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College Football Playoff rankings: Wisconsin jumps to No. 20, Nebraska down to No. 16

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The College Football Playoff committee submitted its third edition of its top 25, which sees the Badgers jump five spots.

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After a 34-16 road victory over the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday afternoon, the Wisconsin Badgers jumped five spots in the College Football Playoff committee's Top 25 to No. 20.

There are now five teams from the Big Ten conference in the committee's Top 25 that was released Tuesday evening. Ohio State now sits at No. 8 -- jumping six spots from No. 14 to No. 8 after throttling Michigan State 49-37 Saturday. The Spartans are now the second-highest rank team from the B1G at No. 12 after falling four spots with the loss.

The Badgers' next opponent, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, dropped three spots in their bye week to No. 16, while Wisconsin is at No. 20. Minnesota jumps into the committee's rankings at No. 25 after not being ranked last week. This should be a fun month of key match-ups in the Big Ten West division, as all three teams are ranked and face each other in November (take THAT, Big Ten East!).

In the grand setting, the Oregon Ducks jumped to No. 2 in the rankings after beating now-No. 23 Utah 51-27 last Saturday, with TCU bouncing up into No. 4 after its win against now No. 13 Kansas State. Mississippi State still holds the top spot, and Florida State remains in the Top 4 at No. 3.

Among some of the biggest jumpers in the Top 25 are Arizona State (up eight spots to No. 6), Baylor (up six spots to No. 7), Ohio State, UCLA (now No. 11 after sitting at No. 18), Arizona, Georgia and Wisconsin (the latter three up five spots each).

Here are the full rankings below:

Rank Team Last week Week 11 result Toughest opponent left (per F/+) If the season ended today ...
1 Mississippi State (9-0) 1 Won 45-16 vs. Tennessee-Martin Alabama Sugar Bowl vs. TCU
2 Oregon (9-1) 4 Won 51-27 at No. 17 Utah Oregon State Rose Bowl vs. Florida State
3 Florida State (9-0) 2 Won 34-20 vs. Virginia Miami Rose Bowl vs. Oregon
4 TCU (8-1) 6 Won 41-20 vs. No. 7 Kansas State Texas Sugar Bowl vs. Mississippi State
5 Alabama (8-1) 5 Won 20-13 (OT) at No. 16 LSU Auburn Orange Bowl vs. Clemson
6 Arizona State (8-1) 14 Won 55-31 vs. No. 10 Notre Dame Arizona New Year's bowl
7 Baylor (8-1) 13 Won 48-14 at No. 15 Oklahoma Kansas State New Year's bowl
8 Ohio State (8-1) 14 Won 49-37 at No. 8 Michigan State Minnesota New Year's bowl
9 Auburn (7-2) 3 Lost 41-38 vs. Texas A&M Alabama New Year's bowl
10 Ole Miss (8-2) 12 Won 48-0 vs. Presbyterian Mississippi State New Year's bowl
11 UCLA (8-2) 18 Won 44-30 at Washington USC New Year's bowl
12 Michigan State (7-2) 8 Lost 49-37 vs. No. 14 Ohio State Maryland
13 Kansas State (7-2) 7 Lost 41-20 at No. 6 TCU Baylor
14 Arizona (7-2) 19 Won 38-20 vs. Colorado Arizona State
15 Georgia (7-2) 20 Won 63-31 at Kentucky Auburn
16 Nebraska (8-1) 13 Idle Wisconsin
17 LSU (7-3) 16 Lost 20-13 (OT) vs. No. 5 Alabama Arkansas
18 Notre Dame (7-2) 10 Lost 55-31 at No. 9 Arizona State Louisville
19 Clemson (7-2) 21 Won 34-20 at Wake Forest Georgia Tech Orange Bowl vs. Alabama
20 Wisconsin (7-2) 25 Won 34-16 at Purdue Nebraska
21 Duke (8-1) 22 Won 27-10 at Syracuse Virginia Tech
22 Georgia Tech (8-2) 24 Won 56-23 at NC State Georgia
23 Utah (6-3) 17 Lost 51-27 vs. No. 4 Oregon Arizona
24 Texas A&M (7-3) NR Won 41-38 at No. 3 Auburn LSU
25 Minnesota (7-2) NR Won 51-14 vs. Iowa Ohio State