Take nothing for granted in college football, as many teams found out this week.
Nine top-25 teams fell, with the big one being no.3 Ohio State at home on a last second field goal by Michigan State. As such the Coaches’ and AP Polls reflected the shake up, as did ESPN’s power rankings released today.
In addition to Ohio State losing its undefeated distinction, Oklahoma State can no longer call itself undefeated and we saw LSU get manhandled for the third straight week.
Stanford, Oregon and Ole Miss had the biggest jumps, each rising seven spots after big wins. Houston had the biggest fall, dropping 12 sports from No. 13 to No. 25 after losing to UCONN, ending their own undefeated streak.
The rankings, via ESPN:
3. Michigan State
6. Notre Dame
8. Ohio State
10. Oklahoma State
11. North Carolina
15. Florida State
18. Ole Miss
20. Washington State
22. Mississippi State
The way this season has been going, I wouldn’t expect the final rankings to look anything like this.
*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports