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Here are Week 6’s new college football rankings

We’ll add each significant new top 25 here as it shows up.

Ohio State v Penn State Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

College football’s Week 5 results gave us some important action at the height of the top-25 rankings, with Ohio State beating Penn State and Notre Dame whooping Stanford.

Elsewhere in the previous top 25: Washington, Florida, Virginia Tech, Oregon, and West Virginia beat ranked teams, meaning shakeups all over the bottom of the rankings too.

Otherwise, most of the previously ranked teams just held serve, though Clemson now has some major QB drama.

Below, we’re collecting updated top-25 rankings heading into Week 6.

The usual disclaimers apply. The only college football ranking that matters in the end is the Playoff selection committee’s ranking on Selection Sunday, and the committee can change its mind suddenly. It doesn’t even start to release weekly Playoff rankings until around Halloween.

We’ll update each of the following rankings as they release.

The Associated Press Top 25

The historical gold standard of human polls.

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio State
  4. Clemson
  5. LSU
  6. Notre Dame
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Auburn
  9. West Virginia
  10. Washington
  11. Penn State
  12. UCF
  13. Kentucky
  14. Stanford
  15. Michigan
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Miami
  18. Oregon
  19. Texas
  20. Michigan State
  21. Colorado
  22. Florida
  23. NC State
  24. Virginia Tech
  25. Oklahoma State

The Massey composite

Every poll and rating smashed into one continually updating ranking, more or less.

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio State
  4. LSU
  5. Clemson
  6. Notre Dame
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Penn State
  9. Washington
  10. Kentucky!
  11. West Virginia
  12. Auburn
  13. Stanford
  14. Michigan
  15. NC State
  16. Miami
  17. UCF
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Oklahoma State
  20. Texas
  21. Boise State
  22. Florida
  23. Michigan State
  24. Duke
  25. Syracuse

Bill Connelly’s S&P+ ratings

SB Nation’s favored college football advanced stat, which tends to perform well against the Vegas spread, along with offering much deeper evaluations of teams. Usually releases Sunday afternoon.

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Ohio State
  4. Georgia
  5. Washington
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Michigan
  8. Penn State
  9. Notre Dame
  10. UCF
  11. Auburn
  12. Oklahoma State
  13. Wisconsin
  14. West Virginia
  15. Kentucky
  16. Appalachian State
  17. LSU
  18. Miami
  19. Florida
  20. Mississippi State
  21. Michigan State
  22. Texas A&M
  23. Boise State
  24. NC State
  25. Fresno State

The Sagarin ratings

A long-running computer ranking that also includes FCS teams

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. Penn State
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Georgia
  6. Clemson
  7. Washington
  8. Michigan
  9. Wisconsin
  10. LSU
  11. Auburn
  12. West Virginia
  13. Notre Dame
  14. Miami
  15. Iowa
  16. Oklahoma State
  17. Florida
  18. Stanford
  19. NC State
  20. Texas
  21. Texas A&M
  22. Mississippi State
  23. Boise State
  24. Michigan State
  25. Kentucky

The USA Today Coaches Poll

Doesn’t matter much, and often is more a poll of PR directors than actual coaches.

  1. Alabama
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio State
  4. Clemson
  5. Oklahoma
  6. LSU
  7. Notre Dame
  8. West Virginia
  9. Auburn
  10. Washington
  11. Penn State
  12. Wisconsin
  13. UCF
  14. Stanford
  15. Kentucky
  16. Michigan
  17. Miami
  18. Oregon
  19. Michigan State
  20. Texas
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. Colorado
  23. Virginia Tech
  24. Boise State
  25. NC State