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CFP Top 25 (1st Ranking, November 5th)

November 5th, First Ranking

RR (Recruiting Rank for P5 teams; an average factored from 3 sites over 4 years)

25. SMU 8-1 (AAC, West Division): Lost to Memphis, 54-48; Up Next: @ Home vs East Carolina; TV: 11:00 / ESPNU; Favorite: SMU -23; Best Win(s): @ TCU (4-4), 41-38 & @ Home vs Temple (5-3), 45-21; Lost To: (@) Memphis (8-1), 54-48,  on Nov. 2nd!  

24. Navy 7-1 (AAC, West Division): Beat U-Conn, 56-10; Up Next: BYE Week; TV: Favorite:  Best Win(s): Beat Tulane (5-3) 41-38 & Air Force (7-2), 34-25! Lost To: (@) Memphis (8-1), 35-23, on Sept 26th!  

23. Oklahoma State 6-3 B-12 / RR 37th: Beat TCU (4-4), @ Home, 34-27; Up Next: BYE Week; TV: Favorite: Best Win: Beat #16 Kansas State (6-2), 26-13 & (@) ISU (5-3), 34-27; Lost to: (@) Texas (5-3), 38-30, Sept. 21st; @ Texas Tech (3-5), 45-35, on Oct. 5th; & @ Home, #12 Baylor (8-0), 45-27, on Oct, 19th!

22.  Boise State 7-1 (MWC, Mountain Division): won @ San Jose State, 52-42; Up Next: @ Home vs Wyoming; TV: 9:15 / ESPN; Favorite: Boise State -11.5; Best Win(s): Beat a P5, Florida State (4-5), 36-31, Air Force (7-2), @ Home, 30-19; Lost To: (@) BYU (4-4), 28-25, on Oct. 19th!

21. Memphis 8-1 (AAC, West Division): Beat SMU, 54-48; Up Next: BYE Week;  TV: Favorite: Best Win(s): Beat a P5, Ole Miss (3-6), 15-10, #24 Navy (7-1) 35-23, Tulane (6-3), 47-14, & #25 SMU (8-1), 54-48; Lost To: (@) Temple (5-3), 30-28 on Oct. 12th! 

20. Cincinnati 7-1 (AAC, East Division): Beat East Carolina, 46-43; UP Next: @ Home vs U-Conn; TV: 2:30 / ESPNU; Favorite: Cincinnati -34.5; Best Win(s): Beat a P5 UCLA (3-5) @ Home, 24-14, @ UCF (6-2), 27-24, & @ Marshall (6-3), 52-14; Lost to: #1 Ohio State (8-0) 42-0, on Sept. 7th! 

19. Wake Forest 7-1, ACC Atlantic Division / RR 62nd: Beat NC State, 44-10; Up Next: @ Virginia Tech; TV: 2:30 / ESPN; Favorite: WF -2.5; Best Win(s): Beat Boston College (5-4) 27-24; Lost To: (@ Home) Louisville (5-3), 62-59, on Oct. 12th! 

18. Iowa 6-2, B -10 West Division / RR 40th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Wisconsin; TV: 3:00 / FOX; Favorite: Wisconsin -9.5; Best Win(s): Beat Iowa State (5-3) 18-17 Lost To: (@) #14 Michigan (7-2), 10-3, on Oct. 5th & (@ Home) vs #4 Penn State (8-0), 17-12, on Oct 12th!

17. Minnesota 8-0 B-10 West Division /RR 46th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs Penn State; TV: 11:00 / ABC Favorite: PSU -6; Best Win(s): Illinois (5-4) 40-17; Loss to: Undefeated!

16. Kansas State 6-2 B-12 / RR 63rd : Beat (@) Kansas, 38-10; Up Next: @ Texas; TV: 2:30 / ESPN; Favorite: Texas -5; Best Win(s): Beat #9 OU (7-1), @ Home, 48-41 & @ Mississippi State (4-5), 31-24; Lost To: (@) #23 Oklahoma State (6-3), 26-13, on Sept. 28th & (@ Home) vs #12 Baylor (8-0), 31-12 on Oct. 5th!

15. Notre Dame 6-2, Independent / RR 15th: Beat Virginia Tech, 21-20; Up Next: @ Duke; TV: 6:30 / ACCN; Favorite: ND -5.5; Best Win: Beat USC 5-4, (@ Home), 30-27, Virginia 6-3 (@ Home), 35-20, Virginia Tech 5-3 (@ Home), 21-20, & @ Louisville (5-3), 35-17; Lost To: (@) #6 Georgia (7-1) 23-17, on Sept 21st & (@) #14 Michigan (7-2), 45-14, on Oct. 26th!  

14. Michigan 7-2 B-10 / RR 9th: Beat Maryland, 38-7; Up Next: BYE Week, TV: Favorite: Best Win(s): Beat #15 ND (6-2); 45-14 & #18 Iowa (6-2), 10-3; Lost To: (@) #13 Wisconsin (6-2), 35-14; on Sept. 21st & (@) #4 Penn State (8-0), 28-21, on Oct 19th!

13. Wisconsin 6-2, B-10 West Division / RR 34th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs #18 Iowa; TV: 3:00 / FOX, Favorite: UW -9,5; Best Win(s): Beat #14 Michigan (7-2), 35-14; Lost To: (@) Illinois (5-4), 24-23, on Oct 19th & (@) #1 Ohio State (8-0), 38-7, on Oct. 26th!

12. Baylor 8-0 B-12 / RR 32nd: Beat West Virginia, 17-14; Up Next: @ TCU; `TV: 11:00 / FS1; Favorite: Pick ’em Game; Best Win(s): Beat #16 Kansas State (6-2) 31-12 & #23 Oklahoma State (6-3) 45-27; Lost To: Undefeated!

11. Auburn 7-2, SEC West Division / RR 10th: Beat Ole Miss, 20-14; Up Next: BYE Week; TV: Favorite: Best Win(s): Beat #7 Oregon, (8-1) 27-21 @ a Neutral Site on Aug, 31st; Lost To: (@) #10 Florida (7-2), 24-13, on Oct 5th & (@) #2 LSU (8-0), 23-20, on Oct. 26th!

10. Florida 7-2, SEC / RR 12th: Lost to Georgia, 24-17; Up Next: @ Home vs  Vanderbilt; TV: 11:00 / ESPN; Favorite: Florida -24; Best Win(s): Beat #11 Auburn (7-2) 24-13, on Oct. 5th; Lost To: (@) #2 LSU (8-0), 42-28, on Oct. 12th & (@ Jacksonville) to #6 Georgia (7-1), 24-17, on Nov. 2nd!

9. Oklahoma 7-1, B-12 Conference / RR 7th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs Iowa State; TV: 7:00 / FOX; Favorite: OU -13; Best Win(s): Beat Texas (5- 3), 34-27; Lost To: (@) #16 Kansas State (6-2), 48-41, on Oct. 26th!

8. Utah 8-1 P-12 South Division / RR 35th: Beat Washington, 33-28; Up Next: BYE Week; TV: Favorite: Best Win(s): Arizona State (5-3) 21-3 & Washington (5-4) 33-28; Lost To: (@) USC (5-4), 30-23, on Sept. 20th!   

 7. Oregon 8-1 P-12 North Division / RR 17th : Beat USC, 56-24 Up Next: BYE WeekTV: Favorite: Best Win(s): Beat USC (5-4), 56-24 & Washington (5-4) 35-31; Lost To: #11 Auburn (7-2), 27-21, on Aug. 31st! 

6. Georgia 7-1, SEC East Division / RR 2nd: Beat Florida, 24-17; Up Next: @ Home vs Missouri; TV: 6:00 / ESPN; Favorite: TBD; Win(s): Beat #15 Notre Dame, (5-2) 23-17 & #10 Florida (7-2), 24-17; Lost To: (@) South Carolina (4-5) 20-17 in 2 OT’s, on Oct 12th (Georgia did not score in either OT period)!

5. Clemson 9-0, ACC Atlantic Division / RR 8th: Beat Wofford, 59-14; Up Next: @ NC State; TV: 6:30 / ABC; Favorite: Clemson -30; Best Win(s): Beat Texas A&M (6-3) 24-10 & Louisville (5-3) 45-10! Lost To: Undefeated

4. Penn State 8-0, B-10 East Division / RR 14th: BYE Week; Up Next: @ #17 Minnesota (8-0): TV: 11:00 / ABC; Favorite: PSU -6; Best Win(s): Beat #14 Michigan (7-2), 28-21 and #18 Iowa (6-2), 17-12; Lost To: Undefeated!

3. Alabama 8-0, SEC West Division / RR 1st : BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs #2 LSU  TV: 2:30 / CBS; Favorite: Alabama -6;  Best Win(s): Beat Texas A&M (6-3) 47-28; Lost To: Undefeated! 

2. LSU 8-0, SEC West Division / RR 4th: BYE Week; Up Next: (@) #3 Alabama; TV: 2:30 / CBS: Favorite: Alabama -6; Best Win(s): Beat #7 Florida (7-2), 42-28 & #13 Auburn (7-2) 23-20; Lost To: Undefeated!

1. Ohio State 8-0, B-10 East Division / RR 3rd: BYE Week; Up Next: @ Home vs Maryland; TV: 11:00 / FOX; Favorite: OSU -42; Best Win(s): Beat #13 Wisconsin (6-2) 38-7, #20 Cincinnati (7-1), 42-0; & Indiana (7-2), 51-10; Lost To: Undefeated!

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