Week 14 college football rankings: Michigan Oregon climb Ohio State Florida State drop
Week 13 of college football was full of surprises, with Oregon and Michigan delivering big wins and shaking up the rankings.
Week 13 of the college football season has come to a close, and rivalry weekend did not disappoint. The Oregon Ducks and Michigan Wolverines scored big wins, which has caused a lot of movement in the Week 14 college football rankings.
The best teams in college football have started to emerge, and the upcoming conference championship weekend could bring chaos to the top four if a few unexpected wins occur.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (24) has been dropped from the College Football Rankings.
James Madison had a strong rebound after their first loss to Coastal Carolina, and despite a less impressive resume, they are finishing the regular season in the top 25 after an 11-1 campaign.
The Tennessee Volunteers' 8-4 record was expected, and the team is already looking ahead to 2024 with excitement for Nico Iamaleava.
The SMU Mustangs have been on a winning streak since October, and their momentum could lead to an upset over Tulane.
Oklahoma State University's Illie Gordon III delivered a jaw-dropping performance with three second-half touchdowns and two more scores to win it in overtime.
The Toledo Rockets have an 11-game winning streak, one of the longest in college football this season. They are looking to secure a spot in the top 25 college football rankings.
The Oregon State Beavers have had a disappointing season, and their future looks grim as they lose an outstanding football coach and some impact players.
The Liberty Flames have finally cracked the CFP rankings and have strengthened their case for a top spot with a dominant victory over UTEP.
The Louisville Cardinals' devastating loss may have cost them a spot in a New Year's Six bowl game.
Tulane Green Wave's running back Makhi Hughes and their defense did everything required to take down UTSA, and they are looking forward to a top-12 spot.
The Oklahoma Sooners have had a rollercoaster season, and their performance against Texas and their two losses to Kansas and Oklahoma State have left a lot of questions.
The Iowa Hawkeyes' defense is incredible, but their offense is torture to watch. They are set to face the best defense in college football in the Big Ten Championship Game.
LSU Tigers quarterback Jayden Daniels had a remarkable season, but the Tigers' defense was one of the worst, and LSU is unlikely to head to the playoffs.
The Arizona Wildcats have had a strong finish to the regular season, and their victories over top-25 teams give them a slight edge over LSU.
The Penn State Nittany Lions have had a season that feels like any other under James Franklin, and their ceiling seems to be a perennial top-12 team.
The Ole Miss Rebels had a tough fight in the Egg Bowl, but their 10-2 record with wins over Tulane and LSU earned them a top-10 spot.
The Florida State Seminoles struggled after the Jordan Travis injury, and their offense collapsed without their leader.
The Missouri Tigers have had an outstanding season, winning 10 games for the first time since 2014, and they have earned a premier bowl game.
The Texas Longhorns celebrated Senior Day with a head-to-head victory over Alabama, but their close victories throughout the season have left them below the Crimson Tide.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are an excellent team, but their current system isn't working against the Michigan Wolverines, and they might even take a small dip in 2024.
The Iron Bowl produced one of the best finishes in the history of the Alabama-Auburn rivalry, and Alabama found a way to win despite numerous mistakes.
The Washington Huskies are tied with a program record of 12 wins, and their playoff hopes rest on the Pac-12 Championship Game.
The Michigan Wolverines have demonstrated once again why they are the best team in the Big Ten and a more well-built football team than Ohio State. They are set to face Iowa in what is projected to be a defensive grudge match, and they are the second-best team in college football.