The highest six groups within the CFP rankings remained the identical Tuesday, together with Ohio State, which stays at No. 4 regardless of uncertainty about its upcoming opponents.
The Huge 12, in the meantime, continues to be alive within the CFP race.
The Buckeyes keep forward of No. 5 Texas A&M and No. 6 Florida following a 52-12 win towards Michigan State. The highest three spots within the rankings as soon as once more belong to Alabama (9-0), Notre Dame (10-0) and Clemson (9-1).
Earlier Tuesday, Ohio State discovered its upcoming sport towards Michigan was canceled due to COVID points inside the Wolverines program. At 5-0, the Buckeyes would wish to play one other Huge Ten opponent this weekend, or have the six-game threshold for reaching the league championship adjusted so they might face No. 14 Northwestern subsequent week in Indianapolis.
If Ohio State would not attain the Huge Ten title sport, it might be paired subsequent week towards No. 16 Iowa, which strikes up three spots after its fifth consecutive win.
The Huge 12’s slim playoff hopes obtained a lift as Iowa State (8-2) moved to No. 7, forward of undefeated Cincinnati, which slipped a spot to No. 8 after not taking part in since Nov. 28. The Bearcats once more might be off this week due to COVID-19 points inside their program, earlier than dealing with No. 24 Tulsa within the AAC championship subsequent week.
Iowa State, the highest-ranked two-loss staff, is about to face No. 11 Oklahoma subsequent week within the Huge 12 championship sport. A convention championship seemingly would preserve the Cyclones forward of Cincinnati and probably push them into the highest 4.
Coastal Carolina and BYU traded spots within the rankings following the Chanticleers’ residence win over the Cougars. At 10-0, Coastal Carolina now sits at No. 13, whereas BYU drops 5 spots to No. 18 following its first lack of the season.
USC stays the Pac-12’s highest-rated staff at No. 15 after it improved to 4-0 with a dominant win Sunday towards Washington State. Colorado, the Pac-12’s different undefeated staff, lastly entered the CFP rankings at No. 21.
Louisiana, which beat Iowa State 31-14 to open the season, moved up six spots to No. 19 this week. Texas re-enters the rankings at No. 20, and Missouri makes its debut at No. 25 regardless of three losses.
The CFP choice committee will launch a brand new Prime 25 on Dec. 15 earlier than the ultimate rankings are unveiled Dec. 20.