CFP Darkhorses After Week 3
After three weeks of college football we have seen some surprising results and a few teams on the come up.
Here are some darkhorses that may have a chance at sneaking into the College Football Playoff or a New Year's Six Bowl game.
No. 8 Cincinnati
Will this be the year that a group of five team makes the playoff? After surviving a road test against Indiana, the Bearcats have a week off before traveling to face Notre Dame. This is the only ranked team remaining on the Bearcat's schedule.
No. 13 Ole Miss
All aboard the Lane Train! The Ole Miss Rebels scored 61 points against Tulane and QB Matt Corral accounted for seven touchdowns. The Rebels have a week off before heading to Tuscaloosa to face off against Alabama.
No. 15 BYU
The Cougars have taken down three PAC-12 opponents to start the season. Two of these teams (Utah and Arizona State) were ranked to start the season... both have dropped out of the top 25. Baylor and USC are the toughest opponents left on the schedule.
No. 16 Arkansas
The Razorbacks followed up their big win against Texas with a dominant performance against Georgia Southern. The Razorbacks face off against four consecutive ranked opponents starting with Texas A&M on Saturday.
No. 19 Michigan
Is this finally THE year for Harbaugh? Michigan has started off strong against okay opponents and will have opportunities against Wisconsin, Michigan State, Penn State, and Ohio State to build their CFP resume.
No. 20 Michigan State
Sparty looked impressive in their 38-17 road win over Miami. The Spartans will host Michigan on Halloween weekend and end the season with back to back games against Ohio State and Penn State.
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