Week 15 Football Top 25 Rankings

1#2 Florida State Football 2014 PreviewFlorida StateFlorida State started as number one and ended as #1. Now we'll see if the committee thinks they are top four.1
2#1 Alabama Football 2014 PreviewAlabamaAlabama took care of business against Missouri and should be the committee's #1 team in the playoffs.2
3#3 Oregon Football 2014 PreviewOregonOregon left little doubt that they deserved to be in the playoffs, beating Zona 51-13 in the Pac-12 title game.3
4#12 Baylor Football 2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor did everything they could do by beating Kansas State 38-27. But the wait will be long and probably disappointing.4
5TCU Football Top 25 RankingsTCUThe Horned Frogs did what they needed to do against Iowa State and should be off to the playoffs.5
6#8 Ohio State Football 2014 PreviewOhio StateWe'll worry about the three-player QB battle later, but for now this is a team that deserves a shot at the playoffs.6
7#4 Michigan State Football 2014 PreviewMichigan StateThere was an outside shot that Michigan State could sneak into the playoffs, but it didn't work out that way.7
8Mississippi State Football Top 25 RankingsMississippi StateMississippi State will eventually look back and be proud of their 10-2 season, but the last 3 games were tough.9
9Mississippi Football Top 25 RankingsMississippiOle Miss should be off to a New Year's Six bowl after an impressive 9-3 campaign.13
10#14 Georgia Football 2014 PreviewGeorgiaThe Bulldogs will end up right on the bubble of a New Year's Six bowl. There are quite a few deserving 3 loss teams.15
11Arizona Football Top 25 RankingsArizonaArizona beat Oregon earlier in the year, but struggled mightily against the Ducks on Friday night.8
12#10 UCLA Football 2014 PreviewUCLAThe Bruins had nothing to do last week. With the loss to Stanford, this team isn't going to a New Year's Six Bowl.16
13#17 Arizona State Football 2014 PreviewArizona StateFor Arizona State, the wait for the bowl announcement must be tough after the disheartening loss to Arizona.17
14Georgia Tech Football Top 25 RankingsGeorgia TechGeorgia Tech gave Florida State a game, but that is not surprising. They are likely off to the Orange Bowl.10
15Kansas State Football Top 25 RankingsKansas StateK-State lost out on a chance to go to a New Year's Six bowl. They are probably headed to the Alamo Bowl.11
16Wisconsin Football Top 25WisconsinYikes. With a blowout loss to Ohio State, Wisconsin is likely off to the Outback or Holiday Bowl.12
17Clemson Football Top 25 RankingsClemsonGeorgia Tech needed to get blown out by FSU in order for Clemson to have a shot at a New Year's Six bowl.19
18Missouri Football Top 25 RankingsMissouriMizzou did not put up much of a fight against Alabama in the SEC Championship, but at least they got there.14
19Louisville Football Top 25 RankingsLouisvilleLouisville could have considered themselves in the mix along with Clemson for a big bowl, but it won't happen.20
20LSU Football Top 25LSULSU may be the best four loss team in the country. But that is not good enough for the Tigers.21
21Boise State Football Top 25 RankingsBoise StateBoise State made life easier for the selection committee. They are obviously the best champ of the Little Five.22
22Nebraska Football Top 25 RankingsNebraskaThe big news at Nebraska is the new coach. The Cornhuskers hired Mike Riley away from Oregon State.23
23#6 Auburn Football 2014 PreviewAuburnAuburn has an argument for the best four loss team too. Those came against MSU, UGA, Bama and Texas A&M.24
24Marshall Football Top 25 RankingsMarshallMarshall rebounded nicely from their loss to WKU and managed to squeeze out a 26-23 win over Louisiana Tech.25
25#9 Oklahoma Football 2014 PreviewOklahomaOklahoma blew the game against rival Oklahoma State and it was tough year for the Sooners in the Big 12.18