The College Football Playoff selection committee released its second set of rankings Tuesday night, with its top three teams — LSU, Ohio State and Clemson — garnering little in the way of dispute. But faced with candidates of varying degrees of worthiness for the No. 4 spot, the committee seemed to throw up its hands and say — I'm paraphrasing here — "Eh, the team that lost to South Carolina. Sure, whatever."
There's still four more weeks of football either to sort all this out or confuse things even further. Let's take a look into the crystal ball to see where all the candidates stand and the work they still need to do.