Post and Courier’s College Football Playoff poll

Clemson’s Deshaun Watson throws a pass in the fourth quarter at Syracuse on Saturday. Clemson won 37-27. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

The season is winding down. Only three weeks left for College Football Playoff candidates to impress.

A Post and Courier poll reflects the subtle debates that must be going on when the CFP committee meets. Fresh rankings come out Tuesday night (9:30 p.m. on ESPN).

Clemson at No. 1, or Alabama, or Ohio State?

Miami or Dallas?

Notre Dame or Oklahoma State for that No. 4 spot?

So long Stanford.

Hello, Iowa?

This week

Cotton: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Orange: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 3

Cotton Bowl: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 TCU

Orange Bowl: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Clemson

This week

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Ohio State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 3 Alabama

Nov. 3

Cotton Bowl: No. 1 TCU vs. No. 4 Ohio State

Orange Bowl: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 LSU

This week

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Oklahoma State

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Alabama

Nov. 3

Orange Bowl: 1. Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 10

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 3

Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama

Cotton Bowl: No. 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Ohio State

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