One Week Later: Hope springs eternal for several teams after one of the most chaotic weeks in recent memory

After one of the most chaotic weeks in recent memory, every team with playoff aspirations is on guard before Week 12.
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The rankings may not have changed much, but the college football playoff race was upended last weekend with three seismic upsets. Madness can strike anywhere and at anytime. In the midwest, Michigan and Ohio State will be on high alert. In West Virginia, the Mountaineers are ready to make their charge at one of the final four spots, but they must stave off a surging powerhouse in Oklahoma. In Boulder, the season's most unlikely big game will determine key positioning in the Pac-12 race.

Fear and hope rose from last week's chaos. Now, it's time to see who takes advantage.