SN college football rankings Week 14: Oregon loss shakes up Playoff race

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Only one week remains in college football's regular season, yet we found out once again on Saturday that every game counts in the lead-up to the final set of College Football Playoff rankings.

We saw that with Oregon's 31-28 loss to a .500 Arizona State team, and nearly saw it again when Oklahoma staved off an upset from TCU thanks to a controversial spot by officials late in the game.

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The Playoff picture became further clarified with Ohio State's defeat of Penn State, as well. The Buckeyes will face Saturday's winner of the Paul Bunyan's Axe between Minnesota and Wisconsin.

With that, here is Sporting News' latest set of college football rankings ahead of the Week 14 slate of games.

Sporting News Week 14 college football rankings

5 Alabama (10-1) +1

Rank

Team

Change

1

LSU (11-0)

2

Ohio State (11-0)

3

Clemson (11-0)

4

Georgia (10-1)

5

Alabama (10-1)

+1

6

Utah (10-1)

+2

7

Oklahoma (10-1)

8

Minnesota (10-1)

+1

9

Baylor (10-1)

+2

10

Michigan (9-2)

+2

11

Oregon (9-2)

-6

12

Penn State (9-2)

-2

13

Notre Dame (9-2)

+1

14

Florida (9-2)

-1

15

Memphis (10-1)

16

Boise State (10-1)

17

Wisconsin (9-2)

18

Auburn (8-3)

19

Cincinnati (10-1)

20

Navy (8-2)

NR

21

Iowa (8-3)

22

App State (10-1)

23

Louisiana (9-2)

+1

24

SMU (9-2)

-4

25

Virginia Tech (8-3)

NR

Moved in: Navy, Virginia Tech
Dropped out: San Diego State, Texas A&M

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