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2016 College Football Polls: Week 4

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

John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Week 4 Polls

AP Coaches (prev, if diff) S&P+ Massey
1 Alabama Michigan Alabama
2 Ohio State (4) Alabama Ohio State
3 Clemson (3) LSU Clemson
4 Louisville (10) Washington Stanford
5 Michigan Ohio State Houston
6 Stanford Clemson Michigan
7 Houston Oklahoma Louisville
8 Michigan State Louisville Tennessee
9 Washington Florida Florida State
10 Wisconsin (12) Florida State Wisconsin
11 Georgia (13) Ole Miss Michigan State
12 Tennessee (15) Stanford Arkansas
13 Texas A&M (20) Tennessee Oklahoma
14 Florida State (2) Baylor Texas A&M
15 Baylor (19) Miami Baylor
16 Florida (23) USC Washington
17 LSU (22) Oregon LSU
18 Arkansas (24) UCLA Georgia
19 Miami (25) Texas A&M Utah
20 Nebraska (NR) Wisconsin Ole Miss
21 (tie) TCU (NR) Notre Dame Nebraska
22 (tie) Ole Miss (17) Auburn Iowa
23 Utah (NR) TCU Oregon
24 Texas (16) Virginia Tech Miami
25 Iowa (11) Oklahoma State North Carolina

Georgia Overview

The kid did it.  Jacob Eason led the Dawgs to a great comeback win, beating Missouri 28-27.  Eason completed 29 of 55 passes for 308 yards and three touchdowns, and Isaiah McKenzie hauled in ten catches for 122 yards and two touchdowns.

Georgia has an even bigger test next week, as they head to Oxford, MS to face the Ole Miss Rebels.


Fell Out: #13 Iowa, #18 Notre Dame, #22 Oregon

Newcomers: #20 Nebraska, #22 San Diego St., #24 Utah


#15 Miami

Really happy for Mark Richt for getting his Hurricanes off to a great start.  I just don’t see them sustaining such a high ranking in the polls all year.  They have a bye this week, but if they survive a trip to Bobby Dodd, their first loss should come against Florida State the following week.


#8 Michigan State

Every year, we all sleep on Michigan State.  They proved against Notre Dame that they are once again one of the elite teams in the country.

This Week’s Top 25 Matchups

#11 Wisconsin vs. #8 Michigan St.

#12 Georgia vs. #23 Ole Miss

#19 Florida vs. #14 Tennessee

#17 Arkansas vs. #10 Texas A&M

Upset Alert

Well, I was way off with Cincinnati and USC.  Should have picked North Dakota State.  C’est la vie.

This week, I’ve got Auburn pulling off the upset at home against LSU.