LB Baron Browning received an in-home visit from Urban Meyer and Co. on Wednesday, then committed to the Buckeyes on Thursday.
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Dalvin Cook's per-carry statistics are slightly down this season for Florida State, but his overall production is up.
You might already know about LSU star Leonard Fournette, but two more star running backs make Mel Kiper's updated ranking of the top 25 prospects for the 2017 draft.
Dalvin Cook rises seven spots in our #CFBrank top-50 list after the regular season. Previously-unranked Tarvarus McFadden also makes the cut. Where is DeMarcus Walker ranked?
Clemson's path is straightforward, while Florida State has leapfrogged Louisville despite the result of their meeting in Week 3.
Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation
With Mark Helfrich's firing, Oregon's top 30 recruiting class is now in limbo. The Ducks have 14 commitments, the No. 27 class in the RecruitingNation national rankings and three ESPN 300 commitments. The highest-ranked recruits in Oregon's class are No. 14 athlete Jaylon Redd of Rancho Cucamonga (California) High School and No. 6 tight end Tre' McKitty of Bradenton (Florida) IMG Academy. Both Redd and McKitty will be prospects other schools will surely attempt to lure away with the coaching change. Redd picked Oregon over Nebraska and UCLA, while McKitty picked the Ducks over Florida State and Florida.
While Clemson held its position in the College Football Rankings, the bigger surprise is FSU's movement ahead of Louisville at No. 12.
With Clemson in the top four of the playoff rankings, Florida State is projected for the Orange Bowl as the ACC's next highest-ranked team.
Will 'Noles jump Louisville into Orange?
Florida State, despite a six-TD loss to Louisville, is a spot ahead of it in the CFP ranks and would gain an Orange Bowl bid if Clemson wins the ACC. Mark Schlabach thinks that's where the Seminoles will go and face Michigan. Brett McMurphy likes them in the Citrus Bowl vs. LSU. Bowl projections
Updated CFP rankings: Nos. 11-15
The middle of the College Football Playoff rankings pack saw little change this week. Florida State passing Louisville and Auburn staying ahead of Florida should affect New Year's Six bowl berths.
Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer
Florida State jumps to No. 12, one spot ahead of No. 13 Louisville, which is coming off a loss to unranked Kentucky. The Seminoles beat No. 15 Florida, which did not fall after the loss in Tallahassee. Florida State jumping Louisville opens the door for the Seminoles to get into the Orange Bowl if Clemson beats No. 23 Virginia Tech, which is back in the rankings this week.
Michigan falls to No. 5 in CFP rankings after its double-overtime loss to Ohio State. Alabama, the Buckeyes, Clemson and Washington sit in the penultimate top four, respectively.
Defensive end DeMarus Walker, who is tied for first nationally with 15 sacks, sparked Florida State's mid-season defensive turnaround.
Vegas experts and metrics rank the contenders for the national title, including Michigan and Ohio State, who aren't playing during Championship Week.
Florida State is hot and Louisville is stumbling down the stretch, but by almost any other measure, the Cardinals have had a better season.
Lamar Jackson remains the favorite despite two straight losses by Louisville, but don't discount Deshaun Watson and all he has accomplished this year.
After a shaky first five games, Florida State hopes its strong finish in 2016 helps create a championship foundation for future seasons.
FSU defense dialed up pressure
The Seminoles held Florida without a third-down conversion on each of its 12 opportunities Saturday, the second-most third downs without a conversion in a game by a Power 5 team this season, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
Clemson has a playoff spot in its grasp. Meanwhile, Florida State and Louisville are in a fight just to make a New YearÃ
Clemson's Deshaun Watson put together a good night for his Heisman resume and Pitt just kept scoring in Week 13.
Dalvin Cook rushed for 153 yards and a touchdown as No. 14 Florida State defeated No. 15 Florida for the fourth straight year 31-13 on Saturday.