In this week’s #DearAndy, Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter on…
How long will Kirby Smart last at Georgia? The Bulldogs reportedly are expected to hire Smart, a Georgia alum who has led Alabama’s defense since 2008. The hiring is expected to be made official after the Crimson Tide face Florida in the SEC championship game this weekend.
Is Alabama one of the five best head coaching jobs in college football? The Crimson Tide have dominated the SEC under coach Nick Saban, but Saban likely could win big at a number of programs.
Why is North Carolina ranked below Florida State, Stanford and Notre Dame in the latest College Football Playoff rankings? The Tar Heels were slotted at No. 10, but they potentially could make a case to earn a spot in the final four by beating No. 1 Clemson in the ACC championship game this weekend.
Would Stanford make the playoff if it beats Southern California in the Pac-12 championship game and either Clemson or Alabama lose in the ACC and SEC championship games, respectively? If either the Tigers or the Crimson Tide are upset, it would be hard for the committee to deny the Cardinal given their strong résumé.