Originally Posted by jagervol01
What are you talking about? Was this just hypothetically speaking? 1) There is not an 8 team playoff even in the works. 2) There is a 4 team playoff but that won't begin until the 2014-15 season. 3) USC was the preseason #1 and their problem was coaching not talent and Notre Dame beat them in their place as well as Oklahoma and a win over Stanford (to complain about officiating is whining). ND played a good schedule.
ND beat two decent teams in Stanford and Ollahoma. USC does not fall into that category. It was the talent that let them down, not the coaching. Then again you're a VOL fan so it'd be both for you!