(AP) – After 10 teams in the Associated Press Top 25 lost on Saturday, the rankings looked a lot different on Sunday.
While the top three of Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame stayed the same, LSU’s 29-0 loss to Alabama pushed the Tigers down from No. 4 to No. 9. That allowed Michigan to move up one spot to No. 4 after it demolished Penn State, which dropped from No. 14 all the way to No. 21. Will Michigan see similar movement in Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff rankings?
Behind LSU, the next highest-ranked team to lose was No. 11 Kentucky. After the Wildcats fell to No. 6 Georgia, they dropped just one spot to No. 12 in the rankings. Georgia moved up one spot to No. 5. Another notable fall was Florida from No. 13 to No. 19. UF lost to unranked Missouri at home on Saturday.
The biggest movers of the weekend were West Virginia jumping five spots to No. 7 after beating Texas, Syracuse jumping up nine spots to No. 13 and Boston College moving up seven places to No. 17.
The teams that fell out of the rankings after losses are Utah (No. 16), Houston (No. 17), Iowa (No. 19), Virginia (No. 23) and Texas A&M (No. 25).
The ranked teams who were unranked last week are: No. 20 Washington, No. 22 NC State, No. 23 Iowa State, No. 24 Michigan State and No. 25 Cincinnati.
3. Notre Dame
7. West Virginia
8. Ohio State
10. Washington State
14. Utah State
16. Fresno State
17. Boston College
18. Mississippi State
21. Penn State
22. NC State
23. Iowa State
24. Michigan State