On Saturday, No. 6 Baylor lost its first game of the season, falling 34-20 to Oklahoma. No. 9 #LSU lost at home (31-14) to Arkansas, quashing any hopes the team might have had to catch and possibly pass Alabama in the SEC West. Later on Saturday, No. 10
Breaking things down further, the No. 6, No. 7, No.9, and No. 10 ranked teams in the College Football Playoff rankings lost on November 14. Three of the four schools are likely eliminated from consideration, with only Baylor still technically alive. Baylor would need to beat Oklahoma State (10-0), TCU (9-1), and Texas (4-6) over the
Within the latest College Football Playoff rankings, each of the top five schools won over the weekend. No. 1 Clemson improved to 10-0, Alabama is 9-1, Ohio State is 10-0, Notre Dame is 9-1, and Iowa is now 10-0. No. 8 Oklahoma State improved to 10-0, so the school will move at least into the top six. After that, things are going to start getting messy, as many of the top schools from just a few weeks ago now have two losses on the college football season.
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Orange Bowl: No. 1 Ohio State (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 4 Stanford (8-1, 7-0 Pac-12) AP TOP 25 SAGARIN MASSEY COLLEY MATRIX OLD BCS RPI VS. CURRENT TOP 25 2 68 60 59 51 67 0-0 OUTLOOK:
The Buckeyes survived against Minnesota without JT Barrett in the lineup.
Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC) vs. No. 3 Clemson (9-0, 6-0 ACC) AP TOP 25 SAGARIN MASSEY COLLEY MATRIX OLD BCS RPI VS. CURRENT TOP 25 3 5 2 8 7 17 2-0 OUTLOOK:
Alabama has not been especially sharp at home this year, but the Tide will need to be this week. LSU and Leonard Fournette come calling.
AP TOP 25 SAGARIN MASSEY COLLEY MATRIX OLD BCS RPI VS. CURRENT TOP 25 1 27 20 29 15 11 2-0 OUTLOOK:
DeShaun Watson had a huge game, scoring six touchdowns, leading the Tigers to a win over North Carolina State.
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