Oct 27, 2015

Week 8 Poll Breakdown: Big 12 & ACC

An eventful week of football in the ACC and Big 12 saw movement in the latest polls?for both conferences. Florida State dropped the furthest this week?after they were stunned?by Georgia Tech while Clemson entered the top five after?defeating Miami by 58. Meanwhile, TCU dropped a spot on a bye week?while both Oklahoma and Oklahoma State jumped up following dominant?wins.

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

Rank

Team

Record

PV Rank

1

Ohio State

8-0

1

2

Baylor

7-0

2

3

Clemson

7-0

6
(+3)

4

LSU

7-0

5

5

TCU

7-0

4
(-1)

6

Michigan State

8-0

7

7

Alabama

7-1

8

8

Stanford

6-1

10

9

Notre
Dame

6-1

11
(+2)

10

Iowa

7-0

12

11

Florida

6-1

13

12

Oklahoma
State

7-0

14
(+2)

13

Utah

6-1

3

14

Oklahoma

6-1

17
(+3)

15

Michigan

5-2

15

16

Memphis

7-0

18

17

Florida
State

6-1

9
(-8)

18

Houston

7-0

21

19

Mississippi

6-2

24

20

Toledo

7-0

19

21

Temple

7-0

22

22

Duke

6-1

23
(+1)

23

Pittsburgh

6-1

25
(+2)

24

UCLA

5-2

25

Mississippi State

6-2

Also Receiving Votes ? North
Carolina (46)

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

Rank

Team

Record

PV Rank

1

Ohio State

8-0

1

2

Baylor

7-0

2

3

TCU

7-0

3

4

LSU

7-0

5

5

Michigan State

8-0

4

6

Clemson

7-0

6

7

Alabama

7-1

8

8

Stanford

6-1

11

9

Notre
Dame

6-1

10
(+1)

10

Oklahoma
State

7-0

12
(+2)

11

Iowa

7-0

13

12

Florida

6-1

14

13

Oklahoma

6-1

15
(+2)

14

Utah

6-1

7

15

Florida
State

6-1

9
(-6)

16

Memphis

7-0

17

17

Michigan

5-2

17

18

Duke

6-1

21
(+3)

19

Houston

7-0

22

20

Toledo

7-0

20

21

Mississippi

6-2

23

22

Temple

7-0

24

23

Georgia

5-2

25

24

Pittsburgh

6-1

28
(+4)

25

UCLA

5-2

29

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Also Receiving Votes ? North
Carolina (55)

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); Clemson (ACC); TCU (Big 12); Notre Dame (Independent); Oklahoma
State (Big 12).

Potential Russell Athletic Bowl Teams*
? Florida State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Duke,
Pittsburgh, North Carolina

* 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 (+2 AP,
+4 Coaches); Florida State (-8 AP, -6 Coaches)

Newcomers ? Pittsburgh
(Coaches)

Dropped Out ? None.

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