1. Alabama, 8-0 (5-0) – 1st in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ #20 LSU, Miss. St., Chattanooga, #16 Auburn
    Remaining SOS rank: 28
    FPI: 30.3 (1)
  2. Michigan, 7-0 (4-0) – 1st in Big Ten (East)
    Remaining schedule: @ MSU, Maryland, @ Iowa, Indiana, @ #7 OSU
    Remaining SOS rank: 38
    FPI: 29.8 (2)
  3. Washington, 7-0 (4-0) – 1st in Pac-12 (North)
    Remaining schedule: @ #17 Utah, @ Cal, USC, ASU, @ #27 Wash. St.
    Remaining SOS rank: 11
    FPI: 23.4 (6)
  4. Clemson, 7-0 (4-0) – 1st in ACC (Atlantic)
    Remaining schedule: @ #13 FSU, Syracuse, #38 Pitt, @ Wake Forest, S. Carolina
    Remaining SOS rank: 42
    FPI: 25.0 (5)
  5. Louisville, 6-1 (4-1) – 2nd in ACC (Atlantic)
    Remaining schedule: @ Virginia, @ BC, Wake Forest, @ #24 Houston, UK
    Remaining SOS rank: 65
    FPI: 27.0 (3)
  6. Nebraska, 7-0 (4-0) – 1st in Big Ten (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ #12 Wisconsin, @ #7 OSU, Minn., Maryland, @ Iowa
    Remaining SOS rank: 16
    FPI: 12.2 (26)
  7. Ohio State, 6-1 (3-1) – 2nd in Big Ten (East)
    Remaining schedule: NW, #6 Nebraska, @ Maryland, @ MSU, #2 Mich
    Remaining SOS rank: 23
    FPI: 25.0 (4)
  8. Baylor, 6-0 (3-0) – 2nd in Big 12
    Remaining schedule: @ Texas, TCU, @ #15 OU, Kansas St., Texas Tech, @ #9 WVU
    Remaining SOS rank: 10
    FPI: 15.3 (19)
  9. West Virginia, 6-0 (3-0) – 3rd in Big 12
    Remaining schedule: @ #29 OK St., Kansas, @ Texas, #15 OU, @ Iowa St., #8 Baylor
    Remaining SOS rank: 37
    FPI: 16.0 (16)
  10. Texas A&M, 6-1 (4-1) – 2nd in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: NM St., @ Miss. St., #36 Ole Miss, UTSA, #20 LSU
    Remaining SOS rank: 66
    FPI: 20.7 (9)


  11. Boise State, 7-0 (3-0) – 1st in MWC (Mountain)
    Remaining schedule: @ #40 Wyoming, San Jose St., @ Hawai’i, UNLV, @ Air Force
    Remaining SOS rank: 100
    FPI: 12.0 (28)
  12. Wisconsin, 5-2 (2-2) – 5th in Big Ten (West)
    Remaining schedule: #6 Nebraska, @ NW, Illinois, @ Purdue, Minn.
    Remaining SOS rank: 58
    FPI: 16.0 (15)
  13. Florida State, 5-2 (2-2) – 3rd in ACC (Atlantic)
    Remaining schedule: #4 Clemson, @ NC St., BC, @ Syracuse, #14 Florida
    Remaining SOS rank: 31
    FPI: 20.3 (10)
  14. Florida, 5-1 (3-1) – 1st in SEC (East)
    Remaining schedule: UGA, @ #31 Arkansas, S. Carolina, @ #20 LSU, @ #13 FSU
    Remaining SOS rank: 12
    FPI: 15.7 (17)
  15. Oklahoma, 5-2 (4-0) – 1st in Big 12
    Remaining schedule: Kansas, @ Iowa St., #8 Baylor, @ #9 WVU, #29 OK St.
    Remaining SOS rank: 51
    FPI:17.4 (12)
  16. Auburn, 5-2 (3-1) – 3rd in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ #36 Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, @ UGA, AAMU, @ #1 Alabama
    Remaining SOS rank: 45
    FPI: 22.6 (7)
  17. Utah, 7-1 (4-1) – 1st in Pac-12 (South)
    Remaining schedule: #3 Washington, @ ASU, Oregon, @ #22 Colorado
    Remaining SOS rank: 9
    FPI: 9.2 (37)
  18. Tennessee, 5-2 (2-2) – 3rd in SEC (East)
    Remaining schedule: @ S. Carolina, Tennessee Tech, UK, Mizzou, @ Vanderbilt
    Remaining SOS rank: 73
    FPI: 15.5 (18)
  19. Western Michigan, 8-0 (4-0) – 1st in MAC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ Ball St., @ Kent St., Buffalo, Toledo
    Remaining SOS rank: 107
    FPI: 13.5 (24)
  20. LSU, 5-2 (3-1) – 4th in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: #1 Alabama, @ #31 Arkansas, #14 Florida, @ #10 Texas A&M
    Remaining SOS rank: 1
    FPI: 22.6 (8)


  21. Navy, 5-1 (4-0) – 1st in AAC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ #35 USF, ND, #37 Tulsa, @ ECU, @ #39 SMU, Army
    Remaining SOS rank:  62
    FPI: 2.6 (61)
  22. Colorado, 6-2 (4-1) – 2nd in Pac-12 (South)
    Remaining schedule: UCLA, @ Arizona, #27 Wash. St., #17 Utah
    Remaining SOS rank: 51
    FPI:17.4 (13)
  23. Penn State, 5-2 (3-1) – 3rd in Big Ten (East)
    Remaining schedule: @ Purdue, Iowa, @ Indiana, @ Rutgers, MSU
    Remaining SOS rank: 76
    FPI: 10.6 (32)
  24. Houston, 6-2 (3-2) – 4th in AAC (West)
    Remaining schedule: UCF, Tulane, #5 Louisville, @ Memphis
    Remaining SOS rank: 61
    FPI: 10.9 (31)
  25. UNC, 6-2 (4-1) – 1st in ACC (Coastal)
    Remaining schedule: Georgia Tech, @ Duke, Citadel, NC St.
    Remaining SOS rank: 68
    FPI: 14.3 (21)
  26. Virginia Tech, 5-2 (3-1) – 2nd in ACC (Coastal)
    Remaining schedule: @ #38 Pitt, @ Duke, Georgia Tech, @ ND, Virginia
    Remaining SOS rank: 47
    FPI: 12.4 (25)
  27. Washington State, 5-2 (4-0) – 2nd in Pac-12 (North)
    Remaining schedule: @ OK St., Arizona, Cal, @ #22 Colorado, #3 Washington
    Remaining SOS rank: 34
    FPI: 13.6 (23)
  28. USC, 4-3 (3-2) – 3rd in Pac-12 (South)
    Remaining schedule: Cal, Oregon, @ #3 Washington, @ UCLA, ND
    Remaining SOS rank: 24
    FPI: 16.3 (14)
  29. Oklahoma State, 5-2 (3-1) – 4th in Big 12
    Remaining schedule: #9 WVU, @ Kansas St., Texas Tech, @ TCU, @ #15 OU
    Remaining SOS rank: 8
    FPI: 14.4 (20)
  30. San Diego State, 6-1 (3-0) – 1st in MWC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ Utah St., Hawai’i, @ Nevada, #40 Wyoming, Colorado St.
    Remaining SOS rank: 86
    FPI: 4.5 (55)


  31. Arkansas, 5-3 (1-3) – 3rd in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: #14 Florida, #20 LSU, @ Miss. St., @ Mizzou
    Remaining SOS rank: 7
    FPI: 6.4 (44)
  32. Troy, 6-1 (4-0) – 1st in Sun Belt
    Remaining schedule: UMass, App. St., Arkansas St., Texas St., @ Georgia So.
    Remaining SOS rank: 116
    FPI: 2.3 (63)
  33. Miami, 4-3 (1-3) – 6th in ACC (Coastal)
    Remaining schedule: @ ND, #38 Pitt, @ Virginia, @ NC State, Duke
    Remaining SOS rank: 49
    FPI: 14.2 (22)
  34. Middle Tennessee, 5-2 (2-1) – 3rd in C-USA (East)
    Remaining schedule: @ FIU, UTSA, @ Marshall, @ Charlotte, FAU
    Remaining SOS rank: 125
    FPI: 1.1 (68)
  35. South Florida, 6-2 (3-1) – 1st in AAC (East)
    Remaining schedule: #21 Navy, @ Memphis, @ #39 SMU, UCF
    Remaining SOS rank: 71
    FPI: 10.4 (33)
  36. Ole Miss, 3-4 (1-3) – 6th in SEC (West)
    Remaining schedule: #16 Auburn, Georgia So., @ #10 Texas A&M, @ Vanderbilt, Miss. St.
    Remaining SOS rank: 36
    FPI: 17.5 (11)
  37. Tulsa, 5-2 (2-1) – 3rd in AAC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ Memphis, ECU, @ #21 Navy, @ UCF, Cincy
    Remaining SOS rank: 70
    FPI: 2.0 (66)
  38. Pittsburgh, 5-2 (2-1) – 3rd in ACC (Coastal)
    Remaining schedule: #26 Virginia Tech, @  #33 Miami, @ #4 Clemson, Duke, Syracuse
    Remaining SOS rank: 26
    FPI: 11.0 (30)
  39. SMU 3-4 (1-2) – 5th in AAC (West)
    Remaining schedule: @ Tulane, Memphis, @ ECU, USF, #21 Navy
    Remaining SOS rank: 74
    FPI: -3.1 (84)
  40. Wyoming, 5-2 (3-0) – 2nd in MWC (Mountain)
    Remaining schedule: #11 Boise St., Utah St., @ UNLV, #30 SDSU, @ New Mexico
    Remaining SOS rank: 79
    FPI: -4.4 (87)

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*FPI and SOS from ESPN.com

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