College Football Playoff Chase: Who's Still Alive After Week 4

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College Football Playoff Chase: Who's Still Alive After Week 4

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College Football Playoff Chase: Who's Still Alive After Week 4

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Group of Five hopefuls

It’ll take something miraculous to happen for any of these teams to get within sniffing distance of the College Football Playoff.  The only possible way it works for any of them is to 1) go unbeaten, 2) be dominant doing it, and 3) hope for chaos in the Power Five championship games.

There can’t be four other options from the Power Five leagues.

Ranking the Group of Five programs still alive (sort of) …

American Athletic Conference

Ranked in order of most possible to least
1. UCF
2. Cincinnati
3. Memphis
4. SMU
5. Houston
6. Temple

Conference USA

1. Marshall
2. Louisiana Tech
3. Florida Atlantic
4. UTSA
5. Rice

Independents

1. Liberty

Sun Belt

1. Louisiana
2. Coastal Carolina

Teams that haven’t played yet, but …
Finished. Done. Let’s go take a steam
One-loss teams still alive … technically
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