Justin Fields has been even better than advertised for Ohio State, as he and head coach Ryan Day have set about decimating the Big Ten and college football as a whole to this point, including wins over a now-ranked Cincinnati team as well as Nebraska and Michigan State.
Despite their best efforts, the Bucks remained tied with Georgia for the No. 3 overall spot in the latest AP Poll, which is nothing short of a crying shame.
Clemson may have a couple wins over Power 5 teams, including a feisty Texas A&M team, but their struggle and slim win over North Carolina should knock them down quite a few pegs, as they don't look nearly as sharp as last year. Alabama has been ridiculously productive, but the toughest matchup they've had so far was against a backup quarterback in a win over unranked Ole Miss.
Of the current playoff teams, Ohio State is the only one that has played quality opponents and totally steamrolled them, which should earn them at least some serious consideration for the top spot in the rankings.
Fields, JK Dobbins, Chase Young, and the Buckeyes are poised to keep slicing through the Big Ten. Hopefully the voters wise up and give Ryan Day's crew the credit they deserve in due time.