Washington’s dramatic comeback win at No. 6 Oregon knocked out the College Football Playoff picture Saturday night and before UCLA’s dramatic home loss at Arizona narrowed Pac-12 Final Four hopes to one team — Lincoln Riley’s USC Trojans. Sunday week 11 A.P. Top 25 rankings There’s a lot of moving and shaking that could happen early with those decisions versus TCU’s win at Texas.
In our latest forecast, several nationally ranked teams will move up from the latest AP Poll, while a few other programs flex their muscles in the playoff run, including Ohio State, Michigan and Tennessee. The Volunteers scored 66 points during Missouri’s dribble, a style-point victory for Josh Heupel’s team that followed last week’s loss at Georgia.
Liberty and Illinois are among the teams likely to be unranked after Hugh Freeze and the Flames lost to UConn and the Fighting Illini lost their spot atop the Big Ten West with a home upset at Purdue.
Here’s how we expect Sunday’s new AP Poll to look heading into the final week of the regular season: