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College Football Playoff rankings Week 12: Pac-12 still alive?
<> at Stanford Stadium on October 24, 2015 in Stanford, California.

ESPN released the newest version of the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday and one of the big takeways is that the Pac-12 might not be dead after all.

Then No. 7 Stanford and No. 10 Utah lost in Week 11, making it look like the Pac-12 would get shut out of the Playoff altogether. However, the committee is still high on both teams, with Stanford sitting at No. 11, and Utah sitting at No. 13. While it is still unlikely that either get it, their hopes look a lot more positive than they did on Saturday night.

The Top 5 from last week held their positions after all of those teams won. Oklahoma made a big jump, now sitting at No. 7 after they beat then No. 6 Baylor on Saturday. Baylor did not fall far, coming in at No. 10 in the newest rankings.

The full poll:

College Football Playoff rankings: Week 12
1. Clemson
2. Alabama
3. Ohio State
4. Notre Dame
5. Iowa
6. Oklahoma State
7. Oklahoma
8. Florida
9. Michigan State
10. Baylor
11. Stanford
12. Michigan
13. Utah
14. Florida State
15. LSU
16. Navy
17. North Carolina
18. TCU
19. Houston
20. Northwestern
21. Memphis
22. Ole Miss
23. Oregon
24. USC
25. Wisconsin

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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