Super 16 Poll – Week 13
Weekend of Mayhem shakes up the poll
A major shakeup occurred in the poll this week after top-ranked Alabama lost for the first time this season, and previously unbeaten and second-ranked Miami (Fla.) also fell. The Crimson Tide’s Iron Bowl loss to Auburn meant it slipped out of first place for the first time this season in the poll. With Alabama and Miami both losing, Clemson became the new No. 1. Oklahoma moved up to No. 2, followed by No. 3 Auburn and No. 4 Wisconsin. Alabama dropped to No. 5 and Miami (Fla.) to No. 7. Washington State and Mississippi State dropped out of the poll after losses, and they were replaced by Stanford and LSU. Clemson received 31 of a possible 48 first-place votes with the other 17 first-place votes split among the next three teams.
The SEC led all conferences with four teams. The Big Ten and Pac-12 had three each. The ACC and Big 12 had two each. The American and Independents one each.