Prior To the College Football Playoff choice committee exposed its choices for the last, AP Top 25 citizens launched their last rankings. The Battling Irish were a comfy 41 points ahead of the Aggies.
The only group to fall out of the rankings today was Buffalo, which lost the Mid-American Conference title game.
Oregon’s upset of Southern California in the Pac-12 title video game raised the Ducks back into the rankings at No. 25. USC dropped 9 areas from 13 to 22 after its very first loss of the season.
San Jose State made the most significant dive in the rankings today. The unbeaten Spartans went up 6 areas to from No. 25 to 19th after winning the Mountain West champion versus Boise State.
Alabama ran its streak of weekly looks in the survey to 212, breaking a tie with Florida State and moving into sole ownership of 2nd put on the all-time list. Nebraska remains in top place with a streak of 348 from 1981 to 2002.