Coaches Poll Rivalry Week: Ohio State, Michigan move ahead of The Game
The latest Coaches Poll is out ahead of Rivalry Week. Four B1G teams are ranked, with a notable change in the top 3.
When it comes to rankings, all eyes are on the College Football Playoff race. The CFP selection committee releases its next rankings on Tuesday. College football’s coaches weighed in on the top teams Sunday.
For Week 12, Georgia was the consensus No. 1 in the major polls (CFP, Coaches and AP). The Coaches are sticking with the Dawgs in the top spot after a blowout win at Tennessee.
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UGA is 1 of 5 undefeated Power 5 teams looking to make the CFP. Michigan, Ohio State, Florida State and Washington all stayed on track in Week 12 to advance to 11-0. Washington won as a road underdog against a ranked Oregon State team, and FSU lost star QB Jordan Travis for the rest of the season due to injury.
The only change in the top 8 involves Ohio State and Michigan switching spots ahead of The Game. Here’s the full updated USA Today Coaches Poll:
- Ohio State
- Florida State
- Penn State
- Ole Miss
- Oregon State
- Notre Dame
- Kansas State
- Oklahoma State
- NC State
- No. 16 Utah
- No. 20 North Carolina
- No. 21 James Madison
Others receiving votes:
North Carolina 79; UNLV 76; Utah 75; Toledo 49; James Madison 48; Clemson 25; Troy 17; Texas A&M 6; UCLA 5; Kansas 4; Fresno State 3; West Virginia 2; UTSA 1; Air Force 1;