College Football Playoff rankings: Week 12 results

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The Top 25 teams in the third week of the College Football Playoff Rankings, their overall and conference records and their current rankings in the polls (Associated Press media / USA Today-American Football Coaches Association / National Football Foundation-Football Writers of America):

1. ALABAMA (11-0, 7-0 SEC West) (1/1/1) beat Chattanooga (8-3, 6-2 FCS Southern) Saturday, 31-3. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. No. 15 Auburn (8-3, 5-2 SEC West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

2. OHIO STATE (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten East) (2/2/2) won at Michigan State (3-8, 1-7 Big Ten East) Saturday, 17-16. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. No. 3 Michigan (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten East), 12 p.m. (ABC).

3. MICHIGAN (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten East) (4/4/3) beat Indiana (5-6, 3-5 Big Ten East) Saturday, 20-10. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at No. 2 Ohio State (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten East), 12 p.m. (ABC).

4. CLEMSON (10-1, 7-1 ACC Atlantic) (5/5/5) won at Wake Forest (6-5, 3-4 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 35-13. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. South Carolina (6-5, 3-5 SEC East), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

5. LOUISVILLE (9-2, 7-2 ACC Atlantic) (3/3/4) lost at Houston (9-2, 6-2 American West) Thursday, 36-10. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. Kentucky (6-5, 4-4 SEC East), 12 p.m. (ESPN).

6. WASHINGTON (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12 North) (7/7/7) beat Arizona State (5-6, 2-6 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 44-18. Next game: Friday, Nov. 25 at No. 22 Washington State (8-3, 7-1 Pac-12 North), 3:30 p.m. (FOX).

7. WISCONSIN (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten West) (6/6/6) won at Purdue (3-8, 1-7 Big Ten West) Saturday, 49-20. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. Minnesota (8-3, 5-3 Big Ten West), 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

8. PENN STATE (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten East) (9/10/18) won at Rutgers (2-9, 0-8 Big Ten East) Saturday, 39-0. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. Michigan State (3-8, 1-7 Big Ten East), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN).

9. OKLAHOMA (9-2, 8-0 Big 12) (8/8/9) won at No. 14 West Virginia (8-2, 5-2 Big 12) Saturday, 56-28. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 11 Oklahoma State (9-2, 7-1 Big 12), 12/3:30 p.m. (FOX/FOX Sports 1).

10. COLORADO (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12 South) (12/12/11t) beat No. 22 Washington State (8-3, 7-1 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 38-24. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. No. 12 Utah (8-3, 5-3 Pac-12 South), 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

11. OKLAHOMA STATE (9-2, 7-1 Big 12) (13/13/13) won at Texas Christian (5-5, 3-4 Big 12) Saturday, 31-6. Next game: Saturday, Dec. 3 at No. 9 Oklahoma (9-2, 8-0 Big 12), 12/3:30 p.m. (FOX/FOX Sports 1).

12. UTAH (8-3, 5-3 Pac-12 South) (11/11/11t) lost to Oregon (4-7, 2-6 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 30-28. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at No. 10 Colorado (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12 South), 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

13. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (8-3, 7-2 Pac-12 South) (15/19/14) won at UCLA (4-7, 2-6 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 36-14. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. Notre Dame (4-7 Independent), 3:30 p.m. (ABC).

14. WEST VIRGINIA (8-2, 5-2 Big 12) (10/9/10) lost to No. 9 Oklahoma (9-2, 8-0 Big 12) Saturday, 56-28. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at Iowa State (3-8, 2-6 Big 12), 3:30 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

15. AUBURN (8-3, 5-2 SEC West) (18/16/16t) beat Alabama A&M (4-7, 4-5 FCS SWAC East) Saturday, 55-0. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at No. 1 Alabama (11-0, 7-0 SEC West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

16. LOUISIANA STATE (6-4, 4-3 SEC West) (16/14/15) lost to No. 23 Florida (8-2, 6-2 SEC East) Saturday, 16-10 Next game: Thursday, Nov. 24 at No. 25 Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC West), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

17. FLORIDA STATE (8-3, 5-3 ACC Atlantic) (17/15/20) won at Syracuse (4-7, 2-5 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 45-14. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. No. 23 Florida (8-2, 6-2 SEC East), 8 p.m. (ABC).

18. NEBRASKA (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten West) (19/17/18) beat Maryland (5-6, 2-6 Big Ten East) Saturday, 28-7. Next game: Friday, Nov. 25 at Iowa (7-4, 5-3 Big Ten West), 3:30 p.m. (ABC).

19. TENNESSEE (8-3, 4-3 SEC East) (29/31/24t) beat Missouri (3-8, 1-6 SEC East) Saturday, 63-37. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at Vanderbilt (5-6, 2-5 SEC East), 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network).

20. BOISE STATE (10-1, 6-1 MW Mountain) (22/23/22) beat UNLV (4-7, 3-4 MW West) Friday, 42-25. Next game: Friday, Nov. 25 at Air Force (8-3, 4-3 MW Mountain), 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

21. WESTERN MICHIGAN (11-0, 7-0 MAC West) (14/21/16t) beat Buffalo (2-9, 1-6 MAC East) Saturday, 38-0. Next game: Friday, Nov. 25 vs. Toledo (9-2, 6-1 MAC West), 5 p.m. (ESPNU).

22. WASHINGTON STATE (8-3, 7-1 Pac-12 North) (20/20/19) lost at No. 10 Colorado (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 38-24. Next game: Friday, Nov. 25 vs. No. 6 Washington (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12 North), 3:30 p.m. (FOX).

23. FLORIDA (8-2, 6-2 SEC East) (21/18/23) won at No. 16 Louisiana State (6-4, 4-3 SEC West) Saturday, 16-10. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 at No. 17 Florida State (8-3, 5-3 ACC Atlantic), 8 p.m. (ABC).

24. STANFORD (8-3, 6-3 Pac-12 North) (31/32/nr) won at California (4-7, 2-6 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 45-31. Next game: Saturday, Nov. 26 vs. Rice (3-8, 2-6 C-USA West), 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

25. TEXAS A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) (23/22/21) beat Texas-San Antonio (5-6, 4-3 C-USA West) Saturday, 23-10. Next game: Thursday, Nov. 24 vs. No. 16 Louisiana State (6-4, 4-3 SEC West), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

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