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College Spun's College Football Playoff Field After Week 4

College Football Playoff bracket.

College Football Playoff Bracket

Week 4 was probably the least sexy week of the college football season, but it still produced a couple of results that should play a big role in deciding the playoff field. 

The best win of the week comes from Utah, which blew out Oregon, 62-20, in Eugene, Ore. The Utes, 4-0, now have a big road win against the Ducks to go along with their impressive home victory against Michigan, which is starting to look even better. 

Our top four from last week, along with the next two out, were all able to secure wins, though none were particularly impressive. The field looks a bit different this week than it did last week, but that's to be expected. This is a very fluid process. 

Here’s College Spun’s College Football Playoff foursome after Week 4, along with our next two out. You can find out how we arrived at the field here. Last week’s field is here.

1. Ole Miss (4-0) 

The Rebels followed up on their season-defining win at Alabama with a pretty lackluster performance against Vanderbilt, though the Rebels still emerged with a 27-16 win. Ole Miss, No. 2 last week, jumps to No. 1 over Michigan State, which drops now that it's win against Oregon looks a little less impressive. Hugh Freeze's squad will really be tested this week, as it's got a road matchup against the surprising 4-0 Florida Gators. 

2. Ohio State (4-0) 

After back-to-back offensively frustrating wins against Hawaii and Northern Illinois, Urban Meyer's squad appeared to get back on track against Western Michigan. With Cardale Jones leading the way as the clear, No. 1 QB, the Buckeyes rolled to a 38-12 victory. Saturday poses the biggest test of the young season for OSU, which is set to play 4-0 Indiana in Bloomington. The matchup against the Hoosiers will likely be the Buckeyes' greatest chance for a loss until it hosts Michigan State in Columbus in late November. 

3. Michigan State (4-0) 

The Spartans drop a couple spots down from No. 1 after an OK win against Central Michigan. Mark Dantonio's squad still possesses one of the best wins of the year - a home victory against Oregon in primetime - but it looks less impressive now that the Ducks got blown out at home by Utah. Still, the Spartans appear to be one of the top teams in the country and and should arrive to Columbus to face the Buckeyes at 11-0. 

4. Utah (4-0) 

Do the Utes now lay claim to the best win of the college football season? Probably. What Utah did to Oregon in Eugene - a 62-20 blowout - is something that basically never happens. It did Saturday, though, and it's propelled the Utes right into the College Football Playoff discussion. Along with the win over the Ducks, Utah also has a home victory against Michigan, which looks better now that Jim Harbaugh's squad is starting to impress. 

Next Two Out:

5. Georgia (4-0) 

The Bulldogs are undefeated and have a couple nice wins, but this is the week, the one in which Mark Richt's squad has a chance to cement itself as a top CFB Playoff contender. Georgia is set to host Alabama in Athens, Ga. A win over the Crimson Tide could vault the Bulldogs to No. 1 in our poll and make them the favorite to win the SEC. It's going to be a fun afternoon at Sanford Stadium. 

6. UCLA (4-0) 

If Utah had Week 3's best win, the Bruins had the second-best, throttling No. 16 Arizona in Tuscon, 56-30. Jim Mora Jr.'s squad now has two top-25 wins, with the other coming at home against then-No. 19 BYU. The next three weeks are quite daunting for this team, with a home contest against in-state rival Arizona State followed by a road game against Stanford and a home tilt against Cal, both of which are ranked. The end of the season looks to be the time that will really decide the Bruins playoff fate, as the close the year against Utah and USC. 

Here's how the voting shook out: 

 Rank

Lombardi

Lyons 

Holleran 

Hladik 

Tackett 

Driscoll 

1. 

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Ohio State

Ole Miss

MSU

Ole Miss

2.

MSU

MSU

Ole Miss

MSU

LSU

Ohio State

3. 

Ohio State

OSU

MSU

OSU

OSU

TCU

4.

Utah

UCLA

Utah

Georgia

Georgia

UCLA

5.

Georgia

Georgia

LSU

Utah

Ole Miss

MSU

6. 

Oklahoma

Utah

UCLA

LSU

Baylor

ND

7. 

UCLA

ND

ND

ND

Utah

Georgia

8. 

LSU

LSU

Georgia

UCLA

TCU

LSU

9.

ND

Oklahoma

TCU

TCU

ND

Utah

10. 

Alabama

Texas A&M

Baylor

Baylor

Clemson

Alabama

11.

Baylor

TCU

Alabama

FSU

Alabama

Baylor

12.

Clemson

Alabama

Oklahoma

Clemson

FSU

Oklahoma

13.

TCU

Baylor

Clemson

Alabama

Oklahoma

Clemson

14.

FSU

Clemson

FSU

Oklahoma

UCLA

Texas A&M

15.

Stanford

FSU

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Stanford

FSU

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