Move over Alabama, Clemson is the new standard-bearer in college football

Clemson’s Ray-Ray McCloud (21) pushes away from Miami’s Sheldrick Redwine (22) during the second half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (Bob Leverone/AP)

CHARLOTTE — Concentrate, for the moment, on what can’t be disputed, not after this 38-3 pasting Clemson laid on Miami on Saturday night. What we know about the College Football Playoff: Clemson has to be the favorite. More