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This Week 4 College Football Map Is Going Viral

Week 3 of the 2018 college football season is in the books, so we've got an updated college football imperialism map. Washington State and Minnesota are making claims for the most territory, while Boston College is owning the Northeast.

The map, created by Nathan Bingham, is recreated every week of the season.

Here's the explanation:

Each FBS team is given a territory to begin the season, and if they lose, the team that beats them takes their land. Teams are then always in the process of trying to either regain land or expand their land by beating teams that have land.

The territories for each team are determined by which school is closest in straight-line distance to the geometric center of each county.

Here's the map after Week 3:

What will the map look like after Week 4? There are several notable contests.