College Football 24/7 Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 13

Florida State rallied to beat Miami (Fla.) on Saturday, and in the process, the Seminoles took over the top spot in the Week 13 College Football 24/7 Top 25 Power Rankings.

FSU -- the only unbeaten team left in the power conferences -- was second last week, behind Mississippi State, which dropped to fourth after losing to Alabama. In turn, the Tide moved from fourth to second, while Oregon remained third; the Ducks were idle.

Teams ranked second through seventh each have one loss, and the teams ranked eighth through 16th have two losses; Auburn, at No. 17, is the highest-ranked three-loss team.

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1. Florida State

Points: 174 (6 first-place vote)
W-L: 10-0
Previous ranking: 2

The skinny: It's almost as if the Seminoles fall behind early in an effort to make things interesting.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Boston College; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Florida

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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2. Alabama

Points: 166
W-L: 9-1
Previous ranking: 4

The skinny: Alabama is the only FBS team that has held each of its opponents below 24 points this season.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Western Carolina; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Auburn

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Auburn)

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3. Oregon (1 first-place vote)

Points: 164
W-L: 9-1
Previous ranking: 3

Skinny: The Ducks had a bye and play host to Colorado on Saturday. And, wouldn't you know it, in the Pac-12, playing Colorado equates to having a week off.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Colorado; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Oregon State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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4. Mississippi State

Points: 146
W-L: 9-1
Previous ranking: 1

The skinny: The Bulldogs' offense was ineffective for much of the day against Alabama. Still, they remain alive in the race for a playoff spot.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Vanderbilt; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Ole Miss

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Ole Miss)

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5. Baylor

Points: 144
W-L: 8-1
Previous ranking: 8

The skinny: It will be interesting to see where the Bears are in this week's College Football Playoff selection committee top 25.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Oklahoma State; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Texas Tech; Saturday, Dec. 6 -- vs. Kansas State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Kansas State)

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6. TCU

Points: 142
W-L: 8-1
Previous ranking: 5

Skinny: The Horned Frogs slopped around; luckily for them, you can play like and still beat Kansas.

Remaining schedule: Thursday, Nov. 27 -- at Texas; Saturday, Dec. 6 -- vs. Iowa State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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7. Ohio State

Points: 141
W-L: 9-1
Previous ranking: 6

The skinny: The Buckeyes are in the playoff discussion. Still, the non-conference schedule wasn't much (and they were defeated by five-loss Virginia Tech) and the Big Ten is underwhelming.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Indiana; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Michigan

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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8. Ole Miss

Points: 119
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 11

The skinny: The Rebels look to be out of the playoff hunt, but they still can make an impact on the four-team field when they play Mississippi State in the regular-season finale. Saturday's game at Arkansas suddenly has more intrigue, though.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- at Arkansas; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Mississippi State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Mississippi State)

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9. Michigan State

Points: 115
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 10

The skinny: The Spartans finish the season with two eminently winnable games, meaning they have a great shot at 10 wins. And if they get to 10 wins, they could get a berth in a playoff-affiliated bowl.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Rutgers; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Penn State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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10. Georgia

Points: 105
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 16

The skinny: How in the world did these guys lose to Florida? And to South Carolina?

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Charleston Southern; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Georgia Tech

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Georgia Tech)

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11. UCLA

Points: 104
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 15

The skinny: The Bruins have the opportunity to have back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time since 1997 and 1998.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. USC; Friday, Nov. 28 -- vs. Stanford

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (USC)

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12. Kansas State

Points: 96
W-L: 7-2
Previous ranking: 14

The skinny: While the Wildcats are out of the playoff picture, they still have a shot at a portion of the Big 12 title. They obviously have to win at West Virginia on Thursday night to keep those hopes alive.

Remaining schedule: Thursday, Nov. 20 -- at West Virginia; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Kansas; Saturday, Dec. 6 -- at Baylor

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Baylor)

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13. Wisconsin

The skinny: The Badgers have won three Big Ten games, including Saturday's rout of Nebraska, in which they have thrown for fewer than 100 yards. But in those three games, Melvin Gordon rushed for 711 yards and 10 TDs.

2014 schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- at Iowa; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Minnesota

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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14. Arizona

Points: 88
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 18

The skinny: The Wildcats' victory over Washington was their fifth this season by seven or fewer points.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- at Utah; Friday, Nov. 28 -- vs. Arizona State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 2 (Utah, Arizona State)

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15. Arizona State

Points: 86
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 7

The skinny: The Sun Devils' five-game winning streak -- not to mention their playoff hopes -- ended on a cold night in Corvallis, Ore.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Washington State; Friday, Nov. 28 -- at Arizona

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Arizona)

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16. Georgia Tech

Points: 62
W-L: 9-2
Previous ranking: 22

The skinny: The Yellow Jackets have a shot at just their third 10-win season since 1990.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Georgia

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Georgia)

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17. Auburn

Points: 59
W-L: 7-3
Previous ranking: 9

The skinny: The Tigers appeared uninterested Saturday against Georgia, and the result was a 27-point beatdown.

Remaining schedule: SSaturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Samford; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Alabama

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Alabama)

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18. Missouri

Points: 48
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 23

The skinny: The Tigers currently lead the SEC East race. But if they lose once more, Georgia wins the division.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- at Tennessee; Friday, Nov. 28 -- vs. Arkansas

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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19. Utah

Points: 44
W-L: 7-3
Previous ranking: NR

The skinny: Who needs offense? Utah managed just 247 yards in a double-overtime game Saturday, yet still won at Stanford.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Arizona; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- at Colorado

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (Arizona)

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20. Colorado State

Points: 33
W-L: 9-1
Previous ranking: 24

The skinny: The Rams, who were off this weekend, have rolled up at least 500 yards of offense four times this season, including two of their past three games.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. New Mexico; Friday, Nov. 28 -- at Air Force

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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21. Marshall

Points: 27
W-L: 10-0
Previous ranking: 25

The skinny: The Thundering Herd blew out Rice to move to 10-0. Their average margin of victory has been 31 points per game.

Remaining schedule: Nov. 22 -- at UAB; Friday, Nov. 28 -- vs. Western Kentucky

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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22. Oklahoma

Points: 26
W-L: 7-3
Previous ranking: NR

The skinny: The Sooners rallied from a 21-7 deficit by scoring on each of their five second-half drives against Texas Tech.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Kansas; Saturday, Dec. 6 -- vs. Oklahoma State

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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23. Nebraska

Points: 23
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 13

The skinny: Hey, Bo Pelini, Melvin Gordon just ran off-tackle for another 36 yards.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- vs. Minnesota; Friday, Nov. 28 -- at Iowa

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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24. Duke

Points: 22
W-L: 8-2
Previous ranking: 17

The skinny: The Blue Devils were upset by Virginia Tech on Saturday -- and if ever you wanted a snapshot of the current strength of the programs, it's that the Hokies upset the Blue Devils.

Remaining schedule: Thursday, Nov. 20 -- vs. North Carolina; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Wake Forest

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: None

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25. USC

Points: 19
W-L: 7-3
Previous ranking: NR

The skinny: If not for late-game meltdowns against Utah and Arizona State, the Trojans would have one loss and be at least on the edge of the playoff picture.

Remaining schedule: Saturday, Nov. 22 -- at UCLA; Saturday, Nov. 29 -- vs. Notre Dame

Remaining CFB 24/7 top 25 opponents: 1 (UCLA)

Others receiving votes:

Notre Dame 17, Miami (Fla.) 4, Boise St. 3, Texas 3, LSU 2, Minnesota 1

Voters in the College Football 24/7 Top 25 Power Rankings include: NFL Media analysts Gil Brandt, Bucky Brooks, Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah, and College Football 24/7 writers Bryan Fischer, Chase Goodbread and Mike Huguenin.

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