Find NCAA football breaking news, scores, stats, rankings, polls, truth and rumors and college football analysis from Sports Illustrated at bethshalomkc.info. College Football Rankings: SI Reveals Preseason Top 25 Share. Last year: 14 –1 (8–0 SEC); Lost to Clemson in national championship game .. in , before he was suspended for a year after a positive NCAA drug test. Appearances in College Football Playoff: Zero . Alabama has played for the national championship the past two seasons and made all three.