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2014 College Football Polls: Week 11

A quick look at the latest college football rankings, and a look ahead at the upcoming games.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Week 10 was miserable.

AP Coaches Massey
1 Mississippi State Mississippi State Auburn
2 Florida State Florida State Alabama
3 Auburn Auburn Mississippi State
4 Alabama Alabama Florida State
5 Oregon Oregon Ole Miss
6 TCU Michigan State Oregon
7 Michigan State TCU Kansas State
8 Notre Dame Notre Dame LSU
9 Kansas State Kansas State TCU
10 Baylor Baylor Oklahoma
11 Arizona State Ohio State Michigan State
12 Ole Miss Arizona State Baylor
13 Ohio State Ole Miss Arizona State
14 LSU Nebraska Georgia
15 Nebraska LSU UCLA
16 Oklahoma Oklahoma Notre Dame
17 Georgia Georgia Nebraska
18 UCLA UCLA Clemson
19 Clemson Clemson Ohio State
20 Utah Duke West Virginia
21 Arizona Arizona Missouri
22 Duke Utah USC
23 Marshall Marshall Texas A&M
24 West Virginia Wisconsin Arizona
25 Wisconsin West Virginia Florida

Georgia Overview

The Georgia football team showed up physically in Jacksonville, but mentally they were with their classmates on the beach in St. Simons.  Florida beat down Georgia 38-20 in probably the most uninspired game the Dawgs have played since the 35-7 drubbing in Columbia in 2012. In the words of Forrest Gump, "That’s all I have to say about that."


Fell Out: #21 East Carolina

Newcomers: #25 Wisconsin


#17 Georgia.  Thought we’d fall more.  Probably should have really.


#2 Florida State.  Ok, FSU isn’t really underrated (or liked).  However, I would have voted the Seminoles number one.  They clearly aren’t as good as last year’s team, but they keep finding ways to win, which has to count for something.  Plus, Mississippi State looks as if that #1 ranking weighs heavy on their shoulders.

This Week’s Top 25 Matchups

#10 Baylor at #16 Oklahoma

#8 Notre Dame at #11 Arizona State

#9 Kansas State at #6 TCU

#4 Alabama at #14 LSU

#13 Ohio State at #7 Michigan State

#5 Oregon at #20 Utah

Upset Alert

Louisville had the upset last week within reach, but FSU roared back against a fairly classic Todd Grantham defense to keep their win streak alive.

This week, I’m going with two minor upsets.  Both Baylor and Notre Dame will be knocked out of the playoff running when they go on the road to face Oklahoma and Arizona State, respectively.