The college football playoff race this weekend has taken a turn after Tennessee’s loss in South Carolina and near whiffs from TCU and Michigan, lending credence to the idea that this year’s postseason remains unpredictable ahead of rivalry week. In our latest top 25 selection committee prediction, the top four remain the same, but there’s a lot of noise behind the undefeated TCU.

At this point in the season, the selection committee is looking at overall resumes, quality wins, and potential conference championships won. Several playoff contenders have already locked in their title games but can’t afford another loss until Qualifier Sunday. LSU aims to be the first two-loss team to appear in the Final Four if the Tigers win against Texas A&M and Georgia.

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There is even a scenario in which Alabama with two losses is mentioned again in a couple of weeks, but this is so far in the future that it is not worth detailing unless massive chaos occurs this week.

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Here’s our look at what this week’s College Football Playoff Ranking 4 will look like, and each contender’s path to the final four spots.