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Week 5 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

After a wild weekend that shook up the Top 25, the Big 12 and ACC
both had big movers. TCU and Baylor jumped into the second and third
spots respectively with big conference wins over . Clemson’s win
over Notre Dame launched them up six spots to number six. And Oklahoma
gained five spots after a win against West Virginia.

Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre
Dame in gold.

Rank

Team

Conference

Record

Previous

1

Ohio
State

Big
Ten

5-0

1


2


TCU


Big 12


5-0


4 (+2)

3

Baylor

Big
12

5-0

5
(+2)

4

Michigan State

Big Ten

5-0

2

5

Utah

Pac-12

4-0

10

6

Clemson

ACC

4-0

12
(+6)

7

LSU

SEC

4-0

9

8

Alabama

SEC

4-1

13

9

Texas A&M

SEC

5-0

14

10

Oklahoma

Big
12

4-0

15
(+5)

11

Florida

SEC

5-0

25

12

Florida
State

ACC

4-0

11
(-1)

13

Northwestern

Big Ten

5-0

16

14

Ole Miss

SEC

4-1

3

15

Notre
Dame

Independent

4-1

6
(-9)

16

Stanford

Pac-12

4-1

18

17

Southern
California

Pac-12

3-1

17

18

Michigan

Big
Ten

4-1

22

19

Georgia

SEC

4-1

8

20

UCLA

Pac-12

4-1

7

21

Oklahoma
State

Big
12

5-0

20
(-1)

22

Iowa

Big Ten

5-0

30

23

California

Pac-12

5-0

24

24

Toledo

Mid-American

4-0

26

25

Boise State

Mountain West

4-1

29

Also Receiving Votes – Duke (31),
West Virginia (8), Texas Tech (4), Kansas State (1)

 

The Amway Coaches Poll. Big 12 teams in
red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold.

Rank

Team

Conference

Record

Previous

1

Ohio State

Big Ten

5-0

1

2

TCU

Big
12

5-0

3
(+1)

3

Michigan State

Big Ten

5-0

2

4

Baylor

Big
12

4-0

4

5

LSU

SEC

4-0

8

6

Clemson

ACC

4-0

11
(+5)

7

Utah

Pac-12

4-0

12

8

Florida
State

ACC

4-0

9
(+1)

9

Oklahoma

Big
12

4-0

14
(+5)

10

Alabama

SEC

4-1

13

11

Texas A&M

SEC

5-0

15

12

Florida

SEC

5-0

23

13

Ole Miss

SEC

4-1

5

14

Northwestern

Big Ten

5-0

17

15

Notre
Dame

Independent

4-1

7
(-8)

16

Georgia

SEC

4-1

6

17

Southern California

Pac-12

3-1

16

18

Stanford

Pac-12

4-1

20

19

Oklahoma
State

Big
12

5-0

19

20

UCLA

Pac-12

4-1

10

21

Michigan

Big Ten

4-1

26

22

California

Pac-12

5-0

24

23

Iowa

Big Ten

5-0

32

24

Boise State

Mountain West

4-1

31

25

Memphis

AAC

5-0

34

Also Receiving Votes – Duke (59),
West Virginia (31), Kansas State (17), North Carolina (4)

 

Here’s a breakdown of how the bowls
look for our partners in the Big 12, the ACC and Notre Dame:

Playoff Contenders (anyone ranked in the
top 12) 
– TCU (Big 12);
Baylor (Big 12); Clemson (ACC); Florida State (ACC).

Potential Russell Athletic Bowl Teams*
–Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Kansas
State, Duke, North Carolina, Texas Tech

* Based on available teams if the season
ended today; doesn’t account for eligible contenders that
don’t currently receive votes in either poll.

Biggest Change – Clemson (+6 AP, +5
Coaches); Notre Dame (-9 AP, -8 Coaches)

Newcomers – None

Dropped Out – West Virginia.