Four teams.

That’s how many will make it into the College Football Playoffs at the end of December.

As is the case with any subjective decision when it comes to sports, the argument as to who those top-four teams are, and who aren’t, depends upon who you are talking to.

There is little argument that the No.1 spot belongs to Alabama, but from there the rankings are less clear.

Ohio State and Notre Dame have been solidly in those next two spots for most of the season, at least since the Irish topped Clemson to give the Tigers their first loss of the season.

And the list of teams that follow is long, with Cincinnati and Coastal Carolina each making undefeated claims to one of the top spots.

But the Buckeyes limited number of games, due to cancellations resulting from COVID-19 cases both within their program, and their opponents, have drawn some criticism of the Ohio State claim.

OSU quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Justin Fields feels there’s no question about the Buckeyes inclusion in the consideration for the top spots in the land, and knows their legacy is in their own hands.