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CFP Rankings: UCF shakes up the upper tier

Here’s to hoping Rivalry Week will shake up the entire CFP poll

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It’s a new week and we still have no change among the top three teams in the playoff structure, but it is rivalry week in college football. Though the Crimson Tide, Tigers and Fighting Irish are unlikely to go down in their rivalry games with Auburn, South Carolina and USC, upsets do happen and fans are ready for a shakeup.

Michigan also held down the fourth spot on the list, but they face Ohio State this weekend. The Wolverines have lost 13 of the last 14 games against Ohio State. This game will decide the Big Ten East division, and the winner will go on to face Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship.

The only change in top ten came from UCF, who beat Cincinnati in remarkable fashion Saturday. This is their 23rd consecutive win and finally they’ve broken into the top ten. Oklahoma remained No. 6 even despite not looking so great against Kansas. They face West Virginia this weekend. Both teams are still contenders in the Big 12 Championship along with Texas.

Texas A&M rejoined the rankings at No. 22, while Iowa State plummeted from No. 16 to No. 25 after their loss to the Longhorns.

Take a look at the full College Football Playoff Rankings:

1. Alabama (11-0)

2. Clemson (11-0)

3. Notre Dame (11-0)

4. Michigan (10-1)

5. Georgia (10-1)

6. Oklahoma (10-1)

7. LSU (9-2)

8. Washington State (10-1)

9. Central Florida (10-0)

10. Ohio State (10-1)

11. Florida (8-3)

12. Penn State (8-3)

13. West Virginia (8-2)

14. Texas (8-3)

15. Kentucky (8-3

16. Washington (8-3)

17. Utah (8-3)

18. Mississippi State (7-4)

19. Northwestern (7-4)

20. Syracuse (8-3)

21. Utah State (10-1)

22. Texas A&M (7-4)

23. Boise State (9-2)

24. Pittsburgh (7-4)

25. Iowa State (6-4)