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We’ll add the major Sunday top 25s as they’re released. If they’re not listed in here, they’re not out yet. New Playoff rankings are out Tuesday.

Clemson v North Carolina State Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

With long-awaited College Football Playoff Rankings finally out, this Saturday had a much more serious feel to it.

The day had some exciting stuff go on throughout, but at the end of the day, there were just two major upsets. Both hurt the Big Ten East, as Ohio State was upset by Iowa 55-24 in Urban Meyer’s worst loss as a head coach and Penn State fell on the road to Michigan State. Other than that, the day went as expected. Georgia beat South Carolina 24-10, Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State in a Bedlam shootout, and Notre Dame got past Wake Forest. Alabama defeated LSU, Clemson survived NC State on the road, and Miami beat Virginia Tech at home.

The only rankings that matter don’t come out until Tuesday night (here’s how the CFP rankings are looking until then), but we’ll still be collecting all of Sunday’s as they come in!

The Associated Press Top 25

The gold standard of human polls, but kinda obsolete now that the Playoff rankings are out.

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Notre Dame
  4. Clemson
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Miami
  8. TCU
  9. Washigton
  10. Auburn
  11. Ohio State
  12. Oklahoma State
  13. Michigan State
  14. UCF
  15. USC
  16. Penn State
  17. Virginia Tech
  18. Mississippi State
  19. Washington State
  20. Memphis
  21. Michigan
  22. USF
  23. West Virginia
  24. Iowa State
  25. Iowa

The Massey computer composite

Every poll and rating smashed into one continually updating ranking, basically. We’ll update this one a couple times throughout Sunday.

  1. Georgia
  2. Notre Dame (Yep, that’s a one-loss ND ahead of undefeated Bama. Weird, right? Computers don’t look at wins and losses as automatic ranking tiers, and they don’t care that Nick Saban has lots of national titles. The human polls will have Bama ahead, though. Different perspectives!)
  3. Alabama
  4. Clemson
  5. Penn State
  6. Ohio State
  7. Wisconsin
  8. Miami
  9. UCF
  10. Oklahoma
  11. TCU
  12. Washington
  13. Virginia Tech
  14. Oklahoma State
  15. USC
  16. Auburn
  17. Michigan State
  18. Michigan
  19. Iowa
  20. Mississippi State
  21. Iowa State
  22. NC State
  23. Washington State
  24. Stanford
  25. Northwestern

Bill Connelly's S&P+ ratings

SB Nation’s favored college football advanced stat, which tends to perform very well against the Vegas spread. Comes out Sunday afternoon.

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State (Look, S&P+ loves the Buckeyes despite the beatdown)
  3. Washington
  4. Georgia
  5. Central Florida (Deadly efficient offense will do this)
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Notre Dame
  8. TCU
  9. Auburn
  10. Penn State
  11. Miami-FL
  12. Clemson
  13. Oklahoma State
  14. Oklahoma
  15. South Florida
  16. Mississippi State
  17. USC
  18. Virginia Tech
  19. Toledo
  20. Washington State
  21. Michigan
  22. Michigan State
  23. Arkansas State
  24. Florida Atlantic (Well, hello there)
  25. Boise State

The USA Today Coaches Poll

Doesn’t matter much.

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Clemson
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Miami
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Washington
  9. TCU
  10. Auburn
  11. Ohio State
  12. UCF
  13. Penn State
  14. USC
  15. Oklahoma State
  16. Michigan State
  17. Virginia Tech
  18. Mississippi State
  19. Memphis
  20. Washington State
  21. USF
  22. Michigan
  23. Iowa State
  24. NC State
  25. LSU