The College Football Playoff prime 4 remained the identical, however a loss by Tennessee, beforehand ranked No. 5, shook up the remainder of the Prime 10.
Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU all stored their spots in that order, regardless of the latter three every having a scare Saturday.
Michigan trailed within the closing minute to unranked Illinois, TCU beat Baylor by two on a walk-off discipline aim and even Ohio State solely led by three factors within the fourth quarter over unranked Maryland. However all 4 of the highest groups stay 11-0 on the season.
Tennessee was blown out on the road by South Carolina. With that loss, it dropped to No. 10 within the rankings with a 9-2 report. The Vols additionally misplaced quarterback Hendon Hooker for the season after he tore an ACL within the loss.
LSU (No. 5, 9-2) and USC (No. 6, 10-1) are the primary two out. Contemplating Ohio State and Michigan face off in Columbus this weekend, one might simply sneak into the highest 4, relying on how that recreation goes.
LSU travels to unranked Texas A&M, whereas USC hosts No. 15 Notre Dame. Each LSU and USC moved up a spot from final week’s rankings. Alabama (10-2), Clemson (10-1) and Oregon (9-2) spherical out seeds seven via 9, respectively.
Here is how the remainder of the Prime 25 seems to be, together with data and rankings from final week:
11. Penn State (9-2, identical)
12. Kansas State (8-3, No. 15)
13. Washington (9-2, No. 17)
14. Utah (8-3, No. 10)
15. Notre Dame (8-3, No. 18)
16. Florida State (8-3, No. 19)
17. North Carolina (9-2, No. 13)
18. UCLA (8-3, No. 16)
19. Tulane (9-2, No. 21)
20. Ole Miss (8-3, No. 14)
21. Oregon State (8-3, No. 23)
22. UCF (8-3, No. 20)
23. Texas (7-4, unranked)
24. Cincinnati (9-2, No. 25)
25. Louisville (7-4, unranked)