AUBURN, ALABAMA - NOVEMBER 25: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide prior to their game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 25, 2023 in Auburn, Alabama.
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Nick Saban Reacts to Playoff Scenario With Zero SEC Teams

The college football conference championship games will be played this weekend with massive College Football Playoff implications, but regardless of what happens, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban believes there should be SEC representation no matter who wins the SEC Championship game between Alabama and Georgia.

There is a scenario in which it's possible no SEC team makes it, which includes wins by Alabama, Washington, Florida State, Michigan, and Texas.

Should that happen, Alabama and Georgia will each have one loss, Florida State remains undefeated, and Texas has one loss but has a win over Alabama from Week 2.

Still, Saban thinks the SEC belongs either way.

"I haven't paid a lot of attention to it because, you know, we don't really control that. We have no control over that. We have control over how we play, how we execute, how we prepare our team and that's where our focus is. I think there should be some representation from the SEC, regardless of who wins the game. Absolutely. I think this is one of the best leagues, you know, in the country, and if you're a one-loss team and you play through this league, I think you're one of the best four teams in the country. Some kind of way, there should be representation, some kind of way because of the league itself and the competition in the league," Saban said during his weekly Thursday appearance on "The Pat McAfee Show."

We'll have to see what happens this Saturday as Alabama and Georgia square off at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

According to DraftKings Sportsbook, the Crimson Tide are five-point underdogs in a game with a total set at 55.5 in what should be a thrilling matchup between the two rivals.

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