspired to keep the bubble exceptionally soft, which means a lot of teams with modest profiles getting in. The ordering of that final batch of bubble teams, though, has been extraordinarily difficult.
Every school has significant weaknesses, but each seems to be weak in a different way from the team's closest to them in the pecking order. I've spent many hours the last two days trying to make rhyme or reason of what the selection committee will deliver Sunday night. Here's the best guess: