In this week’s USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-133, there are some significant shifts. Oklahoma State has moved up, while Oklahoma has dropped down. Meanwhile, the battle for the top spot continues between Michigan and Georgia.
The Cowboys’ recent win in their rivalry game has catapulted them 15 spots to No. 17, just ahead of the Sooners. With two consecutive losses, Oklahoma’s chances of making it to the College Football Playoff are dwindling. They will need to win all their remaining games and receive some assistance to reach the Big 12 championship game.
Elsewhere in the Big 12, Texas has moved up to No. 7, remaining one spot ahead of Alabama due to their head-to-head tiebreaker. However, the Crimson Tide have been on a roll following their 42-28 victory against LSU, bouncing back after a challenging September.
The debate surrounding which team deserves the top spot in the re-rank continues to center around Michigan and Georgia. The Wolverines had an easy win against Purdue in the Big Ten, while the Bulldogs scored another impressive victory against Missouri. Both teams have valid arguments, but for now, Michigan holds on to the No. 1 spot as they head into a crucial division game against Penn State this Saturday.
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This week’s re-rank sees notable drops for Missouri, LSU, Notre Dame, Air Force, and Kansas State. The biggest plummet is experienced by the Falcons, who dropped 15 spots to No. 26 after losing to Army. Notre Dame falls seven spots to No. 23 after their defeat to Clemson, who jumped 12 spots to No. 41 following the impressive win.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: College football Re-Rank 1-133: Oklahoma State rises as Oklahoma falls
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