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College Spun's College Football Playoff Field After Week 3

College Football Playoff.

College Football Playoff

Another week of college football has been completed. It was a good one. 

Ohio State barely survived Northern Illinois. Alabama was upended by Ole Miss for the second straight year. LSU and Georgia both looked dominant in SEC contests at home. Notre Dame, a team as injury-riddled as there is, had an impressive victory against Georgia Tech. 

Picking a College Football Playoff field is a near-unfeasible task, but we're going to do it anyway. 

Here's College Spun's College Football Playoff foursome after Week 3. You can find out how we arrived at the field here. Last week's field is also there. 

1. Michigan State (3-0)

The Spartans, the No. 2 team in our field last week, jump to the No. 1 spot thanks to Ohio State's lackluster-at-best showing against Northern Illinois. Mark Dantonio's squad didn't look great on Saturday, defeating Air Force, 35-21, but they're undefeated and possess one of the best wins of the year so far with their home victory against Oregon. Can anyone top this team before their mid-November showdown against the Buckeyes? 

2. Ole Miss (3-0) 

Hugh Freeze's team secured the early win of the season on Saturday with its 43-37 defeat of Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It was the second straight victory over the Crimson Tide for Ole Miss and it was impressive. The Rebels are averaging 64 points a game and have a win in Tuscaloosa - they're a lock for the field if it was picked today. You could make a serious argument for them being deserving of the No. 1 spot, too. 

3. Ohio State (3-0) 

The Buckeyes looked bad last week. Their offense did, anyway. But Urban Meyer's team is still perhaps the most-talented squad in the country. They're 3-0, throttled Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., and, once they solve their offensive woes, should start to impress on a weekly basis. If Ohio State plays to its potential, nobody should come close to beating the Buckeyes until mid-November, when they face Michigan State, Minnesota and Michigan. 

4. LSU (2-0) 

This ranking could just as easily read "4. Leonard Fournette (2-0)." After a very good freshman season, Buga has seemingly transformed into the monster that we all saw in those unreal high school highlights. Against Auburn, he averaged 12 yards a carry, finishing with 228 rushing yards and three touchdowns in just three quarters. Auburn's defense isn't great, but it still has SEC athletes, and LSU's offensive line and incredible back made them look like a Sun Belt squad. With Syracuse, Eastern Michigan, South Carolina, Florida, and Western Kentucky on the schedule before a trip to Tuscaloosa, this team should have no issue sticking around the top of the rankings.

Next Two Out

5. Georgia (3-0)

The Bulldogs blasted South Carolina, 52-20, over the weekend and are knocking on the playoff foursome door. Running back Nick Chubb is rolling and quarterback Greyson Lambert is playing very efficient football. Southern won’t be much of a test for Georgia on Saturday, but the Alabama Crimson Tide lurk on the horizon on Oct. 3. 

6. TCU (3-0)

The second team out of our field, the Horned Frogs just haven't had the chance to really impress us yet. TCU has a solid Week 1 win, defeating Minnesota on the road, but Gary Patterson's squad didn't look great in that one. Since then, they've had two blowout wins - Stephen F. Austin and SMU. Their Big 12 slate starts this week and will provide them with a couple opportunities to get the quality wins needed to make the field. 

Here's how the voting shook out this week:

 Rank

Lombardi

Lyons 

Holleran 

Hladik 

Tackett 

Driscoll 

1. 

MSU

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

MSU

MSU

MSU

2.

Ole Miss

MSU

MSU

Ole Miss

LSU

Ole Miss

3. 

OSU

OSU

OSU

OSU

OSU

OSU

4.

TCU

ND

TCU

LSU

Ole Miss

TCU

5.

LSU

LSU

LSU

TCU

Georgia

Georgia

6. 

Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

TCU

Baylor

7. 

ND

UCLA

ND

ND

Baylor

LSU

8. 

UCLA

Oklahoma

UCLA

Baylor

ND

ND

9.

Oklahoma

Texas A&M

Baylor

UCLA

Clemson

UCLA

10. 

Baylor

Alabama

Alabama

Clemson

Alabama

Clemson

11.

Alabama

TCU

Clemson

Alabama

FSU

Alabama

12.

Clemson

Baylor

Northwestern

FSU

Oklahoma

Texas A&M

13.

Texas A&M

Clemson

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Oklahoma

14.

Oregon

Oregon

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

UCLA

Utah

15.

Stanford

FSU

Oregon

Oregon

Stanford

FSU

So, college football fans - did we get it right?