With the final week of the college football season and conference championship week finally here, the experts in Las Vegas have updated the odds for the national championship. Alabama remains the heavy favorite with 5/4 odds to win the national championship. Oregon is the next top favorite at 5/2, followed by TCU at 4/1.
If everyone wins out, who do you like -- TCU, Baylor, Ohio State? For now, it's the Horned Frogs who just may have had the most impressive performance of the weekend among the contenders.
Everything about TCU and Baylor is up for scrutiny, starting with the College Football Playoff committee's reverence for strength-of-schedule, to Baylor fans' pulpit-pounding for head-to-head to serve as a no-brainer.
Expect the debate between TCU and Baylor to continue into the final week, joined by the Buckeyes, a college football blueblood.
A spot inside the College Football Playoff’s projected four-team bracket is available this week, and No. 5 TCU (10-1) looms as the most likely team to grab it when the fresh rankings are revealed Tuesday.