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Adam Rittenberg, Ryan McGee & Chris Low look back at the results of 2016 which, if different, could have realistically altered the entire year. Plus, a chat with Phil Steele.
The 2016 season has mostly belonged to Louisville's Lamar Jackson. But in our poll of ESPN experts, a new No. 1 player has edged past the Cardinals' Heisman favorite: Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook.
Clemson's path is straightforward, while Florida State has leapfrogged Louisville despite the result of their meeting in Week 3.
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.
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.
Cardinals drop from Orange Bowl?
How damaging was Louisville's loss to Kentucky? The Cardinals trail Florida State, which they handily defeated, in the latest CFP rankings and could see an Orange Bowl bid go to Seminoles. Mark Schlabach has the Cardinals in the Citrus Bowl. Bowl projections
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.
Tight end Cole Hikutini, wide receiver Jamari Staples and safety Josh Harvey-Clemons will represent the Cardinals at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama on Jan. 28.
Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer
Heisman odds are off the board in Vegas, but if they were up, this is what they'd look like: Lamar Jackson 1-25 Jake Browning 10-1 Deshaun Watson 15-1
Vegas experts and metrics rank the contenders for the national title, including Michigan and Ohio State, who aren't playing during Championship Week.
Lamar Jackson built a huge lead in the Heisman race, and it turns out after losses to Houston and Kentucky, he just might need it.
Is Jackson still the Heisman leader?
Lamar Jackson's candidacy is trending in the wrong direction after losses to Houston and Kentucky, but his dominance over the season's first 10 games may be enough. Heisman Watch
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.
How confident would you be that Lamar Jackson will win the Heisman Trophy? One bettor is selling a ticket with a potential $10,000 payout if the Louisville quarterback wins.
Heisman still Lamar Jackson's to lose?
The quarterback had four turnovers in Louisville's 41-38 loss to Kentucky, including a fumble that set up the Wildcats' game-winning field goal. But do Jackson's back-to-back poor performances outweigh his impressive accomplishments this season? GameDay Final
Clemson has a playoff spot in its grasp. Meanwhile, Florida State and Louisville are in a fight just to make a New YearÃ
Michigan was narrowly defeated by rival Ohio State and now owns two losses. But it's not time to count the Wolverines, who sit at No. 5 in this week's Power Rankings, out of the playoff hunt.