"I just think other programs get the benefit of the doubt, and for whatever reason, our league, certainly Clemson, we don't get the benefit of the doubt," Swinney said during a press conference.
"It's been happening very slowly for a couple of years," Finebaum said of Alabama's head football coach and the Crimson Tide during an appearance on ESPN's 'Get Up.' "I think over the last couple of months we've seen it."
The top four is expected to remain unchanged going into Championship Week, but Alabama should fall down the rankings after losing to Auburn in the Iron Bowl.
No major changes are expected in the top four of the latest CFP rankings, but Alabama is set to fall away after losing to Auburn in the Iron Bowl.
Utah and Oregon kick off Championship Week when they meet in the Pac-12 title decider on Friday, with LSU facing Georgia in the SEC title game on Saturday.
Baylor, at No. 9 going into the weekend, just needs a win next weekend combined with two more outcomes after Alabama and Minnesota lost on Saturday.
Just when the annual game had maybe seen it all, Saturday's game happened at the Iron Bowl game between No. 5 Alabama and No. 15 Auburn, and there was craziness.
The No. 7-ranked Sooners take on state rivals and No. 21-ranked Cowboys needing a win to keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive.
No. 2 ranked LSU can go 12-0 with a win over the Aggies and avenge last season's controversial loss after seven overtimes.
The Bulldogs can improve to 11-1 and extend their winning run over the Yellow Jackets to three games on Saturday.
No. 1 Ohio State travels to No. 13 Michigan on Saturday looking to extends its winning streak over the Wolverines to eight.
No. 5-ranked Crimson Tide must win on the road against the No. 15 Tigers to keep its hopes of a spot in the College Football Playoff alive.
The No. 3-ranked Tigers are 11-0 and could go unbeaten in the regular season for a second consecutive year.
With week 13 of college football in the books, new sets of rankings and betting odds have been released for the College Football Playoff National Championship.
No. 1 Ohio State faces No. 13 Michigan on the road, while No. 5 Alabama takes on No. 15 Auburn in the Iron Bowl and No. 7 Oklahoma faces No. 21 Oklahoma State,
Ohio State leapfrogged LSU at No. 1, while Clemson and Georgia rounded up the top four and Utah climbed up to No. 6.
LSU, Ohio State and Clemson are set to retain the top three spots but Georgia's No.4 ranking could be in jeopardy.
LSU, Ohio State and Clemson are expected to retain the top three spots, while Utah could climb up to sixth.
It could be a political move for Saban, who needs his team to not only win against its in-state rival on Saturday, but needs some dominoes to fall so the Crimson Tide can make another playoff run.
The Sooners clinched a spot in this year's Big 12 Championship game by winning its last three games in a way that's so rare it hasn't been done since 2000.
The final week of regular season features a number of potentially crucial games, with Auburn taking on Alabama in the Iron Bowl and Ohio State traveling to Michigan.
Oklahoma climbed up two spots to No.8 in the latest CFP ranking after a spirited comeback against Baylor put in control of the conference.
The Tigers are 44-point favorite against the Razorbacks, the biggest point spread in SEC games in the last four decades.
Georgia has already clinched the SEC East title and a win against the Aggies would further consolidate its hopes of reaching the College Football Playoff.
The No.2-ranked Buckeyes host the No.9-ranked Nittany Lions in the de-facto title decider in the Big Ten East.
After losing its star quarterback to a season-ending injury, No.5-ranked Alabama has two games to force its way into the CFP top four.
LSU's Joe Burrow continues to dominate the conversation for the Heisman Trophy, though other names are emerging after the injury to Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
The Crimson Tide remained at No.5 in the latest set of CFP rankings, with LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia occupying the first four spots.
There are two weekends of regular season remaining, plus the conference championship weekend before the final rankings are released, and anything can still happen.
The CFP selection committee will release its latest set of rankings on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. ET during its traditional show on ESPN.