College Football Playoff Projections & Picks Following Week 3

Week 3 of the college football season is in the books, so ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit has rolled out his latest College Football Playoff projections, picking the top four teams in the nation.

This week, Herbstreit strays from the norm and drops Alabama from the No. 1 spot.

After a dominant victory over Louisville and with a win over Auburn under their belt, Herbstreit has catipulted the Clemson Tigers into the top spot in his latest rankings.

Sitting at No. 2 is Oklahoma, following the Sooners’ 56-14 victory over Tulane which came after shellacking Ohio State a weekend ago. The Crimson Tide then sit at No. 3.

Who holds the No. 4 ranking in Herbstreit’s latest projections? The Penn State Nittany Lions.

Do you agree with Herbstreit’s top four? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions and be sure to stay tuned throughout the day for the release of the USA Today Coaches Poll and AP Top 25.

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  • Josh SanchezCAMPUSSPORTS Writer
    Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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