Super 16 Poll: Week 10
Coogs, ‘Cuse, and BC Crack the Top 16
Top-ranked Alabama, after dominating LSU in Baton Rouge, 29-0, received all 51 first place votes for the first time this season. Clemson and Notre Dame stayed put in the Nos. 2-3 slots while LSU fell from fourth to 10th in the latest poll. Otherwise, it was fairly quiet among the first 10 teams.
Michigan moved up one spot to fourth after easily beating Penn State. West Virginia and Washington State won, enhancing their poll positions. Penn State, Florida and Utah dropped out after suffering losses, and they were replaced by Syracuse, Mississippi State and Boston College. Syracuse and Boston College join the poll for the first time this season while Mississippi State last appeared in Week 3.
The SEC led all conferences with five teams. The ACC and Big 12 had three each. The Big Ten had two, and the American, Pac-12 and Independents one each.
No. 2 Clemson at No. 16 Boston College
Florida State at No. 3 Notre Dame
No. 4 Michigan at Rutgers
Auburn at No. 5 Georgia
Oklahoma State at No. 6 Oklahoma
TCU at No. 7 West Virginia
No. 8 Ohio State at Michigan State
No. 9 Washington State at Colorado
No. 10 LSU at Arkansas
Navy at No. 11 UCF
No. 12 Kentucky at Tennessee
Louisville at No. 13 Syracuse (Friday)
No. 15 Texas at Texas Tech