College Football Playoff Top 25 How They Fared Week 13

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THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TOP 25 TEAMS

How the 25 teams in the fourth week of the College Football Playoff rankings fared Nov. 24-28. The numbers in parentheses separated by dashes are, in order, that team’s rankings in three polls released Sunday, Nov. 29: 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 (12-0, 8-0 ACC Atlantic) beat South Carolina Saturday, 37-32. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 14 North Carolina in ACC Championship Game at Charlotte, N.C. (Bank of America Stadium), 8 p.m. (ABC).

2. (2/2/2) ALABAMA (11-1, 7-1 SEC West) beat Auburn Saturday, 29-13. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 12 Florida in SEC Championship Game at Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome), 4 p.m. (CBS).

3. (3/3/4) OKLAHOMA (11-1, 8-1 Big 12) beat No. 11 Oklahoma State Saturday, 58-23. Next: Bowl game.

4. (4/4/3) IOWA (12-0, 8-0 Big Ten West) beat Nebraska Friday, 28-20. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 5 Michigan State in Big Ten Championship Game at Indianapolis, Ind. (Lucas Oil Stadium), 8 p.m. (FOX).

5. (5/5/5) MICHIGAN STATE (11-1, 7-1 Big Ten East) beat Penn State Saturday, 55-16. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 4 Iowa in Big Ten Championship Game at Indianapolis, Ind. (Lucas Oil Stadium), 8 p.m. (FOX).

6. (10/9/10) NOTRE DAME (10-2) lost to No. 9 Stanford Saturday, 38-36. Next: Bowl game.

7. (12/12/12) BAYLOR (9-2, 6-2 Big 12) lost to No. 19 Texas Christian Friday, 28-21 (2OT). Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. Texas, 12 p.m. (ESPN).

8. (6/6/6) OHIO STATE (11-1, 7-1 Big Ten East) beat No. 10 Michigan Saturday, 42-13. Next: Bowl game.

9. (7/7/7) STANFORD (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12 North) beat No. 6 Notre Dame Saturday, 38-36. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. USC in Pacific-12 Conference Championship Game at Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi’s Stadium), 7:45 p.m. (ESPN).

10. (nr/19/19) MICHIGAN (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten East) lost to No. 8 Ohio State Saturday, 42-13. Next: Bowl game.

11. (14/14/14) OKLAHOMA STATE (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) lost to No. 3 Oklahoma Saturday, 58-23. Next: Bowl game.

12. (16/18/15) FLORIDA (10-2, 7-1 SEC West) lost to No. 13 Florida State Saturday, 27-2. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship Game at Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome), 4 p.m. (CBS).

13. (9/10/9) FLORIDA STATE (10-2, 6-2 ACC Atlantic) beat No. 12 Florida Saturday, 27-2. Next: Bowl game.

14. (8/8/8) NORTH CAROLINA (11-1, 8-0 ACC Coastal) beat North Carolina State Saturday, 45-34. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. No. 1 Clemson in ACC Championship Game at Charlotte, N.C. (Bank of America Stadium), 8 p.m. (ABC).

15. (nr/22/22) NAVY (9-2, 7-1 American West) lost to Houston Friday, 52-31. Next: Saturday, Dec. 12 vs. Army at Philadelphia, Pa. (Lincoln Financial Field), 2 p.m. (CBS).

16. (13/13/13) NORTHWESTERN (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten West) beat Illinois Saturday, 24-14. Next: Bowl game.

17. (nr/15/16) OREGON (9-3, 7-2 Pac-12 North) beat Oregon State Friday, 52-42. Next: Bowl game.

18. (15/16/17) MISSISSIPPI (9-3, 6-2 SEC West) beat No. 21 Mississippi State Saturday, 38-27. Next: Bowl game.

19. (11/11/11) TEXAS CHRISTIAN (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) beat No. 7 Baylor Friday, 28-21 (2OT). Next: Bowl game.

20. (nr/33/31t) WASHINGTON STATE (8-4, 6-3 Pac-12 North) lost to Washington Friday, 45-10. Next: Bowl game.

21. (nr/34t/33) MISSISSIPPI STATE (8-4, 4-4 SEC West) lost to No. 18 Mississippi Saturday, 38-27. Next: Bowl game.

22. (nr/34t/28) UCLA (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12 South) lost to USC Saturday, 40-21. Next: Bowl game.

23. (nr/21/20) UTAH (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12 South) beat Colorado Saturday, 20-14. Next: Bowl game.

24. (nr/24/27) TOLEDO (9-2, 6-2 MAC West) lost to Western Michigan Friday, 35-30. Next: Bowl game.

25. (nr/20/21) TEMPLE (10-2, 7-1 American East) beat Connecticut Saturday, 27-3. Next: Saturday, Dec. 5 at Houston in American Athletic Conference Championship Game, 12 p.m. (ABC/ESPN).

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