The Week 5 college football schedule is laced with games that will impact the playoff picture, conference races, Heisman Trophy odds and more.
Through four weeks, 40 teams are still alive for playoff spots. That number will shrink in week 5; which teams are guaranteed to be eliminated from playoff contention with losses? Is Penn State out if they lose to Ohio State? Is West Virginia out if they lose to Texas Tech? Also, don't miss under-the-radar matchups like Army–Buffalo and Louisiana Tech–North Texas.
At the end of this week's episode of The Hot Route, we preview Week 5: