Whammy! Come Press Your Luck in the game show Power Rankings

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The FOOTBALLPOCALYPSE -- read in your best monster-truck show announcer voice -- is upon us.

No. 1 will meet No. 2 in the regular season for the first time in almost five years when LSU and Alabama take the field Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It feels like a national semifinal, and barring a major upset, it probably will be. That's pressure. It's Final Jeopardy, the Showcase Showdown and the Fast Money Round rolled into one.

See where I'm going with this? That's right. It's game show week at the Power Rankings. Time to play the feud...

NCAA Football Power Rankings

Next five: Auburn, Washington, Missouri, West Virginia, Cincinnati

Andy Staples' Power Rankings also serve as his ballot in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.