Tua Tagovailoa's injury hurts Alabama's chances at making the College Football Playoff, however it's not direct. Alabama, sitting at number 5 in the CFP Rankings, is still very much alive in the race for the postseason.

Former Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to discuss the pathway and challenges facing the Crimson Tide to make the College Football Playoff.

Jones also discussed why Tua's injury won't penalize Alabama immediately, the best case scenario for Alabama to make the College Football Playoff, his thoughts on Tua Tagovailoa's injury, legacy and future, if it's possible to have an elite defense with the makeup of college football, and much more.

For Barrett Jones complete breakdown on the Crimson Tide's journey to the college football postseason, check out the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for all the latest news, breakdown and analysis surrounding the Alabama Crimson Tide.