Michigan State moved up two spots to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama in the latest AP Top 25 after defeating Iowa in a thrilling Big Ten Championship Game.
Oklahoma slipped one spot to No. 4. Stanford moved up two spots to No. 5 after winning the Pac-12 title and Iowa dropped two spots to sixth after its first loss of the season.
The entire order of the AP Poll:
Others receiving votes: Georgia 67, USC 57, BYU 28, Tennessee 23, San Diego State 22, Arkansas 20, Washington State 20, Memphis 10, Bowling Green 8, South Florida 8, Mississippi State 6, Toledo 4, UCLA 4, Arkansas State 2.