College Football Playoff Top 25 How They Fared Week 12

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HOW COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TOP 25 TEAMS FARED

Results of games Nov. 17-21 involving the top 25 teams of the College Football Playoff rankings. The numbers in parentheses separated by dashes are, in order, that team’s rankings in three polls released Sunday, Nov. 22: The Football Writers Association of America/National Football Foundation Super 16 teams; the Associated Press Top 25 media; the USA Today-Amway Top 25 coaches.

1. (1/1/1) CLEMSON (11-0, 8-0 ACC Atlantic) beat Wake Forest Saturday, 33-13. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN).

2. (2/2/2) ALABAMA (10-1, 6-1 SEC West) beat Charleston Southern Saturday, 56-6. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at Auburn, 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

3. (8/8/8) OHIO STATE (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten East) lost to No. 9 Michigan State Saturday, 17-14. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at No. 12 Michigan, 12 p.m. (ABC).

4. (3/4/4) NOTRE DAME (10-1) beat Boston College at Boston, Mass. (Fenway Park) Saturday, 19-16. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at No. 11 Stanford, 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

5. (4/3/3) IOWA (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten West) beat Purdue Saturday, 40-20. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m. (ABC).

6. (10/9/10) OKLAHOMA STATE (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) lost to No. 10 Baylor Saturday, 45-35. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. No. 7 Oklahoma, 8 p.m. (ABC).

7. (5/5/5) OKLAHOMA (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) beat No. 18 Texas Christian Saturday, 30-29. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at No. 6 Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. (ABC).

8. (9/10/9) FLORIDA (10-1, 7-1 SEC West) beat Florida Atlantic Saturday, 20-14 (OT). Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. No. 14 Florida State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

9. (6/6/6) MICHIGAN STATE (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten East) beat No. 3 Ohio State Saturday, 17-14. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. Penn State, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN).

10. (7/7/7) BAYLOR (9-1, 6-1 Big 12) beat No. 6 Oklahoma State Saturday, 45-35. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 at No. 18 Texas Christian, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

11. (13/13/12t) STANFORD (9-2, 8-1 Pac-12 North) beat California Saturday, 35-22. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

12. (11/12/12t) MICHIGAN (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten East) beat Penn State Saturday, 28-16. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. No. 3 Ohio State, 12 p.m. (ABC).

13. (nr/26/25) UTAH (8-3, 5-3 Pac-12 South) lost to UCLA Saturday, 17-9. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. Colorado, 2:30 p.m. (Pac-12).

14. (14/14/14) FLORIDA STATE (9-2, 6-2 ACC Atlantic) beat Tennessee-Chattanooga Saturday, 52-13. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at No. 8 Florida, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

15. (nr/28/26) LOUISIANA STATE (7-3, 4-3 SEC West) lost to No. 22 Mississippi Saturday, 38-17. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. (SEC).

16. (16/16/15) NAVY (9-1, 7-0 American West) beat Tulsa Saturday, 44-21. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 at No. 19 Houston, 12 p.m. (ABC).

17. (12/11/11) NORTH CAROLINA (10-1, 7-0 ACC Coastal) beat Virginia Tech Saturday, 30-27 (OT). Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at North Carolina State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2).

18. (15/15/16) TEXAS CHRISTIAN (9-2, 6-2 Big 12) lost to No. 7 Oklahoma Saturday, 30-29. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 vs. No. 10 Baylor, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

19. (nr/21/21) HOUSTON (10-1, 6-1 American West) lost to Connecticut Saturday, 20-17. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 vs. No. 16 Navy, 12 p.m. (ABC).

20. (nr/17/17) NORTHWESTERN (9-2, 5-2 Big Ten West) beat No. 25 Wisconsin Saturday, 13-7. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. Illinois at Chicago (Soldier Field), 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU).

21. (nr/nr/nr) MEMPHIS (8-3, 4-3 American West) lost to Temple Saturday, 31-12. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. Southern Methodist, 12 p.m. (ESPN News).

22. (nr/19/19) MISSISSIPPI (8-3, 5-2 SEC West) beat No. 15 Louisiana State Saturday, 38-17. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at Mississippi State, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN2).

23. (nr/18/18) OREGON (8-3, 6-2 Pac-12 North) beat No. 24 USC Saturday, 48-28. Next: Friday, Nov. 27 vs. Oregon State, 4 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

24. (nr/32/32) USC (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12 South) lost to No. 23 Oregon Saturday, 48-28. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. UCLA, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2).

25. (nr/30/28) WISCONSIN (8-3, 5-2 Big Ten West) lost to No. 20 Northwestern Saturday, 13-7. Next: Saturday, Nov. 28 at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten).

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