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College football rankings reactions heading into Week 14

Basically no change in the Top 8, but the bottom of the Top 25 adds three teams to the mix.

Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Zach VanValkenburg makes an interception off a pass by Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Adrian Martinez late in the fourth quarter at Kinnick Stadium Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

The top of the polls this week remain basically the same this week, with only the Coaches flip-flopping the Ohio State Buckeyes and Clemson Tigers. The Tigers 52-17 evisceration of the Pittsburgh Panthers was enough for some voters to have them avoiding Alabama in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff.

The biggest fall was by the Oregon Ducks, whose loss to Civil War rival the Oregon State Beavers beat them on the final offensive play of the game with a quarterback who had literally never stepped foot on an FBS field before that snap. They were punished, but are still in the Top 25.

The newly-welcomed Washington Huskies join the USC Trojans as the only Pac-12 representatives in either poll, as both teams are 3-0 and might be on a collision course for the Pac-12 Championship Game.

We also welcome back Liberty following their 45-0 defeat of UMass (which was barely a cover), as well as the Iowa Hawkeyes after their 26-20 win over Nebraska in Kinnick Stadium.

Here are the college football rankings for November 29th and heading into Week 14.

AP Poll

Week 14 AP Poll

Ranking Team (1st place votes) Record Points Movement
Ranking Team (1st place votes) Record Points Movement
1 Alabama 8-0 1,550
2 Notre Dame 9-0 1,481
3 Ohio State 4-0 1,403
4 Clemson 8-1 1,392
5 Texas A&M 6-1 1,262
6 Florida 7-1 1,226
7 Cincinnati 8-0 1,204
8 Brigham Young 9-0 1,113
9 Miami FL 991 +1
10 Indiana 5-1 984 +2
11 Georgia 6-2 919 +2
12 Iowa State 7-2 873 +3
13 Oklahoma 6-2 815 +1
14 Coastal Carolina 9-0 694 +2
15 Marshall 7-0 600 +2
16 Northwestern 5-1 577 -5
17 USC 3-0 540 +2
18 Wisconsin 2-1 531
19 Oklahoma State 6-2 426 +2
20 Louisiana-Lafayette 8-1 352 +3
21 Oregon 3-1 326 -12
22 Tulsa 5-1 244 +2
23 Washington 3-0 218 NR
24 Iowa 4-2 119 NR
25 Liberty 9-1 67 NR

Coaches Poll

Week 14 Coaches Poll

Ranking Team (1st place votes) Record Points Movement
Ranking Team (1st place votes) Record Points Movement
1 Alabama (59) 8-0 1547
2 Notre Dame (2) 9-0 1479
3 Clemson 8-1 1391 +1
4 Ohio State (1) 4-0 1382 -1
5 Florida 7-1 1255
6 Texas A&M 6-1 1254
7 Cincinnati 8-0 1177
8 Brigham Young 9-0 1073
9 Miami 7-1 1026
10 Georgia 6-2 972
11 Indiana 5-1 934 +1
12 Iowa State 7-2 855 +3
13 Oklahoma 6-2 816 +1
14 Coastal Carolina 9-0 625 +3
15 Marshall 7-0 615 +1
16 Southern California 3-0 581 +2
17 Northwestern 5-1 535 -4
18 Oklahoma State 6-2 469 +4
19 Wisconsin 2-1 459 +1
20 Oregon 3-1 343 -9
21 UL Lafayette 8-1 293 +3
22 Tulsa 5-1 228 +3
23 Washington 3-0 186 NR
24 Iowa 4-2 125 NR
25 Liberty 9-1 87 NR