College Football Rankings, Week 14

Last rankings before Playoff field of 4 is revealed. Commentary on how this compares to CFP rankings to follow in a later post.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Ohio State B1G
3 Washington PAC12
4 Clemson ACC
5 Penn State B1G
6 Oklahoma XII
7 USC PAC12
8 Wisconsin B1G
9 Michigan B1G
10 Colorado PAC12
11 Florida State ACC
12 Stanford PAC12
13 West Virginia XII
14 Oklahoma State XII
15 Pitt ACC
16 Florida SEC
17 Nebraska B1G
18 Louisville ACC
19 Virginia Tech ACC
20 Western Michigan MAC
21 Tennessee SEC
22 Miami FL ACC
23 Georgia Tech ACC
24 LSU SEC
25 Auburn SEC
26 Iowa B1G
27 Washington State PAC12
28 North Carolina ACC
29 Kansas State XII
30 Boise State MtnW
31 Utah PAC12
32 Minnesota B1G
33 Houston Amer
34 South Florida Amer
35 Kentucky SEC
36 Georgia SEC
37 Texas A&M SEC
38 Western Kentucky CUSA
39 Arkansas SEC
40 Temple Amer
41 Appalachian State SunBelt
42 Vanderbilt SEC
43 Navy Amer
44 Tulsa Amer
45 Northwestern B1G
46 BYU Ind
47 North Carolina State ACC
48 Memphis Amer
49 Toledo MAC
50 Air Force MtnW
51 Old Dominion CUSA
52 San Diego State MtnW
53 TCU XII
54 Troy SunBelt
55 California PAC12
56 Idaho SunBelt
57 Colorado State MtnW
58 South Carolina SEC
59 Boston College ACC
60 Ole Miss SEC
61 Wyoming MtnW
62 Mississippi State SEC
63 Oregon PAC12
64 Louisiana Tech CUSA
65 Baylor XII
66 Indiana B1G
67 Maryland B1G
68 Oregon State PAC12
69 Texas Tech XII
70 New Mexico MtnW
71 Texas XII
72 Arizona State PAC12
73 Wake Forest ACC
74 Missouri SEC
75 UCLA PAC12
76 Middle Tennessee CUSA
77 Syracuse ACC
78 Central Florida Amer
79 Duke ACC
80 Notre Dame Ind
81 Arkansas State SunBelt
82 Ohio MAC
83 Eastern Michigan MAC
84 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
85 Arizona PAC12
86 Central Michigan MAC
87 UTSA CUSA
88 Southern Miss CUSA
89 SMU Amer
90 South Alabama SunBelt
91 Army West Point Ind
92 Michigan State B1G
93 Iowa State XII
94 Georgia Southern SunBelt
95 Illinois B1G
96 Hawaii MtnW
97 Northern Illinois MAC
98 Miami OH MAC
99 North Texas CUSA
100 Purdue B1G
101 Kansas XII
102 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
103 Utah State MtnW
104 San Jose State MtnW
105 Rutgers B1G
106 Akron MAC
107 Cincinnati Amer
108 Tulane Amer
109 Bowling Green MAC
110 Nevada MtnW
111 Virginia ACC
112 New Mexico State SunBelt
113 East Carolina Amer
114 UNLV MtnW
115 Florida International CUSA
116 Georgia State SunBelt
117 Ball State MAC
118 Massachusetts Ind
119 UTEP CUSA
120 Charlotte CUSA
121 Kent State MAC
122 Rice CUSA
123 Marshall CUSA
124 Connecticut Amer
125 Florida Atlantic CUSA
126 Texas State SunBelt
127 Fresno State MtnW
128 Buffalo MAC
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College Football Rankings, Week 13

Updated rankings through Week 13. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used.

The regular season is over for most teams, but that doesn’t mean teams without any games left have no opportunity to move up. My ratings system weighs recent games the most as they are the best indicator of how well a team is playing now. There are still plenty of scenarios left to play out which will shape the playoff field. An expanded playoff scenarios outlook will be included in a later post.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Ohio State B1G
3 Clemson ACC
4 Washington PAC12
5 Wisconsin B1G
6 USC PAC12
7 Penn State B1G
8 Colorado PAC12
9 Oklahoma XII
10 Michigan B1G
11 Florida State ACC
12 Oklahoma State XII
13 Stanford PAC12
14 West Virginia XII
15 Florida SEC
16 Pitt ACC
17 Virginia Tech ACC
18 Nebraska B1G
19 Louisville ACC
20 Tennessee SEC
21 Miami FL ACC
22 LSU SEC
23 Georgia Tech ACC
24 Western Michigan MAC
25 Auburn SEC
26 Iowa B1G
27 Washington State PAC12
28 North Carolina ACC
29 Boise State MtnW
30 Utah PAC12
31 Minnesota B1G
32 Houston Amer
33 South Florida Amer
34 Navy Amer
35 Kansas State XII
36 Kentucky SEC
37 Texas A&M SEC
38 Georgia SEC
39 Arkansas SEC
40 Appalachian State SunBelt
41 Western Kentucky CUSA
42 Vanderbilt SEC
43 Tulsa Amer
44 Northwestern B1G
45 TCU XII
46 Troy SunBelt
47 BYU Ind
48 Temple Amer
49 North Carolina State ACC
50 Memphis Amer
51 Air Force MtnW
52 Toledo MAC
53 Old Dominion CUSA
54 Wyoming MtnW
55 California PAC12
56 Colorado State MtnW
57 South Carolina SEC
58 Boston College ACC
59 Idaho SunBelt
60 Louisiana Tech CUSA
61 San Diego State MtnW
62 Ole Miss SEC
63 Baylor XII
64 Mississippi State SEC
65 Oregon PAC12
66 Texas Tech XII
67 Indiana B1G
68 Maryland B1G
69 Oregon State PAC12
70 Texas XII
71 New Mexico MtnW
72 Arizona State PAC12
73 Wake Forest ACC
74 Missouri SEC
75 Middle Tennessee CUSA
76 UCLA PAC12
77 Syracuse ACC
78 Notre Dame Ind
79 Central Florida Amer
80 Duke ACC
81 Ohio MAC
82 Arkansas State SunBelt
83 Eastern Michigan MAC
84 Arizona PAC12
85 Central Michigan MAC
86 Southern Miss CUSA
87 UTSA CUSA
88 SMU Amer
89 Army West Point Ind
90 Michigan State B1G
91 Iowa State XII
92 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
93 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
94 South Alabama SunBelt
95 Illinois B1G
96 Miami OH MAC
97 Northern Illinois MAC
98 Hawaii MtnW
99 Kansas XII
100 North Texas CUSA
101 Georgia Southern SunBelt
102 Purdue B1G
103 Utah State MtnW
104 San Jose State MtnW
105 Rutgers B1G
106 Akron MAC
107 Tulane Amer
108 Bowling Green MAC
109 Cincinnati Amer
110 Nevada MtnW
111 New Mexico State SunBelt
112 Virginia ACC
113 East Carolina Amer
114 UNLV MtnW
115 Florida International CUSA
116 Georgia State SunBelt
117 Massachusetts Ind
118 Ball State MAC
119 UTEP CUSA
120 Charlotte CUSA
121 Kent State MAC
122 Rice CUSA
123 Marshall CUSA
124 Connecticut Amer
125 Texas State SunBelt
126 Florida Atlantic CUSA
127 Buffalo MAC
128 Fresno State MtnW

College Football Rankings, Week 12

Updated rankings through Week 12. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used. As a result teams may move a lot week to week, especially early in the season.

Playoff scenarios will be included in a later post.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Ohio State B1G
3 Clemson ACC
4 Michigan B1G
5 Oklahoma XII
6 Penn State B1G
7 USC PAC12
8 Washington PAC12
9 Wisconsin B1G
10 Colorado PAC12
11 Stanford PAC12
12 Oklahoma State XII
13 Nebraska B1G
14 Florida SEC
15 Florida State ACC
16 Louisville ACC
17 Tennessee SEC
18 Pitt ACC
19 North Carolina ACC
20 Virginia Tech ACC
21 West Virginia XII
22 Auburn SEC
23 Boise State MtnW
24 Washington State PAC12
25 Houston Amer
26 Western Michigan MAC
27 Texas A&M SEC
28 Miami FL ACC
29 Utah PAC12
30 Minnesota B1G
31 Georgia SEC
32 Arkansas SEC
33 LSU SEC
34 Georgia Tech ACC
35 Iowa B1G
36 Kansas State XII
37 South Florida Amer
38 Navy Amer
39 Western Kentucky CUSA
40 Tulsa Amer
41 Appalachian State SunBelt
42 San Diego State MtnW
43 Wyoming MtnW
44 Ole Miss SEC
45 Temple Amer
46 Troy SunBelt
47 Toledo MAC
48 Northwestern B1G
49 BYU Ind
50 Louisiana Tech CUSA
51 Kentucky SEC
52 Oregon PAC12
53 Baylor XII
54 Vanderbilt SEC
55 Old Dominion CUSA
56 South Carolina SEC
57 Memphis Amer
58 TCU XII
59 Texas XII
60 Idaho SunBelt
61 Arizona State PAC12
62 Air Force MtnW
63 California PAC12
64 Colorado State MtnW
65 Wake Forest ACC
66 North Carolina State ACC
67 UCLA PAC12
68 Indiana B1G
69 Maryland B1G
70 Arkansas State SunBelt
71 Boston College ACC
72 Duke ACC
73 Central Florida Amer
74 New Mexico MtnW
75 Mississippi State SEC
76 Texas Tech XII
77 Central Michigan MAC
78 Oregon State PAC12
79 Middle Tennessee CUSA
80 Notre Dame Ind
81 Syracuse ACC
82 Ohio MAC
83 SMU Amer
84 Army West Point Ind
85 Missouri SEC
86 UTSA CUSA
87 South Alabama SunBelt
88 Iowa State XII
89 Eastern Michigan MAC
90 Michigan State B1G
91 North Texas CUSA
92 Illinois B1G
93 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
94 Arizona PAC12
95 Northern Illinois MAC
96 Southern Miss CUSA
97 Hawaii MtnW
98 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
99 UNLV MtnW
100 Miami OH MAC
101 Georgia Southern SunBelt
102 Purdue B1G
103 Kansas XII
104 Utah State MtnW
105 Akron MAC
106 Rutgers B1G
107 Cincinnati Amer
108 New Mexico State SunBelt
109 San Jose State MtnW
110 Virginia ACC
111 Tulane Amer
112 East Carolina Amer
113 Bowling Green MAC
114 Connecticut Amer
115 Florida International CUSA
116 Nevada MtnW
117 Kent State MAC
118 Georgia State SunBelt
119 Massachusetts Ind
120 Ball State MAC
121 Charlotte CUSA
122 Marshall CUSA
123 Texas State SunBelt
124 Rice CUSA
125 UTEP CUSA
126 Florida Atlantic CUSA
127 Fresno State MtnW
128 Buffalo MAC

College Football Rankings, Week 11

Updated rankings through Week 11. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used. As a result teams may move a lot week to week, especially early in the season.

Playoff scenarios will be included in a later post.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Ohio State B1G
3 Clemson ACC
4 Michigan B1G
5 Penn State B1G
6 Wisconsin B1G
7 Washington PAC12
8 USC PAC12
9 Louisville ACC
10 Colorado PAC12
11 West Virginia XII
12 Oklahoma XII
13 Nebraska B1G
14 Florida State ACC
15 Stanford PAC12
16 Auburn SEC
17 Oklahoma State XII
18 Tennessee SEC
19 Washington State PAC12
20 Utah PAC12
21 North Carolina ACC
22 Boise State MtnW
23 Western Michigan MAC
24 Virginia Tech ACC
25 Florida SEC
26 Pitt ACC
27 LSU SEC
28 Texas A&M SEC
29 Georgia SEC
30 Troy SunBelt
31 Miami FL ACC
32 Arkansas SEC
33 Georgia Tech ACC
34 Houston Amer
35 South Florida Amer
36 San Diego State MtnW
37 Minnesota B1G
38 Ole Miss SEC
39 Navy Amer
40 Iowa B1G
41 Western Kentucky CUSA
42 Northwestern B1G
43 BYU Ind
44 Appalachian State SunBelt
45 Temple Amer
46 Kansas State XII
47 Tulsa Amer
48 Toledo MAC
49 Texas XII
50 Baylor XII
51 Wyoming MtnW
52 Louisiana Tech CUSA
53 TCU XII
54 Kentucky SEC
55 Old Dominion CUSA
56 California PAC12
57 Wake Forest ACC
58 North Carolina State ACC
59 Arizona State PAC12
60 Idaho SunBelt
61 South Carolina SEC
62 UCLA PAC12
63 Central Florida Amer
64 Maryland B1G
65 Indiana B1G
66 Air Force MtnW
67 Vanderbilt SEC
68 Duke ACC
69 Memphis Amer
70 Mississippi State SEC
71 New Mexico MtnW
72 Texas Tech XII
73 Syracuse ACC
74 Colorado State MtnW
75 Ohio MAC
76 Oregon PAC12
77 Boston College ACC
78 Notre Dame Ind
79 SMU Amer
80 Eastern Michigan MAC
81 Oregon State PAC12
82 Middle Tennessee CUSA
83 Arkansas State SunBelt
84 Central Michigan MAC
85 Illinois B1G
86 Army West Point Ind
87 Southern Miss CUSA
88 Missouri SEC
89 UTSA CUSA
90 Michigan State B1G
91 South Alabama SunBelt
92 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
93 Arizona PAC12
94 Georgia Southern SunBelt
95 Cincinnati Amer
96 Utah State MtnW
97 North Texas CUSA
98 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
99 UNLV MtnW
100 Miami OH MAC
101 Purdue B1G
102 Hawaii MtnW
103 San Jose State MtnW
104 Rutgers B1G
105 East Carolina Amer
106 Northern Illinois MAC
107 Iowa State XII
108 Tulane Amer
109 Akron MAC
110 Connecticut Amer
111 Kent State MAC
112 Virginia ACC
113 New Mexico State SunBelt
114 Marshall CUSA
115 Charlotte CUSA
116 Massachusetts Ind
117 Kansas XII
118 Nevada MtnW
119 Florida International CUSA
120 Ball State MAC
121 Bowling Green MAC
122 UTEP CUSA
123 Texas State SunBelt
124 Fresno State MtnW
125 Georgia State SunBelt
126 Florida Atlantic CUSA
127 Rice CUSA
128 Buffalo MAC

College Football Rankings, Week 10

Updated rankings through Week 10. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used. As a result teams may move a lot week to week, especially early in the season.

Playoff scenarios will be included in a later post.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Clemson ACC
3 Ohio State B1G
4 Michigan B1G
5 Washington PAC12
6 Penn State B1G
7 Wisconsin B1G
8 Louisville ACC
9 Auburn SEC
10 Colorado PAC12
11 Virginia Tech ACC
12 North Carolina ACC
13 Texas A&M SEC
14 USC PAC12
15 Oklahoma XII
16 West Virginia XII
17 Western Michigan MAC
18 Boise State MtnW
19 Oklahoma State XII
20 Nebraska B1G
21 Tennessee SEC
22 Florida State ACC
23 Washington State PAC12
24 Stanford PAC12
25 Arkansas SEC
26 Florida SEC
27 Utah PAC12
28 Minnesota B1G
29 Troy SunBelt
30 Houston Amer
31 South Florida Amer
32 LSU SEC
33 San Diego State MtnW
34 Wyoming MtnW
35 Tulsa Amer
36 Appalachian State SunBelt
37 Georgia SEC
38 Pitt ACC
39 Miami FL ACC
40 Navy Amer
41 Texas XII
42 Temple Amer
43 Western Kentucky CUSA
44 Baylor XII
45 BYU Ind
46 Kansas State XII
47 California PAC12
48 Arizona State PAC12
49 Toledo MAC
50 Kentucky SEC
51 Ole Miss SEC
52 TCU XII
53 Louisiana Tech CUSA
54 Wake Forest ACC
55 Georgia Tech ACC
56 South Carolina SEC
57 Syracuse ACC
58 Maryland B1G
59 Northwestern B1G
60 Vanderbilt SEC
61 Memphis Amer
62 Indiana B1G
63 Old Dominion CUSA
64 Colorado State MtnW
65 Iowa B1G
66 Texas Tech XII
67 Mississippi State SEC
68 Idaho SunBelt
69 Oregon PAC12
70 Central Florida Amer
71 Air Force MtnW
72 North Carolina State ACC
73 UCLA PAC12
74 New Mexico MtnW
75 Middle Tennessee CUSA
76 Boston College ACC
77 Ohio MAC
78 Oregon State PAC12
79 Southern Miss CUSA
80 SMU Amer
81 UTSA CUSA
82 Eastern Michigan MAC
83 Central Michigan MAC
84 Illinois B1G
85 Georgia Southern SunBelt
86 Notre Dame Ind
87 Arkansas State SunBelt
88 Army West Point Ind
89 Akron MAC
90 Duke ACC
91 South Alabama SunBelt
92 Utah State MtnW
93 East Carolina Amer
94 Arizona PAC12
95 Cincinnati Amer
96 Purdue B1G
97 Rutgers B1G
98 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
99 Hawaii MtnW
100 North Texas CUSA
101 Michigan State B1G
102 Missouri SEC
103 Charlotte CUSA
104 San Jose State MtnW
105 Northern Illinois MAC
106 Miami OH MAC
107 Kansas XII
108 Tulane Amer
109 New Mexico State SunBelt
110 Connecticut Amer
111 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
112 Kent State MAC
113 Ball State MAC
114 Virginia ACC
115 UNLV MtnW
116 Iowa State XII
117 Nevada MtnW
118 Georgia State SunBelt
119 UTEP CUSA
120 Texas State SunBelt
121 Massachusetts Ind
122 Florida International CUSA
123 Marshall CUSA
124 Fresno State MtnW
125 Bowling Green MAC
126 Florida Atlantic CUSA
127 Buffalo MAC
128 Rice CUSA

College Football Rankings, Week 9

Updated rankings through Week 9. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used. As a result teams may move a lot week to week, especially early in the season.

Early Playoff Outlook

The first CFP Top 25 for 2016 will be revealed on Tuesday. Now that there are only 4 undefeated teams from Power 5 conferences (Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Washington), it is extremely likely that these 4 will be in the first edition of the playoff field. Western Michigan is the only other undefeated FBS team, and should be featured in the first CFP poll, but history has shown that the playoff committee does not look too kindly upon G5 teams. Expect the Broncos to be in the poll, but don’t be surprised to see them ranked lower here than in the AP or coaches (or BoW) poll. It is possible that the current 4 undefeated Power 5 teams remain undefeated, as none of them will play each other in the regular season or conference championship games. However, it is very unlikely that all 4 run the table. Clemson has the clearest path after getting past their biggest hurdle on Saturday, but Alabama, Michigan, and Washington each have at least one game remaining which could trip them up.

Right now, it looks like the playoff field will be comprised of Alabama, Clemson, the winner of Michigan/Ohio State, and Washington. The Big XII likely played themselves out of a bid with losses by Baylor and West Virginia on Saturday, and the only G5 with even a sliver of a chance is Western Michigan and they’ll need a lot of outside help and favorable view from the committee to be in the conversation at the end of November.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Clemson ACC
3 Michigan B1G
4 Ohio State B1G
5 Washington PAC12
6 Penn State B1G
7 Texas A&M SEC
8 Wisconsin B1G
9 Colorado PAC12
10 Virginia Tech ACC
11 Louisville ACC
12 Nebraska B1G
13 Auburn SEC
14 USC PAC12
15 Western Michigan MAC
16 Boise State MtnW
17 Florida SEC
18 West Virginia XII
19 Oklahoma XII
20 Tennessee SEC
21 Washington State PAC12
22 Stanford PAC12
23 North Carolina ACC
24 Oklahoma State XII
25 Utah PAC12
26 Florida State ACC
27 Troy SunBelt
28 Houston Amer
29 Baylor XII
30 LSU SEC
31 Minnesota B1G
32 Pitt ACC
33 South Florida Amer
34 Appalachian State SunBelt
35 San Diego State MtnW
36 Kentucky SEC
37 Tulsa Amer
38 Wyoming MtnW
39 Arkansas SEC
40 Kansas State XII
41 California PAC12
42 Western Kentucky CUSA
43 Arizona State PAC12
44 Temple Amer
45 Georgia Tech ACC
46 Texas XII
47 Northwestern B1G
48 Middle Tennessee CUSA
49 Syracuse ACC
50 Navy Amer
51 Wake Forest ACC
52 Vanderbilt SEC
53 Louisiana Tech CUSA
54 Maryland B1G
55 Miami FL ACC
56 Georgia SEC
57 BYU Ind
58 Oregon PAC12
59 Texas Tech XII
60 North Carolina State ACC
61 Iowa B1G
62 Indiana B1G
63 Southern Miss CUSA
64 South Carolina SEC
65 Toledo MAC
66 Ole Miss SEC
67 Boston College ACC
68 UCLA PAC12
69 Old Dominion CUSA
70 Colorado State MtnW
71 Central Florida Amer
72 SMU Amer
73 Idaho SunBelt
74 Oregon State PAC12
75 Memphis Amer
76 Army West Point Ind
77 TCU XII
78 Air Force MtnW
79 New Mexico MtnW
80 Akron MAC
81 Central Michigan MAC
82 Ohio MAC
83 South Alabama SunBelt
84 North Texas CUSA
85 Duke ACC
86 Georgia Southern SunBelt
87 Notre Dame Ind
88 Mississippi State SEC
89 Cincinnati Amer
90 East Carolina Amer
91 Eastern Michigan MAC
92 Rutgers B1G
93 Utah State MtnW
94 Illinois B1G
95 Purdue B1G
96 Michigan State B1G
97 Missouri SEC
98 UTSA CUSA
99 Arizona PAC12
100 Arkansas State SunBelt
101 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
102 Hawaii MtnW
103 Connecticut Amer
104 Georgia State SunBelt
105 Tulane Amer
106 San Jose State MtnW
107 Ball State MAC
108 New Mexico State SunBelt
109 Virginia ACC
110 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
111 Kent State MAC
112 Northern Illinois MAC
113 Kansas XII
114 Nevada MtnW
115 Iowa State XII
116 Miami OH MAC
117 UNLV MtnW
118 Rice CUSA
119 Texas State SunBelt
120 Charlotte CUSA
121 Marshall CUSA
122 Florida International CUSA
123 UTEP CUSA
124 Massachusetts Ind
125 Fresno State MtnW
126 Bowling Green MAC
127 Buffalo MAC
128 Florida Atlantic CUSA

 

College Football Rankings, Week 8

Updated rankings through Week 8. These ranking are used in Ken Massey’s composite ratings.

Rankings are representative of on-field results only; no preseason information or future projections are used. As a result teams may move a lot week to week, especially early in the season.

Early Playoff Outlook

Champions from the SEC, Big Ten, and ACC are in great shape to secure a playoff bid. The PAC12 has a slight edge over the Big XII at the moment for the 4th spot, and their championship game would help sway the odds further in their favor, especially if it is Washington at 13-0. Boise State and Western Michigan should still be in the conversation if they each run the table, but they would likely lose out to 1-loss Power 5 champions; it will get very interesting if the committee has to decide between say 13-0 Boise State and 11-2 Colorado for the 4th spot. We’re still 16 days away from the first official CFP rankings, and as we saw yesterday a lot can change week to week. Realistically, every unbeaten team and every Power 5 team with 1 loss is still in the conversation (which currently adds up to 14 teams) for a playoff spot. Some two-loss P5 teams could work their way in with a lot of outside help, but those scenarios are too far-fetched to be worth discussing today. The 14 contenders are all of the Top 11 below, and Utah, Baylor, and Florida.

Rank Team Conference
1 Alabama SEC
2 Michigan B1G
3 Clemson ACC
4 Boise State MtnW
5 Texas A&M SEC
6 Ohio State B1G
7 Western Michigan MAC
8 Louisville ACC
9 Nebraska B1G
10 West Virginia XII
11 Washington PAC12
12 Penn State B1G
13 Tennessee SEC
14 Colorado PAC12
15 Wisconsin B1G
16 Utah PAC12
17 Auburn SEC
18 North Carolina ACC
19 Florida State ACC
20 Virginia Tech ACC
21 USC PAC12
22 Oklahoma XII
23 Baylor XII
24 Florida SEC
25 Washington State PAC12
26 LSU SEC
27 Troy SunBelt
28 Stanford PAC12
29 Pitt ACC
30 Oklahoma State XII
31 Houston Amer
32 Arkansas SEC
33 Wake Forest ACC
34 Minnesota B1G
35 Appalachian State SunBelt
36 California PAC12
37 Navy Amer
38 South Florida Amer
39 Arizona State PAC12
40 Toledo MAC
41 San Diego State MtnW
42 North Carolina State ACC
43 Miami FL ACC
44 Maryland B1G
45 Northwestern B1G
46 Kentucky SEC
47 Tulsa Amer
48 Wyoming MtnW
49 Kansas State XII
50 Western Kentucky CUSA
51 Ole Miss SEC
52 Temple Amer
53 BYU Ind
54 Georgia SEC
55 Georgia Tech ACC
56 Middle Tennessee CUSA
57 Memphis Amer
58 Syracuse ACC
59 Central Michigan MAC
60 Vanderbilt SEC
61 Iowa B1G
62 Louisiana Tech CUSA
63 TCU XII
64 Central Florida Amer
65 Eastern Michigan MAC
66 Oregon State PAC12
67 UCLA PAC12
68 Akron MAC
69 Southern Miss CUSA
70 Colorado State MtnW
71 Texas XII
72 Texas Tech XII
73 Indiana B1G
74 Old Dominion CUSA
75 Idaho SunBelt
76 SMU Amer
77 Oregon PAC12
78 Georgia Southern SunBelt
79 Air Force MtnW
80 North Texas CUSA
81 Duke ACC
82 Cincinnati Amer
83 South Carolina SEC
84 New Mexico MtnW
85 Illinois B1G
86 Missouri SEC
87 Boston College ACC
88 Utah State MtnW
89 Purdue B1G
90 Tulane Amer
91 Ohio MAC
92 Arizona PAC12
93 Hawaii MtnW
94 South Alabama SunBelt
95 Connecticut Amer
96 Rutgers B1G
97 Mississippi State SEC
98 Army West Point Ind
99 East Carolina Amer
100 Louisiana-Lafayette SunBelt
101 Michigan State B1G
102 Notre Dame Ind
103 Georgia State SunBelt
104 Louisiana-Monroe SunBelt
105 Arkansas State SunBelt
106 UTSA CUSA
107 UNLV MtnW
108 Ball State MAC
109 Virginia ACC
110 New Mexico State SunBelt
111 Northern Illinois MAC
112 San Jose State MtnW
113 Iowa State XII
114 Kansas XII
115 Nevada MtnW
116 Charlotte CUSA
117 Marshall CUSA
118 Florida International CUSA
119 Texas State SunBelt
120 Fresno State MtnW
121 Rice CUSA
122 Kent State MAC
123 UTEP CUSA
124 Miami OH MAC
125 Bowling Green MAC
126 Massachusetts Ind
127 Florida Atlantic CUSA
128 Buffalo MAC