It was a day of close calls for several playoff contenders. Penn State needed a touchdown pass as time expired to beat Iowa, while Oklahoma survived a shockingly close game against winless Baylor. Even Clemson, coming off a dominant effort against Louisville, didn't put away Boston College until the fourth quarter.
The lone exception? Alabama, which dismantled Vanderbilt from the start in a 59-0 trouncing.
How would our experts rank the playoff contenders if the season ended today?