Most of the teams at the top of the top 25 took care of business, and some that lost, like Oregon St., Florida St., UCLA, and Clemson, all lost to legit top 10 teams.
But Louisville, Texas, Rutgers, and Tulsa all lost to unranked opponents, in some cases badly, costing themselves opportunities to move up, or even hang around, as the pressure of the stretch run exposed and disposed them.
Here's BTD's latest take on the top 25 for the various polls, with 1 week to go before the bowl games.
Building The Dam Ballot - Week 13
|1||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||--|
|3||Alabama Crimson Tide||--|
|5||Ohio St. Buckeyes||--|
|6||Kansas St. Wildcats||--|
|8||Texas A&M Aggies||--|
|11||South Carolina Gamecocks||5|
|13||Florida St. Seminoles||-2|
|15||Oregon St. Beavers||-2|
|18||Kent St. Golden Flashes||--|
|19||Northern Illinois Huskies||--|
|20||Boise St. Broncos||4|
|21||Utah State Aggies||--|
|23||Fresno St. Bulldogs||--|
|25||Arkansas St. Red Wolves||--|
|Dropouts: Texas Longhorns, Michigan Wolverines, Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Tulsa Golden Hurricane|
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