Oct 20, 2015

Week 7 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

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Week seven proved relatively quiet in the ACC and Big 12. Notre
Dame, after defeating USC, gained three spots in both polls. In the AP
poll, Pittsburgh makes an appearance after starting the season 5-1 with
its only loss coming at 7-0 Iowa.  

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

7-0

1


2


Baylor


Big 12


6-0


2

3

Utah

Pac-12

6-0

4

4

TCU

Big
12

7-0

3
(-1)

5

LSU

SEC

6-0

6

6

Clemson

ACC

6-0

5
(-1)

7

Michigan State

Big Ten

7-0

7

8

Alabama

SEC

6-1

10

9

Florida
State

ACC

6-0

11
(+2)

10

Stanford

Pac-12

5-1

15

11

Notre
Dame

Independent

6-1

14
(+3)

12

Iowa

Big Ten

7-0

17

13

Florida

SEC

6-1

8

14

Oklahoma
State

Big
12

6-0

16
(+2)

T-15

Michigan

Big Ten

5-2

12

T-15

Texas A&M

SEC

5-1

9


17


Oklahoma


Big 12


5-1


19 (+2)

18

Memphis

AAC

6-0

27

19

Toledo

MAC

6-0

22

20

California

Pac-12

5-1

23

21

Houston

AAC

6-0

24

22

Temple

AAC

6-0

26


23


Duke


ACC


5-1


25 (+2)

24

Ole Miss

SEC

5-2

13

25

Pittsburgh

ACC

5-1

UR

Also Receiving Votes – North
Carolina (17), Texas Tech (14).

 

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

7-0

1

2

Baylor

Big
12

6-0

2

3

TCU

Big
12

7-0

3

4

Michigan State

Big Ten

7-0

4

5

LSU

SEC

6-0

5

6

Clemson

ACC

6-0

6

7

Utah

Pac-12

6-0

7

8

Alabama

SEC

6-1

9

9

Florida
State

ACC

6-0

8
(-1)

10

Notre
Dame

Independent

6-1

13
(+3)

11

Stanford

Pac-12

5-1

16

12

Oklahoma
State

Big
12

6-0

15
(+3)

13

Iowa

Big Ten

7-0

17

14

Florida

SEC

6-1

17

15

Oklahoma

Big
12

5-1

19
(+4)

16

Texas A&M

SEC

5-1

10

T-17

Memphis

AAC

6-0

22

T-17

Michigan

Big Ten

5-2

14

19

California

Pac-12

5-1

23

20

Toledo

MAC

6-0

25

21

Duke

ACC

5-1

24
(+3)

22

Houston

AAC

6-0

26

23

Ole Miss

SEC

5-2

12

24

Temple

AAC

6-0

27

25

Georgia

SEC

5-2

28

 

Also Receiving Votes – Pittsburgh
(32), North Carolina (30), Texas Tech (14).

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) 
– Baylor (Big
12); TCU (Big 12); Clemson (ACC); Florida State (ACC), Notre Dame
(Independent).

Potential Russell Athletic Bowl Teams*
– Florida State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Duke,
Pittsburgh, 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 – Pittsburgh
(Unranked in AP); Notre Dame (+3 AP, Coaches)

Newcomers – Pittsburgh (AP)

Dropped Out – None.

 

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