College Football Playoff rankings: Clemson, Bama, Oklahoma, Iowa
The Clemson Tigers are No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings for a fourth straight week after a 33–13 win over Wake Forest brought their record to 11–0. They meet South Carolina this week to close out their regular season, and take on No. 14 North Carolina in the ACC title game on Dec. 5.
After a win over TCU, Oklahoma debuts in the Top 4 this week at No. 3. They have the No. 1 ranking in the Football Power Index, and the third-best strength of record.
Iowa is still undefeated after a 40–20 win over Purdue on Saturday, and jumps up from No. 5 to make its debut in the Top 4 this week after Ohio State’s loss to Michigan State. They’ll finish up their season on the road against Nebraska.
Michigan State is up to No. 5 after a big 17–14 win on the road against Ohio State. They meet Penn State to close out their season.
Here are the full rankings:
5. Michigan State
6. Notre Dame
8. Ohio State
11. Oklahoma State
13. Florida State
14. North Carolina
18. Ole Miss
20. Washington State
21. Miss St