Though Clemson stayed at No. 1 for a second straight week, there was quite a bit of movement in the second installment of the 2015 College Football Playoff rankings.
One-loss Alabama, coming off its impressive 30-16 win over LSU, jumped from No. 4 to No. 2, while the Tigers dropped from No. 2 all the way down to No. 9.
Undefeated Ohio State remained at No. 3 after its win over Minnesota, while Notre Dame moved up one slot from No. 5 to No. 4.
Iowa and Baylor both stayed unbeaten with wins over the weekend, but it was the Hawkeyes who jumped into the No. 5 slot while Baylor stayed at No. 6.
Another notable jump came from Oklahoma State, which remained unbeaten with a commanding victory over previously unbeaten TCU. The Cowboys jumped six spots from No. 14 to No. 8, while the Horned Frogs dropped from No. 8 all the down to No. 15.
The top two Pac-12 teams – Stanford and Utah – also made their debuts in the Top 10. Stanford won its eighth straight game and moved four spots from No. 11 to No. 7 while the Utes jumped from No. 12 to No. 10 after a road win over Washington.
Michigan State suffered its first loss of the season in heartbreaking fashion to Nebraska, and the committee dropped the Spartans from No. 7 down to 13.
Notably, the American Athletic Conference now has four teams in the Top 25, led by Navy, which debuted at No. 20 after delivering Memphis its first loss of the season. The Tigers had a significant drop from No. 13 down to No. 21. Temple stayed pat at No. 22 while Houston jumped up a spot to No. 24.
North Carolina (No. 23) and Wisconsin (No. 25) also made their first appearances in the rankings. Ole Miss, Texas A&M and Toledo all dropped out of the Top 25.
The full Top 25:
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