Conroy said his "gut feeling" was Oklahoma State's offense, which was third in the nation at 550 yards per game, would have prevailed against Alabama's top-ranked defense, which allowed 183 yards per game.
Alabama isn't a unanimous No. 1 in final AP poll →
"It would have been a great game and it would be nice to see a plus-one system in the future," he said.
For some Associated Press voters, Tide not No. 1 →