Week 14 CFP Rankings
The 13th weekend of the 2017 season featured several rivalry matchups, including the showdown in the SEC between Auburn and Alabama. The Tigers victory pushes coach Gus Malzahn’s team into the top four, while the Crimson Tide are going to need a little help in order to reach the CFB Playoff. Clemson assumes the No. 1 spot following Saturday night’s win against South Carolina, with Oklahoma jumps one place after handling West Virginia in Norman.
Here is the top 10 week 14 CFP rankings :
1. Clemson (11-1)
Week 13 Result: Defeated South Carolina
The Tigers are a win away from their third consecutive trip to the CFB Playoff.
2. Auburn (10-2)
Week 13 Result: Defeated Alabama
For the second time (Georgia and Alabama) in 2017, Auburn defeated the No. 1 team in the nation.
3. Oklahoma (11-1)
Week 13 Result: Defeated West Virginia
Easy win over West Virginia sets up a showdown (or rematch) against TCU in the Big 12 Championship.
4. Wisconsin (12-0)
Week 13 Result: Defeated Minnesota
Badgers’ defense turns in another dominant effort in Saturday’s win over Minnesota.
5. Alabama (11-1)
Week 13 Result: Lost to Auburn
Let the debate begin: Can the Crimson Tide get into the CFB Playoff with one loss and no SEC Championship?
6. Georgia (11-1)
Week 13 Result: Defeated Georgia Tech
Bulldogs successfully avenged last year’s loss to Georgia Tech with a blowout 38-7 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Saturday.
7. Miami (10-1)
Week 13 Result: Lost to Pitt
Loss to Pitt was a significant setback, but Miami’s playoff hopes are still alive with a win over Clemson.
8. Ohio State (10-2)
Week 13 Result: Defeated Michigan
Urban Meyer is now 6-0 as Ohio State’s coach against Michigan.
9. Penn State (10-2)
Week 13 Result: Defeated Maryland
After destroying Maryland 66-3 on Saturday, the Nittany Lions should be in good shape to earn a spot in a New Year’s Six bowl.
10. USC (10-2)
Week 13 Result: Bye Week
The Trojans had a scheduled bye in Week 13, which was the program’s first off week in the 2017 season. While one was needed during the regular season, the timing worked out with the Pac-12 Championship up next.