The College Football Playoff is as much about being No. 4 as being No. 1. To that end, Ohio State supplants Mississippi State at No. 4 in this exercise.
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Marshall, one of two undefeated FBS teams left, survives to beat UAB 23-18. Marshall AD: It's very confusing where Group of Five schools fit in the playoff rankings.
Dodd: How is Florida State, after 26 straight wins, No. 3 in the CFP Top 25. How is 10-0 Marshall not even ranked? Is this really what we want in college football?
Marshall is 10-0 and not ranked in the CFP rankings because the biggest knock against it is its schedule. But what if you look at what Marshall has done from a different perspective?
Thought football was a passing game? Then you may notice running backs like Melvin Gordon and Tevin Coleman are putting up numbers not seen in years.
The Seminoles were able to hold off Mississippi State for No. 3 this week, while TCU is still ahead of Baylor.
The fourth edition of the College Football Playoff rankings saw Alabama rise all the way to No. 1 after beating Mississippi State.
PredictionMachine.com ran 50,000 simulations of Marshall playing Mississippi State's schedule.
Undefeated Florida State gets jumped, undefeated Marshall still shunned, but big margins lift Ohio State up

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