Nov 16, 2015

Week 11 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

Oklahoma and North Carolina were the bigger winners from the Big
12 and ACC in the latest round of top-25 polls. Both the Sooners and
the Tar Heels made big jumps after wins over Baylor and Miami,
respectively. The Big 12, ACC and Notre Dame make up eight of the
top-25 and five of the top-10.

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

Rank

Team

Record

PV
Rank

1

Clemson

10-0

1

2

Ohio State

10-0

2

3

Alabama

9-1

3

4

Oklahoma
State

10-0

5
(+1)

5

Notre
Dame

9-1

6
(+1)

6

Iowa

10-0

8

7

Oklahoma

9-1

12
(+5)

8

Florida

9-1

11

9

Michigan State

9-1

14

10

Baylor

8-1

4
(-6)

11

TCU

9-1

13
(+2)

12

North
Carolina

9-1

17
(+5)

13

Houston

10-0

16

14

Michigan

8-2

15

15

Stanford

8-2

7

16

Florida
State

8-2

19
(+3)

17

LSU

7-2

9

18

Utah

8-2

10

19

Navy

8-1

22

20

Northwestern

8-2

24

21

Wisconsin

8-2

23

22

USC

7-3

UR

23

Oregon

7-3

UR

24

Washington State

7-3

UR

25

Ole Miss

7-3

28

 

 

Also Receiving Votes – Pittsburgh
(15)

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

Rank

Team

Record

PV
Rank

1

Clemson

10-0

2
(+1)

2

Ohio State

10-0

1

3

Alabama

9-1

4

4

Oklahoma
State

10-0

5
(+1)

5

Notre
Dame

9-1

6
(+1)

6

Iowa

10-0

8

7

Oklahoma

9-1

11
(+4)

8

Florida

9-1

10

9

Michigan State

9-1

14

10

Baylor

8-1

3
(-7)

11

TCU

9-1

12
(+1)

12

North
Carolina

9-1

17
(+5)

13

Michigan

8-2

15

14

Houston

10-0

16

15

Stanford

8-2

7

16

Florida
State

8-2

18
(+2)

17

LSU

7-2

9

18

Utah

8-0

19

19

Navy

8-1

23

20

Wisconsin

8-2

22

21

Northwestern

8-2

24

22

Oregon

7-3

29

23

Washington State

7-3

30

24

Southern California

7-3

26

T-25

Ole Miss

7-3

28

T-25

Mississippi State

7-3

20

 

Also Receiving Votes – Pittsburgh
(14), Louisville (3)

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) 
– Clemson
(ACC); Oklahoma State (Big 12); Notre Dame (Independent); Oklahoma (Big
12); Baylor (Big 12); TCU (Big 12); North Carolina (ACC).

Potential Russell Athletic Bowl Teams*
– Florida State, North Carolina, West Virginia, Baylor, TCU,
Pittsburgh, Louisville

* 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 – North Carolina (+5
AP, Coaches); Florida State (Baylor -6 AP, -5 Coaches)

Newcomers – None.

Dropped Out – None. 

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