College Football Playoff Rankings: What Would They Be After Week 4?

If the season ended right now, what would the College Football Playoff rankings be?

Week 4 Rankings & Quick Takes 
ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12 | SEC
What it all means: Florida-Tennessee
LSU-Auburn | Georgia-Ole Miss | Wisconsin-MSU

Well, now what? The top of the pecking order didn’t change all that much, except that the pickings are starting to slim down a bit when it comes to some of the Power 5 conferences. Meanwhile, Houston and Boise State keep on rolling along.

Strength of schedule and important wins matter to the playoff committee, and impressive road wins are a huge deal So with all that in mind, the College Football Playoff rankings as of right now would be …

2016 College Football Playoff After Week 4 Would Be …

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

1. Alabama vs. 4. Ohio State

Fiesta Bowl

2. Louisville vs. 3. Wisconsin

2016 College Football Playoff Rankings After Week 4 Would Be …

1. Alabama

As good as the Louisville win was over Florida State a few weeks ago, and as impressive as it’s been, the Alabama win over Ole Miss on the road now becomes huge with the Rebel blowout over Georgia. That, along with the USC win, along with it being Alabama, would mean a No. 1 spot.

2. Louisville

The committeewould have a massive argument over this. The pro-Wisconsin side would look at resume, while the Louisville faction would fight about looks and that win over Florida State. In the end, it wouldn’t matter much since No. 3 would be …

3. Wisconsin

The Georgia State game might matter a bit, but beating LSU and Michigan State ais as impressive as anything anyone has done. The committee would love the way the Badgers rolled over the Spartans.

4. Ohio State

Beating Oklahoma would carry a little weight considering it was on the road – that would move Houston out of the four spot. The way the team has looked so far would’ve ensured a spot in the top four, and maybe even higher than this.

5. Tennessee

6. Stanford

7. Michigan

8. Clemson

9. Texas A&M

10. Houston

11. Washington

12. Florida State

13. Baylor

14. Michigan State

15. Nebraska

16. Ole Miss

17. Arkansas

18. Florida

19. Utah

20. Arizona State

21. West Virginia

22. Boise State

23. TCU

24. San Diego State

25. Miami