The Nittany Lions won the Big Ten title. They beat Ohio State. But they have not done enough to warrant a place in the College Football Playoff. Will the selection committee agree?
Penn State rallies back from a three touchdown deficit to win the Big Ten championship over Wisconsin.
Check out the sights and sounds from Saturday in college football with Clemson solidifying their spot in the College Football playoff and Penn State making a strong case.
Penn State can make a strong case for a playoff spot after winning the Big Ten title and defeating Ohio State in the regular season. But the Buckeyes won't be the first team to lose and advance.
The games are all over. Sunday we find out who's in the College Football Playoff.
Penn State, Clemson, Temple and Alabama are the Capital One Cup Impact Performance nominees after picking up big wins on Saturday.
AP Top 25
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||AlabamaALA(58)||3-0||0||—||@ Arkansas W 52-0||vs Florida Atlantic W 40-7|
|2||LSULSU(2)||3-0||0||1||vs Idaho W 63-14||@ Auburn W 12-10|
|3||OregonORE||3-0||0||1||vs Tennessee Tech W 63-14||vs #22 Arizona W 49-0|
|4||Florida StateFSU||3-0||0||1||vs Wake Forest W 52-0||vs #10 Clemson W 49-37|
|5||GeorgiaUGA||3-0||0||2||vs Florida Atlantic W 56-20||vs Vanderbilt W 48-3|
|6||OklahomaOKLA||2-0||0||1||—||vs #15 Kansas State L 24-19|
|7||South CarolinaSC||3-0||0||1||vs UAB W 49-6||vs Missouri W 31-10|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||2-0||0||1||vs James Madison W 42-12||vs Maryland W 31-21|
|9||StanfordSTAN||3-0||0||12||vs #2 USC W 21-14||—|
|10||ClemsonCLEM||3-0||0||1||vs Furman W 41-7||@ #4 Florida State L 49-37|
|11||Notre DameND||3-0||0||9||@ #10 Michigan State W 20-3||vs #18 Michigan W 13-6|
|12||TexasTEX||3-0||0||2||@ Ole Miss W 66-31||—|
|13||USCUSC||2-1||0||11||@ #21 Stanford L 21-14||vs California W 27-9|
|14||FloridaFLA||3-0||0||4||@ #23 Tennessee W 37-20||vs Kentucky W 38-0|
|15||Kansas StateKSU||3-0||0||—||vs North Texas W 35-21||@ #6 Oklahoma W 24-19|
|16||Ohio StateOSU||3-0||0||4||vs California W 35-28||vs UAB W 29-15|
|17||TCUTCU||2-0||0||1||@ Kansas W 20-6||vs Virginia W 27-7|
|18||MichiganMICH||2-1||0||1||vs Massachusetts W 63-13||@ #11 Notre Dame L 13-6|
|19||UCLAUCLA||3-0||0||3||vs Houston W 37-6||vs Oregon State L 27-20|
|20||LouisvilleLOU||3-0||0||1||vs North Carolina W 39-34||@ Florida Intl W 28-21|
|21||Michigan StateMSU||2-1||0||11||vs #20 Notre Dame L 20-3||vs Eastern Michigan W 23-7|
|22||ArizonaARIZ||3-0||0||2||vs South Carolina State W 56-0||@ #3 Oregon L 49-0|
|23||Mississippi StateMSST||3-0||0||NR||@ Troy W 30-24||vs South Alabama W 30-10|
|24||Boise StateBSU||1-1||0||NR||vs Miami (OH) W 39-12||vs BYU W 7-6|
|25||NebraskaNEB||2-1||0||NR||vs Arkansas State W 42-13||vs Idaho State W 73-7|
Dropped from rankings: Virginia Tech 13, Tennessee 23, BYU 25